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TripOn Open House
2.5 out of 5
1.3 km from University of Costa Rica
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4.1/5Very Good! (15 reviews)
Customer service needs to be more professional

"It was ok and good but can be more better if some customer services can be improved. Especially during night time if they have their better awake staff for night shift to resolve the needs of customers. I did not found my blanket on first night and for this reason I go to customer service desk to ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 29, 2018

TripOn Open House
Turtle Saving Hostel
2 out of 5
1.4 km from University of Costa Rica
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Mi experiencia fue muy buena . La pase muy cómodo y tranquilo . Lo recomiendo"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 17, 2019

Turtle Saving Hostel
Hostal Casa Areka Costa Rica
2 out of 5
1.3 km from University of Costa Rica
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4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
recommended stay

"great host."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2017

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Hostel El Mundo en un Castillo
2 out of 5
0.8 km from University of Costa Rica
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2/5 (1 review)
Near University of Costa Rica

"The staff is very friendly Hotel and the hotel is near good restaurants in the University of Costa Rica. The hotel includes breakfast which is different everyday which is nice. the room is very basic you could use some maintenance, the price for the a little high based on the amenities of the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 7, 2016

Hostel El Mundo en un Castillo
Hostel Casa Yoses
2 out of 5
1.5 km from University of Costa Rica
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2.6/5 (18 reviews)

"Very friendly staff who were super accommodating — they extended checkout time by 90 minutes when I needed to work remotely from a quiet place. The breakfast was nice -- make-your-own eggs and pancakes -- and the common areas were great to hang out in. One word of caution: They didn't have a record ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 14, 2018

Hostel Casa Yoses
Hotel Ave del Paraíso
3.5 out of 5
0.7 km from University of Costa Rica
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $97 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)

"Very interesting property with several seating areas outside. Parking limited but generally not a problem. Some road noise in my room even with shutters closed but with several buildings facing different directions, likely different for all. Friendly staff. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 14, 2019

Hotel Ave del Paraíso
Apartotel Tairona
3 out of 5
1 km from University of Costa Rica
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $59 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4/5Very Good! (27 reviews)
Paper thin walls, no privacy and no AC

"I could here my neighbor talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone. How do I know it was his girlfriend? I could hear her responding to him through his earpiece.. not in the speakerphone cause that would be as loud s him.. I could hear everything. Often at 1:30 in the morning when he's arrive he'd ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 10, 2019

Apartotel Tairona
Great Location, Next to Gastronomic Area. Safe and Quiet Neighborhood
The price is CA $585 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
stay before flight

"Everyone at the property was very helpful. Easy to get to the airport in the morning."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 10, 2020

Great Location, Next to Gastronomic Area. Safe and Quiet Neighborhood
DSCVR - The Garden San José
2.5 out of 5
1.1 km from University of Costa Rica
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4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Lovely Place in San Jose

"Wonderful hostel just outside of the hustle and bustle. They have three indoor parking spots which are free to use if you book through Hotels.com, and breakfast is included which is great! The backyard is gorgeous and makes the whole place feel like an oasis in the city. Not a party hostel at all. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

DSCVR - The Garden San José
Boutique Hotel Jade
4 out of 5
1.3 km from University of Costa Rica
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $100 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4.5/5Wonderful! (145 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and accommodating. They even sent a complementary piece of cake for my 50th birthday :-)"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Boutique Hotel Jade
Splendor Stay Escalante
4 out of 5
1.3 km from University of Costa Rica
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great San Jose location with parking

"It was a very nicely decorated clean and neat as a pin. We would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 3, 2017

Splendor Stay Escalante
Tico Rent Aparments 1
2.5 out of 5
0.8 km from University of Costa Rica
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Tico Rent Aparments 1
Hotel Casa Cambranes
3 out of 5
1.5 km from University of Costa Rica
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4.5/5Wonderful! (34 reviews)

