Hotel Presidente

An iconic contemporary hotel in the heart of downtown San José


San José.

Accommodation Type


Accommodation Level

ModestA good option for the budget savvy traveller.

Price Guide

Hotel Presidente

Relax in contemporary style at the Hotel Presidente in the heart of downtown San José. The spacious and beautifully appointed rooms have elegant décor, comfortable furnishings and all the modern amenities you would expect of a modern city hotel. Enjoy the scrumptious complimentary breakfast buffet, free internet and the views of the surrounding city and mountains. The friendly and helpful staff will enhance your stay and they have a wealth of information on the city, well worth tapping into.

Why go to Hotel Presidente?

Located on San José’s famous Central Avenue, the hotel is within walking distance of all the attractions. Close to shopping, dining and cultural landmarks, including the National Theatre, the National Museum, Gold Museum, Costa Rican Congress, Plaza de la Cultura and the beautiful National Cathedral, Hotel Presidente is the perfect base for sightseeing. Explore the national parks, towering volcanoes, beautiful beaches and natural wonders, all are within a reasonable driving distance of San José.

Wildlife around Hotel Presidente

Whilst you are in San José, take the time to stroll through the city parks and you will get a taster of the amazing birdlife that Costa Rica has to offer. Due the size of the country, you don’t have to venture too far from San José to get to the heart of nature and the wilderness of the rainforests – nothing is very far away. The famous Manuel Antonio National Park, with all the monkeys, sloths, iguanas and birdlife on the Pacific coast over to the laid-back, tropical Caribbean coastal parks and towns to the inland rainforest and cloudforest reserves, all teeming with wildlife.

Hotel Presidente Highlights

  • Central location
  • Attentive, friendly staff
  • Spacious rooms
  • Relaxing spa
  • Restaurants and bars within walking distance
  • Adorned with colourful artwork

Hotel Presidente Location

Hotel Presidente


  • 91 rooms
  • Open all year round
  • A full buffet breakfast is included in your stay.
  • Children under 3 stay free of charge. There is a small charge for children up until the age of 10.


  • Bar / restaurant
  • Gym
  • Convenience store
  • Casino
  • Spa
  • Roof terrace
  • Currency exchange
  • Free parking
  • Computers for guest use
  • WiFi throughout the hotel
  • All rooms have air conditioning, telephone, TV, alarm clock, safe and hair dryer.
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • Fitness suite


  • Self-guided walks around San Jose
  • Local museums and parks
  • Theatre visits
  • Shopping
  • Dining out in town

Hotel Presidente Rooms

There are 91 rooms in this city hotel

Standard Rooms


Rana the frog likes this because…

“As well as practicing sound environmental policies, Hotel Presidente are active socially too. They are involved with a shelter for the homeless of San Jose and after school programmes that operate in deprived areas of the city.”

And don’t forget … for every booking we get, Costa Rica Specialists plants trees in deforested areas of latin America through The Travel Forest, and we back The Tribes Foundation’s conservation and social projects.

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