Bright rooms equipped for guests to feel at home.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
Indicative price per night in a double room (My Barceló Rate)
Barceló San José***** (part of Barceló Hotel Group and formerly known as Barceló San José Palacio) is located in a quiet residential area of Uruca, just 13 km from Juan Santamaría International Airport and 5 km from the centre of Costa Rica's capital city, San José. It has good connections with the main business, shopping and leisure areas, such as the National Stadium. This emblematic urban hotel enjoys great prestige and tradition in the country.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
This is our health and safety seal. It represents and guarantees all our experience and research into health, safety and hygiene, and has been adapted to the current world situation.
This programme introduces new protocols and strengthens measures to comply with recommendations from WHO, international bodies such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and government institutions in each country in which we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page for further information and interactive maps with all the details.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Stricter cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygiene specialist responsible for ensuring the complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to verify the new protocols before the hotel opens and the usual audits will be reinforced and regularly verified by our partners.
Urbanizacion El Robledal La Uruca 01150 San José Costa Rica
Juan Santamaría International Airport - 14.3 km
Tambor Beach - 180 km
Langosta Beach - 262 km
Valle del Sol Golf Course - 11 km
The hotel’s restaurants and bars serve a variety of local and international dishes created to satisfy the palate of every guest.
We also offer 24-hour room service.
Barceló San José has a spectacular outdoor heated swimming pool for adults , and another for children, with views of the gardens. They are open all year round, taking advantage of the pleasant average annual temperature in Costa Rica that fluctuates between 21 and 27°C.
The hotel also offers a sun lounger service designed for visitors to find the peace and tranquillity they want while they enjoy a delicious cocktail or relax and sunbathe under the warm Caribbean sun. The opening hours for access to the swimming pool area is from 06.00 to 21.00 (6am to 9pm).
The lush hotel gardens provide a magnificent backdrop for the perfect holiday. Despite its short distance from the city of San José, with all the comforts of an urban hotel, the hotel is surrounded by dense tropical vegetation, making you feel like you are in an idyllic Caribbean oasis. A true delight for all the senses waiting to be discovered.
The Premium Level is an exclusive concept of services and facilities created by Barceló Hotel Group. Being part of the Premium Level provides exclusive access to the 5th and 6th floors, as well as the possibility of delaying your check-out time until 14.00. (2pm). Premium Level also includes free Wi-Fi.
Our Premium Level offers:
Complimentary executive breakfast, afternoon tea and happy hour including alcoholic beverages with snacks from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
It also included coffee, juices, tea, soft drinks, snacks and fresh fruit available throughout the day
Late check-out until 4:00 pm (subject to availability)
Return airport transfers, subject to prior booking (not private)
Private check-in area
Possibility of express check-out
10% off restaurants and hotel services (SPA, gift shop)
Free flight confirmation, free photocopy service.
Barceló San José offers a wide range of sports, with specially designed facilities that can ensure an experience that is beyond your most wild expectations.
As well as the fully equipped gym, guests wanting to do exercise on holiday can enjoy the use of several tennis courts, floodlit for playing during the day and at night. There are also tennis classes available for those looking to improve their game.
There are also aerobics sessions with the perfect combination of cardiovascular exercises set to music. This exercise is good for the entire body; it improves flexibility, coordination, orientation and rhythm.
Other sports available at the hotel include racquet ball and squash. Both are played on fully enclosed courts, with 4 walls and a roof. The objective of the game is to serve or hit the ball so that your opponent cannot return it correctly. Without a doubt, the best way to enjoy yourself while you work out.
Check-in at Barceló San José is after 14:00, while check-out time is at 12:00. Guests can use the lobby area and restaurants after check out.
Barceló San José has free parking for hotel guests.
Yes, Barceló San José hotel is suitable for guests with disabilities. Please ask at the hotel reception for information on the adapted services and facilities.
No, pets are not allowed at Barceló San José.
Yes, Barceló San José provides some options for guests with food intolerances. Guests are requested to speak to the hotel staff to assess the available options.
Yes, Barceló San José offers a transfer service to the airport closest to the hotel at no additional cost. Book your transfer with the hotel to take advantage of this service.
The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at Barceló San José.
The staff at Barceló San José will be pleased to assist you in the following languages: Spanish and English.
Yes, Barceló San José offers 24-hour room service for hotel guests. All information about the room service, including the menu, prices, opening times, etc., is available at the hotel.
Yes, breakfast at Barceló San José is included for guests who book bed & breakfast and half board (breakfast is not included with accommodation-only bookings).
Barceló San José has 15 meeting rooms and 17 areas for events and celebrations.
The minimum age for access to the Spa & Wellness area at Barceló San José is 18. Spa entry is subject to an additional charge for hotel guests. Please check our rates. Children are welcome in the spa.