The Barcelo San Jose Palacio is located on tropical landscaped grounds in San Jose costa Rica. It is located 3 kilometers away from renowned museums, theaters and markets of downtown San Jose; while the US Embassy is located at a distance of two kilometers. Also, the airport can be easily reached by a 15 minutes complimentary ride by shuttle.
The Anfora Restaurant and Café and Ambar Restaurant are located in the hotel premises. The earlier one offers buffet style international food, while the later specializes in Italian food. You should visit the seasonal El Rancho Grill for mouth-watering lunch, where the menu features various grilled items that are served poolside. There are live musical performances that are organized regularly at El Bosque Bar, which serves special snacks and cocktails.
The Barcelo San Jose Palacio hotel boosts a convention center, which can accommodate around 1,500 guests. The property features wireless Internet access, while the services offered at the business center are computers and fax, print and photocopy services. Various recreational amenities offered at the hotel include a fitness facility, squash and tennis courts, a spa and sauna with steam baths, two outdoor pools and a spa tub.
The Barcelo San Jose Palacio hotel had participated for Certification of Sustainable Tourism (CST), which is a third-party certification curriculum that is certified independently. The program measures the impact of property on various factors such as environment, cultural-heritage, community, and the local economy.
You can visit the Ánfora Restaurant and Café for yummy breakfast and lunch. It is an ideal destination for a semi-formal dinner in the hotel premises. It is a buffet-style restaurant and features various international cuisine. Also, an A la carte menu is offered. If you love Japanese cuisine then you should head to Miyako Restaurant. The Rancho Bar & Grill is a poolside bar that serves grilled meats and seafood and Cocktails. The Swim-up bar is a seasonal bar and offers some exotic cocktails. The room service is available 24 hours every day.
The property features an extensive freeform pool that has a children’s section and swim-under bridges. The swim-up bar is located next to the pool. After enjoying swimming in clear blue water, you can stroll in the botanical gardens of the hotel. There are two tennis courts and three squash courts.
Other recreational option at and around the hotel includes the La Sabina Park, which is 2 kilometers away from the hotel. The park features jogging paths, shaded picnic areas, tennis courts, volleyball, basketball and baseball areas and soccer pitches.
There are 254 guestrooms at the Barcelo San Jose Palacio, which are well-equipped with TVs with HBO, US stations and pay movies; wireless Internet access (surcharge); safes and minibars. The huge beds feature pillow menus and down duvets, while bathrooms have bathrobes, telephones, and scales. The walls of the property and guestrooms adorn the original artworks by renowned Costa Rican artists. The Jr. Suites and Suites sports computers and printers, while the living rooms have leather sofas.