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  • Close to Plaza Real Cariari
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Int...
  • Free parking

Recent guest reviews

They forgot to call us fir our wake up call + pillows left a lot to be desired. Wifi never worked for us. On the plus side, breakfast was very good.

It is a clean hotel, and it has great friendly staff.

Not a good location, no facilities in the hotel, room was outdated

This is a no frills hotel, but clean and confortale. Comfort close to the airport at a price significantly lower than the competition.

Great location close to airport shopping restaurants

Nice hotel modern near airport taxi service in shuttle service to airport most of the places around there are in high crime areas this was pretty decent

The Hotel is good for the Price, however there are 2 main oppotunities to address: 1) The air condition system in the room is noisy and does not work properly (you cannot set a temperature level) - so it is too cold or off. 2) Breakfast is really bad.

City Express was amazing! Great staff, wonderful and quick check-in and out. Entire building, including the rooms, were absolutely spotless! Delicious breakfast, with a great variety of authentic, native food. And surprisingly quiet for being in the city. For our first time out of the US, it was Totally UNEXPECTED! We prepared for the worst and received the Absolute Best!

Hotel staff very nice and clean room. Next to lots of shopping and a mall

We found the hotel staff to be friendly and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. It is within walking distance of the mall. The A/C worked well which I appreciated a lot. We had plenty of hot water. I would definitely stay there again.

Nice and clean hotel. it is near San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport. The shuttle bus was great and on time. There is a shopping mall nearby where you can get food.

We greatly appreciated the friendly & helpful staff. We arrived very early & were quickly given a room. There were some technical problems but each one of them was immediately addressed. ( phone was replaced, extra towels were brought because we had 4 people). The breakfast buffet was good quality and fresh. The only concern we had was that we were told that the airport shuttle was not available after 4 pm. we Would have had a long wait at the airport. The staff was very professional and friendly, the only thing I missed was not having a small fridge in the room. I would highly recommend this hotel.

Great Location just next to a mall and restaurants

It was really clean and quite. I did like it a lot. Good enough to stay one night or two. Good breakfast.

We were 9 people in 3 room and our experience was amazing! Close to airport, free airport shuttle, great breakfast, and even though a bit slow, very good service!

this hotel have plenty of places to go and eat, close by, and we enjoy our stay.

Priced right. We stayed the last night of our vacation for convenience of the airport. This was the perfect place. Clean suitable rooms and friendly staff.

Ok hotel. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is the same everyday. Gets boring after 2 days. Room is ok. Nothing special. Location is quiet. Bus across the street takes you to San Jose. Mall next door with a nice food court.

For the price great price to layover prior to and after flights. Close to airport, shuttle available, cont. Breakfast. Couple bars/grills across street.

Fantastic value for our money, very friendly staff and good location. The hotel has all you need for half the price of comparable hotels

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Hotel highlights

  • Close to Plaza Real Cariari
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Located 1.2 mi (2 km) from Costa Rica Convention Center, City Express San Jose Airport is within a 10-minute drive of other popular attractions like Museum of Costa Rican Art. This 3-star hotel has 134 guestrooms and offers free in-room WiFi, free self parking, and a fitness center.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

The 134 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including free international calls, free long-distance calls, and free local calls. Guests can expect 32-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport down comforters and bathrooms offer free toiletries. Safes, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

City Express San Jose Airport features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with luggage storage, securing valuables, and dry cleaning/laundry. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for City Express San Jose Airport

Everyone (10) Business (2) Couples (6) Family (8) Friends (4)
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Families Families

They forgot to call us fir our wake up call + pillows left a lot to be desired. Wifi never worked for us. On the plus side, breakfast was very good.

By , from redwood city, us on Apr 6, 2019

4
Everyone

It is a clean hotel, and it has great friendly staff.

By on Feb 16, 2019

Review comment responded on Feb 18, 2019

Thanks for staying with us! Your opinion is very important to us.

1
Everyone

Not a good location, no facilities in the hotel, room was outdated

By , from NC on Nov 26, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 26, 2018

Dear guest, We're sorry to read your comments about your experience in our hotel, because our main objective is to facilitate achieving your goals. We apoligize because of our location near the shopping center and restaurants was not good for you, also we are sorry for our free internet access, complimentary breakfast and our 2013 hotel room desing, which do not exceed your expectations. Thank you very much for the time you took to write your valuable comments. Have a excellent day! Sincerely, General Manager, City Express San Jose

5

no frills, good value for money

Everyone

This is a no frills hotel, but clean and confortale. Comfort close to the airport at a price significantly lower than the competition.

By , from Virginia, USA on Feb 20, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 21, 2018

Dear Mr. Bill: At City Express Costa Rica we are pleased to know that your stay was of your liking and exceed your expectations, we will continue making an effort to make your next visit even better, we appreciate the time you took to write your valuable comments. Have an excellent day.

5

nice

Everyone

Great location close to airport shopping restaurants

By on Feb 13, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 13, 2018

Dear Guest: At City Express Costa Rica we are pleased to know that your stay was of your liking and exceed your expectations, we will continue making an effort to make your next visit even better, we appreciate the time you took to write your valuable comments. Have an excellent day.

4

nice hotel near airport

Everyone

Nice hotel modern near airport taxi service in shuttle service to airport most of the places around there are in high crime areas this was pretty decent

By on Feb 5, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 6, 2018

Dear Guest: At City Express Costa Rica we are pleased to know that your stay was of your liking, we will continue making an effort to make your next visit even better, we appreciate the time you took to write your valuable comments. Have an excellent day.

3

not too comfortable

Everyone

The Hotel is good for the Price, however there are 2 main oppotunities to address: 1) The air condition system in the room is noisy and does not work properly (you cannot set a temperature level) - so it is too cold or off. 2) Breakfast is really bad.

By , from Mexico on May 15, 2017

Review comment responded on May 18, 2017

Dear Carlos, We appreciate your preference to choose us as your choice of accommodation and the time you took to give us your comments, this allows us to improve day by day, we are sorry to know that your stay was not all pleasant, be assured that our maintenance department and breakfast service will make efforts to overcome such details and show you improvements in your next visit Our maintenande department will make a preventive maintenance to improve the air condition operation and about our breakfast we will work in a different variety and preparation of food in order to make people to eat pleasantly We will continue making an effort to make your next visit better, we appreciate the time you took to write your valuable comments Have an excellent day.

5

totally unexpected!

Everyone

City Express was amazing! Great staff, wonderful and quick check-in and out. Entire building, including the rooms, were absolutely spotless! Delicious breakfast, with a great variety of authentic, native food. And surprisingly quiet for being in the city. For our first time out of the US, it was Totally UNEXPECTED! We prepared for the worst and received the Absolute Best!

By , from Detroit, MI on Oct 13, 2016

4
Everyone

Hotel staff very nice and clean room. Next to lots of shopping and a mall

By , from utah on May 17, 2016

5

clean, comfortable hotel for a good price

Everyone

We found the hotel staff to be friendly and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. It is within walking distance of the mall. The A/C worked well which I appreciated a lot. We had plenty of hot water. I would definitely stay there again.

By , from Houston on Apr 30, 2016

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