Of the hotels we give full reviews to on this site,  DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari, Holiday Inn Express, Costa Rica Marriott Hotel Hacienda Belen, Courtyard by Marriott Alajuela, and Pura Vida Hotel are the closest to the airport.

For other options, beyond what we've highlighted know that both the Courtyard by Marriott San José Escazu (tel. 888/236-2427 U.S./Canada or 2429-2700 in Costa Rica) and Holiday Inn Express ( tel. 800/439-4745 U.S./Canada, or 2443-0043 in Costa Rica) are solid chain hotels located right across from the airport, and with free shuttle service to and from it.

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.