See natural beauty and cultural sites in San José

Located in San José's historic district, Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica is ideally situated near the area's best things to do. Just four kilometers from downtown, our stylish hotel offers easy, 25-minute commutes to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Learn about the nation's history at Museo Nacional, view the impressive statues at Parque Nacional, and browse the stores at the Lincoln Plaza shopping center. For a truly special evening, ask the concierge to help you find tickets for a musical or a play at Teatro Nacional. Nature lovers shouldn't miss the vibrant Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, located in the popular Barrio Tournon area, or the awe-inspiring Volcán Arenal, one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world.
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Museo de Arte Costarricense

1.58 mi / 2.55 km from the hotel
Costa Rica's largest art museum, the MAC features more than 6,000 works ranging from painting to sculpture and photography.

Museum del Jade

0.76 mi / 1.22 km from the hotel
Founded in 1977, this archaeological museum boasts a large collection of pre-Columbian artifacts dating back to 500 BC.

Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

1.4 mi / 2.25 km from the hotel
This tropical garden provides a home for more than 30 species of vividly colored butterflies.

Teatro Nacional (National Theater)

0.7 mi / 1.13 km from the hotel
Since 1897, the Teatro Nacional has offered an elegant setting for San José's most renowned musicals, plays and concerts.

Volcán Arenal

55.81 mi / 89.81 km from the hotel
Take a day trip to this volcano that experienced its last eruption in 2010. Hike, fish or white-water raft in this area known for its natural beauty.

Lincoln Plaza

1.96 mi / 3.15 km from the hotel
Browse stores and boutiques, dine at one of many diverse restaurants or catch a movie at this popular shopping center.