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Bee Suites Escalante - San José - Building
Bee Suites Escalante
9.3 Wonderful
CarmenC$ 153+
C$ 153+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Clusia Lodge - San José - Bedroom
Clusia Lodge
8.9 Very good
C$ 147+
C$ 147+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Casa Pitahaya
8 Very good
MercedC$ 42+
C$ 42+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Residencial Paradisus
7.8 Good
PavasC$ 122+
C$ 122+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
935 Lodge San José
9 Wonderful
CatedralC$ 63+
C$ 63+
Free Wi-Fi
7 De Marzo Sabana
8.6 Very good
Mata RedondaC$ 105+
C$ 105+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Casa Kitus
8.8 Very good
C$ 34+
C$ 34+
Free Wi-Fi

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 134

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 470
Cheapest month to stay with an average 74% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 134% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a vacation rental in San José

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Top tips for finding San José vacation rental deals

  • If you’re visiting San José, Costa Rica, you can access multiple pet-friendly vacation rentals. Inversiones Alerco is one option that welcomes two dogs under 10 kg at a fee. Cats are also allowed in the vacation home. You can also check into Condominio Llamas Del Bosque, a 2-bedroom apartment that welcomes only one dog under 20 lbs at a fee. These vacation homes include a pet-relief area and a spacious playing area.
  • For San José vacation rentals with free parking, you can book Clusia Lodge, which features spacious family rooms with a private bathroom and a seating area. You can also enjoy free and private parking at Cedar Cats Apartments, which features a well-equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a work desk, a patio, and a balcony where you can enjoy the best city view.
  • Visitors who wish to exercise during their stay in San José can find multiple vacation rentals with a fitness center. Villas del Rio Aparthotel & Suites is one option with a modern gym and an outdoor pool to relax after your workout sessions. You can also check into Cariari Condo w/View, a 2-bedroom unit with air-conditioned spaces and a modern fitness center.
  • For family-friendly San José vacation rentals, you can book Molino #5 La Uruca, which features cozy family rooms, a private bathroom, a work desk, and a fully-equipped kitchen with a dining area. You can also check into Residencial Paradisus, another family-friendly vacation home with spacious, cozy rooms, a seating area, and a children's high chair. It is close to the San José amusement park.
  • Zorobarú Casa provides an ideal option for visitors who plan to work while on holiday. The vacation rental offers a workspace with a desk. You can relax at the property’s balcony and enjoy the city view or mountain view. Zorobarú Casa has a well-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a dining area. Towels and linens are provided in the vacation home.
  • Vacation rentals in San José are around 53% cheaper than hotels on average. Search here to compare prices for all accommodation types in San José.
  • The best vacation rental properties in San José are Amazing Views Sjo, Cozy, Equipped. 24/7 Concierge (9.8, 26 reviews), Cozy apartment with terrace, SJ Cosmopolitan Tower (9.7, 118), and Elegante Casa de 4 Habitaciones a Solo 15 Minutos del Corazón de la Ciudad (9.5, 30), based on ratings and reviews from real travelers.
  • Merced is the neighborhood in San José with the most affordable vacation rental properties (17 properties with an average price of C$ 78 per night). Casa Pitahaya, Escape to this luxurious oasis, and Ncleo Sabana A505 are the most popular rental properties in Merced.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap vacation rental in San José, you should consider visiting during the low season. The cheapest vacation homes in San José can be found in July and April.
  • The cheapest night for renting a vacation home in San José is Sunday. In contrast, the most expensive is Thursday.
  • Book your San José vacation rental at least 54 days before your stay begins to get the best price.
  • Vacation rentals are a popular choice for both long and short-term stays. KAYAK users usually book their vacation rental in San José for 18 days.
  • The cheapest San José vacation rental found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 84, while the most expensive was C$ 308.

FAQs when booking a vacation home in San José

  • How much is a vacation rental for a week in San José?

    The average price for a weekly San José vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is C$ 821.

  • How much is a vacation rental for a month in San José?

    The average price for a monthly San José vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is C$ 3,518.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in San José?

    There are loads of different property types that you can make your vacation home in San José. You’ll find lodges, cabins, apartments, houses, villas, farm stays, chalets, condos, homestays, agritourism, campgrounds, cottages and luxury tents.

  • What are some of the most-loved vacation rentals available in San José?

    There are many types of properties available for San José vacation rentals. If you’re looking for something special, vacation rentals most loved by KAYAK users are Cabinas Río Celeste La Amistad and Tapirus Lodge.

  • Are there any pet-friendly vacation rentals in San José?

    There are a number of dog and pet-friendly San José vacation rentals, with around 9% allowing you to bring your pet along with you.

  • How much is a vacation rental in San José?

    KAYAK users have found vacation rentals in San José for as cheap as C$ 85 in the last 3 days. The average price is C$ 117.

  • How much is a vacation rental in San José for tonight?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found San José vacation rentals for tonight for as low as C$ 54. Search here for similar prices

  • What are the most popular San José neighborhoods to book a vacation rental in?

    Vacation rentals in Carmen, Mata Redonda and Catedral have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about San José's different neighborhoods, check out our San José's City Guide.

  • How can I find vacation rentals near me in San José?

    Take a look at our vacation rentals map to find the best vacation rental homes near you.

  • What vacation rentals in San José are close to Poás Volcano National Park?

    For San José vacation rentals close to Poás Volcano National Park, consider booking 987 Guest House, which features accommodations with a shared lounge, kitchen, and garden. It also includes a terrace with a garden view. You can also check into 935 Lodge San José, 31 miles from Poás Volcano National Park. It features a well-fitted kitchen, a seating area, and a dining area.

  • What are the best romantic vacation rentals in San José?

    If you're looking for the perfect vacation rentals in San José for your romantic break, you can book The Train Suites Barrio Escalante. The vacation home features a hot tub, a fitness center, and a well-equipped kitchen. You can also enjoy a great city view from your balcony or bedroom, which is fitted with bigger sliding glass doors.

  • What vacation rentals in San José are wheelchair accessible?

    Visitors with reduced mobility can access multiple San José house rentals that are wheelchair accessible. Flying Away Penthouse San José is a 1-bedroom apartment with wheelchair accessible rooms, an elevator, a well-equipped kitchen, a laundry room, and a swimming pool. You can also check into Beautiful Riverside Condo, a wheelchair accessible vacation home with an elevator, family rooms, a swimming pool, and a well-fitted kitchen.

  • What vacation rentals in San José are close to San José International Airport (SJO)?

    For vacation rentals close to Juan Santamaria International Airport, you can check into Casa Reflejos City View, a 30-minute drive from the airport. The property features air-conditioned rooms, BBQ facilities, a communal sauna, and an outdoor hot tub.

Where to stay in San José?

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