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Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 Alajuela, 2nd. Av., 1st. Street, Alajuela
3.7/5 (213 reviews)
$45/ night for 2 guests

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Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019
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Hotel El Maragato
Hotel El Maragato
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave Central, San Jose
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (451 reviews)
$36/ night for 2 guests

The staff was very helpful to assist me in setting up my local Sim card. Also the breakfast was delicious and finding the fridge stocked with juice and beer and snacks was another nice touch.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019
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Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0 100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana
4.2/5 (2,077 reviews)
$45/ night for 2 guests

Everything was good, Friendly, clean. Good Cafe. Good restaurant.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
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Hotel Posada Canal Grande
Hotel Posada Canal Grande
3.0 out of 5.0 Del cruce de Piedades 400 sur, Santa Ana
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (942 reviews)
$43/ night for 2 guests

Amazing views and large rooms. Staff was friendly and helpful

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
BudgetGardensDining
Cocoon Hotel
Cocoon Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 Avenida 9 - Calle central, San Jose
3.3/5 (399 reviews)
$48/ night for 2 guests

The hotel is close to pretty much everything, the staff was amazing, speaking different languages and super nice.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019
BudgetBreakfastFree Breakfast
Hotel Quinta Avenida
Hotel Quinta Avenida
2.5 out of 5.0 Paseo Colón, 300 Norte y 200 Este, San Jose
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (64 reviews)
$26/ night for 2 guests

Hotel is located directly in front of the bus station (Tralapa) Makes it very easy to continue your trip if traveling by bus. Hotel room was very clean, wifi and television included. Staff was extremely helpful with transportation to and from the airport if needed.

Reviewed on May 28, 2018
BudgetNo Smoking PolicyTransportation Services
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 (1,383 reviews)
$92/ night for 2 guests

The property was good and staff took care of any problems that arise, excellent service.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
BudgetDiningWifi
Hotel Novo
Hotel Novo
3.0 out of 5.0 100m N. del Hospital San Juan de Dios, San Jose
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (133 reviews)
$39/ night for 2 guests

The service was great, the staff was amazing and the breakfast was delicious. Rooms were always clean, the Appliances all worked, and the price was perfect.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018
BudgetFree InternetFree Wifi
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
4.0 out of 5.0 Autopista General Canas, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (1,860 reviews)
$87/ night for 2 guests

Large property conveniently located 10 min from airport with shuttle every hour. Facilities allow guests to not have to leave property. Service was friendly and quick. Only thing is hotel looks a little run down and could use some cosmetic upgrades.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
BudgetAirport TransportationDining
Morazán Hotel & Casino
Morazán Hotel & Casino
2.5 out of 5.0 1st avenue and 7th Street, San Jose
3.5/5 (383 reviews)
$63/ night for 2 guests

I liked how organized and easy going it was very professional and discreet..

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
BudgetAir ConditioningFree Breakfast
Hotel Suites Cristina
Hotel Suites Cristina
3.5 out of 5.0 300 meters north ICE building, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (272 reviews)
$72/ night for 2 guests

We stayed only one night, unfortunately:( Would have loved to have stayed our whole week but had other plans with another rental (with our family), in Atenas. The apartment had all we needed. Very comfortable bed, well equipped kitchen including a dinette area, cozy sitting area and very nice bathroom. ...

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
BudgetInternetWifi
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 6, between Calle 21 & 25, San Jose
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (76 reviews)
$28/ night for 2 guests

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Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019
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Costa Rica Guesthouse
Costa Rica Guesthouse
3.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25, San Jose
3.9/5 (235 reviews)
$31/ night for 2 guests

Food was mediocre, water pressure iffy at times, room was clean, staff was pleasant and accomdating, good location

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019
BudgetWifiBreakfast
Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu
Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu
3.5 out of 5.0 San Rafael Escazu, Escazu
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (842 reviews)
$97/ night for 2 guests

Overall a nice hotel and reasonably priced too! Would book there again.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019
BudgetInternetDining
Auténtico Hotel
Auténtico Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave 5 and 7, Calle 40, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (365 reviews)
$72/ night for 2 guests

The buffet breakfast which is included in the price of the room is very good with a nice selection and good coffee. The restaurant has a nice selection of food and also a lunch buffet which are at a fair price. The staff are very professional and also speak some English. Unfortunately the swimming ...

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019
BudgetWifiDining
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici
4.0 out of 5.0 Costado Norte del Parque La Sabana, San Jose
4.0/5 (368 reviews)
$85/ night for 2 guests

Friendly and respectful staff conveniently located. Expensive food, expensive snacks, marginal pool, good sushi restaurant

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018
BudgetCasinoFitness Center
Hotel Aeropuerto
Hotel Aeropuerto
3.0 out of 5.0 4 km west of SJO International Airport, Alajuela
4.0/5 (739 reviews)
$76/ night for 2 guests

Very nice property with well maintained tropical gardens. Rooms were basic and vintage but great for our stay near the airport. Restaurant was very good and transportation to airport was appreciated

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
BudgetGardensAir Conditioning
City Express San Jose Airport
City Express San Jose Airport
3.0 out of 5.0 Diagonal a McDonalds, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (752 reviews)
$75/ night for 2 guests

The property is well maintained and well staffed. The rooms are clean and we had absolutely no issues with our stay. We enjoyed our stay here and look forward to coming back in the near future.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
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Recently booked Cheap Hotels in San Jose

Hotel Luisiana
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City Express San Jose Airport
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
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Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
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Cheap Hotels in San Jose


San Jose offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like National Theater and Gold Museum, this destination is home to Parque Nacional and La Paz Waterfall Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.


If you're hunting for low-cost places to stay in San Jose, you can choose from the 73 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Hotel Luisiana - 3.5-star family-friendly hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and overall condition.

Hotel Posada Canal Grande - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its overall value and overall condition. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.

Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel - At this 2-star hostel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Cocoon Hotel - 3.5-star hotel. You'll find free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms and overall value.

Hotel Quinta Avenida - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its central location and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi and a restaurant.


Planning Your Trip to San Jose


Haven't picked your travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your money.


  • 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
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches
  • Driest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches

Sightseeing In and Around San Jose


San Jose attracts visitors with its top museums and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as National Theater and Gold Museum, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Head to Mercado Central and San Pedro Mall for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Multiplaza del Este Mall.


San Jose is also notable for its:
  • Bird watching
  • Volcano
  • Tours
  • Entertainment
  • Cafés
  • Parks

Getting Around San Jose


The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 9.6 mi (15.5 km) away in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.). 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.