Hotels in Costa Rica

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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Costa Rica:$198/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$117 - $266
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$126 - $144
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Top Rated Costa Rica hotels

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Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only
Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only
8.7 Excellent
Km 2.7 Quepos To Manuel Antonio Road, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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0.6 mi from city centre, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 

Gaia Hotel & Reserve- Adults Only is situated in Quepos and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also features an outdoor pool and a sauna.

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Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Resort And Spa
9.2 Excellent
1 Km Ne Del Salon El Diamante, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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2.8 mi from city centre, Alajuela, Costa Rica 

Xandari Resort & Spa provides 3.5-star accommodation in Alajuela. It also offers a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

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Makanda by The Sea Hotel - Adults Only
Makanda by The Sea Hotel - Adults Only
9.2 Excellent
1 Kilometro Al Oeste De Centro Comercial, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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0.6 mi from city centre, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 

Conveniently situated and offering an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi, this comfortable hotel is an easy drive from Quepos. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, An Autograph Collection Resort
Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, An Autograph Collection Resort
8.4 Excellent
Playa Manzanill0, Golfo de Papagayo, Liberia, Culebra, Costa Rica
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0.3 mi from city centre, Culebra, Costa Rica 

Planet Hollywood Costa Rica An Autograph Collection Resort provides a comfortable setting when in Culebra. It has a gym, as well as a sauna, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

5
Hotel Alta Las Palomas
Hotel Alta Las Palomas
8.7 Excellent
Alto De Las Palomas, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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1.0 mi from city centre, Santa Ana, Costa Rica 

Boasting a sauna, a rooftop terrace and an indoor pool, Hotel Alta Las Palomas is situated in Santa Ana and offers luxury accommodation. It also provides a safe, valet parking and a sun deck.

6
Nayara Gardens
Nayara Gardens
9.7 Excellent
7 km West From La Fortuna Town Road 142, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
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3.6 mi from city centre, La Fortuna, Costa Rica 

Nayara Hotel Spa and Gardens provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in La Fortuna. The hotel offers a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool, as well as rooms with private terraces.

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Hotel Magic Mountain Spa & Conference Center
Hotel Magic Mountain Spa & Conference Center
9.9 Excellent
La Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
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1.4 mi from city centre, La Fortuna, Costa Rica 

Situated in La Fortuna, Magic Mountain La Fortuna is within easy driving distance of Chachagua and Monterrey. It has a day spa, as well as an outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

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Exe San Jose Center
Exe San Jose Center
9.5 Excellent
Edificio Cristal, Av. 1, Calles 1 Y 3, San José, Costa Rica
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1.3 mi from city centre, San José, Costa Rica 

Exe San Jose Center is set in San Jose and is within a short walk of nearby attractions, such as Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. It also offers free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and a coffee bar.

Cheapest hotels in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Guesthouse
Costa Rica Guesthouse
8.4 Excellent
Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25, San José, Costa Rica
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1.9 mi from city centre,  

Costa Rica Guesthouse is situated in San Jose and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and a concierge.

$22
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Morazán Hotel & Casino
Morazán Hotel & Casino
7.9 Good
1st Avenue And 7th Street, San José, Costa Rica
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1.4 mi from city centre,  

Morazan Hotel & Casino is located in San Jose and offers guests wired internet. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$57
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Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas
Sleep Inn Paseo Las Damas
8.6 Excellent
Avenida 3 Entre Calles 9 Y 11, San José, Costa Rica
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1.5 mi from city centre,  

Recently refurbished, Sleep Inn Hotel Paseo Las Damas provides modern 4-star accommodation in San Jose. Just moments from Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, it offers air-conditioned rooms with free wireless internet.

$61
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Las Espuelas Hotel
Las Espuelas Hotel
8.1 Excellent
2 km Sur Del Cruze de Liberia en la Panamericana, Liberia, Costa Rica
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

Hotel Las Espuelas Bar & Restaurant is situated in Liberia and features complimentary wireless internet. Those staying at the property have access to a sun deck and an outdoor pool.

$63
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Best Western El Sitio Hotel & Casino
Best Western El Sitio Hotel & Casino
7.8 Good
175 Mts - West Of Main Entrance, Liberia, Costa Rica
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

Best Western El Sitio Hotel & Casino is a comfortable setting while in Liberia and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers an outdoor pool, a kids pool and a Jacuzzi.

