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Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica

3-star3 stars
Ave 5 and 7, Calle 40Sabana Norte, San JoseSan Jose0Costa Rica

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.0
  • Good location and priced fairly. Decent restaurant & bar. Service very good, except it…Jan 26, 2018
  • I will be the first to admit that the bed sheets were not the cleanest looking, but it…Dec 3, 2017
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From 317 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica

from NZ$105
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Master Suite
  • Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Basic Twin Room No A/C

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 81 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Conference center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1985
  • Elevator/lift
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Mastico - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica’s small print

Also known as

  • Auténtico Hotel
  • Auténtico Hotel San Jose
  • Auténtico San Jose
  • Autentico Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose


Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica


  • Heart of San Jose
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 8 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 11 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 32 min walk
  • National Theater - 33 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 37 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 38 min walk
  • National Museum - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 13 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 14 min walk
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 25 min walk
  • San Jose Pavas Station - 6 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 159 reviews

Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica
Excellent and friendly staff
Excellent and friendly staff especially Katherine and Jaime at the front desk. Location was wonderful.
Mohamed, ca3 night romance trip
Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica
Very Good8.0
Good but
This is my second stay in the hotel first stay was good but my second stay was room on the street the room was small and the car noises are loud,the food was good and quite hotel at night
Mohamed, us1 night trip with friends
Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica
Good hotel i enjoyed it
Nice hotel in a quiet area with good lunch food and the service was good but the pool is renewing it so the works start at 8 am it was very loud
Mohamed, us2 night trip with friends
Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica
Very Good8.0
Stay in San Juan
Staff was friendly and helpful. Checkin\checkout was smooth. My only issue is that the bathroom needs upgrade and bed linen was not changed after I extended my stay by a day.
A Traveller, us1 night trip with friends
Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica
Stay at Autentico Hotel
Staff was nice and frienfly. Bathroom could use an upgrade. Bed linen was not chaneed often.
A Traveller, mx1 night romance trip

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Auténtico Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica

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