San José hotels

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San José, Costa Rica
Jun 18 — Jun 192
San José, Costa Rica
Fri 18/6
Sat 19/6
San José hotels

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Low season

AugustCheapest month to stay with an average 26% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost expensive month to stay with an average 90% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

R1 315Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

R1 202Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in San José

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Top tips for finding perfect San José hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San José, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in San José in August and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San José if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San José accommodation.
  • Interested in staying near the main shops, restaurants and bars in the city? Book a hotel near Santana Row, one of the most well-known retail centers in the United States. The Row Hotel is a modern choice that provides guests with free breakfast. Or, check out Hotel Valencia Santana Row, with a pool and fitness center onsite.
  • If you would like to have a unique and exciting experience, select a hotel located near Winchester Mystery House, one of the most popular tourist destinations in San Jose. The Aloft San Jose Cupertino is just a five minute drive away and offers a pool, bar and fitness center.
  • For those who are planning on seeing an NHL hockey game during their trip to San Jose, consider staying at a hotel near SAP Center, such as the Arena Hotel. The SAP Center is a large indoor arena, home to San Jose’s hockey team, the San Jose Sharks. Choosing a hotel close to the SAP Center will allow you to easily avoid traffic after the game, while also giving you close proximity to downtown.
  • Families visiting San Jose might want to look at hotels near one of the city’s most popular theme parks, Raging Waters. The Best Western Lanai Garden Inn and Suites is a budget choice within three miles of the water park.
  • The Northern California region is famous for its wine, and the San Jose area is no exception. If you’re interested in doing some wine tasting during your trip, book a hotel next to the Divine Wine Merchant & Winery Tasting Room, like the Fairmont San Jose Hotel.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San José

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in San José. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The Best Western Plus Airport Plaza is located less than three miles from the San Jose airport and has a free breakfast buffet for guests. The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Jose Airport is a casual choice that offers a free airport shuttle for guests.

  • The Four Points By Sheraton is a stylish choice located near the Caltrain and with an onsite restaurant and bar. The San Jose Marriott is a luxury option that has its own steakhouse and rooftop terrace.

  • If you want your vacation to be spent in luxury, considering booking a hotel with Jacuzzi rooms. The Row Hotel is centrally located and offers the choice of booking a room with a private Jacuzzi tub. The Arena Hotel also offers individual Jacuzzi tubs and is within walking distance of many restaurants and shops.

  • The Plaza Suites at the Silicon Valley location is near downtown and offers both free breakfast and an outdoor pool. The Bristol Hotel is a chic, upscale option that also offers complimentary breakfast and free parking. The Crestview Hotel is an affordable, logical choice only four minutes driving time from the downtown area.

  • The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in San José found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was R285, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was R757. The cheapest room found overall was for R167.

  • The cheapest hotel room in San José for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for R924 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as R924 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from R1 109 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central San José districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San José city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in San José?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in San José by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best San José hotels

Most recommended San José hotels

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Barceló San José - San José - Restaurant
Barceló San José - San José - Restaurant
Barceló San José
8.6 Excellent
UrucaR87+
R87+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica - San José - Restaurant
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica - San José - Restaurant
R91+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Costa Rica Guesthouse - San José - Building
Costa Rica Guesthouse - San José - Building
Costa Rica Guesthouse
8.5 Excellent
CatedralR23+
R23+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Presidente - San José - Building
Hotel Presidente - San José - Building
Hotel Presidente
8.9 Excellent
CarmenR119+
R119+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Balmoral Hotel - San José - Building
Balmoral Hotel - San José - Building
Balmoral Hotel
8.2 Excellent
CarmenR83+
R83+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hotel Colonial - San José - Pool
Hotel Colonial - San José - Pool
Hotel Colonial
8.1 Excellent
CatedralR51+
R51+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici - San José - Lounge
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici - San José - Lounge
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici
8.6 Excellent
Mata RedondaR101+
R101+
Parking
Pool
Air conditioning
KC Hotel San José - San José - Bedroom
KC Hotel San José - San José - Bedroom
KC Hotel San José
8.5 Excellent
Mata RedondaR76+
R76+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Casa Conde Hotel & Suites - San José - Building
Casa Conde Hotel & Suites - San José - Building
Casa Conde Hotel & Suites
8.3 Excellent
San SebastiánR75+
R75+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Hotel Villa Tournon - San José - Bedroom
Hotel Villa Tournon - San José - Bedroom
Hotel Villa Tournon
8.1 Excellent
R65+
R65+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola - San José - Building
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola - San José - Building
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola
8.2 Excellent
CarmenR98+
R98+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning

San José hotels near Museo de Arte Costarricense

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