Best Hotels in San Jose

Hotel Presidente

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Nowadays San Jose it turned to be the most cosmopolitan city in Central America. Being the capital city, it is where most people arrive in Costa Rica. So before exploring, you might want to sample some of the color San Jose has to offer. It  is a true paradise for tourists because it hosts amazing museums, restaurants, and comfortable hotels. In the following, we compiled some of the best hotels in San Jose, to help you choose for your vacation trip. Note, that they are not the only ones, just a few of them.

Hotel Presidente

Being the center of the action in downtown in San Jose, Hotel Presidente is a very popular city hotel. It is also a melting pot for hundreds of business people. There are plenty of amenities available in the hotel such as the concierge and rooftop spa, excellent restaurants and Skybox Club Sports Lounge with flat screen TVs, bar services and pool tables. The stuff is friendly an always looking for making your stay comfortable and pleasant.

Casa Oshun Hotel

Without any doubt it is the best place for making you fill like home as the whole commodities center on the idea to provide comfort for visitors.  The hotel is very attractive as it is surrounded with many of the entertainment found in the down town area, such as museums, shopping center and vibrant nightlife. Internet service, snack bar and, cafeteria and TV are just a few of the amenities offered by Casa Oshun Hotel.

Hotel Bougainvillea

Hotel Bougainvillea


It is considered to be among the best places for experiencing the natural beauty of San Jose. Its lush garden provides a perfect setting for tennis playing. Most of the rooms have balconies whit great views of the mountain and the skyline of San Jose. Its restaurant provides culinary dishes. If you want a break from the urban life, its location is very convenient as it is almost 10 km away from the downtown. The service is outstanding; the staff is always there for you with what ever you need.

Best Western Irazu

Found in the neighborhood of San Jose shopping center, Best Western Irazu is a very comfortable place to stay. Some attractions of the city such as: Museum of Costa Rican Art, La Sebana Park, Plaza Mayor Mall and the Naional Corner are situated right around the corner. The most representative amenities are: tennis court, cocktail lounge, exercise room, outdoor pool and a small casino. The hotel also offers babysitting and free internet.

Marriott Costa Rica Hotel in San Jose

Marriott Hotel in San Jose


It is known as a Hacienda style Hotel situated in the Central Valley. The hotel features a golf driving range, coffee inspired spa and two outdoor swimming pools. The downtown of San Jose is 15 minutes drive away. The hotel offers some ecotourism activities such as visiting the Coffee Plantation and Poás Volcano National Park. The Antigua restaurant offers delicious meals from the Latin American Cuisine. La Isabella Tapas is a Spanish restaurant offering delicacies from the Spanish cuisine.

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