The Orquideas Inn is a tropical oasis hotel near airport, only 10 minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, near in Alajuela, in the beautiful Central Valley. We are the perfect place to begin and end your Costa Rican vacation and use as your home base to explore its natural wonders we have a selection of the best Costa Rica travel packages for you enjoy your vacations here!
We have been recommended by most major travel guides including Frommers, Fodors, Lonely Planet, the New Key to Costa Rica, The Costa Rica Handbook, National Geographic, etc.
We are, according to The Tico Times, “a pleasant tropical oasis near the (SJO) International Airport”… we are the airport hotel in Costa Rica so why contend with the traffic congestion and confusion of San Jose or the sterility of a Chain Hotel when you can stay and experience the real Costa Rica in a friendly, intimate boutique hotel at the beginning of the Costa Rican countryside near Poás volcano and La Paz waterfalls?
The Inn is nestled on over 10 acres of lush natural tropical gardens teeming with exotic tropical fruits, flowers, birds and butterflies. From the minute you arrive, your cares melt away as you take a dip in the pool, relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi, walk on one of the nature trails or simply spend the day in the sunshine enjoying your favorite book.
You can learn more about Costa Rica at our complimentary breakfast, which is by the way the best in Costa Rica, than most people discover in a seven day tour. Get up to date facts, opinions and gossip. Should you rent a car or take a driver? Can the potholes to Dominical really swallow a Volkswagen? Where are the fish biting? Where is the best place to stay in Guanacaste? Where is the best place to see quetzals? Where are Kay and Lorenzo? Somebody has probably been there this week or maybe even yesterday and everybody certainly has an opinion.
The Orquideas Inn is an intimate boutique hotel with 19 rooms, 6 suites and a 2 bedroom Geodesic dome, which spread out from the Spanish style Hacienda of a former coffee planter. All accommodations are tastefully decorated and complete with air conditioning, fans, telephones, satellite TV, hairdryers, coffee makers and safes.
Our dinning room specializes in delicious national, international and vegetarian cuisine and is served in an intimate, casual atmosphere where you are surrounded by local works of art and views of the gardens and Irazu Volcano.
In our well known Marilyn Monroe Bar you can enjoy our famous Buffalo wings and Orquideas coladas in the bar, surrounded by Marilyn memorabilia, or the in romantic candle lit garden patio. No introductions are necessary, here the staff, guests, locals, guides and even the birds all mingle.
Our guests can enjoy a variety of amenities and services including swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, gift shop, massage and spa services, free local calls and internet, laundry service, luggage storage and conference room for meetings and weddings.
Our onsite tour desk will gladly assist you with customized day and multi day tours and reservations throughout Costa Rica. They can also arrange car rentals at competitive prices with the added convenience of pick up and drop off at the hotel. Reliable 24 hour airport transfers at reasonable rates are available upon request.
We hope that you decide to visit Costa Rica and experience its natural beauty and its friendly people; and while you are here we hope you also decide to spend some time with us.
Our friendly, helpful English speaking staff will do everything they can to make your vacation memorable and to make you feel that the Orquideas Inn is your home in Costa Rica; but don’t take our word, check out the guest comments.