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Featured San Jose Family Hotels

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Hotel Robledal
Hotel Robledal
3.0 out of 5.0 400mts Oeste De La Iglesia de El Roble, Alajuela
4.3/5 (256 reviews)
$87/ night for 2 guests

Family run, comfortable oasis

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018
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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 (2,072 reviews)
$40/ night for 2 guests

The staff here is family to me, i love them they're so helpful and kind

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019
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Trapp Family Country Inn
Trapp Family Country Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 400m west of soccer field, Alajuela
4.4/5 (420 reviews)
$76/ night for 2 guests

If you are looking for a hotel near the San Jose airport, Trapp Family Country Inn is a great boutique hotel

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2018
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Terrazas de Golf Boutique Hotel
Terrazas de Golf Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 100 metros oeste Hotel Wyndham Herradura, Ciudad Cariari
4.9/5 (102 reviews)
$90/ night for 2 guests

I visit this beautiful hotel with my family and enjoyed to feel like home.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2017
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Peace Lodge
Peace Lodge
4.5 out of 5.0 20 min from Poas Volcano National Park, Vara Blanca
4.9/5 (273 reviews)
$353/ night for 2 guests

Peace Lodge is great for a romantic getaway or for a family vacation.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2017
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Barceló San José
Barceló San José
4.0 out of 5.0 Autopista General Canas 3km, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,884 reviews)
$89/ night for 2 guests

Me and my family love this Hotel! Family friendly / Business friendly ! We will always come back!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2017
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Hotel Suites Cristina
Hotel Suites Cristina
3.5 out of 5.0 300 meters north ICE building, San Jose
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (266 reviews)
$72/ night for 2 guests

My family & i enjoyed so much thanks again.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2018
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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 (1,854 reviews)
$87/ night for 2 guests

We will definitely recommend this hotel to friends and family.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2017
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
3.5 out of 5.0 Sobre Autopista General Cañas, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (1,112 reviews)
$101/ night for 2 guests

Wonderful, beautiful hotel for family

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2018
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Alameda Cariari
Alameda Cariari
3.0 out of 5.0 175mts south from Hard Rock Cafe, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (104 reviews)
$67/ night for 2 guests

It was large enough to accommodate our family of 6 and our children absolutely loved the pool.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2017
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El Rodeo Estancia Boutique Hotel & Steakhouse
El Rodeo Estancia Boutique Hotel & Steakhouse
3.0 out of 5.0 Southwest side of the Panasonic Co., San Antonio de Belen
4.4/5 (760 reviews)
$88/ night for 2 guests

Nice outdoor seating area my family really enjoyed.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2018
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DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0 Autopista Grl. Canas, Cruce San Antonio, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (683 reviews)
$92/ night for 2 guests

Great place to spend time, staff are great people very comfortable rooms my family loved it and so did I,

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2017
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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
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (212 reviews)
$45/ night for 2 guests

It is a family owned and run and the entire Family does an outstanding job,.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2017
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Hotel Casa Primo CR
Hotel Casa Primo CR
3.5 out of 5.0 Calle Malecon, 17, Ciudad Cariari
Free Cancellation
4.8/5 (46 reviews)
$58/ night for 2 guests

The bed was comfortable and the owner and her family were awesome and welcoming!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
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Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0 Plaza Los Mangos, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,465 reviews)
$134/ night for 2 guests
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
3.0 out of 5.0 Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,484 reviews)
$112/ night for 2 guests

This was very important for us because we were using internet phone connections to contact family and friends.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2018
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Bamboo Aparthotel
Bamboo Aparthotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave 1, Calles 9-11, Alajuela
4.5/5 (75 reviews)
$71/ night for 2 guests

Vicky, her family and staff make great efforts to provide a high quality service, which I can attest they achieve.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2017
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Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio
3.5 out of 5.0 East side of Costa Rica Country Club, Escazu
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (314 reviews)
$93/ night for 2 guests

I would highly recommend it for families since it provides a large kitchen with amenities and spacious rooms.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017
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Recently booked Family Hotels in San Jose

Balmoral Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 36 minutes ago
City Express San Jose Airport
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 55 minutes ago
Barceló San José
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
Isla Verde Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Escazu
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 hours ago

Where Should We Stay in San Jose?


The destination of San Jose is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is the closest airport, or San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in San Jose, you might want to consider one of the 148 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.


Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Peace Lodge - Offers a children's pool, 4 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the central location at this 4.5-star lodge.

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica - Features a children's pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites - Offers an outdoor pool, free valet parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the central location at this 2.5-star hotel.

Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio - Features 2 restaurants, free parking, and free breakfast. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.


When Should We Visit San Jose?


You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to San Jose.


  • 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

What Should We See and Do in San Jose?


While you and your family are staying in San Jose, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as National Theater, Gold Museum, and Jade Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like National Center of Art and Culture, National Museum of Costa Rica, and Parque Nacional.


San Jose is also well-known for its:
  • Museums
  • Volcano
  • Cafés
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Entertainment
  • Parks

Getting Around San Jose


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. San Jose might not have very many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.