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Top 10 Hotels in Central Valley

Fauna Luxury Hostel
2.5 out of 5
del Edificio Municipal de Escazú 150mts, Antiguo Hotel Beacon, Escazu
£15
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.5/5Wonderful! (231 reviews)

"Rooms were expertly cleaned every day. The food was delicious."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2019

Fauna Luxury Hostel
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
4 out of 5
Autopista General Canas, 3 Miles South of Intl Airport, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£80
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
3.9/5Good! (2,037 reviews)

"The front desk...I wish I could remember the gentlemen’s name, he was WONDERFUL!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
3.5 out of 5
Sobre Autopista General Cañas, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£69
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4/5Very Good! (1,495 reviews)

"This was hotel was fine for the price. We did not use the pool but it seemed nice. However, the property is far from the airport, so if you have a late flight or an early flight, pay more money and stay closer to the airport. We ended up having to pay for two cab rides, so we lost our cost savings ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
Barceló San José
4 out of 5
Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San Jose, San Jose
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£78
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
4.3/5Excellent! (2,036 reviews)

"Furniture is a bit dated and needs to be replaced. Hard time closing the door"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2020

Barceló San José
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
4 out of 5
Calle Central y Tercera Av. 15, Calle Blancos, San Jose, San Jose
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£77
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
4/5Very Good! (1,807 reviews)

"Everything was perfect r Celt the pool was freezing! No way of swimming whatsoever!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Studio Hotel Boutique
4 out of 5
50 meters North of the Red Cross, Santa Ana, San Jose
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£60
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,592 reviews)

"Everything was fine, Just stayed overnight. Great location in the middle of Santa Ana"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Studio Hotel Boutique
Hotel Del Rey - Adults Only
3.5 out of 5
1st Ave & 9th St, One block southeast of Parque Moraz, San Jose
£90
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.8/5Good! (329 reviews)

"Excellent staff, very friendly and helpful in any way they possibly can. Again rooms are dated but clean and well taken care of"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Hotel Del Rey - Adults Only
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5
100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana, San Jose
£50
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.2/5Very Good! (1,935 reviews)

"Always great service and staff at the reception to welcome us."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Hotel Luisiana
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
3 out of 5
Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£98
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,858 reviews)

"Was very clean and staff was a great help. Everyone speaks English"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
4 out of 5
San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£91
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4.3/5Excellent! (794 reviews)

"Service and overall experience was great. Great shuttle service."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
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Visiting Central Valley

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Central Valley, and visitors give high marks for the volcano viewpoints, top-notch restaurants and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its cafes, museums and local tours. Top sights in the city include La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Spirogyra Butterfly Garden and Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica).

  • There are 846 hotels and other accommodation options in Central Valley
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 9.3 mi (15 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Central Valley

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Museum of Costa Rican Art, National Center of Art and Culture and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). Attractions like Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Doka Estate are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like San Jose Cathedral, Plaza de la Cultura and Ruins of Ujarras.

In Tarcoles, there are 846 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning easier for your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Retreat Costa Rica - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its helpful staff and comfortable beds.
  • Tiriguro Lodge - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, quiet rooms at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi.
  • Peace Lodge - With a stay at this 4.5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 4 restaurants, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its overall value and pool.

Other favourite sights in Central Valley include La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) and Parque Nacional.

Getting around Central Valley

If you want to journey outside the area, ride aboard a train from Heredia Station, Heredia Miraflores Station or Santo Domingo Santa Rosa Station. Central Valley might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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