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Our Location

The hotel is located at downtown San Jose, about 30 minutes from the San Jose International airport, surrounded by great variety of fine restaurants, main bus stations, grocery stores, 3-5 minutes walking distance. We are recommened by mayor travel guides, Lonely Planet,Frommers, Fordor, Moon Book, Let’s go. If you are looking for budget and comfort stay, we are your great choice in downtown San Jose.





Travel Tips...more

 .Do I need an international driver´s license to drive in Costa Rica? 
You are allowed to drive with your normal drivers license for three months.

 .What is the difference between the rain forest and the cloud forest? 
The main difference is that in the cloud forest doesn´t rain as much as in the rain forest. The species of flora and fauna that you might find differ from one to the other.

 . How much is he departure tax? 
Departure tax is US$28.00, can be paid in US Dollars, colones or with a credit cards

 . Where can I practice white water rafting? 
You can practice it at Pacuare, Reventazon, Corobici, Sarapiqui, Naranjo and Savegre rivers.



Be aware of the taxi scam, some taxi drivers are comissioned by the hotels to bring them customers, and they will say just about anything to steer you to the place they represent, like the hotel you booked is closed or they will pretent to call the hotel for you and tell you the hotel is full.....



Welcome to Costa Rica

History of Hotel de La Cuesta

built in 1920, first Bed and Breakfast of the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, it was once home and art gallery to a bevy of local and expatriate artists, including Otto Apuy, Diedre Hyde, and Guillermo Conte, as well as other poets, writers and filmmakers, a place where artists and authors gathered together in its past time.

With its handcrafted classic wood frame structure of the entrance and the interior design like colonial style mosaic tile floor of early 19th century, you can see the traces of Costa Rican history and art trough the building.

Hotel Address and Contacts

Add: San Jose, Avenida 1, Calle 11 y 15 50 metros oeste del registro civil / aprox 30 minutes from the San Jose International Airport
Tel: +506 2256-7946 Fax: +506 2255-2896
Email: costaricahotel@gmail. com