Of the listed hotels, the Doubletree Cariari by Hilton, Holiday Inn Express, Marriott Costa Rica Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Alajuela, and Pura Vida Hotel are the closest to the airport.

If you want a classic airport hotel, with regular shuttle service, both the Courtyard by Marriott  ((tel) 888/236-2427 in the U.S. and Canada or 2429-2700 in Costa Rica; www.marriott.com) and Holiday Inn Express  ((tel) 888/052-1100 in the U.S. and Canada, or 2506-5000 in Costa Rica; www.hiexpress.com) are solid U.S.–chain hotels located right across from the airport.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.