Hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica

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San Jose overview

In San Jose, you can take in local culture at top places like Gold Museum and National Theater. Jade Museum and National Center of Art and Culture are other popular sights to see. San Jose is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in San Jose

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around San Jose has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in San Jose with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all San Jose hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best San Jose hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to San Jose

Fly in to San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from downtown San Jose. San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 9.6 mi (15.5 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • San Jose Pacific Station
  • • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station
  • • San Jose Viquez Square Station

What to see around San Jose

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Gold Museum
  • • National Theater
  • • Jade Museum
  • • National Center of Art and Culture
  • • National Museum
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Parque Nacional
  • • Central Park
  • • Morazan Park
  • • Parque Espana
  • • Sabana Park
Some popular places to visit include:
  • • Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

When to visit San Jose

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 83°F day, 61°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 64°F night
  • • July-September: 81°F day, 63°F night
  • • October-December: 80°F day, 62°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.63 inches
  • • April-June: 21.57 inches
  • • July-September: 30.91 inches
  • • October-December: 19.65 inches

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