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Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu

San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO)

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Based on 430 reviews
Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu offers ideal accommodations for business or leisure travel to Costa Rica.
Style: City Hotel.
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Studio - Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu - 1


Spacious suites combine comfort and function and include high-speed Internet. Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator and microwave. Featuring 1 queen bed, sofa-bed.
  • Air-conditioned
  • Connecting rooms are not available
  • Living/sitting area
  • Dining area
  • Windows, soundproof
  • Chair
  • Alarm Clock
  • Safe, in room
  • Table with seating for 2
  • Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower/Tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Grocery shopping service
  • First nighter kit
  • Coffee maker / tea service
  • Instant hot water
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dish cleaning supplies
  • Silverware
  • Pots, pans, and serving dishes
  • Dishes and glasses
  • 2 Phones with voicemail
  • FREE wireless Internet
  • TV features: remote control, 42in/107cm, and flat screen
  • Premium movie channels
  • Cable/satellite
  • International cable/satellite
  • CNN, ESPN, and HBO
  • Radio
  • iPod dock
  • This room type offers mobility accessible rooms
  • This room type does not offer accessible rooms with roll in showers
  • This room type does not offer hearing accessible rooms
Rollaway beds not permitted. Cribs permitted: 1.
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu
Escazu Complex, Prospero Fernandez Hwy, Escazu, Costa Rica 1250


The Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu is located near the Avenida Escazu, an upscale San Jose Costa Rica shopping and residential neighborhood with many restaurants, CIMA hospital and nearby office parks.

Why Stay Here

Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu offers ideal accommodations for business or leisure travel to Costa Rica.
Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast daily. Stay fit in the gym with outdoor pool. Stay connected with the free high-speed Internet and a full-service business center. And, satisfy midnight cravings with its market, which offers food and beverages 23-hours a day. Other amenities include complimentary groceries service, daily housekeeping and 4 meeting rooms ideal for small events and meetings. The Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose Escazu offers you the best balance of work and life.

Resort Details

  • Smoking-free rooms available
  • Extended stay
  • Express check-out
  • FREE buffet breakfast
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • Pool
  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • Pet friendly
  • Free Parking
  • High-Speed Internet Access. Guest rooms: Wireless. Lobby and public areas: Free Wireless. Meeting rooms: Wireless
  • Beauty shop, nearby (referral at front desk)
  • Car Rental
  • Coffee/tea in-room
  • Foreign exchange
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Housekeeping service daily
  • Laundry on-site, coin operated
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
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  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Newspaper in lobby
  • Virtual Concierge Available
  • Fitness center
  • Pets allowed, non-refundable sanitation fee: 100 USD; contact hotel for details



  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Fitness center entrance is accessible
  • Main entrance is accessible
  • Pathway to registration desk is accessible
  • Registration desk is accessible
  • Self-operating lifts are not available for pools
  • Business center entrance is accessible
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Meeting spaces are all accessible
  • Pool entrances are all accessible
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities

Accommodation Details

Spacious suites combine comfort and function and include high-speed Internet. Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator and microwave. Other Escazu suite amenities include air conditioning, iron, pull-out sofa and luxury bedding.

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

By the Lobby. Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet for all guests, 6:30am to 10am. Monday to Friday.  6:30am to 11am on weekends. Complimentary horsd`ouvres served during Evening Social Hour 2-3 times a week.

