About This Listing
Taxi to and from SJO Juan Santamaria Airport is generally around $8.
Alajuela is the closest town to the airport . San Jose is 30 to 40 minutes from the airport.
We are perfect for first and last night especially for late arrivals and early departures.
Included free In Every Room:
2 Bedrooms A/C, One Bath, Fully equipped Kitchen, Family Room, Ceramic floor, wash and dry laundry service, Cable TV, Wireless Internet, Secure Parking.
All taxes are included in room price.
Non- smoking inside the apartment and rooms (smoking only outside on the balcony.
24 hour bilingual staff ready for your arrival any time day or night.
Tour and transport assistance, car rental or bus advice
(Tour to Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, butterfly etc)
we offer breakfast for just $7 dollars per person.
Breakfast need to be order the day before.
Many restaurants with national and international food plus deliveries and takeouts available.
We love visitors of all ages.
Anay greeted us at the apartment after our flight arrived into San Jose at about 10pm. She offered to book us taxis and we were able to have our hire car delivered to the property too. Although it was a flying visit, I would highly recommend this lovely, very clean apartment to anyone who is looking for an overnight stay near the airport, away from hustle and bustle, or a longer stay to explore the area. Thank you for a very comfortable first night in Costa Rica!
Anay is a delight to deal with and made a stressful situation much easier. She brought me milk and snacks when I arrived several hours later than planned and after the shops were shut, due to the volcano eruption grounding all the planes. She also found space for me to stay extra nights despite being fully booked, when my international flight subsequently got delayed by two days. She helped book taxis and gave me a lift to get groceries! The apartment is lovely and has everything you could need. A perfect sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Alajuela city, but within a short taxi ride of the airport. I stayed here at both ends of my trip and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. An absolute pleasure. Thanks again Anay!
Like many others, we were searching for a spot to spend a night close to the airport, as our flight was leaving the next day. After seeing that many of the hotels in the area were triple the price, we booked our room with Anay, which worked out perfectly.
She was very helpful in making sure that we arrived here easily. Our shuttle left us near the airport, and our taxi driver knew immediately when we mentioned Condo Portofino. If you have the app on your phone, you can access the directions even when offline, so that's what we did.
Anay's sister was there to greet us and get us settled in when we arrived. The apartment was as described -- two bedrooms, a full kitchen, a living area, and a nice bathroom with hot water. The A/C worked well and definitely made it easier to sleep at night.
Anay even helped us arrange for a taxi pickup in the morning, which made our lives a lot easier. My Spanish isn't the greatest, and over the phone is even tougher, so we were grateful that we didn't have to worry about missing a ride to the airport. Depending on the traffic, expect to pay $6-$10 for a taxi to the airport.
The area is quiet, and there quite a few restaurants and convenience stores within walking distance. We went out and picked up some food for dinner, and the walk was only 5-10 minutes. It is also very quiet at night, which was good for us after a long day of bus-riding.
I think that for the price, this spot is unbeatable for a stayover near the airport. We would definitely stay here again!
The hosts were more than helpful. They went out of there way to ensure our stay was pleasant and helped us with any questions we had. They definitely helped make our stay more comfortable. The place was great! Clean, and immaculate. The listing is in a safe and quiet neighbourhood close to restaurants, shops, and the bus station which will take you directly to Poàs Volcano. We would definitely stay here again, and would recommend this listing to friends and family traveling to Costa Rica.
Anay war sehr behilflich und lotste das Taxi zur Unterkunft, hat sich freundlicherweise für uns um ein Leih-Auto bemüht und die ganze
Abwicklung für uns gemacht.
Das Appartment ist wunderbar gelegen und war sehr sauber.
Genau das richtige für den Costa Rica Einstieg.
Anay from Condo Portofino, was our final Airbnb host before our departure from Costa Rica. We picked this place because it was close to the car rental place and the airport, therefore our expectation were as such. We couldn't communicate through roaming and we manage to talk to Anay, using Costa Rican hospitality, an hour before arriving, which was great after a confusing situation with this place. And, happily after meeting Anay everything was fine and the place was waiting for us.
Anay was very welcoming and helpful and the place was excellent, clean, well equipped and comfortable. The surrounding were not attractive at all, therefore it is a place to be used as a base to move to others, since it's very well located in the center of the country.
I believe it's a good place when arriving and/or leaving the country. It is close to the airport and to main routes and San José.
I love the fact, it was family run, we met Anay's family, they all were very nice and helpful to explain how to get here and there, and give hints for places nearby to visit. This aspect is very important in Costa Rica, because there is no good road maps or street with names to orient yourself, it's messy, so if a local can help you with it, it's always good!
It took us a while to get there, I believe the directions to the place could be more precise, and a good map could be included. The place could be found on google maps or waze, however good nearby references are very important. For this case it's very important to indicate that there are two adjacent cemeteries in Alajuela, Las Rosas and Santísima Trinidad, both are located on Av. 3 Tomás Guardia, they are like one, and the Condo on Av. 7 is very close to the entrance of the Las Rosas Cemetery on Calle 22. This is not a minor problem, since a friend from San José visited us and took her hours to find the place.
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