Great, clean, and comfortable hotel in the center of Alajuela. Great if you need to stop for the night near the SJO airport at the beginning or end of trip. Airport shuttle punctual and reliable. Breakfast included. Nice pool. Friendly and professional multilingual staff. Near restaurants and other ...
$34 per night for 2 guestsHotel La Guaria Inn & Suites$34
The staff was very friendly and welcoming. I liked that they were very helpful, honest and straightforward. They do have a strict check in policy which they won't check you in earlier than 3pm but I do understand the reasoning behind it. Rooms were comfy. Parking for car is safe and location is good. ...
$34 per night for 2 guestsHotel Luisiana$34
I was impressed with the view of the hotel, the friendly staff there. For a hotel that I only pay like 33$/night , it was a wonderful deal. The staff there treated me like an VIP since I stayed for 9 nights. I get to talk to most of the staffs there in a personal way. My experience was ...
$31 per night for 2 guestsHotel Posada Canal Grande$31
Very nice little place in San José with very friendly and accommodating members of staff. Everything as pictured and stated, we only stayed overnight because of our plans but everything was catered to perfectly, from late check in to early check out.
$27 per night for 2 guestsHotel Quinta Avenida$27
Great staff on arrival, clean room and bathrooms. Breakfast was more then I expected. Amazing and friendly staff. If you’re after somewhere to stay on a budget and right in the city centre then look no further. 10 our of 10 in a budget hotel sense.
$39 per night for 2 guestsHotel Novo$39
Very friendly staff. Also great food options. The pool was a great place to relax.
$81 per night for 2 guestsWyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center$81
Previously I always rented a jr suite. There was no choice for such a room on the Expedia web site. I rented the room that was closest in price to the jr suite only to find that the room I rented was a standard room. The room had no soap or toilet paper.. luckily I got the room I asked for, but it ...
$47 per night for 2 guestsMorazán Hotel & Casino$47
This is my absolute place to stay in San Jose - safe, cheap, great atmosphere, shuttle to airport, all you can ask for right?
$25 per night for 2 guestsCosta Rica Backpackers - Hostel$25
Great breakfast included , unlimited coffee and tea, almost all day(not at 3am,but that seems reasonable) Rooms have character,I was surprised to have the most upper room with a patio:lovely with lots of room. Great for extended stays.
$19 per night for 2 guestsCosta Rica Guesthouse$19
Beautiful hotel, Clean rooms, friendly stuff. Close to malls, hotel provide transportation.
$77 per night for 2 guestsWyndham Garden San Jose Escazu$77
Beautiful clean rooms (our family of four had a junior suite) with bathroom, TV, fast WiFi plus huge King beds! Lighting could've been improved, a little dark when the sun went down. But the staff were so accommodating, we're happy to hold on to our luggage for us and let us use the pool even after ...
$60 per night for 2 guestsAuténtico Hotel$60
Typical large hotel which was fine for an overnight stay but a bit tired.
$68 per night for 2 guestsCrowne Plaza San Jose Corobici$68
Even though the property is within an industrial area, the property itself is setup with plants & trees that make you forget the surroundings.
$62 per night for 2 guestsHotel Aeropuerto$62
Exactly as expected. Clean friendly businesslike staff. Room was clean and comfortable. This is not a posh hotel but was modern and perfect for our night before leaving Costa Rica. Restaurants and an indoor shopping mall are very close to the hotel. The shuttle to the airport cost $ 15 and was on ...
$63 per night for 2 guestsCity Express San Jose Airport$63
Our one night stay was nice before boarding out early the next day. Everyone was nice and made sure we had everything we need. We even got the chance to walk in the park.
$43 per night for 2 guestsHotel Eskalima$43
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.
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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:
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.