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The travel gurus at Orbitz are here to help you bundle up your hotels and flights to save loads. Simply pick a deal and start packing for your dream escape to San Jose.

Packaging your bookings is one of the easiest ways to save money. Select your desired airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars for savings of as much as $369^!

With 500 airline partners and no less than 500,000 hotels globally, you've got the flexibility to decide who you'll fly with and where you'll stay!

San Jose Travel Guide

Where is San Jose?

Part of the fun of traveling is the anticipation you feel before you arrive. Start getting excited about your San Jose adventure by learning a little more about it!

San Jose is located approximately 20 miles from Atenas and 25 miles from Naranjo.

Around 340,000 people live in this corner of Central Valley, so there are plenty of opportunities to meet the locals.

Places to Visit in San Jose

Don't make your way to San Jose without stopping at unique attractions like the Museum of Costa Rican Art and the Gold Museum. Other fine sights are the National Center of Art and Culture and the Jade Museum. If you're not rushed for time, make an effort to stop by all of them.

National Museum is a worthwhile place to wander around when the weather is miserable outside. Want to keep the good times rolling? The animals at Spirogyra Butterfly Garden are looked after by a team of dedicated experts. Stop by and meet a few of them! But that's not all there is! Watch a stage production at National Theater and be entertained by the talented local actors.

Car Rentals in San Jose

Turn up the volume on your favorite tunes and discover San Jose from the freedom of your own ride. You'll find some of the most competitive car rentals in San Jose on Orbitz.

If you're flying in, you can simply pick up a car from Tobias Bolanos International Airport. Economy Rent a car is a reliable choice.

Consider renting a vehicle from Dollar Rent A Car at Paseo Colon Avenue 36 And 38 Street. They are right in the heart of the city. If there isn't anything to your taste there, Payless at Between Calles 36 And 38 is worth checking out.

Where to stay in San Jose – Hotel Accommodation

With 116 hotels in San Jose, securing your perfect place to stay will be a breeze. We'll make the choice straightforward, so you can get started on your awesome journey!

Recommended deluxe hotels in San Jose include the Real InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall and the Hotel Grano de Oro. If you're traveling on a shoestring budget, check out the Hostel Toruma and the Hotel Ambassador.

Nearest Airports to San Jose

Are you planning to fly into Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ)? You'll be soaking up the sights of San Jose before you know it! It's located 4 miles northwest of San Jose's center.

Popular Places to Visit Near San Jose

Checked out all the highlights in San Jose itself? If you have a few more days on your hands, there is plenty more available in the surrounding areas. You might be unaware that you're only 16 miles away from Sabana Redonda. It's the perfect starting point to get to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. This attraction is adored by tourists and locals alike.

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No Cancellation Fees

Plans can often change fast, which is one of the reasons we won't ask for a fee if you have to revise or cancel your booking.^ However, it's a good idea to see if your selected hotel and airline share a similar policy.

Top Rated Hotels for your San Jose Vacation

Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0 100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana, San Jose
$30
4.1/5 (36 reviews)

Nice location next To town, and go mall centre y

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020
At Hotel Luisiana, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of limited parking, along ...
Hyatt Place San José/Pinares
Hyatt Place San José/Pinares
3.5 out of 5.0 Plaza Momentum Pinares, Curridabat, San Jose
$128
4.5/5 (11 reviews)

24-hours food and beverage accessibility; friendly staff

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019
At Hyatt Place San José/Pinares, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking, and ...
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0 Route 27, 350 Metros West of Multiplaza Mall, Guachipelin, San Jose
Free Cancellation
$89
4.9/5 (24 reviews)

Hotel is beautiful. Rooms are beautiful. Only complaint is there are no kid friendly dining options exception of breakfast.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica features a casino, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an area shuttle ...

Things To Do during your San Jose Vacation

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.