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Hostal Casa Areka Costa Rica
2 out of 5
0.8 mi from University of Costa Rica
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4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
recommended stay

"great host."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2017

Hostal Casa Areka Costa Rica
Hostel El Mundo en un Castillo
2 out of 5
0.5 mi from University of Costa Rica
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2/5 (1 review)
Near University of Costa Rica

"The staff is very friendly Hotel and the hotel is near good restaurants in the University of Costa Rica. The hotel includes breakfast which is different everyday which is nice. the room is very basic you could use some maintenance, the price for the a little high based on the amenities of the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2016

Hostel El Mundo en un Castillo
Hotel Ave del Paraíso
3.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from University of Costa Rica
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The price is $75 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)

"Very interesting property with several seating areas outside. Parking limited but generally not a problem. Some road noise in my room even with shutters closed but with several buildings facing different directions, likely different for all. Friendly staff. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

Hotel Ave del Paraíso
Apartotel Tairona
3 out of 5
0.6 mi from University of Costa Rica
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The price is $46 per night
4/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"Nice hotel; three minutes walk to the University campus. But you should know that one side of it faces railway tracks and is a bit noisy. That is why rooms on that side are cheap. For extra $30, they moved my to the opposite quieter side of the building. They provide transportation from the airport ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Apartotel Tairona
DSCVR - The Garden San José
2.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from University of Costa Rica
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4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Lovely Place in San Jose

"Wonderful hostel just outside of the hustle and bustle. They have three indoor parking spots which are free to use if you book through Hotels.com, and breakfast is included which is great! The backyard is gorgeous and makes the whole place feel like an oasis in the city. Not a party hostel at all. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

DSCVR - The Garden San José
Great Location, Next to Gastronomic Area. Safe and Quiet Neighborhood
The price is $450 per night
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
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"Everyone at the property was very helpful. Easy to get to the airport in the morning."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Great Location, Next to Gastronomic Area. Safe and Quiet Neighborhood
Tico Rent Aparments 1
2.5 out of 5
0.5 mi from University of Costa Rica
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Tico Rent Aparments 1
Boutique Hotel Jade
4 out of 5
0.8 mi from University of Costa Rica
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The price is $98 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (144 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and accommodating. They even sent a complementary piece of cake for my 50th birthday :-)"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Boutique Hotel Jade
Casa Mundo, Garden & Room #101
0.7 mi from University of Costa Rica
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Casa Mundo, Garden & Room #101
Apartamentos El Castillo
3 out of 5
0.5 mi from University of Costa Rica
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2/5 (4 reviews)
Short term apartment in San Jose

"I stayed in the apartments leased by the hotel; and while the apartment was clean and the staff friendly, it is not a typical hotel stay. I found the environment pleasing and in a good location around Universidad de Costa Rica. If you are looking for a traditional hotel, the apartments at this hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2016

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University of Costa Rica is located in a vibrant area of San Pedro known for its top museums and major shopping area. San Pedro is home to 12 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Staying Near University of Costa Rica

You can choose from 31 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of University of Costa Rica, including these options:

  • Hotel Ave del Paraíso: This 3.5-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • The Garden CR: This 2.5-star hostal features free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and walkable location.
  • Tico Rent Aparments 1: With a stay at this 3-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff.

Things to See and Do Near University of Costa Rica

While you're in town visiting University of Costa Rica, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

National Museum of Costa Rica, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, and National Center of Art and Culture feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Explore notable local landmarks like Plaza de la Democracia, Plaza de la Cultura, and San Jose Cathedral. You can wander around Parque Nacional, Morazan Park, or Sabana Park if you want a dose of fresh air.

Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) and San Pedro Mall are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Multiplaza Mall Escazu is also located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from University of Costa Rica, and Plaza Real Cariari is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away.

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What's the area like around University of Costa Rica?
University of Costa Rica is located in a vibrant area of San Jose known for its array of dining options and bird watching. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 25 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near University of Costa Rica?
Hotel Ave del Paraíso is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free breakfast. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from University of Costa Rica. Other good choices close by include Casa Echavarria and B & B Your Garden Bedroom in Urbanización Carmiol.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near University of Costa Rica, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer near University of Costa Rica.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near University of Costa Rica?
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What can I see and do near University of Costa Rica?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at National Museum of Costa Rica, Jade Museum, or Museum of Costa Rican Art. Explore landmarks like Plaza de la Democracia, Plaza de la Cultura, and San Jose Cathedral. Consider spending a leisurely afternoon outside at National Park, Morazan Park, or Sabana Park.

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