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732 Travelers rated San Jose highly for Museums and Bird Watching

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Top Rated Hotels for your San Jose Vacation

Studio Hotel Boutique
Studio Hotel Boutique
4.0 out of 5.0 50 meters North of the Red Cross, Santa Ana, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (85 reviews)

Nice quiet place, great friendly staff. Great neighborhood.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Museum of Costa Rican Art, National Theater, and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). ...
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0 Plaza Los Mangos, Radial Francisco J Orlich, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (85 reviews)

Helpful friendly staff. Free convenient airport service.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Central Park and Alajuela Cathedral. Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Business Center Forum 2 are also ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0 San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (52 reviews)

It was a great place to stay for one night before going to the airport. Free shuttle every hour.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019
This family-friendly Ciudad Cariari hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Cariari Bowling Center and Oxígeno Human Playground. Cafe Britt ...
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0 100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana, San Jose
4.3/5 (45 reviews)

Beautiful hotel, not the usual for a budget stay. Very pleased.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
This family-friendly Santa Ana hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Business Center Forum 1, Momentum Lindora Shopping Center and Business ...
Barceló San José
Barceló San José
4.0 out of 5.0 Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San Jose, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (158 reviews)

I liked the grounds , it was a mini rainforest in downtown San Jose.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
Situated in San Jose, this beach hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Estadio Nacional, Museum of Costa Rican Art, and Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional ...
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0 Calle Central y Tercera Av. 15, Calle Blancos, San Jose, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (75 reviews)

Clean and bigger rooms. Staffs are friendly and helpful. Nice and clean pool with gym. Breakfast every day 7:30-10:30 am. Delicious coffee my kids and I have been there for a week and was awesome!

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019
This family-friendly San Jose hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Children's Museum (Museo de los Ninos), National Theater, ...

Things To Do during your San Jose Vacation

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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.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.