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Ara Macao Inn

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Overview of Ara Macao Inn

Ara Macao Inn

2.5 star property
No-frills hotel in Catedral

2 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
CALLE 25, BARRIO CALIFORNIA, San José, Province of San Jose, 09022

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Catedral
  • Sabana Park - 17 min drive
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 28 min drive
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 39 min drive
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 5 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 5 min walk
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 8 min walk


  • Viva Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Restaurant Limoncello - 3 min walk
  • La Concha de La Lora - 4 min walk
  • YummyLab - 5 min walk
  • El Gaff - 5 min walk

About this property

Ara Macao Inn

When visiting San José, Ara Macao Inn is a great choice to consider.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities


  • Front desk (limited hours)


  • Terrace


  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

Ara Macao Inn Hotel
Ara Macao Inn San José
Ara Macao Inn Hotel San José

Frequently asked questions

Does Ara Macao Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ara Macao Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ara Macao Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Ara Macao Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ara Macao Inn?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Ara Macao Inn.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ara Macao Inn?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near Ara Macao Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Concha de La Lora (4-min walk), YummyLab (5-min walk), and El Gaff (5-min walk).
What's the area around Ara Macao Inn like?
Ara Macao Inn is a short 5-minute walk from San Jose Fercori Station and 5 minutes' walk from National Park.

Overall score and ratings





Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



4/10 Fair

Bret, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Bed was comfortable Good location for Museum and National Park
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review