Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Barceló San José

This classic hotel is located in a quiet area of San José, 1.9 mi from the city center. It offers an outdoor pool, tennis court and complementary WiFi connection and shuttle to and from the airport, this service must be booked 24 hours in advanced.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Barceló San José feature carpeted floors, flat-screen TV and views of the city or mountains. Each one comes with a coffee-maker and mini bar.

The Barceló San José has 3 restaurants, Anfora Restaurant, Miyako Japanese and El Rancho Grill Restaurant also you will find a bar on site.

There is a spa with a fitness center, hot tub and a range of treatments. Other facilities include a 3 squash court and 2 tennis court.

Juan Santamaría Airport is a 15-minute drive from the hotel, and an airport shuttle service is available on request. You can drive to Sabana Park and the National Stadium in 10 minutes.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Barceló San José has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 20, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Barceló Hotels & Resorts

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, American, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Barceló San José

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica
    0.7 miles
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
    0.8 miles
  • Costa Rican Art Museum
    0.8 miles
  • San Juan de Dios Hospital
    1.6 miles
  • Metropolitan Hospital Costa Rica
    1.7 miles
  • Museo de los Niños
    1.7 miles
  • San José Central Market
    1.7 miles
  • Parque Diversiones
    2 miles
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
    2 miles
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica
    2.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Multiplaza Escazú
    3.1 miles
  • City Mall
    8.3 miles
  • Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium
    8.8 miles
  • Parque Viva
    10 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Sabana Park
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    2.5 miles
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    7.6 miles
  • Tortuguero Airport
    59 miles
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3 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurante Ánfora

    Food: International

    Restaurante El Rancho Grill

    Food: Grill/BBQ

    Restaurante Japonés Miyako

    Food: Japanese

Amenities of Barceló San José
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Additional charge
  • Tennis equipment
  • Racquetball
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Foot bath
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Barceló San José takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
2 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Barceló San José accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

At the hotel we care about the well-being of our clients, we follow protocols in the face of the COVID 19 situation, we have the Save Travels seal and we follow the chain-level program called We Care About You

Please note that the airport shuttle has to be reserved with at least 24 hours prior arrival. If reservation is made with less time, charges may be applicable.

Please note that guests booking 6 or more rooms may be contacted by the property to make the payment within the next 72 hours to guarantee the reservation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Barceló San José

  • Check-in at Barceló San José is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Barceló San José on this page.

  • Room options at Barceló San José include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Barceló San José is 2.1 miles from the center of San José.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Barceló San José by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Barceló San José has 3 restaurants:

    • Restaurante El Rancho Grill
    • Restaurante Ánfora
    • Restaurante Japonés Miyako

  • Barceló San José offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Racquetball
    • Personal trainer
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour
    • Tennis equipment
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beauty services
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Facial treatments
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Foot bath
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • The prices at Barceló San José may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Barceló San José can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte