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Discover well-known properties in San José, San José Province that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 652 hotels in San José, San José Province and price data was last updated on February 27, 2024. The average price for a hotel in San José, San José Province is $340/night.
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Autopista General Canas 3km, San José, Costa Rica
Barcelo San Jose offers 5-star accommodation in San Jose. It also features outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
3574 reviews
Location
1.1 mi from city centre
Central & Second Avenue, Between 1 & 3, San José, Costa Rica
Steps from the National Theatre of Costa Rica, Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio Collection By Hilton is located in San Jose and offers historic accommodation. It is a stone's throw from the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and is near the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.
Free Wi-Fi
8.8
Excellent
1321 reviews
Location
1.3 mi from city centre
Ave. 6, Calle 28, San José, Costa Rica
Boasting a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool, Park Inn San Jose by Radisson is located in San Jose and provides modern accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
2479 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Calle 19 Entre Avenidas 11 y 13, San José, Costa Rica
Situated in San Jose, Hotel Aranjuez San Jose provides 3-star accommodation, as well as a swimming pool. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
800 reviews
Location
1.9 mi from city centre
Central Ave, Between 7th And 9th St, San José, Costa Rica
Featuring a swimming pool and a sauna, Hotel Balmoral San Jose is situated in San Jose and is a short walk from the National Theatre of Costa Rica and the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.7
Good
1417 reviews
Location
1.4 mi from city centre
Avenida Central, Calle 7, San José, Costa Rica
This unique hotel in San Jose offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a sauna and a rooftop terrace. It is steps from the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and is close to the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
739 reviews
Location
1.4 mi from city centre
7th Avenue, Between 3rd And 5th Street, San José, Costa Rica
Hotel Santo Tomas is located in San Jose and offers a rooftop terrace, water slides and a Jacuzzi. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.2
Excellent
675 reviews
Location
1.4 mi from city centre
Calle Central Y Tercera Av. 15, San José, Costa Rica
Located in San Jose, Radisson Hotel San Jose - Costa Rica is within a 30-minute drive of Juan Santamaria International Airport and provides an outdoor pool, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel offers modern 4-star rooms and a bar.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.9
Good
3089 reviews
Location
1.5 mi from city centre
5th Avenue and 5th Street, San José, Costa Rica
Situated in San Jose, Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola offers luxury 3-star accommodation, as well as a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a heated pool. It is ideally located for guests wanting to visit local attractions.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.5
Good
1011 reviews
Location
1.4 mi from city centre
Calle 30 Avs 2 y 4, San José, Costa Rica
Grano de Oro Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in San Jose. It also features a swimming pool and a gym.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
443 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in San José, San José Province

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in San José, San José Province. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on February 27, 2024.
Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:February
Average price in San José:$340/night
Cheapest price found:$9/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$165 - $573
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$239 - $522
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Top-rated San José, San José Province hotels

Browse through properties in San José, San José Province that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 652 properties in San José, San José Province and data was last updated on February 27, 2024.
These San José properties are among the highest rated by our users. Learn why these hotels were rated among the best by reading user reviews.
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300 Meters North Ice Building, San José, Costa Rica
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$110
Avg. per night
200 Oeste de la Embajada Americana, San José, Costa Rica
2.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$98
Avg. per night
Calle 20, Avenida 7a, San José, Costa Rica
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$42
Avg. per night
5801 Av 9, San José, Costa Rica
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$50
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Escazú, Calle San Miguel 740-1250, San José, Costa Rica
2.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$50
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175Mts South From Hard Rock Cafe, San José, Costa Rica
5.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$97
Avg. per night
Avenida 11, Calle 3 Bis, San José, Costa Rica
1.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$149
Avg. per night
100 Metros Oeste Hotel Wyndham Herradura, San José, Costa Rica
5.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$107
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in San José, San José Province

