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Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Route 27, Escazu 10203

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Iglesia Escazú and within 6 mi (10 km) of Spirogyra …

£74
avg/night
Hotel Grano de Oro
Hotel Grano de Oro

Calle 30 Avs 2 y 4, San Jose

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the center of San Jose, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Parque La Sabana and Museum of …

£127
avg/night
Studio Hotel
Studio Hotel

50 meters North of the Red Cross, Santa Ana 1982-2100

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Santa Ana, this romantic hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Business Center Forum 1, Momentum Lindora …

£64
avg/night
Barceló San José
Barceló San José

Autopista General Canas 3km, San Jose 458-1150

4.0 out of 5.0

Barcelo San Jose Palacio is situated on tropically landscaped grounds, 3 km (2 mi) from the museums, markets, and theaters of …

£55
avg/night
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana

100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana 00506

3.5 out of 5.0

A restful alternative to the busier resorts of Costa Rica, Hotel Luisiana is 10 minutes' drive from the international airport …

£31
avg/night
La Jacaranda Luxury Condos
La Jacaranda Luxury Condos

Barrio Fatima, continguo a Río Cajón, Atenas

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated on a river, this apartment is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from Palmares Church and 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from Zoo Ave. San Ramon …

£68
avg/night
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Jose Aeropuerto
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Jose Aeropuerto

Sobre Autopista General Cañas, Ciudad Cariari 357 2120

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cariari Bowling Center, Plaza Real Cariari, and …

£57
avg/night
Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica
Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica

Avenida Central, Calle 7, San Jose 2922-1000

3.5 out of 5.0

This family-friendly La California hotel is located near the airport, steps from Pre-Colombian Gold Museum, National Theater, …

£79
avg/night
Adventure Inn
Adventure Inn

50m east from Los Arcos, Ciudad Cariari

3.5 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Ciudad Cariari hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Cariari Bowling Center, Plaza …

£97
avg/night
Hotel Casa Roland
Hotel Casa Roland

At the end of Rohrmoser Boulevard, San Jose

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Estadio Nacional, Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, and Museum of Cost …

£57
avg/night
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Pocket Guide: San Jose

Visiting San José

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in San José, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, shopping, and museums. Welcoming and urban, this city will also delight visitors with its theatres, live music, and cafés. Top attractions include Museum of Costa Rican Art and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
  • There are 80 San José hotels
  • February is the most expensive month to travel here, while October tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around San José

  • Known for its museums, theatres, and live music, including cultural attractions such as Museum of Costa Rican Art, Gold Museum, and National Theater
  • Popular family attractions include Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, Simon Bolivar Zoo, and Amusement Park San Jose
  • Notable landmarks include San Jose Parque Central, San Jose Cathedral, and Plaza de la Cultura
  • Parque Nacional, Sabana Park, and Central Park are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Mercado Central, Multiplaza del Este Mall, and San Pedro Mall
  • Cheer with the crowd at a game or event at Estadio Nacional or Costa Rica National Stadium
San José is adjacent to Santo Domingo. Top sights in the area include Jade Museum and National Center of Art and Culture.

Getting around San José

San José has many options for getting around. If you're looking to journey outside of the area, take a train from San Jose Contraloria Station, San Jose Cemetery Station, or San Jose Sabana Station.

Staying in San José

In San José, you'll find 80 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 61 hotels, ranging from GBP 16/night to GBP 148/night
  • 5 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 56/night to GBP 75/night
  • 6 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 28/night to GBP 52/night
  • 6 hostels, ranging from GBP 12/night to GBP 38/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • Park Inn By Radisson San Jose, averaging GBP 79/night
  • Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica, averaging GBP 92.72/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas, averaging GBP 89/night
  • Hotel Grano de Oro, averaging GBP 185.35/night
Hotel Grano de Oro, a 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.8 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas and Park Inn By Radisson San Jose.

Dressing for San José

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 28°C and the nighttime average to be 16°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 29°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • July through September averages 27°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 27°C during the day and 16°C at night
  • About 1848 millimetres of rain falls on San José each year
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