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Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola places you within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Jade Museum and Gold Museum. This 3.5-star hotel has 195 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 3 restaurants, a casino, and an indoor pool. It's in central San Jose and also a short walk from National Center of Art and Culture and National Theater.


Have a drink at the bar or enjoy dining at one of 3 onsite restaurants, such as El Mirador " Formal Rest", which specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.


All 195 air-conditioned rooms feature minibars, coffee makers, and free local calls. LED TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Laptop-compatible safes, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola, guests enjoy a casino, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 38150 per vehicle roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and 9 meeting rooms.


  • Walking distance to Jade Museum and Gold Museum
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 32292 square feet (3000 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a beach shuttle. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 195 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of floors - 20 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3000 
  • Year Built 1986 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 32292 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola offers 195 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Jose hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

El Mirador " Formal Rest" - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Tropicana Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

La Palma Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


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

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between CRC 6500 and CRC 8200 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 38150 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CRC 19000.00 (one-way), (from 1 to 18 years old)
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

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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