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Auténtico Hotel places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Museum of Costa Rican Art and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden. This 3-star hotel has 80 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in San Jose, it's also close to Gold Museum and National Theater.


Free breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


Auténtico Hotel's 80 recently renovated rooms provide coffee makers, safes, and phones. 32-inch LED TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also included.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Auténtico Hotel offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and 3 meeting rooms. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. A multilingual staff is on hand to help with luggage storage, and offer sightseeing advice. Additional amenities include a conference center, free newspapers, and laundry facilities.


  • Walking distance to Museum of Costa Rican Art and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

3 meeting rooms are available. This San Jose hotel also offers an outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Auténtico Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Total number of rooms - 80 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Auténtico Hotel offers 80 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Jose hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in February 2015.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room safe 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

Mastico - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • In-room safe fee: CRC 1600 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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