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Starting at $77 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights

Business travelers swear by City Express San José for its central location to major industrial parks, and vacationers love it because of its proximity to historical downtown San José. Book a room at the hotel to stay close to the action without giving up a peaceful place to sleep.


Stay near airport at City Express San Jose
Stay near airport at City Express San José

Just 10 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport, City Express San José is a full-service hotel that has earned certifications for its environmental design and responsible tourism. Many of these awards are via the Biosphere program, which measures the hotel's impact on the community, economy, culture and environment around it. The hotel is just minutes from several large industrial parks in the city, which means it provides the perfect accommodations if you're in town for business. Two large meeting rooms provide complimentary wireless internet and everything else you need to run a successful business meeting. A business center with a computer station and printing services is available in case you forget something important and don't have your laptop available for use.

Perhaps you're in town for a relaxing vacation. City Express San José is close to many local attractions and provides a relaxing environment for you to enjoy before and after your Costa Rican adventures. Start each morning with a free breakfast buffet that includes both hot and cold items to give you the energy you need to go about your day. Coffee and tea are always available in the common area, which also provides a television in case you'd like a quick news or weather update before heading out.

If you're feeling a little too energetic after your coffee, the hotel provides a fitness room. Work up a sweat on treadmills, ellipticals and exercise bikes or lift weights until you're feeling relaxed and calm.

City Express San José offers a range of other amenities as well. The 24-hour front desk provides a safe to help you protect our belongings, and laundry service, including dry cleaning, is always available. Do you have more luggage than you'd like to keep in your room? Luggage storage is a service as well. Free parking is available.

Key Features

Relax from work at City Express San José
Relax from work at City Express San José
  • At only 10 minutes from the airport
  • Located just north of San José’s historic center
  • Less than two miles from major industrial areas
  • Meeting rooms available
  • Sustainable hotel
Starting at $77 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Airport Transfers
Cable TV
City Hotel
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Flat Screen TVs
Hair Dryer
Internet Available
Iron Available
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Restaurant On Site
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Tour Desk
Wi-Fi Internet


Comfortable room at City Express San José
Comfortable room at City Express San José

City Express San José offers 134 smoke-free guest rooms in a range of configurations to meet guests' needs. Each air-conditioned room is tastefully decorated in neutral colors to create a relaxing and inviting environment. Single rooms include one king bed, double rooms provide two double beds and superior rooms offer a queen bed and a sofa bed.

All accommodations offer comfortable mattresses with warm down comforters. Private bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Hairdryers are available upon request. After your shower, relax and watch your favorite cable channel on the 32-inch flat-screen TV or head to the room's desk to use free wireless internet and catch up on work or talk to friends back home. Daily housekeeping and an in-room safe round out the in-room amenities. Some rooms are wheelchair-accessible.

Starting at $77 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights


Historic San José - The hotel is just north of historic San José. Visit the city's center to view its many green spaces and monuments, check out the up-and-coming craft beer scene or simply grab lunch at a locally owned restaurant.

La Paz Natural Park - From gorgeous forest to flowing waterfalls, the natural environment of La Paz Natural Park is not to be missed. Spend the day hiking, floating below the falls and much more.

Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - View dozens of native Costa Rican butterfly species in their natural environments and learn about the conservation efforts that keep them thriving.

Volcán Irazú National Park - Featuring the still-active Irazú Volcano, this national park offers the perfect space to walk gorgeous natural trails, have a picnic lunch and much more. Be sure to climb to the top of the volcano for an excellent view of the valley below.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Family Friendly Tours
National Park / Reserve Tours


Prices Starting at $77 (USD) / night
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Location & Map

San Jose North Map
San Jose North Map
City Express San José is located 10 minutes from Juan Santamaría International Airport.
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