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Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

When you stay at Barceló San José in San Jose, you'll be in the suburbs, within a 10-minute drive of Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) and Sabana Park.

This 4-star hotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Estadio Nacional and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from La Salle Natural Science Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 254 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), gift shops/newsstands, and a hair salon.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 5:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Barceló San José is located 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the heart of downtown San Jose. The airport is a 15-minute ride away and easily accessible by the 24-hour complimentary shuttle, which is offered on request at scheduled times.

Dining options include a formal-dress restaurant, a restaurant with buffet and a la carte menu, and a spacious bar with live music. Outdoors, a poolside bar serves grilled meat and seafood in the sun.

The freeform pool, with multiple sections and swim-under bridges, is a beauty to behold. After a swim, the hotel's botanical gardens are a pleasant, shaded place to stroll. Other recreational facilities include 2 tennis courts and 3 squash courts.

A candle shop, 17 meeting and conference rooms, and a business center (surcharge) are also on site. WiFi access is available throughout the property for a fee.

Barceló San José is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 254 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12 per day )

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Ánfora Restaurant and Café - This buffet-style restaurant features international cuisine. An à la carte menu is also available. Open for lunch from noon to 3 PM, and dinner 6:30-10:30 PM. Terrace open 24-hours. Casual for lunch and semi-formal for dinner.

Miyako Restaurant - This restaurant features an exotic menu of Japanese cuisine. Sushi, tempura, and Teppanyaki-style dishes are offered. Open Monday through Saturday 6 AM to 11 PM.

Bosque Bar - Casual. Snacks, cocktails. Live music every evening. Open from morning till late.

Rancho Bar & Grill - Poolside. Grilled seafood and meats. Cocktails. Open from late morning till early evening. Seasonal.

Room service - Available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

An expansive freeform pool with swim-under bridges and a children's section. Nearby, the hotel's botanical gardens are a pleasant place for a post-swim stroll. 3 squash courts and 2 tennis courts offer additional recreation and complimentary equipment is available to guests. Also on site is a fitness facility with men's and women's saunas.

Popular among locals, La Sabina Park is 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) away. The park features shaded picnic areas, jogging paths, tennis courts, soccer pitches, volleyball, and baseball and basketball areas.

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

  • Racquetball/squash on site 

Accessibility

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

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 4 AM to 10:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 22 for adults and USD 22 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12 per day (rates may vary)
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 airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 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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