Featured hotels in San José

  • £52

    Average price per night

    Hotel Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota
    9.0 Superb 673 reviews
    Description Set in Providencia, 42 km from Manuel Antonio, Hotel Savegre features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
    Review

    "This hotel has lovely grounds up a mountain, with lots of birdlife. Location and area is stunningly beautiful, and the staff, buffet (we don't usually like buffets) were great."

    Steve. United Kingdom
  • £33

    Average price per night

    Hostel Columbus, San José
    9.1 Superb 893 reviews
    Description Located in San José, in a building dating from 2016, 400 metres from Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, Hostel Columbus features guestrooms with free WiFi.
    Review

    "Helpful staff, breakfast to go"

    Björn. Germany
  • £48

    Average price per night

    La Princesa Hotel, San Isidro
    9.3 Superb 159 reviews
    Description Set in San Isidro, La Princesa Hotel offers a garden. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. Free WiFi is provided.
    Review

    "Very friendly staff. Family owned business giving homey and cozy feeling."

    Daniel. Israel
  • £113

    Average price per night

    Hilton Garden Inn San Jose La Sabana, Costa Rica, San José
    9.0 Superb 166 reviews
    Description Hilton Garden Inn San Jose La Sabana, Costa Rica offers accommodation in central San José just across the street from the National Stadium. All rooms include a flat-screen TV.
    Review

    "great hotel, good location, free cookies, very nice beds, great breakfast, very nice staff, worth every penny :)"

    Tobias. Germany
  • £56

    Average price per night

    Alameda Cariari Boutique Hotel, San José
    9.0 Superb 870 reviews
    Description Located in San Jose, Alameda Cariari features an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi access and a tour desk.
    Review

    "It just was great! The manager is very kind and helpful and the place is very clean. The pool is nice and cool."

    Alice. Austria
  • £59

    Average price per night

    Posada el Quijote, San José
    9.3 Superb 271 reviews
    Description Posada el Quijote is located in San José and housed in a colonial-style building. It has a spacious garden, free Wi-Fi access and a snack bar.
    Review

    "We came back 3 times during our period in Costa Rica, it was thst good."

    Jeroen. Netherlands
  • £85

    Average price per night

    Hotel Alta Las Palomas, San José
    9.1 Superb 186 reviews
    Description Offering an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, Hotel Alta las Palomas is located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Free Wi-Fi access is available and the property has a restaurant on site.
    Review

    "This hotel was amazing!!! Beautifully decorated, clean, and in a nice location just outside the city. The staff was great. Very friendly and very helpful. They gave great suggestions of places to eat..."

    Danielle. USA
  • £141

    Average price per night

    Grano de Oro Hotel, San José
    9.1 Superb 276 reviews
    Description This luxurious hotel is located in San Jose City Centre and features an on-site gourmet restaurant, free parking and free Wi-Fi. Hotel Grano de Oro also offers massage services and a rooftop garden.
    Review

    "Extremely friendly and helpful staff, superb internet, good air conditioning."

    James. USA
  • £87

    Average price per night

    Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica, San José
    9.0 Superb 819 reviews
    Description This modern hotel near Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose features a casino, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour fitness centre. Guests enjoy several on-site restaurants and bars and an outdoor swimming pool.
    Review

    "The best hotel I've been to in Costa Rica"

    Štefan Štefančík. Slovakia
  • £69

    Average price per night

    Hyatt Place San Jose Pinares, San José
    9.1 Superb 283 reviews
    Description Located within the Momentum Shopping Centre, Hyatt Place San Jose Pinares offers an outdoor pool, 24-hour gym and free continental breakfast. Each stylish room has free Wi-Fi and city views.
    Review

    "Great staff Top clean Very comfortable Quiet Excellent breakfast"

    Stanislas. France

San José highlights

Historic San José
Discover neoclassical architecture and fascinating museums in the Costa Rican capital, including the National Theatre, Cathedral and Pre-Colombian Gold Museum.
Climbing the Poás Volcano
The steep hike up this active volcano is rewarded with stunning views of the crater, lake and lush Central Valley.
Manuel Antonio
Where the jungle meets the Pacific, Manuel Antonio offers wild beaches and tropical rainforest brimming with an abundance of wildlife.
Surfing
Both Pacific and Caribbean coasts offer fantastic breaks for all abilities. Hotspots include Tamarindo, Playa Hermosa, Dominical and Puerto Viejo.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Shrouded in mist, this primeval rainforest is a nature lover’s paradise. Suspension bridges provide bird’s-eye views of the canopy.
Arenal National Park
La Fortuna town is the perfect gateway to steaming volcanoes, bubbling hot springs and zip-line adventures through colourful vegetation.
Turtle-watching in Tortuguero National Park
These wetlands are a year-round home to jaguars and crocodiles, while nesting season sees Tortuguero’s beaches filled with sea turtles.
Nicoya Peninsula
Experience Costa Rica’s famous pura vida with endless unspoilt beaches and laid-back villages like Santa Teresa, Sámara and Montezuma.
Rafting in Turrialba
The tumbling rapids of the Pacuare River make the Turrialba Valley one of the world's best white-water rafting spots.

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