Located in the province of San Jose, the city of San Jose is the capital and the largest city of Costa Rica. Being the capital, the city is a hub of national government, political and economic activity, and transportation.
The city is highly renowned for its quality of life as well as public services and recognized institutions. This makes it a busy site for visitors, whether they are traveling for business purposes or recreational purposes. This calls for a need for top-class luxury hotels that make the stay at San Jose comfortable and enjoyable for all kinds of visitors. Here are a few hotels to consider while you’re in San Jose:
Hotel Grano de Oro is located on the west side of the city of San Jose, about Barris Don Bosco. The location is rather ideal as the hotel is only about 30 minutes away from the international airport and 10-minute ride in a taxi would take you downtown, whereas a 10-minute walk would take you to the large city park.
The hotel comprises a trio of buildings with Victorian-style rooms, corridors, and fountains. Facilities in the hotel include two hot tubs and loungers, massage services, gift shops, a bar, a sauna, and excellent room service.
For dining purposes, Restaurant Grano de Oro is most convenient with its civilized ambiance, piped guitar music, and its European leaning menu along with Costa Rican specials.
The most attractive thing about the Finca Rose Blanca Hotel is that it is hidden in the hills, so it offers spectacular views and ambiance and at the same time, it is only about 20 minutes away from the international airport. The hilly ambiance proves a calm and quiet atmosphere and combined with the vast grounds of mango trees, coffee plants, and hummingbirds, staying here is an excellent retreat.
The hotel is built as a family home with a central atrium, a fireplace, a waterfall, and only a total of 14 rooms. The hotel has the El Targua Spa, which offers not only massages but also beauty treatments and full-body coffee scrubs. Aside from this, it offers incredible room service, a pool, a sauna, and the El Tigre Vestido restaurant with its Nuevo Latino cuisine and the famous seven-course ‘Chef’s Table’ experience
The Hotel Barcelo is in the Uruca area, a quiet residential area, in San Jose. It is just 13 kilometers from the international airport, 3 km from Contraloria train station and La Sabana Metropolitan Park, 5 km from the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, and only 5 km from the center of the city of San Jose.
The hotel has a total of 254 rooms. Each room is equipped with a minibar, tea and coffee makers, safes, 43 inches LED televisions, free toiletries, and free room service. The hotel itself is facilitated with a pool, a fitness center, a sauna, a garden, cocktail bars, and two on site restaurants. There are also 17 meeting rooms for conferences and events.
The Radisson is another one of San Jose’s modern hotels located in an ideal location. It is near the National Museum of Costa Rica, National Amusement Park, and San Jose’s city center. This makes it a great place to stay at for your business trips, family vacations, or family getaway. It is a walking distance from the closest bus station, so you can easily travel through the city during your stay.
The modern architecture of the hotel makes it elegant, with its carved wood furniture, Costa Rican décor, and standard king bedrooms. Each room is also equipped with a television, coffee maker, and mini fridge. The hotel also offers in-room massage services, complimentary breakfast, an outdoor pool, a sauna, a hot tub, a gym, and many meeting rooms.
Hotel Presidente is a contemporary, urban retreat located in the heart of San Jose in Costa Roca. It is located on a very busy street in downtown San Jose. With its contemporary urban set up, the hotel itself is an iconic landmark. With its lively atmosphere, modern décor, and great service, the culture and hospitality of the hotel is promising.
A stay at a hotel would grant you quick access to many popular tourist spots such as the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum at a two-minute walk, the Museo train station at a 7-minute walk, and the San Jose Central Market at just a 9-minute walk.
Apart from the elegant décor of the rooms, each room offers a mini fridge, a safe, and a flat screen television. The hotel itself includes a rooftop garden, a fitness room, and on-site restaurant and bar. There is a breakfast buffet every morning free of cost and the hotel also offers a shuttle to the airport!
With the location of each hotel very well thought out to give you access to the best tourist spots, each of the hotels listed provides a comfortable and luxurious stay, making your trip worthwhile.