Decent One Night Stopover
We stayed at the Adventure Inn for one night in early September. It was the last day of our visit to Costa Rica and our flight back to the US left early the next morning so we were looking for some place affordable near the airport (a 5-10 km drive away). The inn is located about 1km off the Inter-American highway and is basically between the airport and San Jose. There is very little around the hotel..an Italian restaurant, a pharmacy, a casino, other hotels.
The inn and our room itself were pretty tacky; it didn't really pull off the "adventure" theme. The room was on the smaller side, but clean.
There is a hot tub...but it is weirdly situated in the hallway and wasn't very hot. Lacking motivation to drive anywhere for dinner after 5 days on bumpy Costa Rican roads we had dinner at the restaurant. We had very low expectations but the food, especially the banana split, was surprisingly decent.
Also, we booked our car rental through the Adventure Inn website and got a great, cheap rental and great service from the agency the Inn booked through,Tricolor Car Rental.
Despite the shortcomings mentioned above, the Adventure Inn is a good place to stay if you are looking for an economical one night stay in San Jose. For more info about the rest of our trip to Costa Rica visit our travel blog at http://patrinadoestheglobe.blogspot.com/
Good Price, Clean Accomodations
First of all, the Adventure Inn in San Jose, Costa Rica has a convenient location if coming in and out of the San Jose Airport. The hotel isn't actually in the city of San Jose which, as most travel books will explain, is not the nicest of cities to visit. Its about a 10 (US) dollar cab ride to the inn.
To begin the hotel has breakfast included, quite a plus. There is a 20% discount on the room rate for paying in cash either US dollars or colones, or both. There is a roomy hot tube to relax in, the food in the restaurant is good, not amazing, but definitely a decent meal for a good price. You will find that this hotel provides accommodations that most closely meet the American standards of hotels in Costa Rica as it has hot water, free internet, and tv and this is probably because it is run by a "gringo", if you will.
The bottom line: I would stay here again if I ended up back in the San Jose area of Costa Rica.
Directions: 10 min taxi ride from San Jose airport
GREAT HOTEL IN SAN JOSE COSTA RICA
THE ADVENTURE INN is a great place to call home while in San Jose. The accomodations are relaxing, clean, functional, tastefully decorated, and comprable to many in the USA at TWICE THE PRICE.... The staff was as good as any hotel I have ever been in, and all helpful, sincere, and had wonderful smiles on their faces..... An advantage to staying at the ADVENTURE INN was you were out of the rat race of the city, but still a short cab ride into town, and the shopping mall with pharmacy and restaurants was near by... The restaurant in the hotel was EXCELLENT, and again staffed by first class people happy to make your stay pleasent...and the food was great. I would recommend hotel to single travelers or families. My stay there was GREAT, and I look forward to visiting the same place again...THANKS TO THE STAFF AND OWNERSHIP FOR A WONDERFUL VISIT.... and the PEOPLE OF COSTA RICA are just WONDERFUL.
Unique Quality: Everything was just fine, and very very clean...with great view of mountains; but the best feature was the staff, weather wanting directions, or simple conversation...this staff was hand picked and YOU COULD SURE TELL !!!
Directions: FIFTEEN minutes from center of city, right off main road, near mall, movies, and water park. Quiet evenings, beautiful rooms.....
Nearby Adventure Inn
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Melia Cariari 0.9 miles away
Marriott Costa Rica 1.8 miles away
Casa Roland 2 miles away
Hotel San Jose 2.4 miles away
Hotel America 2.5 miles away
We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- Adventure Hotel San Jose
- Adventure San Jose
Address: Ciudad Cariari, 50 m este de la entrada de Los Arcos, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
Amenities at Adventure Inn
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Pets Allowed
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle Service
- Free High Speed Internet
- Bar / Lounge
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