Studio Hotel

A boutique hotel featuring hundreds of original artworks by local artists.



dining on terrace
reception area
pool on terrace


Santa Ana, San José


Studio Hotel is open year round.

Accommodation type

Boutique Hotel

Studio Hotel

Studio Hotel is a modern Boutique Hotel located just 20 minutes from San José city and 20 minutes from the international airport. The design is both stylish and comfortable with a hint of ‘art studio’ thrown in. Artwork by famous Costa Rican artists such as Marcia Salas, Valerio Triguero and Rafael Fernandez adorn the walls adding a unique twist.  Relax in a warm and comfortable atmosphere and enjoy delicious meals at the Café Bar and Grill. High quality organic ingredients are sourced locally where possible from local farmers and fishermen and twice weekly you can also enjoy live entertainment. If you’re looking for a more peaceful location to relax, try the rooftop terrace and swimming pool.


poolWhy go to Studio Hotel?

The shops and restaurants in Santa Ana are a few minutes walk away. Or venture into San José, a city with plenty to offer, and it’s all within a short drive of the hotel.  You can explore the city attractions or venture to the countryside, the Poás Volcano is less than 23 miles away and the Braulio National Park, just a 40 minute drive away. If you drive an hour to the west then you reach the Pacific coast and a host of beautiful beaches, alternatively, the airport is nearby, and it is just 15 minutes by light aircraft to Manuel Antonio, packed with wildlife, rainforests and beaches.

hummingbirdWildlife around Studio Hotel

In San José itself as well as in the surrounding towns of  Heredia, Alajuela and Cartago you will be able to see many beautiful species of birds such as parrots, quetzals, hummingbirds as well as tapirs, lizards, bats, butterflies, toads and if you are lucky, wild cats.  Visit the surrounding areas and parks to discover the flora and fauna of Costa Rica.

Studio Hotel Highlights

  • Main areas are full of original artworks
  • Popular Café Bar and Grill serving a varied menu.
  • A few minutes walk from neighbourhood shops and restaurants.
  • Volcano and coffee tours are available.
  • Personal service amid modern, tasteful décor.

Studio Hotel


  • Lively restaurant offering twice weekly live entertainment.
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Roof terrace
  • All rooms have air-conditioning, WiFi, telephone, hair dryer, TV, safe and minifridge
  • Free internet access throughout the hotel.


  • Coffee tours
  • Birdwatching tours
  • Guided excursions to national parks
  • White water rafting
  • Craft tours to Sarchi

What is included in the stay

A hearty breakfast is included in your stay..



The hotel has several room types making up the 82 rooms; Studio Single, Studio Double, Junior Suite and Studio Superior.

The main difference between the rooms is the size and the number of beds.  All are spacious and have attractive, modern décor. The colours palette is muted tones with splashes of colour introduced in artworks and soft furnishings.


Children are welcome at the Studio Hotel


Free Wi-fi in all rooms and throughout the hotel.  The rooms also have telephones.

Swimmers entering the water during sunset on a costa rica holiday

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