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1 room, 2 adults

Cando Living, San Jose

3.5-star3.5 stars
Avenida Central, Frente al Museo de Jade, Entre las Calles 13 y 13 Bis, San Jose, San Jose, 10101, Costa Rica

Beaux Arts hotel with restaurant, near Jade Museum
  • Free WiFi
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  • There was no water at all from evening till morning.Feb. 18, 2019
  • While it looks clean in the pictures my bed had diarrhea stains that still had a strong…Feb. 5, 2019

Cando Living, San Jose

from $38 CAD
  • Standard Apartment
  • Premium Apartment
  • Studio
  • Luxury Apartment
  • Superior Apartment
  • Traditional Apartment
  • Classic Double Room

What’s around Cando Living, San Jose


  • National Park - 3 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 1 min walk
  • National Museum of Costa Rica - 2 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 5 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 5 min walk
  • National Theater - 7 min walk
  • Mercado Central - 12 min walk
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 2.5 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 37 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 5 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 8 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 8 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
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, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Netflix
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Cando Living, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Cando Living Aparthotel San Jose
  • Cando Living Hotel San Jose
  • Cando Living Aparthotel
  • Cando Living San Jose
  • Cando Living Hotel
  • Cando Living San Jose


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 5 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 30.00 per vehicle (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.

FAQs for Cando Living, San Jose

  • Is parking offered at Cando Living?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Cando Living.
  • Are pets allowed at Cando Living?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Cando Living?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Cando Living?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Cando Living?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 30.00 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do near Cando Living?
    Recommended spots to visit include Jade Museum (1-min walk) and National Museum of Costa Rica (2-min walk), along with National Park (3-min walk) and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 40 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Besides being a little hard to find due to lack of signage otherwise the apartment was very good for the price with good location and English speaking helpful staff
Craig, au1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
The young lady working there was super helpful. Very informative. She gave us her cellphone number and did all translation for us when we purchased the event ticket. Even let us use her ID to buy event tickets. The room was large and modern but bathroom needs attention. Shower water splashes every where coz it does not have a proper curtain or door. Overall the room not cleaned. They only change out bed linens. Very noisy coz the guests played loud music passed midnight
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A little gem that will not disappoint
A great place to stay, centrally located and lots to see right on the doorstep. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Perfect for solo travellers, couples or families. I would recommend this to friends or family without hesitation. I arrived late evening at the airport and used their pickup service. Convenient and the reception stayed open later for me.
Paul, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Modern Loft in Great Location
Very trendy and modern hotel in a great location that is walking distance to downtown landmarks, parks and China town. There wasn’t a hotel sign outside but had the street numbers and a unique door with a security system which uses a fab card to enter. I was traveling alone and felt very safe. Loved the decor and garden area in the center with couches to lounge. Also had a TV area and patio on my floor. I took the room with AC which was spacious with a living room area, kitchen with an eating counter and the bedroom upstairs loft style with no doors. The TV had a free account of Netflix as an added perk. The staff was very helpful with recommendations and spoke perfect English. All in all I recommend this hotel.
Cristina, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
It can be tricky to find but once inside cando living looks great! Staff very helpful. I stayed in a studio apartment for 1 night which was nice, however to note that you can hear noise from the next room as walls very thin! I still had a good nights sleep though!
JONATHAN, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Nice, with some problems.
No exterior sign, not easy to find. Only one small trashcan for 3 living areas. The couch was the lowest sitting couch I have ever seen. There is ZERO soundproofing, you hear everything from your neighbors. New condition, but the lack of soundproofing and the extremely low couch ruined the stay for me. AND I really disliked having to sign an "OUR RULES OF CONDUCT" before I checked in.
James, us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
What I really liked is frer access to Netflix. Also, outside chair and table. Good service as well.
Dariusz, us2 night trip

Cando Living, San Jose

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