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San Jose overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that San Jose has to offer, including its museums and entertainment. Enjoy the natural setting and live music, and even book a local tour during your stay. In San Jose, you can take in local culture at top places like Gold Museum and National Theater. Popular sights like Jade Museum and National Center of Art and Culture won't disappoint.

Where to stay in San Jose

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, San Jose has the right hotel for you. There are 98 hotels in San Jose and you can shop as many as 2870 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 75%. We have room prices as low as 5 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in San Jose as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 143 USD per night
  • • 79 4-star hotels from 72 USD per night
  • • 162 3-star hotels from 31 USD per night
  • • 24 2-star hotels from 8 USD per night

How to get to San Jose

Fly into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the heart of 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 (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)

What to see around San Jose

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

When to visit San Jose

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms to help you plan your vacation:

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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