The Barcelo San Jose Palacio is located in a neighborhood less than two kilometers from the US Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica. The city center stands three kilometers from the hotel, and a shopping mall is less than five kilometers away.
The Anfora Restaurant and Café offers buffet-style international cuisine while the Ambar Restaurant specializes in Italian fare. The seasonal El Rancho Grill is open for lunch, and features a menu grilled items served poolside. Live musicians perform regularly at El Bosque Bar that serves snacks and cocktails. This property features a convention center that accommodates up to 1,500 guests, and wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (surcharge). A business center offers computers and fax, photocopy and print services. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility, tennis and squash courts, a spa with steam baths, a sauna and a spa tub, and two outdoor pools.
This property features 229 air-conditioned guestrooms and 25 suites. Standard rooms feature satellite television, minibars, coffeemakers and safe-deposit boxes. Junior Suites and the Presidential Suite contain personal computers, while Executive Floor Rooms benefit from separate reception services and include refrigerators and newspaper delivery. All accommodations offer wireless Internet access (surcharge). Select rooms feature warm wood tones, flowing draperies, leather sofas and richly accented color schemes.