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Budget Hotels in San Jose

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#79 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "My husband and I just needed a cheap place to stay for one night before heading out of San Jose, so we booked Hotel Capital. Owner was very kind, offered tips for safety and had..."
  • "The best of Hotel Capital is that it is situated in San Jose downtown, just one street away from the National Bank (Banco Nacional) where you can find good rates for money exchange, there's around sho..."
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#6 of 86 hotels in San Jose
8 travellers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is apparent that this spacious budget hotel is someone's labor of love. I would also add that the hotel seems to attract low-key and family-oriented international travellers..."
  • "The rooms that I've stayed in are not fancy, but this is a budget hotel. They have beautiful Costa Rican artwork...masks, vases, etc., permanently on display throughout the hotel..."
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#8 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "discount" when describing this hotel.
  • "Just like living in a apartment. this is the best place I have stayed while in Sasn Jose the rates are reasonable and if you pay cash they discount your rate. Its in a very quiet..."
  • "A very pleasant and comfortable aparthotel in a fairly safe residential area, about 15 minutes by taxi from the airport. Within walking distance of many restaurants, a supermarket, the Sabanna park a..."
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#9 of 86 hotels in San Jose
7 travellers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very convenient and affordable place to travel to take one-day tours to different directions to explore the country. Nice breakfast. Spacious rooms. Highly recommend to everybody...."
  • "Affordable rooms. Nice and helpful front desk, clean and cute rooms that were comfortable. The hot tub and slide down to the pool was memorable and relaxing/refreshing! Breakfast..."
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#73 of 86 hotels in San Jose
2 travellers mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "There was no chair for the desk. Wifi was in and out. But I got sleep and it was cheap for a hotel, so that was good. ..."
  • "here longer than 2-3 days. There are some hostels nearby that tripadvisor suggested that are nice and cheap, if you're looking for that...."
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#56 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The staff is cheerful and helpful and the rates are cheap. Our room had a safe, flat screen TV, and a quiet area fan. The bed had clean linens, but was in sore need of a new..."
  • "I wanted a quiet and not overly expensive place to stay for a couple nights in San Jose before moving on to begin my experience in Costa Rica for real. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and was..."
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#2 of 86 hotels in San Jose
2 travellers mentioned "budget" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "There is a variety of rooms and being on a bit of a budget I stayed in a standard hotel room. It was clean and bright and nicely decorated. The artwork in the halls and the..."
  • "more like you're staying in the guest quarters of a beautiful home than in a budget hotel. Again, what a nice change. If you want a large room, over-the-top service, TVs and..."
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#15 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Rooms were ok, the price made it good for those looking for a cheap option in San Jose. The food is horrible so don't eat there. Service is ok, but the people really try to help as..."
  • "Why this Hotel is not the number hotel in San Jose is beyond belief! I have stayed here numerous times and each time was better than the other! From the old world elegance of the hotel's common areas ..."
#66 of 86 hotels in San Jose
2 travellers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable hostel" when describing this hotel.
  • "and helpful with lots of ideas and suggestions for places to visit. The rooms are very affordable, i have paid a lot more for less...."
  • "Fortunately there's the Cinco Hormigas Rojas, which is an affordable hostel with big personality. Mayra is a brilliant owner, who makes guests feel welcome and has done an..."
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#19 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "That's is a piece of cake comparing with the traffic in the hotel. Bottom line, after three days in there> nice people, loud cheap place. Location and the area is good, but there..."
  • "My family of four was greeted warmly and enjoyed a comfortable night sleep upon arriving in San Jose after a long journey. The hotel's ambiance is quite relaxing with beautiful interior wood, open atr..."
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#21 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "much much better and nicer than San Jose itself. There you can find good and cheap hotels and prepare your further trip or finish it there...."
  • "We stayed at Kekoldi for one night when we first arrived in San Jose. It was a good jumping off point for us. I don't know if the neighborhood is safe or not, but the front desk has to buzz you in...s..."
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#18 of 86 hotels in San Jose
7 travellers mentioned "budget room" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "I found the budget room to be too small for my taste. I was happy to upgrade to the larger apartment. I did enjoy the larger size however none of the rooms have windows. For me I..."
  • "are squeaky clean and well appointed with a range of prices to fit almost every budget. The pool, jacuzzi, patio gardens and sundeck offer a serene respite from the city just..."
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#5 of 86 hotels in San Jose
2 travellers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
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#32 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The prices are cheap, service is outstanding, hotel is clean, the hotel is centrally located, and very friendly down to earth environment. Thank you guys again and I will see..."
  • "I had a stay in this hotel for 2 nights and i have to tell you all, that i was positively surprised how stylish and comfortable this place is, and the price was just 50$ per night! AMAZING! The hotel ..."
