Cheap Hotels in San Jose
San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica and an excellent choice for those who love urban life. The city is the transportation hub of the country, so you’ll be able to reach any part of the country, as well as near-by countries very easily.
Staying in San Jose means you are close to shopping centers, bars, restaurants, hotels, markets and museums.
Hotels in San Jose range from budget to mid-range and, of course, there are also the all inclusive resorts located in the towns near-by.
Why you should add San Jose to your round the world trip itinerary.
Best Areas in San Jose
You can find a lot of cheap hotels near the Coca Cola bus terminal. These are ideal if you only plan to stay in the city for a day or two.
The Barrio Amón or Los Yoses areas are located close to downtown and far enough from the noisy part of the city, so you are ensured a good night sleep.
If you are looking for something even quieter, then the suburban areas of La Sabana, Escazu, Rohrmoser, San Pedro or San Antonio de Belen – all located 15 or 20 min away from downtown – are the best choices.
Popular Cheap Hotels in San Jose
Inca Real (3-stars)
It is located the Aristocrat Amon District of downtown San José. All rooms have cable TV, coffee maker and free wi-fi.
In March 2012, expect to pay from US$65 per night in a king room, breakfast included.
Hotel Santo Tomas (3-stars)
The hotel is located in the Barrio Amon neighborhood, in downtown San Jose. The pool is solar-heated and the rooms offer classic décor. Each room has LCD TV with cable TV. The hotel offers a gym and a Jacuzzi.
In March 2012, expect to pay from US$67 per night in a economy double room , breakfast included.
Hotel Puerta del Sol (3-stars)
It is located in Ciudad Cariari, about 5 miles from the city. The hotel offers an outdoor pool. All rooms have AC, fridge and free wi-fi.
In March 2012, expect to pay from US$62 per night in a queen room, breakfast included.