Discover affordable stays in San José, San José Province that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in San José, San José Province can be found for as low as $15 per night. There is currently one property in San José, San José Province that can be booked for this price. Hotel Gaudys is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in San José, San José Province. Price data was last updated on February 27, 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in San José. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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Calles 36 Y 38, San José, Costa Rica
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$15
Avg. per night
Av. 1ra, Entre Calles Central Y 1ra, San José, Costa Rica
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$20
Avg. per night
Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$23
Avg. per night
Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25, San José, Costa Rica
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$24
Avg. per night
Ave. 9, Calles 13 y 15, San José, Costa Rica
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$24
Avg. per night
Calle 20 Avenida 2 100 m oeste del Hospital De Ninos, San José, Costa Rica
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$27
Avg. per night
Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte, San José, Costa Rica
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$28
Avg. per night
Paseo Colón, 300 Norte Y 200 Este, San José, Costa Rica
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$28
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in San José, San José Province

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Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte, San José, Costa Rica
Paseo Colón, 300 Norte Y 200 Este, San José, Costa Rica
Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica
3 stars
3 stars
Calle 19 Entre Avenidas 11 y 13, San José, Costa Rica
Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25, San José, Costa Rica
4 stars
4 stars +
In Front Of Multiplaza Shopping Center, Escazu San Jose 11856-1000, San José, Costa Rica
Autopista General Canas 3km, San José, Costa Rica

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Other accommodations in San José, San José Province

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in San José, San José Province. There are 652 hotels in San José, San José Province and price data was last updated on February 27, 2024. The average price for a stay in San José, San José Province is $340/night.
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Calle Bri Bri, Jacó, Costa Rica
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$677
Avg. per night
In Front Of Multiplaza Shopping Center, Escazu San Jose 11856-1000, San José, Costa Rica
4.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$318
Avg. per night
Route 27, San José, Costa Rica
4.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$142
Avg. per night
Calles 36 Y 38, San José, Costa Rica
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$15
Avg. per night
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$20
Avg. per night
Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte, San José, Costa Rica
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$28
Avg. per night
Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$23
Avg. per night

Where to stay in San José, San José Province

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within San José to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on February 27, 2024.
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About San José, San José Province

San Jose, affectionately known in Costa Rica as “Chepe”, is home to colonial-era neighbourhoods that reveal weekend markets, live music and museums. Encircled by cloudy forests, San Jose captures your attention with its open-air plazas and charming Costa Rican cuisine.

Things to do in San José

Let your legs lead you through Barrio Amon, one of San Jose’s more historic neighbourhoods. It’s here you’ll learn why the city is considered Costa Rica’s cultural capital, where you can spend hours in a range of 19th-century mansions turned into restaurants and various art galleries. See the largest collection of pre-Columbian jade in America at the Jade Museum or learn more about the city’s past at the National Museum, housed in an old fort.

Nature is never forgotten in San Jose, where you can stroll among lush trees and gardens at Parque Nacional. This central parkland also has historical monuments and plenty of places for a shady picnic. Enter a completely different environment at Mercado Central, an old-world indoor market with over 200 vendors ranging from meat and coffee to leather and herbal remedies.

Parque Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar is popular among families for its collection of native and international wildlife, such as an ocelot, two-toed sloth, jaguar and Central American tapir. Looking for some live entertainment? Take in a musical or artistic show at the National Theatre of Costa Rica, known for its lavish Italian furnishings.

Adventurous travellers will find multiple attractions nearby that will lure them away from the city, such as the Irazu Volcano National Park, where you can see native wildlife and a picturesque green crater lake.

Getting around San José

Walking can sometimes be just as quick as catching a bus in San Jose, but the bus routes provide reliable transport around the city centre. Taxis are great for travelling at night, while rental cars give you the freedom of venturing beyond the city limits.

Facts about staying in San José, San José Province

Find useful tips and insights about staying in San José to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on February 27, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels on Avenida Central in San José?

