Hotel Barceló San José Palacio San José
The Barceló San José Palacio***** hotel is located in a quiet residential area of Uruca, just 13 km away from Juan Santamaría International Airport and 5 km from the center of the capital San José in Costa Rica. It has good connections with the main business, shopping and leisure areas, such as the National Stadium.
This emblematic, highly prestigious and traditional urban hotel offers a unique, excellent European style service.
It has 254 rooms that were renovated in 2013 and equipped with all the necessary facilities to enjoy your stay, whether travelling for business or pleasure, with views of the city and the mountains. The hotel offers free parking and gym to all guests. It also has an outdoor swimming pool and exuberant garden.
The hotel has 3 restaurants and a bar where you can enjoy a wide variety of food and an extensive cocktail menu with live music.
Its 17 meeting rooms stand out with different capacities, technologically equipped for conferences, conventions and events. It also has a convention centre with capacity for up to 1,000 people where you will find the ideal setting for your event to be a complete success.
The Barceló San José Palacio has been recognized with the Certificate of Sustainability, granted by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism and international recognitions such as the Cristal award.
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Located in between Besiktas, Ortakoy and Balmucu the Yildiz Park and Palace cover an area of 500000 m2. The entrance to the park, which is home to plants and trees that have been brought form all around the world is free.
The complex of the palace includes several pavillions, intercinnected courtyards, pools and mosques. The best known of the pavillions, the Sale, is home to a museum and open to vsitors.Several other pavillions also contain museums and visitors might be interested to see the Yildiz Palace Museum and the Municipal Museum of Istanbul where silverware, porcelain, glassware, thrones, paintings and much more are on display.
Open 09:30-16:00 daily, except Monday & Thursday (October to February: 09:00-15:00)