Centro Colon Hotel

3rd Av between 38th & 40th Sts, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1007, Costa Rica | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $88.00

Travel Blogs from San Jose

Day 1- Arrival

A travel blog entry by clilly


... I expect an embarrassing moment tomorrow. -started salsa classes today. Fun; as expected. -met a running and traveling buddy that happens to be staying with my host mom's daughter. Thanking God for her!! Plans for the weekend so far: canopy/ ziplining tour and a visit to Poas volcano national park- home to one of the worlds largest geysers. Just a tad bit excited. -adios for now! Hasta ...

Whitewater and off to San Jose

A travel blog entry by vincethepince


... with a short stop at a grocery store along the way. Once at Rio Sarapequi we got suited up with helmets, life jackets and paddles before splitting into groups of four and heading out. Being near the end of the dry season the water level in the river was fairly low so instead of being class 3/4 it was more like 2/3. After a going through the basics we were off heading down river. With the low levels we were bouncing the boat off a lot of rocks so we had to try ...

Madame Speaker... Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mikeandnat


... got lost. So after lunch with Dr Hugo, a small, softly spoken Jewish American guy living here in retirement from an interesting work life built around the Air Force, Engineering, Law and Medicine, we headed to his "Garden", and these are my words now, "of Eden". Let me try and paint the picture. Cabins, Wigwams, Teepees, Yurts, tree houses, an outdoor cinema, rain forest, dry forest, cloud forest, giant blue butterflies, monkeys, snakes, dogs, ...

Maximo Nivel & Casa Oracion

A travel blog entry by kkiely


... Evangelical pastor and his wife, both local Ticos and funded by a combination of private donations from two benefactors and Maximo. It receives no funding from the government partly due to its beneficiaries being largely Nicaraguan. The project is situated in a slum in San Jose called Carpio which was built largely by Nicaraguan immigrants on top of a landfill. It is by no means the safest of places in San Jose but ...


A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi


... our zip-lining reservation. It was only the 3 of us with 2 instructors. It was my first time really zip-lining so I was a little nervous and even more so when they were explaining the directions to me in Spanish. Katie and Ambar were already zip-lining pros, but they made me go first. It was absolutely awesome and the view was gorgeous! We ziplined to the waterfalls of Montezuma (there are 3 in total and each one flows into the other). ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 3rd Av between 38th & 40th Sts, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), INBioparque, Templo de la Musica, and Aventuras la Carpintera.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good