Hotel Presidente San Jose City Center ★★★★

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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 20, 2016 Check-out: Feb 21, 2016
4.1 /5
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Room types

Show Prices Standard Room
  • Size: 215 sqft
  • Occupancy: 3
Show Prices Superior
  • Size: 473 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Suite
  • Size: 645 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Standard Room
  • Size: 290 sqft
  • Occupancy: 3
Show Prices Superior Double Beds
  • Size: 645 sqft
  • Occupancy: 3
Show Prices Standard Room
  • Size: 215 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2


Hotel Presidente San Jose is a downtown fixture of Costa Rica's capital. Though you'll be in the heart of the old city, the rooms here are designed with respect for space, and they incorporate contemporary boutique decor that contrasts with their traditional surroundings. Visit the fitness center to build up stamina for one of the hotel's famed ecological tours and enjoy working out at the fitness center or trekking through the jungles. This hotel focuses heavily on eco-friendly accommodations; the tours employ sustainable practices, and the facility itself is known for its use of biodegradable cleaners, reduced energy systems, water conservation and internal recycling. It even matches guests' contributions to fund social programs, so you can enjoy your trip and leave an positive environmental impact. The hotel is home to two restaurants, Cafeteria and Las Americas Bistro & Lounge, while the staff is extremely knowledgeable about the local attractions and will be happy to provide dining recommendations within a few blocks' distance.


Key facts

You can enjoy your vacation in your choice of 91 different rooms.

High-speed Wi-Fi Internet is free in public areas.

A delicious complimentary breakfast buffet is available to guests each morning.

Hints and tips

The staff here is known for being friendly. Staff members, upon request, will arrange a bagged lunch for your early flight. Check out the attached Fiesta Casino or book a tour with the concierge if you're got extra downtime.

Nearby attractions

Local neighborhood information

Located in the heart of downtown, Hotel Presidente San Jose is near fantastic landmarks like the National Theater, National Museum and Museum of Jade and Precolumbian Culture. Statues and colonial architecture line the local streets, such as that found at Plaza de la Cultura down the block. Beautiful outdoor parks like Morazan, Central, Nacional and Simon Bolivar Zoological offer great chances to enjoy indigenous plants and wildlife exhibits from within the city.



In San Jose, Costa Rica, delicious food is a ritual to be enjoyed and shared with friends and family. Gather around a table in the relaxed dining room or take in the energy of our bar and toast to the simple life. A lively restaurant in San Jose, Costa Rica, La Cafeteria offers chef-inspired cuisine and daily specials, La Cafeteria is a dynamic culinary adventure in downtown San Jose. Enjoy the cuisine and culture of Costa Rica at our casual bistro any time of day.

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    • Free buffet breakfast
    • Free internet
    • Free parking
    • No smoking rooms/facilities


    • No smoking rooms/facilities
    • Concierge
    • Pet friendly
    • Elevators


    • Fitness center or spa
    • Fitness Center
    • Casino


    • Free buffet breakfast
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • 24 hour room service
    • Room service


    • Business center
    • Laundry service
    • In-Room Safe
    • Tour desk
    • Conference facilities
    • Doctor on call
    • Currency exchange


    • Free internet


    • Free parking


    • Accessible Rooms/Facilities
    • Wheel chair access
    • Accessible parking
    • Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
    • Wheelchair accessible elevators
    • Ramp access to buildings

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    Nearby points of interest

    Precolumbian Gold Museum 0.1 mi
    Plaza de la Cultura 0.1 mi
    National Theater 0.1 mi
    Parque Espana 0.2 mi
    National Museum (Museo Nacional) 0.3 mi
    Central Park (Parque Central) 0.3 mi
    Parque Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar 0.4 mi
    Museum of Contemporary Art and Design 0.5 mi
    Spirogyra Butterfly Garden 0.5 mi
    Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade) 0.6 mi
    El Pueblo 0.6 mi
    Museo de los Ninos 0.6 mi
    Museo de Arte Costarricense 1.6 mi
    Correos de Costa Rica 3.9 mi
    Pueblo Antiguo (Parque Nacional de Diversiones) 4.3 mi
    Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ) 14.8 mi
    Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo 18 mi
    Chirripo National Park 50.5 mi

    Hotel Policies

    • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    • Check-out: 12:00 PM

    Terms and conditions

    Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

    The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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    Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 20, 2016 Check-out: Feb 21, 2016