Talk:San José (Costa Rica)

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It is misleading to have San Jose and Tamarindo as the 2 links in Costa Rica. It should be San Jose (as it is the capital) and OUTSIDE SAN JOSE. Tamarindo is just a town in an area like Jaco or Tortuguero etc. Therefore it needs to be in regions - northwest, caribbean etc. I spend a lot of time in the area south of Limon - Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Cocles, and there's lots to be said about there and the rest of Costa Rica.

On the other hand, you can get lucky and go into the official Tourist Board version. But that's not the point is it, from what I read in NY Times.

Sleep listings "near the airport"[edit]

While San José does indeed have two airports in the general thereabouts (SJO and SYQ) only the latter is actually in San José and that one does not see international flights. Hence I am moving the listings that were under the heading "near the airport" onto this talk page. If they're not already there, they should most likely be listed in our Alajuela article. This is yet again a reason for geo coordinates. Hobbitschuster (talk) 18:13, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Near the airport[edit]

  • Hotel Aeropuerto, +506 2433-7333. Check-in: 13:00, check-out: 12:00. An Airport hotel surrounded by nature, more than 40 property extension is covered by trees and gardens. Hotel Aeropuerto is located near the international airport San José costa rica With pool, restaurant, tours, room service, free internet (wifi), currency exchange, very secure facilities, free airport shuttle 24/7 . 80.
  • Hampton Inn. US$105/night avg (from Travelocity) Right in front of the airport, adjacent to Fiesta Casino and a Dennys restaurant.
  • Trapp Family Country Inn, +506 2431 0776, +1 786-8379198. Check-in: 13:00, check-out: 12:00. The Trapp Family Country Inn is located 1.6 km from Juan Santamaría International Airport. Comfortable accommodations along with genuine family service in a peaceful atmosphere. This colonial style hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens with centenary fig trees. 80.
  • Vina Romantica Bed and Breakfast, +506 2430-7621. Great entry/exit point for travelers, minutes away from main tourist pick up points and the airport. Provides comfortable rooms with memory foam mattresses, private bathrooms, restaurant and beautiful surroundings such as Doka Coffee fields and Poas Volcano.

The "by train section"[edit]

Could do with some updating from the website of the national railway. Should we add fares and departure times/frequencies? Hobbitschuster (talk) 15:17, 16 August 2017 (UTC)