Our Standard and advice

Need an airport transfer?

Please let us know if you need a transfer from the airport Juan Santa Maria (SJO).
In this case please mail us in advance this information:
- Flight number,
- City of departure
- and time of landing,
Only if you confirm us with this information in advance, we can take care of your transfer with a private driver.
If you came on your own transport, find us on Waze, Maps.me or Googlemap as: HOTEL PIBI BOREAL.

D​o we have a restaurant in the hotel?

We are a small bed & breakfast with 5 rooms, so no, we don't offer restauration after the breakfast time. but you have a lot of restaurant at 10mn from the Hotel. The favorite place for our guest are Plaza Real at $5 ride with Uber with more than 10 restaurants, bars and Theater in one place. And all restaurant have terrace outside, nice place to walk at night.

Airport SJO is not in San Jose. but in Alajuela. 

First you have to know that Airport San Jose, call Airport Juan Santa Maria, is not in San Jose, but at 15 miles away near the city of Alajuela. So if you want visit around, like the Volcan Poas, a coffee plantation or get your flight in time. We are an excellent option.

There is a second airport in San Jose?

Yes, we don't offer free transfer to this . You will land in the Airport International Juan Santa Maria (SJO), which is in Alajuela a 5 miles from our hotel (15 mn rides). But if you take a local flight, you have two options: If it is SANSA airline, your flight will be in the same airport SJO, but if you take an other local airlines, your fly with be probably in Tobias Bolanos Airport in Pavas, next San Jose center. At 30mn to 45mn ride from our hotel depend of the transit. It should be a cost of $16 with Uber or Taxi. Contact us for information

Do we have a 24 hours turnaround Shuttle from/to the airport?

No, even better, we have a private driver only for our guests, but contact us in advance. Remember last time you take a shuttle in a airport waiting and sharing a bus? As we are a small hotel we prefer wait you with a sign board with your name just in the front of the exit door, or in the terrace of restaurant Malinche, next the exit door. It will be an oficial taxi, and he will drop you directly to our hotel in less than an 15 minutes ride. And we offer also drop of to the airport when you fly back or to your rent a car agency. You have one ride free included for every night booked. Next ride will cost you around $5/each