Hotel Cortez Azul is located in the centre of Alajuela, 5 minutes’ drive from Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International Airport. The hotel offers, 24-hour reception, a free WiFi zone and free breakfast. Accommodation offered is in mixed dormitory rooms and private rooms with either shared or private bathrooms. All have a fan and garden views. There is a snack bar with local beers, and guests have discount at the Monteleone cocktail bar and restaurant, 165 feet away. The hotel has a communal kitchen and laundry room for guest use. Hotel Cortez Azul offers free scheduled airport shuttle for guests staying in a private room, from the hotel to the airport only.