Costa Rica is a country full of attractions and at the center of all these is the capital city, San Jose. The city teems with numerous attractions from museums and art galleries to theaters and the national park. It offers a perfect glimpse of the country and apart from this; it is the perfect place to base your accommodation. There are numerous top hotels offering quality hospitality service, luxurious facilities and a professional treatment. Here are the top four picks from a great variety of high quality hotels and resorts.
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
This hotel is located 3 miles from the Costa Rica International Airport. It is close to the Real Cariari Shopping center, the Lindora Shopping and gastronomic center and the San Jose downtown main attractions. At the top of its facilities there are three outdoor swimming pools, fitness center, four restaurants and a casino amongst others. Each room comes fully equipped with amenities including Free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, free international calls, coffee and tea maker, private bathroom, complimentary toiletries and laundry equipment and a refrigeration unit as well as a microwave is available on request. Check in time starts at 3pm and check out time is at noon. There is a 24hr front desk and other services such as banking services, baby sitting and complimentary airport transportation just to mention a few.
Xandari Resort and Spa
This top resort is a few kilometers from the international airport in Alajuela. The hotel offers a bar & lounge, a full service spa and a restaurant. There are four natural waterfalls and beautiful gardens where you can relax. The rooms are fully furnished with all necessary and luxurious amenities. Checking in time starts at 2pm and ends at 10pm and check out time is at noon. You get to enjoy free concierge services, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free local calls. In terms of views few hotels will surpass Xandari. There is a children’s pool and other children recreational facilities. The hotel accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa.
Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
This is a hotel with unique attractions. Located just three kilometers from the international airport in Alajuela, it is encompassed by 35 acres of coffee plantation. It also has great mountain views and among the facilities present at the hotel grounds are a golf driving range, two outdoor swimming pools with one exclusive for children, two tennis courts and a health spa. You get more than the standard facilities and services both in your room as well as around the hotel. Check in time starts at 4pm and check out time is at noon.
Barceló San Jose Palacio
This is another luxurious hotel with pretty unique settings. Its grounds are landscaped with a tropical theme and the hotel has three restaurants, a bar, a free form pool and a health club among its extended facilities. Aside from the more than standard room amenities, the guest rooms comes with bathrobes, phones and LCD TVs. Other facilities available include two tennis courts, 3 squash courts and botanical gardens. This hotel is strategically located about fifteen minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, and it is close to several San Jose attractions such as museums, theaters, shops, restaurants and markets.