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What's San Jose like?

San Jose is also notable for its museums. Activities like bird watching give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. Nature lovers can explore top areas such as Parque Nacional and Morazan Park. Popular sights like National Theater and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) won't disappoint.

Where are the best places to stay in San Jose?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in San Jose:

Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

City-center hotel, steps from National Theater
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • Central location

DSCVR - The Garden San José

City-center hostal within walking distance of University of Costa Rica
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden • Walkable location

Casa Lima Bed & Breakfast

3-star B&B, convenient to Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica)
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Central location

Hilton Garden Inn San Jose La Sabana

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica)
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Sauna • 24-hour fitness center • Central location

Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel

Boutique hotel with conference center, near Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Central location

What types of hotels are available in San Jose?

We have 183 San Jose accommodations with prices starting at ZAR 60. Choose one of our 2512 deals and get discounts of up to 75%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in San Jose and the surrounding area:

  • • 2 5-star accommodations from ZAR 2140 per night
  • • 79 4-star accommodations from ZAR 896 per night
  • • 167 3-star accommodations from ZAR 370 per night
  • • 23 2-star accommodations from ZAR 85 per night

How to Get to San Jose

What are the closest airports to San Jose?

  • • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from central San Jose
  • • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from central San Jose

What are the closest train stations to San Jose?

  • • San Jose Pacific Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • San Jose Viquez Square Station (0.7 mi/1 km from the city center)

Things to See and Do in San Jose

What is there to see in San Jose?

  • • Parque Nacional
  • • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica)
  • • Morazan Park
  • • Sabana Park
  • • Central Park

What is there to do in San Jose?

  • • National Theater
  • • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro)
  • • Jade Museum
  • • National Center of Art and Culture
  • • National Museum of Costa Rica

Other Popular San Jose Attractions

  • • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden
  • • Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • • San Jose Cathedral
  • • Plaza de la Cultura
  • • Mercado Central

When is the best time to visit San Jose?

  • • Hottest months: April, May, March, June (average 83°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, November (average 62°F)
  • • Rainiest months: October, September, June, and August (average 11.69 inches of rainfall)

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