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11 best hotels in San Jose

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Barceló San José
Uruca,San Jose - View on map
"The pictures of the outside of this hotel don't do it justice! Barcelo is beautiful! Top notch! A+staff.. I stayed at Palma Real hotel and casino beginning of my stay in Costa Rica! That place sucks. I wish I would of stayed at the Barcelo the whole time. No thieves in this hotel. Staff was super friendly. Rooms were amazing . Food was delicious. Spend a little more. You won't regret it! Barcelo has it all!"
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7.8

Very good

46 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 106
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Tournón,San Jose - View on map
"They didn't have a standard room ready so they upgraded us to business class. The staff spoke good English and were helpful when we asked them for assistance. We ate at the resturant and the food was superb. I would thoroughly recommend this hotel. "
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8.1

Excellent

41 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 130
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport Hotel
Catedral,San Jose - View on map
"We stayed in this hotel the first night upon arrival in Costa Rica and we enjoyed the stay. They have an airport shuttle that picks you up and brings you straight to the hotel within 10 minutes. Hotel is across from the airport Denny's which is a well known spot for pick up if you are planning any tours like us. We would definitely stay here again next time."
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9

Exceptional

32 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 143
Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica
Hospital,San Jose - View on map
"They close pool at 8pm"
8.6

Excellent

28 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 109
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Ana
Santa Ana,San Jose - View on map
10

Exceptional

2 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 113
Urban Green Hotel & Suites
Carmen,San Jose - View on map
"Highly recommended."
8.4

Excellent

16 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 65
Hotel Balmoral
Carmen,San Jose - View on map
"Handy fir most if the places you would want to see in a short stay in San Jose. Good restaurant. Provided early breakfast from 06.00 I was here one night with a group, then one night extra by myself. Left my nightdress in the first room , reported it but it was never found and returned to me. But if a nuisance!"
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8.1

Excellent

105 reviews

KC Hotel San Jose
Mata Redonda,San Jose - View on map
"In our trip through Costa Rica, my dad and I repeated the place because we like it lots! the staff, the cleanliness, the facilities, the breakfast (included), the swimming pool area.... I would go again, thank you!"
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8.3

Excellent

159 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 74
Hotel Milan Costa Rica
Merced,San Jose - View on map
8.3

Excellent

14 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 50
Residence Inn San Jose Escazu
San Rafael,San Jose - View on map
10

Exceptional

3 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 202
Barceló San José
Uruca,San Jose - View on map
"The pictures of the outside of this hotel don't do it justice! Barcelo is beautiful! Top notch! A+staff.. I stayed at Palma Real hotel and casino beginning of my stay in Costa Rica! That place sucks. I wish I would of stayed at the Barcelo the whole time. No thieves in this hotel. Staff was super friendly. Rooms were amazing . Food was delicious. Spend a little more. You won't regret it! Barcelo has it all!"
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7.8

Very good

46 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 106

Fast facts about San Jose, Costa Rica

Accommodations319 properties
Popular hotelHoliday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport Hotel
Popular areaCarmen
Nightly rates from₹976
AirportJuan Santamaría International Airport

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a hotel in San Jose?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in San Jose is USD 100. The average price for a 4-star hotel in San Jose is USD 127.

What's the average price of a hotel in San Jose this weekend?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in San Jose this weekend is USD 98. The average price for a 4-star hotel in San Jose this weekend is USD 126.

What's the average price of a hotel in San Jose tonight?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in San Jose tonight is USD 110. The average price for a 4-star hotel in San Jose tonight is USD 133.

What are the most popular hotels in San Jose?

What are the best hotels in San Jose for couples?

Couples who stayed in San Jose have given high ratings to KC Hotel San Jose, Urban Green Hotel & Suites and Barceló San José.

What are the best hotels in San Jose for families?

Families who stayed in San Jose highly recommend KC Hotel San Jose, Urban Green Hotel & Suites and Hotel Milan Costa Rica.

What hotels in San Jose have the best breakfast?

Verified travelers to San Jose have given top reviews for the breakfast at Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica, Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas San Jose and Hotel Presidente San Jose City Center.

What's the best neighborhood in San Jose to stay in?

Popular neighborhoods among travelers staying in San Jose include Carmen, Mata Redonda and Catedral.

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More about San Jose

The Costa Rican capital is an exciting mix of beautiful natural landscapes and classic architecture, perfect for experiencing the most that a trip to Cosa Rica has to offer.

The city is served by Juan Santamaria International Airport, which is just under a half-hour outside of the city center. The city has also seen a recent revival in train travel, especially popular for travelers arriving from nearby cities like Heredia and San Pedro.

The San Jose City Center is a great place to start the exploration of this city, while the Mercado Central offers a chance to explore the Costa Rican food culture.

In Barrio Amon, the small and impressive Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar houses an impressive collection of native and non-native animals of all kinds. It’s a great choice especially for those travelling with children.

There’s much more to see and do in San Jose, and the interactive map on this page is a great way to explore where the attractions and hotels can be found in this exciting city.