We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
06/11/2017 06/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Don Carlos

    Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          $55
          View Deal
          Traveler (242)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (26)
          Hotel Santo Tomas
          932 reviews
          #8 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Presidente
          1,399 reviews
          #6 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Balmoral Hotel
          1,212 reviews
          #10 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose
          1,746 reviews
          #1 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good39%
          • Average17%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible2%
          Travelers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Business Center
          Laundry Service
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Hotel Santo Tomas
          932 reviews
          #8 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Presidente
          1,399 reviews
          #6 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Balmoral Hotel
          1,212 reviews
          #10 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose
          1,746 reviews
          #1 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          Jun 11Jun 12
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from $55.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all San Jose hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9c25ab56b82a4ab8a4e402c129ef1d1f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":300214,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":11,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":12,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9c25ab56b82a4ab8a4e402c129ef1d1f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":55,"lowestMetaPrice":55,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":55,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":55,"lowestMetaPrice":55,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":55,"hotelName":"Hotel Don Carlos","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjljMjVhYjU2YjgyYTRhYjhhNGU0MDJjMTI5ZWYxZDFmIiwiQUlLIjoiNTZmZWVmZDcyMjI0NGZmNDk1Y2RkM2NhZjJhNGY3NTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/11/2017", "checkOut": "06/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "$55", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Traveler rating
          Traveler type
          Time of year
          Language
          Reviewed January 18, 2012

          We were kept awake all night by various noises and flashing lights coming thru the doors transom window. The rooms other design flaws included horrific lighting from uncovered CFL bulbs, hard bed, thin walls and tired furniture. After a sleepless night we even got an...More

          Helpful?1  
          Reviewed January 12, 2012

          This was our arrival hotel in Costa Rica. Lots of local art in the hall ways. Great stained glass and painted tiles. Nice, sunny patio. Our second floor room was huge, clean, and quiet. Had an equally good room on our second stay some days...More

          Helpful?
          Reviewed January 5, 2012

          This hotel offers the feel of old San Jose but with updated modern conviences. We enjoyed the helpful and curteous staff and free secure parking. Definely a place to consider staying for an old world feel.

          Helpful?
          Reviewed January 3, 2012

          Good value, basic rooms, lovely breakfast on the terrace in central San Jose. The chap on the front desk was a little strange, but overall if you're after a cheap no frills room get involved.

          Helpful?
          Reviewed January 1, 2012

          We stayed at Hotel Don Carlos for 1 night in December 2011. The hotel is conveniently located in the center of San Jose. The Jade Museum is across the street and you can easily walk to the theater. The staff was very helpful and friendly,...More

          Helpful?
          Hotel Santo Tomas
          932 reviews
          #8 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Presidente
          1,399 reviews
          #6 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Balmoral Hotel
          1,212 reviews
          #10 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose
          1,746 reviews
          #1 of 84 hotels in San Jose
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $57 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #15 Family Hotel in San Jose
          • #16 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 36
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotwire, Booking.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Priceline, Cancelon, getaroom.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your Hotel Don Carlos reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of San Jose >
          • San Jose Metro >
          • San Jose
          • Also Known As
          • Don Carlos Hotel ,
          • Don Carlos San Jose ,
          • Hotel Don Carlos Costa Rica/San Jose
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveler (242)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (26)
          Pool & Beach (9)
          Hotel & Grounds (169)
          Bathroom (6)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
          Nearby
          Sponsored by:
          Hotel Dunn Inn
          388 reviews
          .10 miles away
           
          Taormina Hotel and Casino
          374 reviews
          .13 miles away
           
          Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola
          777 reviews
          .13 miles away
           
          Hotel Santo Tomas
          932 reviews
          .14 miles away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          La Terrasse French Cuisine
          453 reviews
          .22 miles away
          Cafe Mundo
          730 reviews
          .17 miles away
          Cafe Miel Costa Rica
          111 reviews
          .13 miles away
          Cafe Rojo
          84 reviews
          .17 miles away
          Nearby Attractions
          Precolumbian Gold Museum
          1,763 reviews
          .31 miles away
          Jade Museum
          830 reviews
          .30 miles away
          Galeria Namu
          149 reviews
          .09 miles away
          National Park (Parque Nacional)
          224 reviews
          .27 miles away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          RonaldMSantaFe_NM
          Want one room, two beds for two adults. Is this available for dates supplied ? And what is cost ?
          December 6, 2016|
          Answer
          Response from Dave_SHP1313 | Reviewed this property |
          I don't know if it is available for the dates you need, but I had room #6 when I was there. It has two large beds. I believe that it came to $71 US taxes in per night. Great room, very clean.
          0
          Votes
          David19480
          Hello, Is there an airport shuttle &, if so, what would the cost per person be? What is the distance to the airport? Thanks!
          September 22, 2016|
          What is your answer?
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          David19480
          Hello, Is there an airport shuttle available & if so, what would the cost be per person? Also, how far is it to SJO airport? Thanks!
          September 22, 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Caitlin A | Reviewed this property |
          They can help you get a shuttle and it isn't expensive I'm not sure what the cost is?
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Room #6 was a little noisy, we will avoid this room in the future."
          Read review
          "Each room is different. Stayed there many times and never was disappointed in the room."
          Read review
          "get a garden room opposite the outside seating area - no noise at all and a lovely place to watch the stars"
          Read review
          "Choose room away from road, very quiet."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing