San José vacation rentals

San José vacation rentals

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 64% drop in price.
Most expensive time to stay with an average 127% rise in price.
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Top tips for finding the perfect San José vacation rental

  • Vacation rentals in San José are around 21% more expensive 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, 21 reviews), Cozy apartment with terrace Cosmopolitan Tower (9.7, 44), and The Train Suites Barrio Escalante (9.4, 230), based on ratings and reviews from real travelers.
  • San Sebastián is the neighborhood in San José with the most affordable vacation rental properties (8 properties with an average price of $60 per night). Zorobarú Casa, Lujoso condominio con lavadora y secadora, S. José, and Bambu Eco-Urbano are the most popular rental properties in San Sebastián.
  • 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.

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