Meetings & Conventions

4 meeting rooms, 1,600 sq ft of total meeting space

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Banquet Facility (+)
  • Beauty Shop/Salon (+)
  • Business Center
  • Car Rental Desk (+)
  • Coin Operated Laundry (+)
  • Conference Rooms
  • Currency Exchange
  • European Plan (No Meals)
  • Express Check-Out
  • Extended Stay
  • Fitness Facility
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Handicap Services
  • Kids Stay Free (Based on Age)
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility (+)
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet-Friendly (+)
  • Restaurant (nearby)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wired Internet (+)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet Access
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 430 reviews
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 16-05-2016
We held our Managers Summit at the Residence Inn about two weeks ago. The meeting rooms are spacious and well-equipped. The hotel has full service F&B outlet which was extremely convenient; we didn't have to leave the hotel for lunch and the catering menus were extensive. Some Managers traveled from abroad and their stay at the hotel was enjoyable as well. I want to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Morales, Gabriela, Paula, Escarlata and Marlen, they were fantastic and made certain we were ta... Read more
Submitted on 16-05-2016
I have stayed here my last two business trips, best by far. Marlene offers up a great breakfast but all of the staff are fantastic. Stayed at higher end hotels in San Jose but they don't stack up to the complimentary add ons and accommodations.
Submitted on 17-05-2016
The type of hotel you want for a business trip it's in a good section of the city (Escazu) and it has some restaurants and bars near so if your planning and after office you can easily go within a walking distance... the clerks are very polite and they serve you really well... the rooms are great! From a business point of view it covers all the bases (small kitchen, a small living room bed and big bathroom) I couldn't use the pool or gym but I went and it looked very complete... in case of the b... Read more
from OC, California
Submitted on 20-05-2016
Spent four nights here at the recommendation of our office in the same complex. Quite frankly, it was very nice and the hotel staff were without exception very personable and helpful. Room was modern and clean with modern kitchen appliances (that I didn't use). Bed was comfortable, room was quiet and bathroom was clean and well equipped. very nice buffet breakfast that I didn't know was included in my rate, with an omlette station, waffles and the usual mix of cold and hot selections. Lo... Read more
from Miami, Florida
Submitted on 31-05-2016
Stayed at this property for four nights for my business trip to San Jose. Excellent service and location. Personnel was always smiling and willing to help. Good selection for breakfast, always good and fresh. My only comment, and I talked to Mr Carlos Moreno when checking out, is that the breakfast area was always way too hot in the morning. Apparently the hotel turns the AC in that area during the night so when one gets there for breakfast the area is still incredibly warm. Other than this, I h... Read more
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 09-06-2016
I have stayed in many a Marriott (rewards members), but never have I been treated so royally as in this hotel. I would highly recommend this to anyone who visits this area. And the shopping area adjacent to the hotel is incredible along with great restaurants. Another find....a gourmet grocery store across the way from hotel. You will love staying here!
from Arvada, Colorado
Submitted on 23-06-2016
We had a great stay. We stayed 7 nights. We are rewards members and have never had this kind of service at another Marriott. The staff was a amazing! Marcos solved our bedding issue (traveling with 3 kids, bedding can be a problem). He was so helpful and even came to the room to help. The following morning we were greeted at breakfast by Paula. She gave us ideas of places to take the kids and insight to the tours we were considering. She was a constant, friendly face to see each day!
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 24-06-2016
I was Very Impressed with The Friendliness and Professinalism of the Staff, especially, Marco Fajardo took the time to talk and make Sure we were having a Great Time. Marco was very attentive towards me and My Daughter, it Made us feel Welcomed. Marco Suggested we Try Hotel New Restaurant for Authentic Costa Rican Food! The Casado was Delicious! So. Was The Service!
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 24-06-2016
My mother and I visited Costa Rica for the first time. We had the pleasure of staying in an upscale area called Escazu, for 7 days. We did not have any knowledge about the country, therefore we had a lot of questions. We asked Marco Fajardo at the Marriott Residence Inn, he answered all of our questions regarding the tours, the food, the culture, places to visit and so on. He was very professional, patient and extremely accommodating regarding our stay in Costa Rica. The hotel is absolutely ... Read more
from Saint Paul, Minnesota
Submitted on 26-06-2016
