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Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose

3.5-star3.5 stars
Avenida 11, Calle 3 BisBarrio Amón, San JoseCosta Rica

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Jade Museum
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • My stay at the hotel was very good and I will recommend to friendsFeb 8, 2018
  • staff is excellent the hotel was very nice. the free breakfast was very good.Dec 19, 2017
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From 395 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose

from $72
  • xxxx Double Room
  • XXXX-Superior
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Suite
  • Premium Double Room, 1 King Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 87 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free valet parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • In-room safe

Special features


Il Gattopardo - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Gioconda House
  • Taormina Casino San Jose
  • Gioconda House B&B
  • Gioconda House B&B San Jose
  • Gioconda House San Jose
  • La Gioconda House Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
  • Taormina Hotel Casino San Jose


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose


  • Jade Museum - 5 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 9 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 9 min walk
  • National Theater - 10 min walk
  • Parque Nacional - 13 min walk
  • National Museum - 16 min walk
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 39 min walk
  • TEOR/éTica - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 15 min walk
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 16 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 17 min walk
  • Free valet parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 91 reviews

Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose
Very Good8.0
One night in San Jose
I had good stay there very well located for my needs while in San Jose.
Richard, us1 night trip
Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose
Very Good8.0
American style
Nice stay. Lots to see and do.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose
Excellent Hotel top 10 in San Jose Costa Rica
The service was tops ,,, From the Front Desk (Valeria) to the Housekeeping (All), Breakfast (Victorio), Casino (All), Resturant (All), & Return to the Airport.(Jose).. I have been going to San Jose Since 1984 & this is the best Hotel for the Price..
Michael, us3 night trip
Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose
Very Good8.0
Was up in San Jose for the weekend. Like the hotel. Nice Casino even though it was small. Sunday night poker tournament and a nice poker room. I came for that. So it met my needs.
Christian, us2 night trip
Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose
Great hotel and great location
Service was fantastic. Location is great. Hotel is top notch
Monte, us4 night trip

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Taormina Hotel and Casino, San Jose

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