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AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazu

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Located in:
Escazú, San José
Starting at $116 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights

For the intrepid traveler, the AC Hotel by Marriott is the ideal home base for vacationers looking to explore San José and the surrounding natural landscape.


Exterior view of AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose Escazu
Exterior view of AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú

Stay in the Heart of the City at the AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú

The San José region is a must-see for anyone who wants to experience one of Costa Rica’s best known cities, and the AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazu is the perfect place to stay if you want to cut down on travel times while maximizing excitement and adventure.

At the AC Hotel by Marriott, you’ll stay right in the San José Metro in Escazú. This makes it the perfect first stop for international travelers upon arrival or just before departure, as the San José International Airport (SJO) is approximately 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) away from the property and usually accessible within a 30 minute drive.

The hotel has a modern yet comfortable, warm and welcoming design. The property's stylish glass exterior makes it stand out as you arrive while the inside combines clean lines finished with stone, wood and glass, all featured with excellent lighting throughout.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Costa Rica or you come every year, there’s always something new to do in this bustling metropolis, from informative tours to adventurous hikes providing breathtaking views of both the city and countryside. Don’t forget to check out the nearby shopping center for some amazing hand-made souvenirs and other local goods you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

If you’re into soccer, or football as it’s referred to in Costa Rica, the National Stadium or Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica is about 5km (3.1 miles) away.

Of course, easy access to activities and attractions isn’t all the AC Hotel has to offer! In fact, with plenty of amenities and top-tier accommodations, you might be tempted to spend a portion of your day simply enjoying the hotel! You’ll certainly want to dine at one of the hotel’s two on-site restaurants, which serve up delicious Spanish cuisine as well as a hot breakfast buffet in the morning, complete with a full spread of American options.

Other amenities available at the hotel include free coffee and tea, daily housekeeping, laundry and dry cleaning service, free high-speed WiFi, meeting spaces for business trips, and access to the AC Lounge where you can relax and grab a drink. There’s also an expansive fitness center with cardio equipment, weights, and a power rack, or you might choose to get your exercise in by doing something more adventurous, like going on a hike up the side of a volcano or down into a beautiful natural valley!

Up to two pets are allowed in rooms for an additional nonrefundable fee. The hotel is a smoking-free property, and complimentary on-site parking is available.

The staff is trained to provide world-class service and touches reserved for only the best hotels and resorts. The hotel welcomes is great for families, couples, business travelers and even single travelers who give it high marks!

Key Features

Breakfast bar at AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú
Breakfast bar at AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú
  • Prime downtown location
  • Located in Avenida Escazu shopping center
  • Enhanced cleaning protocols
  • Two restaurants in the property
  • Fully equipped fitness center
  • Pets welcome
  • Complimentary On-Site Parking
Starting at $116 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Cable TV
City Hotel
Conference Center
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Fitness Center
Flat Screen TVs
Hair Dryer
Handicapped Accessible
Internet Available
Iron Available
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in Rooms
Restaurant On Site
Room Service
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Wi-Fi Internet


Suite at AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú
Suite at AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazú

Rooms at the AC Hotels are designed in a sleek, modern style, taking their cues from European sensibilities with wood furniture and plenty of natural light. They are carefully crafted to minimize clutter and maximize available space so you can stay in comfort, even in one of Costa Rica’s busiest cities.


Double-style rooms feature two queen sized beds suitable for anywhere between two and four guests. They come with wide double windows that provide an incredible view of the city and even the distant coastline, with both natural and artificial lighting.

Double rooms include a flat screen TV mounted on the wall, a desk and chair for a cozy workspace, plenty of outlets, and an open closet. Guests can enjoy complimentary toiletries, as well as access to filtered water and soothing lavender satchels in the hallways outside the rooms.

King Room

King rooms feature a large king bed and are designed for two adult guests. Sleek and modern, they provide plenty of room to move around, great lighting, and nicely appointed bathrooms with glass showers.


Suite-style rooms are designed for maximum comfort, with a plush king bed and additional living and seating area spaces. They are the perfect choice for couples and other traveling pairs looking to experience San José’s vivid nightlife scene and its many cultural sites.

Like double rooms, suites feature plenty of convenient amenities. These include natural toiletries stocked in the bathroom, an open closet, a comfortable workspace with conveniently-located outlets, and a wall-mounted flatscreen TV.

The hall outside the room has a hydration station where guests can fill bottles with filtered water, as well as a DIY lavender satchel station to give your room a relaxing aroma.

Starting at $116 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 1 to 3 Nights


Journey Around the Hotel

The AC hotel is conveniently located near plenty of fun and informative activities perfect for any Costa Rica vacation. Explore the great city of San José and its many historic buildings, or head out into nature and take a tour of incredible landscapes and cultural sites.

Poás Volcano, Coffee Plantation & La Paz Waterfall Gardens

If you’re interested in learning a little more about Costa Rica’s economy and culture, the best way to find out is by taking a tour of Poás Volcano, Coffee Plantation & La Paz Waterfall Gardens. This multi-stop tour lets you enjoy a little bit of everything the country has to offer and is great for couples or families!

Start by taking a hike up Poás Volcano and enjoying the amazing view from the summit. Next, visit a coffee plantation and learn how the beans are grown and processed, and even try a sample of locally-grown coffee. Finally, enjoy the amazing scenery of the waterfall gardens, and go for a swim before you return to San José.

Irazú Volcano, Cartago City & Orosi Valley Tour

Tour some of Costa Rica’s most breathtaking vistas on the Irazú Volcano, Cartago City & Orosi Valley Tour. Begin your voyage with a winding journey up the Irazú Volcano, which is surrounded by farmland. At the summit on a clear day, you can see both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Orosi Valley has similarly incredible views, with picturesque landscapes surrounding one of the last colonial churches still standing in Costa Rica. The tour also provides a great opportunity to learn about local culture in Cartago City, an old pilgrimage site with amazing architecture at the Basilica.

San José: City Tour by Night

Experience San José in a brand new way on a nighttime tour of the city!

This tour features an expert guide who can answer questions about the many local landmarks you’ll visit. Traveling in the evening means there are fewer crowds, so you can focus on the architecture and incredible histories of these buildings without the hustle and bustle of the city in the daytime.

This tour of the city includes stops at some of San José’s most notable landmarks, including the University of Costa Rica, the National Stadium, the Costa Rican Gold Museum, and the National Theater.

Tours Offered

Family Friendly Tours


Prices Starting at $116 (USD) / night
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San Jose Metro Map
San Jose Metro Map
AC Hotel by Marriott San José Escazu is Avenida Escazú, Complex Prospero Fernandez Highway, Escazú
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