Book your room at Barcelo San Jose Palacio

Room type

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Superior Room (Club Premium)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Premium Suite, 1 King Bed (Club Premium)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Master Premium Suite ( Club Premium )

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Health club and live music near downtown San Jose

With a stay at Barcelo San Jose Palacio in San Jose, you'll be in the suburbs and convenient to Spirogyra Butterfly Garden and Museum of Costa Rican Art.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Estadio Nacional and Costa Rica National Stadium.

Make yourself at home in one of the 254 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, or a swim-up bar.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

Barcelo San Jose Palacio

At your hotel

Barcelo San Jose Palacio is located 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the heart of downtown San Jose. The airport is a 15-minute ride away by complimentary shuttle, which is offered at scheduled times.

Dining options include a formal-dress restaurant, a restaurant with buffet and a la carte menu, and a spacious bar with live music. Outdoors, a poolside bar serves grilled meat and seafood in the sun, and a swim-up bar serves ice-cold cocktails.

The freeform pool, with multiple sections and swim-under bridges, is a beauty to behold. After a swim, the hotel's botanical gardens are a pleasant, shaded place to stroll. Other recreational facilities include 2 tennis courts and 3 squash courts.

A candle shop, 16 meeting and conference rooms, and a business center (surcharge) are also on site. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the property for a fee.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Tennis on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Total number of rooms - 254
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16
  • Free self parking
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Wedding services
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Satellite TV service
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Slippers
  • Phone
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

Ánfora Restaurant and Café - This buffet-style restaurant features international cuisine. An à la carte menu is also available. Open for buffet breakfast 5 AM to 10:30 AM, lunch noon to 3 PM, and dinner 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Terrace open 24 hours. Casual for breakfast and lunch, semi-formal for dinner.

Miyako Restaurant - This restaurant features an exotic menu of Japanese cuisine. Sushi, tempura, and Teppanyaki-style dishes are offered. Open Monday through Saturday 6 AM to 11 PM.

Bosque Bar - Casual. Snacks, cocktails. Live music every evening. Open from morning till late.

Rancho Bar & Grill - Poolside. Grilled seafood and meats. Cocktails. Open from late morning till early evening. Seasonal.

Swim-up bar - Open same hours as Rancho Bar & Grill. Cocktails. Seasonal.

Room service - Available 24 hours a day.

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Play

An expansive freeform pool with swim-under bridges and a children's section also offers a swim-up bar. Nearby, the hotel's botanical gardens are a pleasant place for a post-swim stroll. 3 squash courts and 2 tennis courts offer additional recreation and complimentary equipment is available to guests. Also on site is a fitness facility with men's and women's saunas.

Popular among locals, La Sabina Park is 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) away. The park features shaded picnic areas, jogging paths, tennis courts, soccer pitches, volleyball, and baseball and basketball areas.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Racquetball/squash on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf

The fine print for Barcelo San Jose Palacio

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST), a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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