Soft Landings for your Costa Rica Journey: Where to Stay in San Jose

You’ve made your way to San Jose, de-planed and now you can truly feel transported. San Jose will jump-start your trip experience. The capital city offers a variety of lodging options, from swanky boutiques to tidy hostels to eclectic B&B’s with stunning vistas. Whatever your preference and price point, San Jose has outstanding dwellings for you to touch down.

1. Hotel Presidente

Yogi Aaron’s first pick!

Soft Landings in San Jose Costa Rica

El Presidente has a little bit of everything – budget, chic, class, great cuisine, a little grit, and it is in the center of EVERYTHING! Located right in the center of San Jose, you will have access to great restaurants, historical walks, and a lot of shopping.

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Soft Landings in San Jose Costa Rica

2. Hotel Grano de Oro

Find old­ world elegance in the heart of the city, just off Paseo Colon, San Jose’s main thoroughfare and blocks away from the Parque Sabana. Grano de Oro is a luxurious boutique hotel converted from a Victorian mansion­­ your perfect home away from home. And no visit to Grano de Oro is complete without enjoying a sumptuous meal at one of Costa Rica’s finest restaurants, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7am until 10pm.

Upon your arrival, you are greeted with warm smiles and the feeling that you have returned home.

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Soft Landings for your Costa Rica Journey- Where to Stay in San Jose Hotel Grano de Oro

3. Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel

Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel offers the best location in the capital city. Only 20 minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, 10 minutes from downtown San Jose, Forum, Multiplaza, Lindora, main Shopping Centers and easy access to highways that lead to the country’s main tourist attractions.

Located near the Parque Metropolitano La Sabana, the “Central Park” of San Jose, a 72-acre urban forest of green areas where you can practice multiple sports. It also has a large lake, hence our name, Parque del Lago!

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4. Xandari Resort & Spa

Just 20 minutes from the San Jose International Airport, yet seemingly worlds away, Xandari Resort and Spa offers villa accommodations with spectacular views. You’ll enjoy room to roam, indoors and out; the lodging is spacious and is set on a 40­acre site with hiking trails, botanical gardens, two pools and a unique spa “village.”

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Xandari pool at sunset

5. Adventure Inn

If you’re traveling with family, you won’t find a better value­­ with free breakfast, airport transfers, international calling and wireless internet. Adventure Inn is conveniently located between the airport and city center and is the ideal home base for exploring much of Costa Rica. Many vacationers take advantage of Adventure Inn’s expertise in planning excursions to nearby activities­­ from whitewater rafting to waterfall tours­­ and at day’s end, come “home” to enjoy the pool and a clean, comfortable room.

Blue Osa guests will receive a special 20% discount. Please use promotion code “BLUEOSA”.

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Soft Landings for your Costa Rica Journey- Where to Stay in San Jose Adventure Inn

6. Hostel Casa Colon

Here budget travel doesn’t require sacrificing comfort or value. Casa Colon is San Jose’s first premium hostel, with accommodations ranging from private rooms with private en-suite bathrooms to dormitory­ style housing with shared baths. And throughout, the colonial architecture and decor will transport you to another era. Visit​ h​ ​for a virtual tour and information.

Soft Landings for your Costa Rica Journey- Where to Stay in San Jose Hostel Casa Colon

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So whether San Jose is a quick stopover as you travel elsewhere in Costa Rica, or an extended stay jumping ­off point for day ­trips to the volcanoes, beaches and rainforest nearby, a host of lodging options are ready to play host to you. Find the one that’s your perfect place to land.

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