San Jose

Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019

2 guests - 1 room

San Jose is located in the heart of Costa Rica in the Central Valley region. The capital city offers a variety of attractions, including multiple museums and a vibrant nightlife. Located near an active volcano and a mountain range, San Jose is the perfect blend of natural beauty, rich history, and modern amenities. With a warm climate year-round, San Jose is an especially popular tourist destination during the winter months.

Where Can I Book a Hotel in San Jose?

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Where Are the Hotels Located in San Jose?

The majority of hotels in San Jose are located just north or west of the city center. Most are within walking distance of many attractions, including La Sabana Metropolitan Park, Costa Rica's largest urban park. Multiple bus stops are also located throughout the hotel district of the city to take you where you need to go.

How Much Does a Hotel in San Jose Cost Per Night?

Most hotels in San Jose cost less than $100 per night. Prices for luxury hotels can be as high as $260 per night, but you can find great deals on some 4-star and 5-star hotels. Keep in mind that many hotels offer complimentary breakfast that could save you money overall.

Where Can I Find Cheap Hotels in San Jose?

Because most of the hotels in San Jose are close in proximity, you'll find cheap hotels alongside those with a higher price. Find 2-star and 3-star hotels for less than $50 per night. Solo travelers or couples might consider the budget-friendly Hostel Casa Colon located off Highway 2. Guests can enjoy free parking and WiFi, a balcony in each room, and an on-site restaurant and bar for around $40 per night.

Are There Luxury Hotels in San Jose?

Yes! You can find a good selection of luxury hotels surrounding La Sabana Metropolitan Park. The 5-star Barcelo San Jose is located 1.7 miles northwest of the city center and is a good choice for both solo travelers and families. The hotel offers a tennis court, fitness center, beauty salon, spa, and a poolside bar. The Hotel Grano De Oro, located between La Sabana Park and the city center, is also a great option for those looking for a luxurious experience. Relax in the breathtaking gardens or grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant.

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What are travelers saying about San Jose?

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rare malanuic

San Jose traffic is horrible worst than Los Angeles and New York put together! The pedestrians walk in front of your car. you are driving with buses, bikes, mopads, trucks. The 2 lane oneway streets are easily turned into 3 oneway lanes. Don't even attempt to look for parking.

Brooklyn Bass
Brooklyn BassPagosa Springs, Colorado, USA

Love love love Costa Rica. Have been there a few times. Once for two weeks for a mission trip. Very humid, but a great country. Once considered getting a beach house there.

KeaneSan Francisco, California, USA

Interesting capital city, though the more modern architecture for shops is totally uninspiring. The National Theater, however, is gorgeous.

Erik M
Erik M

Kind of ugly, definitely noisy and crowded, but worth visiting for a day or two just to get the feel of urban Costa Rica. Note that the "San Jose" International airport is not in San Jose at all but rather Alajuela, so if you're planning to connect to the airport, plan your time in and around Alajuela city, not San Jose.


The least expensive month is October, with an average of $ 53 per night. The most expensive month to stay in San Jose is February, with an average price of $ 65 per night.
The average price of a hotel in April last year was $ 56 per night. This is 4% less than the average nightly price of $ 59 seen over the previous 12 months.
In San Jose, the expected average temperature in April is 24.5°C/76.1°F. The warmest month is typically April, which averages 30.2°C/86.4°F. The coolest month is September, with temperatures averaging 18.0°C/64.4°F.
The nearest airport to San Jose is San Jose Tobias Bolanos (SYQ) (4.18 miles).Other nearby airports include: San Jose Juan Santamaria (9.18 miles) Quepos (33.70 miles) Fortuna (42.19 miles)

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