Stay minutes from the city center at our hotel in San José

Situated about three kilometers from San José’s city center, Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica offers an ideal location for business trips, romantic getaways, and family vacations. You can wander through San José’s various markets, learn about regional history at the National Museum of Costa Rica, or take the kids for an exciting day of educational fun at The Children’s Museum. For a quiet morning, head to La Sabana Park, less than five kilometers from the hotel, to stroll the beautiful grounds and visit the on-site Costa Rican Art Museum. Looking for a great day trip? Drive down nearby Route 32 to hike in Braulio Carrillo National Park or soak in the hot springs at Arenal Volcano.

Let us handle your transportation needs with on-site parking, car rental service, and taxi service to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), only 25 minutes away. You can also stop by our welcoming front desk area and ask our concierge for tourist tips, directions, or help purchasing tickets to a performance at the National Theater. If you want to spend a relaxing day at the hotel, take a swim in the outdoor pool, wander the gardens, or unwind with a book in our naturally lit atrium. Our two restaurants and room service ensure you don’t have to go far for a delicious meal.

Unwind in an air-conditioned room or suite with free Wi-Fi

Our 210 rooms and suites offer design touches like Ecuadorian stone and carved wood for a warm and elegant atmosphere. Each morning, you can brew yourself a cup of gourmet Costa Rican coffee in your room before heading to the on-site Café Tropical for a complimentary breakfast. After spending the day exploring San José, relax by watching a movie on the flat-screen TV or streaming your favorite show with free Wi-Fi. For a special treat, reserve our spacious Presidential Suite with a soothing whirlpool.

King Bed

  •  485 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Book your business or leisure stay in this standard room with free Wi-Fi, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. 

2 Double Beds

  •  485 ft²
  • 2 double
  • 4 adults
Wake up with fresh coffee and mountain or pool views during your family stay in this standard room.

Premium Room-2 Double Beds

  •  485 ft²
  • 2 double
  • 4 adults
You and a colleague can work or relax in this premium room with a flat-screen TV and a well-lit desk. 

Premium Room-King Bed

  •  485 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Planning a getaway with a loved one? Enjoy extra privacy in this premium room on our key-access-only floor. 

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  538 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Spread out in this studio suite and enjoy perks like access to our executive lounge and private gym. 

Studio Suite-2 Double Beds

  •  538 ft²
  • 2 double
  • 4 adults
You and a friend can enjoy private gym access along with other perks in this open-concept suite. 

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  970 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
If you’re planning a family getaway, choose this spacious suite with a separate living room and a sleeper sofa. 

Presidential Suite-King Bed

  •  1,820 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Feel pampered in our most lavish suite, which offers a dining area, a living room, and a private whirlpool. 
Host an impressive business conference or a social gala in one of our 12 meeting rooms. Options include everything from an elegant ballroom for hundreds of attendees to naturally lit rooms for intimate board meetings. In addition to audiovisual equipment and catering services, we offer free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center to help you finalize meeting preparations.


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Thanks to our dining choices, you won’t need to leave the hotel to indulge in delicious options for all three meals of the day. Start each morning with a hearty breakfast at Café Tropical. Open for lunch and dinner, Especias Restaurant serves a variety of Costa Rican specialties and international classics prepared with high-quality ingredients. After a full day of meetings, drop by the modern and inviting Bar Jobo to savor a handcrafted drink and enjoy live music. Prefer a meal in private? Room service is available.

Located near the city center, our hotel puts you within easy reach of top attractions like La Sabana Park, where you can picnic beside the lake, take part in a pick-up game of soccer, or visit the on-site museums. Even closer, the Jade Museum offers a glimpse of the region’s ancient past through the world’s largest collection of American jade artifacts. In the mood for outdoor adventure? Travel less than half an hour on Route 32 to visit magnificent Braulio Carrillo National Park.

Lincoln Plaza

1.96 mi / 3.15 km from the hotel
Browse stores and boutiques, dine at one of many diverse restaurants, or catch a movie at this popular shopping center.

The Children's Museum

0.23 mi / 0.37 km from the hotel
Part of the Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture, this museum draws nearly 300,000 kids and parents every year. Explore 40 rooms filled with interactive exhibits and educational fun.

Pueblo Antiguo

3.66 mi / 5.89 km from the hotel
Treat yourself to live music and folk dance performances at this early-20th-century village that celebrates Costa Rica's heritage.

National Museum of Costa Rica

0.71 mi / 1.14 km from the hotel
Discover the history of Costa Rica through the cultural artifacts displayed at this museum, located within the Bellavista Fortress.

National Theater

0.7 mi / 1.13 km from the hotel
Opened in 1897, the National Theater offers an elegant setting for San José's most renowned musicals, plays, and concerts.

Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

1.4 mi / 2.25 km from the hotel
See butterflies at every stage of life as well as the plants that aid their development at this tropical garden in the heart of San José.
Central Street & 3rd-15th Avenue, San José 494-1007, Costa Rica

Located just outside the city center, our hotel offers convenient parking and on-site car rental service so you can easily explore area attractions. Our concierge can help you set up transportation arrangements with local taxis or the Interbus and Gray Line shuttles. You can also walk less than five minutes to Tournon transit station to take one of the many privately operated buses around San José. Time to head home? Our hotel is only 25 minutes from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).