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Courtyard by Marriott Opens Second Hotel in Costa Rica – The 127-room hotel is a green property

(San Jose, Costa Rica – September 07, 2012) Marriott International announced today that the new Courtyard San Jose Airport, conveniently located 5 minutes away from The Juan Santamaria International Airport, has opened its doors for business. The new sleek and modern 127-room hotel is San Jose’s second Courtyard by Marriott property and features the Refreshing Business lobby, providing travelers with free Wi-Fi and a great place to work or relax with a variety of flexible seating options. The property has a practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions making it a LEED certified hotel. This means that there will be 18% more energy-efficient, 35% reduced water consumption, 30% Use of regional materials and 5% renewable energy on-site (solar panels to preheat water).

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport

Each of the 127 stylish and modern units, including 5 suites, offers free high-speed internet access, contemporary work space, safe deposit box, LCD televisions and deluxe bedding.

“From the refreshing open business lobby to our modern and spacious guest rooms, the Courtyard Marriott San Jose Airport offers business and leisure guests excellent space and flexibility to optimize their stay,” said Marco Quinteros, General Manager of the Courtyard Marriott San Jose Airport.

Courtyard San Jose Airport is located minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and will offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. The hotel includes five meeting rooms all located on the first floor of the property; rooms for guests with disabilities; on-site parking, a swimming pool; a state of the art fitness center and a Go-board in the lobby so that travelers can check the status of their plane and the news and weather of the destination they will be traveling to.

Centro Bistro, Courtyard Marriott San Jose Airport Hotel’s premiere restaurant, offers a flavorful menu with local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service will also be available 24 hours a day as well as the Market for quick on-the-go meals.

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport - Guest Room
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport – Guest Room

“The opening of this great new hotel reinforces our steady expansion in Costa Rica and validates the popularity and recognition of the Courtyard by Marriott brand that offers style, high quality service and comfort for an affordable price”, said Rob Steigerwald, Chief Operations Officer of the Americas at Marriott International.

Marriott International currently operates 6 hotels in Costa Rica under four different brands: Marriott Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, and Residence Inn.

All six Marriott International hotels have been designed by Zürcher Arquitectos, a Costa Rican firm with over 35 years of experience with regional and international projects.

The Courtyard by Marriott brand features hotels with a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced while traveling. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ desire for choice and control and allow them to use the public space and guest rooms to meet all of their needs while on the road. With more than 900 locations in 37 countries, Courtyard has more locations than any other Marriott International brand.

The Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport, along with more than 3,500 Marriott-affiliated hotels worldwide, participates in Marriott Rewards, the guest reward program that allows its more than 35 million members to earn points or airline miles for each dollar spent during each stay.