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Adventure Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second trip I have stayed at Adventure Inn. It is reliably friendly, comfortable, clean and accommodating. This is especially important to me because I go to and from Adventure Inn to more remote areas of Costa Rica where the accommodations can be "rustic" at best. It is wonderful to return to comfort, good food and few worries....

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the five star review. We aren't perfect but it doesn't prevent us from constantly trying to improve. Mostly I think we understand how important your vacation is to you, and do our best to help you fulfil it with a comfortable friendly fun hotel, great travel advice, free airport transfers, a huge list of tours...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Adventure Inn on a Saturday night in April -- our last night in Costa Rica. Didn’t spend much time there, just a quick-hit in late, out early. Check-In was easy. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious, large enough for two adults and three kids, with two queen beds and a...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!

San Diego, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Adventure Inn was pretty close to the airport. I received email reminders before our visit and departure. We stayed there at the front and back end of our visit to Costa Rica. The little restaurant had good options and the murals on the wall made this hotel welcoming to CR. The staff was helpful and pleasant and they packed us...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your stays with us. We try to be much more than just a place to sleep.

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely, friendly, comfortable hotel, spotlessly clean and bigger and better than it looks from first impressions. We stayed here for a total of 4 nights, 3 at the beginning of our holiday and 1 prior to our return flight home. It is primarily used as an airport hotel, about 15 mins away, but we found it to be just...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Yes, we make a great home-base to experience so much that is inside Costa Rica, newly explosive Volcan Poas is just to our north, whitewater rafting on world-famous Rio Pacuare, Waterfall Garden Park, tours to hot springs below Volcan Arenal, canopy tours, animal rescue centres, coffee plantations and central San Jose is a dollar bus ride away. Spend...

wisconsin
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We we're really surprised just how nice this hotel was. It didn't look great from the outside but inside all was exemplary; super service, well maintained property and quiet well kept rooms. Marco and staff does a super job.

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

People often tell me that Adventure Inn makes them feel like they are in Costa Rica with a nice mix of stonework, plants and indigenous and Tico art, and we seem to keep adding to it all the time! Coming soon, a volcano mural beside the pool!

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We love this place, and stayed here last year too. The beds are super comfy and the pool and jacuzzi are lovely and refreshing. Breakfast is delicious - all the food (& milkshakes!) we had here were fantastic. The location is great too, and the staff are very friendly and helpful! I highly recommend staying here - happy travels!

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! See you again!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was just a one night stay at the end of the vacation, but it was great. The staff was very friendly, the room was clean, and the food at the restaurant was delicious. I left early the next morning so they packed me a breakfast to take with me which I thought was very considerate.

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Please come again and use Adventure Inn as your home-base to discover so much inside Costa Rica that differentiates us from all other countries on earth.

Paris
Reviewed 16 April 2017

So much has already been written about Adventure Inn! I picked this hotel to start, end, and in the middle of our trip (breaking up a long drive from the Caribbean side to the Pacific Coast) after a recommendation on the Two Weeks In Costa Rica blog. Fun, friendly, full of good advice, we rented our car through the hotel...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Very kind of you, I've been blessed with two lovely ladies who have been able to capture Costa Rica in their murals that deck out most of the hotel, and are still adding to it every month. This was a very kind review. Sometimes with reviews like this, I am a bit afraid we won't be able to live up...

California
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at the Adventure Inn. It was safe, clean, budget friendly and had impeccable service. Amazing all the way around. It is not too far from the airport in a residential neighborhood. Worth the trip!

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write so kindly about us.

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stayed at the Adventure Inn Hotel for the first and last night of a round-Costa Rica trip. It is ideally located for the airport, and they have a free shuttle service to get there and back. The rooms are spacious with aircon, TVs and safes if needed. Wifi is throughout the building. The bathrooms were clean and the showers...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

There are some pretty basic, rustic and surely inexpensive hotels in Costa Rica that become part of your adventure. Many guests have mentioned coming back to 'civilization' and Adventure Inn is a nice way to finish off their vacation. You can even phone home for free to let them know you are on your way. The Mall Cariari is within...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern value-priced 3.5 star San Jose hotel convenient to both the airport and city with free airport shuttle service*. Enjoy a full American and Tico buffet and hot ordered breakfast; 34 spacious smoke-free rooms with A/C, cable, free international phone calls, safe ($1 extra), two new queen beds and a modern tiled bath; a nice restaurant and bar opening into our new outdoor pool complex, full wifi throughout, four guest computers, a new ten-piece gym, car rentals, central to Costa Rica's biggest and best tours, and unequalled travel help and advice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventure Inn

Address: Ciudad Cariari, Autopista General Canas | Between San Jose and SJO Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $122 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Adventure Hotel San Jose
Adventure San Jose
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#1 Family Hotel in San Jose
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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#6 Green Hotel in San Jose
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“sometimes noise from the pool, sometimes noise from the front check-in area, but seldom long-lasting.”
2yesterday, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Costa Ricans get up early. Staff are up, cleaning and chatting by 7:30.”
Adrienne1218, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms around the pool are nice, a bit quieter early morning.”
oak21, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper right end room was great”
greennfox, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Free WI Fi AND all phone calls (local, international, etc) and printing, computer use.”
ShazParis, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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