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Barceló San José

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Premium Suite (Level) | Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Barceló San José

VIP Access

Barceló San José

4.0 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
Map
Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San José, San Jose, 458-1150

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEstadio Nacional3 min drive
  • Popular LocationSabana Park7 min drive
  • Popular LocationNational Stadium of Costa Rica10 min drive
  • AirportSan José (SJO-Juan Santamaría Intl.)22 min drive
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Room options

About this area

San José

In the suburbs, Barceló San José is in Uruca, a neighborhood in San José with great airport proximity. Braulio Carrillo National Park and Sabana Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle and La Salle Natural Science Museum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Estadio Nacional, or consider a night out at Parque Viva.

What's nearby

  • Estadio Nacional - 3 min drive
  • Mercado Central - 6 min drive
  • Sabana Park - 7 min drive
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 8 min drive
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Santo Domingo Santa Rosa Station - 6 min drive
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Denny's - 12 min walk
  • Cafe St. Honore - 17 min walk
  • El Marisco Vivo - 19 min walk
  • El Fogoncito - 19 min walk
  • Il Padrino - 3 min drive

About this property

Barceló San José

4-star hotel located in Uruca
Consider a stay at Barceló San José and take advantage of a free roundtrip airport shuttle, a poolside bar, and a terrace. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna, and indulge in a facial, a massage, or a manicure/pedicure. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants. Enjoy the gym, as well as activities like racquetball/squash. Stay connected with free WiFi in public areas, and guests can find other amenities such as shopping on site and a coffee shop/cafe.
You'll also find perks like:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool
  • Free self parking
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), 2 outdoor tennis courts, and a porter/bellhop
  • A front desk safe, smoke-free premises, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the proximity to the airport
Room features
All 254 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as perks like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable, spacious rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 43-inch LED TVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking (max 1 space per unit)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 10:30 PM at scheduled times and on request

Food and drink

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee: USD 19 for adults and USD 19 for children
  • 3 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A poolside bar
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Children's pool
  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Sauna
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Free crib
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Proposal/romance packages
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 17 meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Facials
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massage

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Slippers
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch LED TV with premium satellite channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
3 children, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 19 for adults and USD 19 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from January to December
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Barcelo Palacio Hotel San Jose
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Frequently asked questions

Does Barceló San José have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Barceló San José?

As of Feb 8, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Barceló San José on Feb 23, 2023 start from CA $123.35, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Barceló San José pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Barceló San José?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Barceló San José?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Barceló San José?

Check-out is at noon.

Does Barceló San José provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's a free airport shuttle that runs 6:00 AM–10:30 PM on request.

Where is Barceló San José located?

Located in Uruca, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Estadio Nacional, Parque La Sabana, and Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. La Salle Natural Science Museum and Pueblo Antiguo are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Reviews

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 732 out of 1132 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 65%
Rating 8 - Good. 232 out of 1132 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 20%
Rating 6 - Okay. 89 out of 1132 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 8%
Rating 4 - Poor. 38 out of 1132 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 41 out of 1132 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 4%

9.2/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Sean

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff is an absolute Ace, I love staying here thank you to Keniafor her patience with me and the every one here at Barcelona San Jose. Ive extends my stay for another 2 days. Night crew kitchen is excellent definitely try the marques Burger fruit plate for room service. Security is top notch here just enjoy your self.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

johann

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly and helpful staff
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good

Nazia

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good property, staff was helpful
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

Armando

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
People so friendly, the food was amazing.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

Randy, carteret

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Premium room on the 6th floor very good had a guest but extra charges for the guest should be lower to expensive. Had 3 guest will have work out better to book another room than paying for the guest pass.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

brian

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Guillermo

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
close proximity to the city, airport and easy access to the highway. Pool and garden areas are amazing. Rooms are nice with comfy beds. Hallway was a bit musty due to lack of AC vents. Overall a great place to stay if in SJ area.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

Kathleen

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the cafe on 6th floor
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

SCOTT, Bellevue

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Nice hotel just out of town. Very swanky, nice pool
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Andrew

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023