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Hotel El Maragato is adjacent to popular attractions such as Gold Museum and National Theater. This 39-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. Centrally located in San Jose, the hotel is also a short walk from Jade Museum and National Center of Art and Culture.


In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


The 39 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including balconies, minibars, and espresso makers. Guests can expect 25-inch LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with pillow menus and down comforters ensure a restful night. Safes, phones, and desks are also available.

Property features

Hotel El Maragato features free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a 24-hour business center. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle for a fee, as well as a casino shuttle. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and a free grocery shopping service.


  • Steps from Gold Museum and National Theater
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour business center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and a meeting room.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 65 square feet (6 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle and a casino shuttle.

Hotel El Maragato is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 39 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6 
  • Year Built 1993 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  


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

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

Room Amenities

Hotel El Maragato offers 39 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and espresso makers. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 25-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2014.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Restaurante Maragato - This coffee shop specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and room service (during limited hours) is available.


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 10 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 12:30 PM

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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Hotel Name

  • El Maragato
  • El Maragato San Jose
  • Hotel El Maragato
  • Hotel El Maragato San Jose
  • Hotel El Maragato Costa Rica/San Jose

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 3 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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