$65
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Casa Conde Hotel & Suites
Casa Conde Hotel & Suites
8.2 Excellent
South-west of Peace Park, San José, Costa Rica
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2.3 mi from city centre,  

Situated in San Jose, Casa Conde Hotel & Suites offers modern 4-star accommodation, as well as a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and ski in/out facilities. It also provides a beauty centre, a rooftop terrace and a sauna.

$68
Avg. per night
Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
7.7 Good
1000 Calle Principal, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

Providing an outdoor pool and a private beach, the property is located in Tamarindo and is a short stroll from Playa Tamarindo. It provides a gym, as well as fishing, kayaking and horse riding.

$70
Avg. per night
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
8.4 Excellent
100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Boasting an outdoor pool and free wired internet, Hotel Luisiana is located in Santa Ana and offers modern accommodation. The various amenities this peaceful hotel features include a kids pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a sun deck.

$70
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Hotel prices in Costa Rica

2 stars and under

$8 - $368

Hotel Mar De Luz

#1 Most popular

Hotel Mar De Luz
8.8 Excellent
$72
Avg. per night
Verde Mar Waterfront Hotel

#2 Most popular

$54
Avg. per night
Hotel Latino

Best value

Hotel Latino
6.8 Good
$12
Avg. per night
3 stars

$22 - $730

Hilton Garden Inn Guanacaste Airport

#1 Most popular

$137
Avg. per night
Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort

#2 Most popular

$107
Avg. per night
Costa Rica Guesthouse

Best value

$22
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$79 - $889

JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa

#1 Most popular

$383
Avg. per night
Barceló San José

#2 Most popular

Barceló San José
8.5 Excellent
$80
Avg. per night
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica

Best value

$79
Avg. per night

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About Costa Rica

Living “la pura vida” is easy in Costa Rica, which features mist-cloaked volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls and golden beaches fringed by emerald-green jungle. The Central American country is a pioneer of sustainable tourism and is passionate about protecting its enchanting landscapes.

Things to do

Costa Rica has incredible biodiversity, with more than half a million species living within its borders. In addition to local wildlife like sloths, giant anteaters, toucans and howler monkeys, there’s a chance to spot rare and endangered species such as tapir, ocelot and jaguarundi.

From ziplining through the jungle to hiking volcanic peaks, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure in Costa Rica. Take an exhilarating white-water rafting trip along the Rio Balsa and head to Playa Tamarindo to check out the surf scene.

Pristine jungles, gorgeous beaches and a famously laid-back lifestyle have helped put Costa Rica on the map as a premier wellness destination. The country is peppered with yoga retreats and meditation centres where you can rest, relax and reset.

Marooned in the Pacific Ocean, Isla del Coco is a remote island paradise where you can discover some of the top dive sites in the world. Swimming with hammerhead sharks and cruising with manta rays are just some of the reasons divers flock to Isla del Coco.

As you travel through Costa Rica, you can sample local staples like “gallo pinto” rice and beans, fried plantains and tamales wrapped in banana leaves. There’s no shortage of rainbow-coloured tropical fruit, including mangoes, papayas and pineapples.

Escaping to laid-back beach towns is one of the best ways to enjoy Costa Rica. On the Nicoya Peninsula, Santa Teresa is a sun-kissed surf town with lively nightlife and excellent restaurants. Puerto Viejo de Talamanca has a colourful Caribbean flavour and is surrounded by lush rainforests and family-run cacao farms.

Getting around

Costa Rica is well-serviced by local buses that run to cities, towns and villages across the country. Rental cars are a good way to explore Costa Rica at your own pace. Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO) in Alajuela is a 20-minute drive from San Jose.

Costa Rica travel FAQs

  • Where is the best place to stay in Costa Rica?

    San José, La Fortuna, and Liberia are the most popular places on HotelsCombined for stays in Costa Rica.

  • What are the best hotels in Costa Rica?

    JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa, rated with a score of 8.7 from 72 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Costa Rica. Other top stays include Barceló San José, with an average rating of 8.5 from 2,948 reviewers, and Hilton Garden Inn Guanacaste Airport, with a score of 8.5 from 1,034 reviewers.