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#10 of 86 hotels in San Jose
3 travellers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
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#26 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "I had only been in a hostel the previous 2 nights! new experience for me and with the budget low, I managed with the dorm rooms. They were kept tidy, had lockers and waste baskets..."
  • "I stayed in the hotel with my husband for 2 nights. The hotel was really confortable, the staff really helpful and we were able to rest after a long day of walking. The room was very clean and a bit n..."
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#35 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "kill-joy who was mad at the manager because he couldn't make her cower. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is on a limited budget.l..."
  • "We stayed at Hotel Cacts a total of three nights, two at the beginning of our vacation and one at the end. The hotel is conveniently located near several good restaurants, main commercial avenue, and..."
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#16 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Though located in a non attractive city, this place is quite nice and very much affordable. The staff were responsive and welcoming, and the room was nice, clean and spacious. It..."
  • "You could hardly find better value in central San Jose than the Balmoral. As others have reported, it's got great location. It's also got helpful and responsive staff (although reception seemed perpet..."
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#39 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Rooms are clean, simple and affordable. The restaurant offers excellent meals and the service is ok . The added value is its location which really allows you to be within walking..."
  • "My friend and I returned yesterday from Costa Rica. Our stay at the Gran Hotel was lovely! When we booked our stay through Expedia, we were told that the room would be air conditioned. When we arrived..."
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#77 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "fear of losing money) and I refused. I only recommend this hotel to people on a tight budget or needing a night before heading to coast...."
  • "If People do Not care to be silent at night u will here every noise. The rooms are Not luxury but clean. The guys at the reception are Not exactly friendly but they will help you to find Ur Way to tow..."
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#63 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "affordable rooms" when describing this hotel.
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#78 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "low budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "for business. The hotel is old but the location is very good, you are in the middle of San Jose. A place for low budget without taste...."
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#74 of 86 hotels in San Jose
One traveller mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "The place is not spectacular, but it was affordable, bug-free and comfortable. The people working the front desk were very friendly and helpful, so we felt well taken care of. The..."
  • "After the heat and humidity it was wonderful to wake up nice and cool this morning. We arrived late last night, almost 9:00pm. Check-in was easy. Unfortunately we were also in a part of town where the..."
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#65 of 86 hotels in San Jose
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  • "We (myself, my 16 month old daughter, and three family members) stayed at La Posada just this week. We loved everything about this place. We stayed at two other hotels, one in San Jose and one near Ar..."
  • "La Posada was our second stop on our 2 week Costa Rican honeymoon and Mike and his crew at La Posada did not disappoint. Our room was very clean, the front desk staff was helpful and friendly at all t..."
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#2 of 55 San Jose B&B and Inns
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  • "We were booked to spend our last two nights with Kenneth & family at La Boruca, but due to mudslides & rain, our first night plans had to be changed. Andreas met us at the airport and took us to the ..."
  • "Staying with Ken at La Boruca was a real pleasure for my wife and I. Ken and his family are very personable and they go to great effort to make you comfortable. It is an easy drive to the airport w..."
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#27 of 86 hotels in San Jose
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  • "Let me say from the beginning that my wife and I are Spanish-speakers, lived in San Jose in the 70's and have spent MUCH time in this beautiful city. San Jose is like a second home. However, tourism i..."
  • "We stayed here for one night as it was near the local airport. We liked the hotel it was very nicely decorated with paintings. It is ideal if you need to catch an early flight with nature air. it was ..."
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#24 of 86 hotels in San Jose
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  • "My husband and I spent our last night in Costa Rica at Plaza Real. Arturo, at the front desk, was more than helpful. We arrived around 9pm and had to have a shuttle to the airport at 4:30am the next d..."
  • "I felt safe at this apartment-hotel when I had some medical work done. It is near the hospital and clinics and my husband and I didn't want to be isolated in the mountains at a recovery facility. We h..."
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#52 of 86 hotels in San Jose
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#7 of 86 hotels in San Jose
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  • "I have used the Hotel Isla Verde for more than 25 years. We first found it while living in Costa Rica and we would put our guest there. For the past 8 years we have been based in the US and travel bac..."
  • "We stayed here one night after arriving late into San Jose and before taking a bus to the coast the next day. I didn't see anything of the neighborhood, so I can't comment. The staff was great. They g..."
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#11 of 55 San Jose B&B and Inns
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  • "Great for price concious extended stays and medical vaca's in downtown San Jose. Close walking distance to numerous dentists, hospital, pharmacy and local shopping. One and two bedroom units, g..."
  • "My friend and I arrived at night after a long 4 hour drive from Guanacaste to this great little hotel in the heart of San Jose. It is located very close to down town San Jose and near Savanna Park. ..."
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