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The stunning nation of Costa Rica can be found directly to the south of Panama. It should come as no surprise that all of the area's hotels are consistently booked solid given the annual foot traffic of more than 2 million visitors. The question now is, where should you stay?
When deciding where to stay in Costa Rica, San José and Liberia are the two most important cities to take into consideration. The majority of the country's most popular tourist destinations are located in San Jose. These include the country's main airport, the Central Market (also known as Mercado Central), Parque La Sabana, the National Theater, and the National Museum of Costa Rica.
Liberia is the second largest city in Costa Rica and provides visitors with a diverse selection of retail establishments, dining establishments, and opportunities for nightlife. Even though there are a good number of hotels in both areas, if you are searching for a peaceful place to unwind after touring the country, you could find it more convenient to book a room in an area that is not the capital.
Here are some popular places to stay near San José:
The Hotel Villa Colonial: This boutique hotel that can be found in Escazu and offers guests spacious rooms that are adorned with works of local art. The breakfast buffet and the convenient proximity to both downtown and the airport are two of the things that guests love most about this hotel.
Hacienda Guachipelin: This luxury resort sits on 10 acres of land and boasts a spa, pool, restaurant, and bar. Both the location's proximity to the beach and the helpfulness of the employees are favorites among guests.
Hotel Casa del Mar: This is a quaint bed and breakfast that overlooks Lake Arenal and is set on three acres of verdant gardens. Views of either the lake or the mountains can be found from the rooms' private balconies.
Hotel Del Sol: This eco-friendly hotel sits on 5 acres of land and features a pool, restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. The handy location and the nice beds are two of the things that guests love most.
Hotel Sí Como No: This small bed and breakfast sits on 1 acre of land and features a swimming pool, garden area, and free Wi-fi. According to the reviews left by guests, the home welcomes pets and the proprietors are very helpful.
The Hotel Milagro: This is a quaint little inn that is set on 15 acres of property and has amenities such as horseback riding, hiking paths, and an organic farm. The guests frequently comment on how relaxing the ambiance is and how tasty the breakfasts are.
Hotel El Pueblito: This is a charming hotel in the center of Monteverde that offers guests comfortable accommodations as well as access to a rooftop terrace. The guests appreciate the helpful staff as well as the hotel's convenient location in the city center.
Hotel Santa Teresa: Located next door to Hotel Milagro, this small inn features a pool, hot tub, and a variety of room types. Both the convenient location and the friendly service are highly regarded by guests.
Hotel Posada Amor: This small inn sits within walking distance of many shops and restaurants in Playas del Coco. The guests really like how friendly the staff is, as well as how clean the place is.
Hotel Costa Verde: This family-run hotel sits on 6 acres of land and features large suites, a heated pool, and a restaurant. Guests have commented that the hotel is at a very handy location and that the staff is very friendly and helpful.
The Hotel Las Palmas: This is a modest property with 14 guest rooms, a swimming pool, and a restaurant that serves traditional Mexican cuisine. It is situated on four acres of ground. The guests are satisfied with both the reasonable room rates and the helpful staff.