Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Central Street & 3rd-15th Ave
San Jose 494-1007
Situated less than four kilometers outside downtown, the Radisson San-Jose Costa Rica offers a great location for romantic getaways, business trips and family vacations. You can wander through San José’s various markets or museums, unwind at the hotel’s on-site restaurants or escape to the Gulf of Nicoya, less than a two-hour drive from the Radisson.
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Hotel amenities & services
From car rental and parking to our airport shuttle and 24-hour taxi service, the Radisson helps meet your transportation needs. Ask our concierge for tourist tips, directions or tickets to a performance at the National Theatre, and enjoy these amenities during your stay:
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Our rooms & suites
Ecuadorian stone and carved wood add an elegant touch to our 210 rooms and suites. Brew yourself a cup of gourmet Costa Rican coffee, or help yourself to the minibar before sleeping soundly on a Sleep Number® bed. Each room includes:
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Where to eat while you’re here
Head to Café Tropical to enjoy an invigorating breakfast or a tasty lunch at the hotel. For a more elegant lunch or dinner featuring international and Costa Rican specialties, visit Acuarelas Restaurant, which overlooks the pool. Bar Jobo offers handcrafted drinks and live music if you are feeling festive, and room service is available if you want a quiet meal on your own.
Things to do in San José
Our hotel’s ideal location close to Route 27 makes it easy to drive to beaches at the Gulf of Nicoya, but plenty of fun attractions are even closer. Check out these destinations in and around Costa Rica’s capital city:
Teatro Nacional – Located about one and a half kilometers from the hotel, this 19th-century theater in the center of San José is sure to steal your breath away. Take a tour to see Aleardo Villa’s famous “Allegory of Coffee and Bananas” mural, and walk the marble floors of the Italian-style vestibule. Don’t leave before ordering a cup of rich Costa Rican coffee at the coffee shop.
Museo Nacional – While you’re visiting modern-day Costa Rica, learn about historical Costa Rica at Museo Nacional, situated just two kilometers from the hotel. This museum has been in the city for more than a century, and one of its more popular features is the butterfly garden.
Volcan Arenal – Take a day to explore one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes on a horse, a hike or a whitewater raft. After about a three-hour drive from the hotel, you can soak in the hot springs created by Volcan Arenal or take a more adventurous canopy tour. This 5,437-foot volcano’s last eruption period ended in 2010.
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Groups & meetings
Plan your San José event in one of our 13 meeting rooms complete with free high-speed Internet, audiovisual equipment and full-service catering. Our conference facilities accommodate up to 900 guests, and our 24-hour business center is the perfect place for last-minute meeting prep.
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Our San Jose hotel uses responsible green practicesHotels across the world play an important role in the travel and tourism industry, which contributes to the economic development of local communities across the globe. We have a responsibility to the people and the physical environment of those communities. This green hotel's responsibility in San Jose is to see that the community is not hurt by our presence, but rather, enhanced by it, both economically and socially.
Radisson has a rich history of Responsible Business practices, offering a strong foundation as we continue to build on that history. Ultimately, we strive to serve the common good through our commitment to social responsibility.
World Childhood Foundation
Radisson Hotels is proud to support the World Childhood Foundation, which is committed to defending the rights of the child and securing better living conditions for children and young women at risk all over the world.
Radisson has signed and is committed to upholding The Code of Conduct to Protect Children Against Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism, "The Code." Through this international set of guidelines, supported by ECPAT, travel and tourism companies have pledged to help end commercial sex trade of children.
United Nations Global Compact
Carlson was one of the first global hospitality companies to sign the United Nations Global Compact, the largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world.
General Hotel Initiatives (including 3rd party certifications)