Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel, walk to Jade Museum

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center


Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Parque Morazán, Jade Museum, and Gold Museum. National Center of Art and Culture and National Theater are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, a casino, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 195 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Free wired Internet and minibars are standard, as are LED TVs with digital channels.

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 08 January 2019 to 11 January 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 32292 square feet (3000 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a beach shuttle. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola is a smoke-free property.

  • Casino 
  • Express check-in 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Year Built 1986 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3000 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 32292 
  • Conference center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 195 
  • Number of floors - 20 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

El Mirador " Formal Rest" - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Tropicana Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

La Palma Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between CRC 6500 and CRC 8200 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 38150 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CRC 38150.00 (one-way), (from 1 to 18 years old)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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