"The room was very clean and the staff was helpful, but the furniture has seen a better day and the refrigerator even had rust on the door. The safe was broken and you had to go to the front desk to get a hair dryer. And there was a gap under the door which allowed all the hallway noise to come in. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 27, 2018

Hotel Casa Cambranes
Cozy Inn Apt 3 - Located in a Central, Residential Area , in a Secure Building
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Very helpful host with good English and Spanish. secure off the street parking. very rooming and a good value."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2020

Cozy Inn Apt 3 - Located in a Central, Residential Area , in a Secure Building
Casa Echavarria
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from University of Costa Rica
The price is CA $38 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
3.9/5Very Good! (21 reviews)

"Convenient stay close to the university, excellent breakfast, comfortable rooms."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 12, 2019

Casa Echavarria
Apartamentos El Castillo
3 out of 5
0.9 km from University of Costa Rica
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2/5 (4 reviews)
Short term apartment in San Jose

"I stayed in the apartments leased by the hotel; and while the apartment was clean and the staff friendly, it is not a typical hotel stay. I found the environment pleasing and in a good location around Universidad de Costa Rica. If you are looking for a traditional hotel, the apartments at this hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 25, 2016

Apartamentos El Castillo
Casa Mundo, Garden & Room #101
1.1 km from University of Costa Rica
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Casa Mundo, Garden & Room #101
Apartotel Los Yoses
3 out of 5
1.3 km from University of Costa Rica
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1/5 (3 reviews)
Filth dirty room in bad section of town

"In the bed we found HAIR from the last occupant. The hotel had not even changed the sheets. Upon our arrival the receptionist said he had no reservation for us and made no effort to resolve the issue in spite of the fact that we were the only ones present. He just rudely ignored us, and I speak ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 14, 2016

Apartotel Los Yoses
Fully Equipped Plaza del Sol Apartment
1.4 km from University of Costa Rica
The price is CA $65 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
extremely comfortable and clean

"The hosts were hospitable, the apartment was clean and the stay was perfect. When we arrived, one of us was a bit under the weather and it was nice to have everything working perfectly. This is a wonderful apartment. I would stay here again...if I lived in Costa Rica, I'd like to rent this long term. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 30, 2019

Fully Equipped Plaza del Sol Apartment
Cozy Inn Apt 2 - Located in a Central, Residential Area , in a Secure Building
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University of Costa Rica is located in a vibrant area of San Pedro known for its top museums and major shopping area. San Pedro is home to 12 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Staying Near University of Costa Rica

You can choose from 31 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of University of Costa Rica, including these options:

  • Hotel Ave del Paraíso: This 3.5-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • The Garden CR: This 2.5-star hostal features free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and walkable location.
  • Tico Rent Aparments 1: With a stay at this 3-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff.

Things to See and Do Near University of Costa Rica

While you're in town visiting University of Costa Rica, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

National Museum of Costa Rica, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, and National Center of Art and Culture feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Explore notable local landmarks like Plaza de la Democracia, Plaza de la Cultura, and San Jose Cathedral. You can wander around Parque Nacional, Morazan Park, or Sabana Park if you want a dose of fresh air.

Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) and San Pedro Mall are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Multiplaza Mall Escazu is also located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from University of Costa Rica, and Plaza Real Cariari is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around University of Costa Rica?
University of Costa Rica is located in a vibrant area of San Jose known for its array of dining options and bird watching. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 34 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near University of Costa Rica?
Casa Echavarria is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from University of Costa Rica. Other good choices close by include B & B Your Garden Bedroom in Urbanización Carmiol and Hotel Ave del Paraíso.
How many hotels will I be able to find near University of Costa Rica?
Expedia has 34 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from University of Costa Rica.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near University of Costa Rica, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer near University of Costa Rica.
What can I see and do near University of Costa Rica?
You’ll want to browse the collections at National Museum of Costa Rica, Museum of Costa Rican Art, and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). You can enjoy live performances at National Theater and Melico Salazar Theatre. Spend some time wandering around National Park, Morazan Park, and Sabana Park.

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