In the heart of restaurants and shopping this is a nice hotel with good service. Comfortable rooms typical of residence inns. Highly recommended. Nice breakfast with lots of variety. Good business hotel Request a higher floor for best sites.
from Nottingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 26-06-2016
This is our first visit to Costa Rica and one of two Marriott hotels we have booked for our family holiday. The service in this place is amazing! All the staff are extremely friendly and go out of their way to ensure you have everything you need. We would certainly stay here again. The only criticism is that there wasn't a huge selection at breakfast.
from Ocala, Florida
Submitted on 02-07-2016
This hotel meets and exceeds the standards for Marriott Residence Inn. The staff is very professional, the breakfast buffet is good, and the rooms are spacious, quiet, clean, and elegant. The Calle Escazu area where the hotel is located has an abundance of excellent restaurant options, a fantastic cinema, and one of the country's largest malls is close by. Plenty of night life is nearby as well. The only disappointing aspect was the tiny pool which was not very clean, but I am not a pool us... Read more
from OHIO
Submitted on 10-07-2016
This hotel is better than the average Residence Inn in the US. It's new, clean and has the best buffet I've seen at a Residence Inn. The service was great from the front desk to housekeeping to the breakfast attendants - everyone was friendly and always willing to help. The area the hotel is in is very modern - it reminds you of a large US city. There is shopping and dining galore, and there is a laser tag, mini zip line, a movie theater and several activities for kids just steps away from... Read more
from Guayaquil, Ecuador
Submitted on 13-07-2016
Spent 6 nights/7 days at this hotel. Great location!, clean and spacious suites; super friendly staff; generous breakfast; adequate excercise facilities. Many restaurants just a few feet away. Highly recommended.
from Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Submitted on 21-07-2016
Spin the roulette wheel for a chance at treats from the lobby snack store ‚?? or maybe the grand prize of 1,000 Marriott points. We settled for a Perrier prize and a warm welcome from Marco at the Front Desk. If you are traveling, you might really enjoy the free Laundromat on the 3rd floor. If you are hungry, walk right out the front door to an array of choice ‚?? including a food court below the movie theaters with all kinds of ways to go (the tacos were delicious and plentiful). The gym is... Read more
from Shanghai, China
Submitted on 04-08-2016
I came from a long trip with my 3 kids and the room was not available they gave all type of excuses until I had to take a room different of the one I booked at 6 pm I am platinum member of Marriott and I never had this terrible experience I booked with Expedia and it show available room but it was not the trued
from Manhattan, Kansas
Submitted on 07-08-2016
Great experience, staff was wonderful. Carlos and Marcos were great. I will stay there next time I am in the area. Wonderful upscale area. Plenty to do. Nice gym and small pool but nice. Very clean, accommodating, and overall excellent experience.
from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Submitted on 10-08-2016
This is my second stay, the customer service is excellent. The staff are kind and go out of the way to offer assistance. Room always tidy and spotless. Location walking distance to Starbucks, movies, hospital. Easy taxi/uber access. I'd stay again.
from New Delhi, India
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Great hotel and most of the staff is friendly but overcharged 4 consecutive days and had a great difficulty in getting money back. Few members are not professional and bring a shame for such a good hotel
from Panama City, Panama
Submitted on 13-08-2016
This hotel is right next to the CIMA hotel in Escazu. I stayed here after knee surgery, and it was the best option possible. They were able to wheel me from the hospital to the hotel in 5 minutes, which was great. The suites are big, with a full kitchen, fridge and living room, and a large bathroom as well. We were all surprised by the excellent service of everyone in the hotel. The reception, the breakfast area, housekeeping, etc. Everyone was extremely attentive and supportive of my situation... Read more
from Central Arizona, Arizona
Submitted on 17-08-2016
We had a great time in this place, the breakfast was wonderful, Kimberly the lady in the who prepare the breakfast was great and Montserrat lady in the front desk was awesome!! The hotel is located walking distance to the mall, restaurants and store. The area is very secure!
Submitted on 23-08-2016
The staff here from Maria at the front desk to Sarah, Jonathan and Paola at the restaurant were very accomodating, friendly and helpful throughout my stay. I receive excellent service from these individuals and would definitly return to this hotel. Hotel room was clean, neat and nicely decorated. By far one of the best Residence Inn I ever been in. Thank you for making my vacation fun and comfortable.
from Valley Park, Missouri
Submitted on 26-08-2016
