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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Colonial, San Jose

3-star3 stars
Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6, San Jose, San Jose, 4013, Costa Rica

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Jade Museum
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Cute hotel. Conveniently located. Nice breakfast. Comfy bed. Clean. Good service. But…Feb 11, 2019
  • No parking and kind of a sketchy area. Staff was great, food was wonderful at restaurant…Nov 6, 2018
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Hotel Colonial, San Jose

from $55
  • Standard Room
  • Triple Room
  • Quadruple Room
  • Junior Suite

What’s around Hotel Colonial, San Jose


  • In Chinatown
  • Jade Museum - 4 min walk
  • National Museum of Costa Rica - 6 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 6 min walk
  • National Theater - 7 min walk
  • Parque Nacional - 8 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 8 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 3 min walk
  • San Jose Viquez Square Station - 11 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 12 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated poor



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self 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
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1947
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel Colonial, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Colonial San Jose
  • Hotel Colonial San Jose


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 14.00 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 35 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs USD 0 (one-way)

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 62 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Everything was great. The employees were super friendly. It's right in town, so you can walk around.
Lucy, usTrip with friends
Good 6.0
The staff was great but the hotel is in an okay neighborhood. I did not know that when I booked that the guest wasn’t allowed a visitor
Devin, us1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
good hotel
This hotel was great, the only thing is that they were remodeling the hotel so there were a lot of noise during the day and it was a little messy but overall the location of the hotel was great and the staff was very friendly
Hector, us5 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
The most spacious room (junior suite) we stayed in while visiting Costa Rica. Friendly staff. Excellent water pressure in the shower. Great bedding but the bed could use an egg-crate pad. Loud, Loud, Loud street noise took some time getting used to after the first night.
Thomas, us3 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Centrally located but loud
This hotel was centrally located, which was great for walking to nearby restaurants and shops. However, the street and train noise was very loud, and my window seemed to rattle as traffic and trains passed. Location was good and only there for one night before flying out, so not too bad. But if you'd like a more comfortable stay, best to look elsewhere.
Timothy, us1 night trip

Hotel Colonial, San Jose

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