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1 room, 2 adults

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose

3-star3 stars
Ave 5 and 7, Calle 40, Sabana Norte, San Jose, San Jose, 0, Costa Rica

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 382 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Love tbe Costa Rican art displayed in the rooms & throughout the hotel.Jun. 13, 2019
  • Everything was amazing and a lovely staff ❤️ We will definitely will go back there, but…May 4, 2019

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose

from $84 CAD
  • Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Auténtico Hotel, San Jose


  • Heart of San Jose
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 7 min walk
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) - 19 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 31 min walk
  • National Theater - 31 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 35 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 36 min walk
  • Parque Nacional - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 8 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 13 min walk
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 20 min walk
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 24 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 81 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1985
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Disabled parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Mastico - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Auténtico Hotel
  • Auténtico Hotel San Jose
  • Auténtico San Jose
  • Autentico Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
  • Auténtico Hotel Hotel
  • Auténtico Hotel San Jose
  • Auténtico Hotel Hotel San Jose


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 6 AM to 9 PM.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 17700 per person (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.2 From 231 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Very good. Clean,updated,location perfect.
    Very good. Clean, updated,location perfect, value for dollar good. Staff perfect. I would rate 4 star.
    Katherine, ca3 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    I had left an item and when I returned 3 days later they retrieved it . Excellent service all round.
    John Richard, caRomance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Used as a starting point for our roadtrip - perfect for what we needed. Quiet for initial rest upon arrival. Nice pool and common area. Parking too. Staff very friendly :) we didn't explore the area a ton, but others in our group did and had no complaints.
    Breanne, caTrip with friends
    Exceptional 10.0
    Clean and Convenient
    Nice, clean hotel. 20 minutes from the airport.
    Daljit, caTrip with friends
    Exceptional 10.0
    Clean and Convenient
    Great Hotel, clean, great service. 20 minutes to airport.
    Daljit, caOther trip

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