San José hotels

San José hotels

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San José, Costa Rica
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Low season June
High season April
  Average price (weeknight): R1 633
  Average price (weekend night): R1 325

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Top tips for finding the perfect San José hotel

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

Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in San José?
Hotels in Catedral, Carmen and Merced have the most searches on KAYAK.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What are the best hotels in San Jose near the airport?
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.
What are the best hotels in San Jose near the convention center?
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.
Are there hotels in San Jose with in-room Jacuzzis?
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.
What hotels in San Jose offer free breakfast?
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.

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Best San José hotels

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Hotel Grano de Oro - San José - Building
9,2 Excellent (1 034 reviews)
R3 103+
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio - San José - Building
9,2 Excellent (689 reviews)
R1 640+
Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu - San José - Building
9,2 Excellent (657 reviews)
R2 674+
Isla Verde Hotel - San José - Bedroom
9,1 Excellent (190 reviews)
R1 300+
Aloft San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica - San José - Building
9,0 Excellent (1 909 reviews)
R1 995+
Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu - San José - Building
9,0 Excellent (1 096 reviews)
R1 581+
La Sabana Hotel Suites Apartments - San José - Pool
9,0 Excellent (947 reviews)
R1 315+
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica - San José - Building
9,0 Excellent (817 reviews)
R1 965+

Best rooms in San José

Terrazas de Golf Boutique Hotel - San José - Building
9,4 Excellent (277 reviews)
R1 507+
Hotel Casa Primo Cr - San José - Bedroom
9,5 Excellent (236 reviews)
La Rosa Del Paseo - San José - Bedroom
8,8 Excellent (134 reviews)
R1 034+

Best San José hotels near Museo de Arte Costarricense

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Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica - San José - Building
8,8 Excellent (2 692 reviews)
R1 507+
Barceló San José - San José - Building
8,7 Excellent (5 657 reviews)
R1 389+
Palma Real Hotel & Casino - San José - Building
8,5 Excellent (1 327 reviews)
R1 256+