    Avenida Central is the city’s most popular pedestrian street. This avenue is in the heart of San José. It’s lined with shops and restaurants, and you’ll find the central Plaza de la Cultura here as well. Look for hotels in San José along the Avenida Central or near the Plaza de la Cultura to be well located in the city center. The Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton is located right on the pedestrian street and overlooks the National Theatre. It’s just steps away from a variety of cafés and top attractions. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in San José near this area, Hotel Trianon could be an excellent choice.

  • Are there kid friendly hotels in San José?

    When searching for kid friendly hotels in San José, you’ll want to stay near the main attractions conveniently located to be able to return at any point in the day. Look for places to stay near the downtown area, or neighborhoods nearby like El Carmen or Amón. Radisson San José - Costa Rica is located right outside of the downtown district. The hotel has an outdoor pool and offers kid’s meals. The Children’s Museum of San José is just down the road from it. The Hotel Santo Tomás is another good option for those visitors traveling with children. This hotel is closer to the historic district of Downtown San José located in the neighborhood of El Carmen. It has an outdoor pool, family rooms and it includes breakfast. The Zoo and National Botanical Gardens are an ideal place to take kids and happen to be just a 5-minute walk away.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in San José?

    For those looking for quiet neighborhoods in San José where they can enjoy time to relax as well as being close to the attractions, find hotels in the surrounding residential areas. The Aranjuez and Amón neighborhoods are located north of downtown San José. Here you’ll find an upscale section full of historic colonial buildings. The Hotel Aranjuez is tucked in a residential area and is known for its quiet ambience. From here you can get to the main attractions walking about 20 minutes. Farther from the city center there are quiet, residential areas you can stay in that are also not a long drive away and you can get to downtown easily if you wish. The Santa Ana neighborhood is a suburb of San José. It’s a quiet and charming area just about 20 minutes west of Downtown. Here you can stay somewhere like the Posada Nena to enjoy the perfect blend of city and nature.

  • What neighborhoods in San José have the best restaurants?

    Travelers interested in food culture should definitely consider staying near the San José neighborhood of Escalante. In Escalante you’ll find the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz, a street considered the center of San Jose’s culinary scene. Looking for San José hotels near this foodie destination, you can stay at Hotel 1492. It’s located just around the corner of Paseo Gastronómico where you’ll find an assortment of cuisines from Mediterranean to Peruvian as well as craft breweries and local after-work destinations. In Downtown San José you’ll also find a variety of dining options near and along the Avenida Central. Hotel Cultura Plaza is located in the heart of it all. From here you’ll be walking distance to various restaurants from chic Asian spots to laid back Argentinian and Costa Rican eateries. However, if you prefer having the option of cooking for yourself when you’re traveling, there are a few hotels in San José that have kitchenettes in the rooms, for example the Selina San José.

  • Where is the best place to stay in San José?

    San José has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its favored locations, like Pavas, Merced, and Uruca.

  • What are the best hotels in San José?

    Barceló San José, rated with a score of 8.4 from 3,574 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in San José. Other top stays include DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose -Costa Rica, with an average rating of 8.3 from 1,359 reviewers, and Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica, with a score of 8.8 from 1,328 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near San Jose Parque Central?

    With a rating of 7.9/10 from 3,089 reviews, Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica is a hotel close to San Jose Parque Central that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in San José near San Pedro Mall?

    Costa Rica Guesthouse is a hotel near San Pedro Mall that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.2 from 2,172 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica?

    If you’re visiting Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica then the nearby Barceló San José is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (3,574 reviews scoring it at an average 8.4/10).

  • How much do hotels in San José cost?

    $149/night is the average price of a hotel in San José, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days. For 4-star hotels in San José, the average price found is $168/night, and for 5-star hotels the average price is $266/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in San José?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap San José hotels have prices starting from as low as $11/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates. Prices for this weekend in San José start from $13 per night when checking in on Mar 1 and out on Mar 3.

  • How much is a hotel in San José tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in San José tonight are about $91 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found p