The Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola located in the heart of the vibrant capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica, just a few steps away from the business & financial district, museums, art galleries, shopping and entertainment, our location can’t be beat for things to do and see in San Jose.
San Jose’s International Airport, Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) offers excellent International connections from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and Europe. The airport is located approximately 25-30 minutes from the hotel.
San Jose’s second airport, Tobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ) serves regional carriers such as Nature Air with daily service to/from San Jose from many Costa Rica regional airports. The airport is located approximately 20-25 minutes from the hotel.
National Theatre
National Museum, Jade Museum, Gold Museum
BRITT® Coffee Plantation Tour
Art Galleries, Central Market, La Casona Craft Market
Shopping and Entertainment
Easy access to the main highways heading to many tourist attractions.
From Juan Santamaria International Airport – Take the Pan American Highway (Route 1) toward San Jose, go by Paseo Colon until second avenue and 5th street, turn left heading to 5th avenue, and you will see the hotel on your left hand side.
Coordinates : 9º56’09.68” N 84º04’32.70”
Our commitment to the environment shows with our certification of 4 leaves for sustainable tourism which is awarded by the Costa Rican tourism board.

All of our 195 guestrooms offer extraordinary views of the Central Valley, with the Superior and Executive rooms offering the best views. All of our guest rooms are spacious and modern, with individual air conditioning, Cable TV with premium channels, complimentary high speed wireless internet access, a guest mini bar (fee), direct-dial telephones with voicemail and free local calls, clock/radio, complimentary electronic safe, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, and complimentary coffee maker featuring BRITT® coffee.

Stay at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola in San Jose Costa Rica


  • Free valet parking
  • Executive level lounge
  • El Mirador Restaurant – On the 17th floor with stunning views of San José
  • Tropicana Restaurant – Casual dining located adjacent to the lobby
  • La Palma Bar – Pub style lounge for cocktails & light fare
  • Fitness center
  • Guest room dining available
  • High speed
  • wireless internet access throughout the hotel
  • Business center with computer access and printer
  • Guest laundry and dry cleaning available
  • Indoor heated pool & Jacuzzi
  • Gift shop
  • 8 banquet & meeting rooms
  • Smoke free guest rooms & public areas