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Studio Hotel
Studio Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 50 meters North of the Red Cross, Santa Ana
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1,106 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

Beautiful lobby and common areas, spacious room and nice staff

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0 100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana
4.2/5 (1,968 reviews)
$40/ nightfor 2 guests

Awesome bathroom and comfy bed! The staff are super accommodating and friendly guests from all over. Stayed 14 days and highly recommend. I will be returning without a doubt!!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0 Calle Central y Tercera Av. 15, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (1,255 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice pool,fitness area needs updating,specially steam room.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola
3.5 out of 5.0 5th Avenue and 5th Street, San Jose
4.1/5 (661 reviews)
$86/ nightfor 2 guests

1. breakfast wasnt has appealing as last month 2. Please include papaya for breakfast 3. Please do not require a maid to collect laundry service at 8am especially with people who are not requesitng it. Two days in a row i was woken up early

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
Adventure Inn
Adventure Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 50m east from Los Arcos, Ciudad Cariari
4.3/5 (531 reviews)
$108/ nightfor 2 guests

Very nice service people!! Very helpful that most all spoke English as my Spanish is very limited. Hotel was cute and pretty clean. No bugs! Area is nice. There was a nice coffee shop/ market accross the street but nothing else for at least a mile. No worries though, the food was great there. We ...

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio
3.5 out of 5.0 East side of Costa Rica Country Club, Escazu
4.4/5 (282 reviews)
$90/ nightfor 2 guests

Everybody is nice! Bathrooms need to be renewed! It is very clean, the hested pool is great!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Colours Oasis Resort - Lifestyle Inclusive Adults Only
Colours Oasis Resort - Lifestyle Inclusive Adults Only
3.0 out of 5.0 Blvd Rohrmoser, NW Corner of Triangle, San Jose
4.3/5 (245 reviews)
$45/ nightfor 2 guests

Colours Oasis Resort is an absolutely fantastic place to stay. Friendly and helpful bilingual staff, nice bar and pool, colorful dining area. Gay-friendly and affordable rates. Located in a quiet, residential area a mere $5 Uber ride to anywhere in San Jose. A true bargain, highly recommended. From ...

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2018
Costa Rica Love Apartments & Rooms
Costa Rica Love Apartments & Rooms
2.0 out of 5.0 Polideportivo Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo
4.0/5 (13 reviews)
$12/ nightfor 2 guests

We had a great experience there. Unfortunately we were only there over night. Pickup at the airport was a benefit. Helpful advice on area. Felt very safe taking a late night walk.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018
Hostel Casa Colon
Hostel Casa Colon
2.0 out of 5.0 Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte, San Jose
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (109 reviews)
$42/ nightfor 2 guests

Very nice and clean. Pretty loud from traffic noise. Ask for an upstairs room away from road.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018
Hotel Bristol Aeropuerto
Hotel Bristol Aeropuerto
2.5 out of 5.0 El Coyol, 300m from flyover junction, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (8 reviews)
$58/ nightfor 2 guests

After arrival in Costa Rica and before a long ride to La Fortuna perfect place to regroup with 6 people and start out on our journey in the morning. Staff very courteous, rooms very clean and comfortable

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2018
Hotel Buena Vista
Hotel Buena Vista
3.0 out of 5.0 Road 130, 9 kms north from the airport, Alajuela
4.4/5 (178 reviews)
$135/ nightfor 2 guests

Wonderful hospitality and service. Beautiful hotel. 5*++

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018
Hotel Inca Real
Hotel Inca Real
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave 11 Entre Calles 3 Y 5 Barrio Amon, San Jose
3.0/5 (193 reviews)
$36/ nightfor 2 guests

I had a great experience in particular with reception and the breakfast bar staff. The breakfast included eggs made to order and was delicious! I would definitely recommend this hotel

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2018
Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 Alajuela, 2nd. Av., 1st. Street, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (186 reviews)
$38/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice. Quiet location. Quick access to downtown shopping center

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018
Hotel Suites Cristina
Hotel Suites Cristina
3.5 out of 5.0 300 meters north ICE building, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (243 reviews)
$68/ nightfor 2 guests

I came in very late at night (10;00 PM) so there wasn't much time to do anything except to check in and go to bed. I was treated well and the shuttle ride from the airport was timely and appreciated. I was only there overnight but was very satisfied with the property.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018
Portal de la Montaña
Portal de la Montaña
3.5 out of 5.0 1.5 KM sur de la escuela M. Camacho, Sabanillas
4.8/5 (13 reviews)
$71/ nightfor 2 guests

the villa was huge & so unique. very private nestled in nature. Jergen & Cecily were great hosts - felt like old friends & interesting to talk to. WARNING - getting to property is tricky & exiting was difficult to manage the steep terrain. also, 150 steps to walk to our accommodations - must be up ...

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2018
Ruta Verde House
Ruta Verde House
3.0 out of 5.0 400 Meters Norte de Villa San Ignacio, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (40 reviews)
$58/ nightfor 2 guests

My daughter and I just came back from Costa Rica, we stayed at this property for 4 nights which we loved very much. The owner/host/tour guide was very helpful in everything as we visited this country the first time and we loved it ! His caring, his honesty made us feel at home, we joined quite a ...

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018
Vista Los Volcanes
Vista Los Volcanes
3.0 out of 5.0 1.3 km N 50 mts O de Autos Los Amigos, San Joaquin de Flores
4.5/5 (55 reviews)
$60/ nightfor 2 guests

Great place to stay, great people working there, great view of mountains.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2018

Recently booked Beach Hotels in San Jose

Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 23 minutes ago
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago

Beach Hotels in San Jose


Known for its museums and entertainment choices, San Jose offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. This vibrant destination has 46 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.


As you browse for a place to stay by the water in San Jose, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio - 3.5 family-friendly aparthotel. It features 2 outdoor swimming pools, buffet, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests love the central location and breakfast.

Hostel Casa Colon - 2 hostel. Our travelers recommend its walkability and overall value. This hostel boasts a restaurant, complimentary wireless Internet access, and free self parking.

Portal de la Montaña - 3.5 lodge. It offers an outdoor pool, cooked-to-order, and a restaurant. Activities include hiking/biking trails.

The Bed and Breakfast The Rock - 2.5 bed & breakfast on the beach. It features full, complimentary wireless Internet access, and flat-screen televisions.

Bali-home W/best View, Privacy,pool, Wifi, Bbq, Near Beach/waterfall/ziplng, et - Romantic vacation home. Our travelers recommend its beach and pool. This vacation home boasts private pools.


Planning Your Trip to San Jose


Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.


  • Hottest months: April, May, March, and June, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 62°F
  • Driest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Jose


After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. Experience the area's museums and entertainment choices, and make time for local attractions like Gold Museum and National Theater. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Jade Museum or National Center of Art and Culture.
Visitors also enjoy San Jose for its:
  • Bird watching
  • Volcano
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Cafés
  • Parks

Getting Around San Jose


To get to San Jose, book a flight to San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Jose Pacific Station, San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station, or San Jose Viquez Square Station.