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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
4.2 out of 5 (859 reviews)

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

£79
avg/night
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana

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

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,312 reviews)

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

£35
avg/night
Balmoral Hotel
Balmoral Hotel

Central Ave, between 7th and 9th St, San Jose 3344-1000

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (596 reviews)

This family-friendly La California hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Morazan Park and …

£74
avg/night
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center

Autopista General Canas, Ciudad Cariari 71880 1000

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,146 reviews)

This family-friendly Asuncion hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Real Cariari, Ultrapark Free …

£67
avg/night
Adventure Inn
Adventure Inn

50m east from Los Arcos, Ciudad Cariari

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (451 reviews)

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 Fleur De Lys
Hotel Fleur De Lys

13th street between 2nd and 6th avenue, San Jose 10736-1000

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (166 reviews)

This family-friendly La California hotel is located in the historical district, just steps from Plaza de la Democracia and …

£46
avg/night
Hotel Costa Rica Morazan
Hotel Costa Rica Morazan

1st avenue and 7th Street, San Jose

2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (240 reviews)

Located in the heart of La California, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Morazan Park, Gold Museum, and National …

£54
avg/night
Real InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall
Real InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall

In Front of Multiplaza Shopping, Escazu 1000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (185 reviews)

This family-friendly Escazu hotel is located on the Strip, within 3 mi (5 km) of Multiplaza Mall Escazu and Iglesia Escazú …

£132
avg/night
Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu
Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu

Ave Escazu Complex, Escazu 1250

3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (136 reviews)

Located in the heart of Escazu, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Iglesia Escazú, Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, and …

£92
avg/night
Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas
Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas

Avenida 3 entre calles 9 y 11, San Jose 786 1002

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (184 reviews)

Located in the heart of La California, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Jacob Karpio Galería, National Museum, and …

£58
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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