The San Jose Airport's Hampton Inn and Suites is located so close to the Alajuela airport it could be on airport property. There are many advantages to this location; free transportation to and from the airport, no haggling with taxi drivers and general convenience if you arrive late at night. You'll feel welcome by the bilingual employees who staff the reception at Hampton Inn and Suites. Arriving to any new country can be stressful and staying somewhere familiar just generally eases the transition to a new country.
The Hampton Inn and Suites will certainly feel familiar if you have ever stayed at one of their properties in the United States or elsewhere. The hotel is massive, containing one hundred rooms, but it does not seem quite this large. Each room is decorated alike with comfortable king sized beds and private bathrooms with steaming hot water.
The hotel is very proud of their 100% satisfaction guarantee. If for some reason your stay were not satisfactory they would not expect you to pay. And you should be comfortable because at the Hampton Inn and Suites amenities are king.
For the business traveler the hotel offers a business center with phones, fax machines and free computer usage. There are also two conference rooms with a total capacity of 55 people. There is a gym with treadmills, stationary bikes and Stairmasters. Outside is a small pool that kids will love. Children stay free with their parents and there is no extra charge for the third and fourth guest who stays in a double room.
Each room at the Hampton Inn and Suites offers cable television, in room internet access, microwave and fridge (suites only) and free in country phone calls. Yet another service offered by the hotel is a dinner outing to the nearby upscale city of Escazu. The hotel offers free transportation to your choice of four high-end restaurants, an opportunity you really won't find at another hotel. Choose from Inka Grill (Peruvian fare), Le Monastere (French and continental cuisine), Tres Fratelli (Italian food) and Los Arrecifes (Latin dining).