Central Valley

The central valley in which San Jose is located is the heart of Costa Rica and is considered a tourist gateway to the rest of the country.  It has its own plethora of activities and attractions that are worth exploring such as a full range of restaurants, shopping malls, museums, national parks, volcanoes, hotels and accommodation and a very active nightlife.

Real Intercontinental Hotel is a luxurious 5 star hotel with a tasteful decoration that combines classic elegance with modern amenities and abundant tropical gardens. It is located in the heart of San José´s high class business area. It´s central location allows easy access to the best night life entertainment, international cuisine restaurants and bars, and just across the street the most exclusive shopping center in the country, ¨Multiplaza¨.

The hotel features 261 elegant guest rooms, including six suites and 15 business rooms with a dedicated butler on the floor.

During the day guests can exercise either at the complete fitness center and spa, at the tennis court or at our blue tile organic form pool surrounded by tropical gardens. There is also an 18 hole golf course 5 minutes away. At night, guests will be delighted with the gourmet dining options available at the hotel.


Real Intercontinental defines elegance and hospitality with the utmost personal service and by making guests visit successful.

Rooms: 260 Luxury rooms: decorated with an elegant style and fresh color accents with safe-deposit box, telephone with a direct line and answering machine, cable TV, video games and movies, hairdryer, alarm radio, minibar and bathroom with a tub.

15 Business executive rooms: whose extra services include large working desk, comfortable ergonomic chair, desk lamp with a powerful light, laptop connections, Internet access, multi-purpose machine (fax, printer, copier and scanner),coffee maker and a business kit, access to a private Reception, butler service, laundering of three items, a morning newspaper and exceptional personalized attention

Features: The hotel features 15 business rooms with a dedicated butler on the floor. It also has over 2138 square meters of function space, with 20 versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 800 guests in a cocktail setting. A Business Center provides business travelers communication and secretarial services.

During the day guests can exercise either at the complete fitness center and spa, at the tennis court or at our blue tile organic form pool surrounded by tropical gardens. There is also an 18 hole golf course 5 minutes away. At night, guests will be delighted with the gourmet dining options available at the hotel.

Food & Beverages: Le Mirage restaurant serves the finest Mediterranean cuisine in an intimate atmosphere and Azulejos casual restaurant offers splendid International cuisine buffet style and a la carte, with a view of the hotel's tropical gardens. Scenarios lobby bar during the day is an ideal place to enjoy premium coffee and at night for enjoying exotic cocktails and liquors accompanied by appetizing snacks with live music. At Banana pool bar guests can enjoy the most delicious sandwiches, cocktails and tropical drinks.

Parque del Lago Hotel is an upscale business hotel located in the heart of San José, a few minutes away from major shopping malls, museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, business centers and a few blocks away from La Sabana Park ( the largest park in the city, and a wonderful green space in the middle of the city).

The hotel offers all the services and amenities of a large hotel, with the warm and personalized service of a small boutique hotel. It's 30 elegantly appointed rooms and spacious suites are fully equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, private bathroom with tub, Cable TV and mini bar, among other services. The hotel also recently opened a gym and spa for its guests. At Parque del Lago comfortable lodging is complemented with fine cuisine at the Iconos Restaurant which offers an array of International specialties and a select list of wines, spirits, and tropical cocktails.

Rooms:
30 standard rooms: mini bar, air conditioning, direct dial phone service, wireless Internet, safety deposit box, coffee makers, iron, full bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer and cable TV.

10 spacious suites: extra features include a wet bar or a living room

Features: Spacious private parking with 24 hour security, Internet connection, currency exchange, airport transportation, laundry service, room service, meeting rooms, full service restaurant and bar, gym and spa services, full-service restaurant and bar, 4 event rooms, a business center with 2 meeting rooms and a concierge desk.

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Occidental Torremolinos Hotel is a great choice for guests traveling for business or pleasure. It is located in a quiet area of San José, within walking distance to the Costa Rican Art Museum and the La Sabana Metropolitan Park. Since the hotel is in the heart of San José, a large variety of fine dining and night life entertainment can be reached in a few minutes.

A full buffet breakfast and fine dining is served for guests at the International cuisine restaurant "El Quijote", and at Bar "El Cid" guests can can wind down with an exotic drink on the terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens

Rooms:
84 standard rooms and 12 suites, all equipped with telephone, bathroom with hot water and hair dryer, air conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, radio alarm clock and safety deposit box

Features: Pool, parking, currency exchange, fax service, medical services, laundry service, room service, tourist information, Internet center.

Food & Beverages: A full buffet breakfast and fine dining is served for guests at the International cuisine restaurant "El Quijote", and at Bar "El Cid" guests can can wind down with an exotic drink on the terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens.

Courtyard by Marriott surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. It is a cozy hotel with an hacienda style architecture. It has been decorated with Costa Rican Colonial and Pre-Columbian art and crafts. This hotel is located in the upscale neighborhood of Escazu, away from the crowded areas of central San Jose yet close enough to be just minutes away from the major points of interest in San Jose. Just 5 minutes away from the hotel guests can reach Valle del Sol 18 hole golf court. Whether it is business or pleasure travel the Courtyard Marriott is the ideal hotel in the San Jose area.

Rooms: Standard rooms: equipped with king or double beds, international cable TV, in-room pay movies, telephone with voice mail, alarm clock, mini-bar, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, individual climate control and safe-deposit box, complimentary high speed internet capabilities in every room.

Features: Laundry on-site, coin operated laundry, valet dry-cleaning, outdoor pool, meeting rooms, gift newsstand, vending machines, next door commercial center with an array of restaurants and shops, fitness center.

Food & Beverages: Las Brujas Café offers a delicious buffet breakfast with American style and Costa Rican cuisine. It is also open for lunch and dinner. The hotel’s lobby bar opens at night offering cocktails, beers and liquors. Next door at Plaza Itskatzu commercial center, guests can choose among an array of restaurants and bars which offer Peruvian, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Cuban, Mexican and American style cuisine.



Barcelo San Jose Palacio tennis court

Barceló San José Palacio is an emblematic and prestigious hotel in the country, distinguished with the Certificate for Sustainable Tourism and classified as one of the best business hotel in the Costa Rican capital.

Because of its complementary offer of leisure and entertainment with spa, its various facilities, and a casino, it is also a very suitable hotel and the starting point for tourist who want to travel around the country.

The hotel has a European style, decorated with fine woods, hand made mosaics and it is surrounded by ample green tropical gardens.

Rooms: Standard rooms: air-conditioning, fully furnished bathroom with hairdryer, minibar, coffee maker, cable TV, telephone, safe and room service

Features: Restaurants, gift shops, bars, swimming pool, 14 conference rooms, gym, spa, sauna, Jacuzzi, 2 tennis courts as well as 3 racquetball and squash courts and casino

Activities: A few minutes drive from the hotel guests can visit the National Theater and La Plaza de la Cultura, the Jade Museum, the Gold Museum, among other cultural sites. The hotel´s ideal location makes it also an base for visiting the most important Costa Rican attractions.

Food & Beverages: Dining at San José Palacio is a delightful experience.
- Anfora Restaurant Cafeteria offers regional dishes served a la carte or buffet style.
- Ambar provides a large variety of international dishes and high Italian cuisine.
- El Rancho Bar & Grill offers grilled meats and snacks served in a relaxed atmosphere.

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