They greet with a smile and it never stops. Special mention to Maria and Carlos at the front desk, Paula at the breakfast buffet and our bartender whose name I forgot (sorry). You remember faces and names and always care and ask how our day went. Rooms are super clean. Breakfast buffet is very satisfying. The bar is a nice place to unwind. I will be back. Mr. Al.
from Navarre, Florida
Submitted on 26-08-2016
It is a home away from home, with staff that knows how to get you to feel home. Rooms are maintained well. But could need some update. But in all very good. The hotel have recently added a bar, restaurant area with good food and friendly staff.
Submitted on 09-09-2016
From the time I arrived and Marco welcomed us until I left the hotel and staff were so friendly and welcoming! The breakfast at the hotel was out standing. The buffet was very good and eggs and omelets were cooked to order!! The entire hotel was very clean. A lot of really good restaurants very close by and convenient!! I will definitely come back and stay at this hotel!!
from Paris, Tennessee
Submitted on 19-09-2016
EVERYONE at this hotel is extremely friendly, kind, efficient and truly concerned that each traveler has a comfortable and fantastic stay. I can't say enough about the positive experiences I've had staying at this hotel and ESPECIALLY the welcoming touches I've received in my room from the PERFECT EMPLOYEE Sara Munoz. Sara goes above and beyond her job with her beautiful smile, kindness, sweet welcome written on my bathroom mirror, towel swan, fruit tray and goodbye care package filled with CR g... Read more
from Miami, Florida
Submitted on 19-09-2016
The Residence Inn Escazu is quite special, the rooms that count with a full kitchenette make the whole experience quite different, thge new "Mercadito" across the street gives you the opportunity to really feel at home where you can acquire whatever you need for the Home experience. The new Restaurant 506 downstairs is a hit, it is good food, a short menu like a good restaurant should have, emphatically recommend the Ceviche BTW and the included breakfast is one of the best in any Marriott throu... Read more
Submitted on 20-09-2016
location is very convenient and there's a starbucks right across the street. cinema is also just a block away plus tons of nice (but pricey!) restaurants nearby. my favorite part is the breakfast!!! rooms are spacious and cozy.
from Paris, France
Submitted on 21-09-2016
We had to stay in San Jose for a while and Residence Inn is very approppriate. Rooms are spacious and confortable - There is always taxis around and there arz good restaurant close to the hotel. The breakfast is correct (not outstanding).
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 24-09-2016
Having gone to San Jos√© on business again, I stayed at the Residence Inn, Escazu. Upon arriving there, not only did Jeffery, Vanessa and Sara treat me with extreme care, the welcome package from Fanny and Lupe in Housekeeping made me feel at home. It was just as hospitable during breakfast and lunch where Paola, Ronnie, Jose, Marlen and Efra treated me with outstanding customer care. With my limited Spanish, I was able to understand Sara when she said ‚??let me know if you need anything el... Read more
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 29-09-2016
Went to San Jose, CR on a business trip, for extended period of time. Stayed at the Residence Inn by Marriott. At first, the selection was made base on the proximity to the place I was working at. Then, all changed for only one reason: This place is Home away from Home. This is possible due to the dedication, professionalism and commitment to client satisfaction of the amazing team. This is a collective effort that start at the front desk and end at the Hotel Taxi services drivers. I cannot fin... Read more
from Keystone, Colorado
Submitted on 30-09-2016
My husband and I have stayed at the residence inn at least 4 times in the last year and always look forward to our stay. We have never stayed at any hotel where the staff is so pleasant and happy to work there which is a great reflection on their manager, Ishmael. Efra, the bartender, couldn't be more helpful along with all of the breakfast staff and reception. We did miss Paola this time but she is always so helpful. Beside great accommodations we return for the great service from everyone. T... Read more
from Tatsfield, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-10-2016
Stopover after long flight from U.K. All the staff we have met are exceptional - friendly, helpful and polite, and a special mention for Sara who we met at breakfast this morning. The hotel and rooms are spotless, with the added bonus of being "apartment style" great if you are coping with a 7 hour time difference. Breakfast really tasty and plentiful with a fantastic choice. The hotel is within a district where there is plenty of choice and variety to eat out. A great start to get acclimatised ... Read more
from Round Rock, Texas
Submitted on 12-10-2016
I've stayed at 4-5 hotels in San Jose before. I've stayed at the Residence Inn about the last 10 times. The convenience of a kitchen is great since I don't need to eat dinner out each night. The suite is well cared for. I love that there are drawers in the vanity area of the bathroom - don't have to have everything on the counter. The people are very friendly and greet me by name when they see me. Housekeeping leaves friendly notes for me. The complimentary breakfast is good and includes an egg... Read more
from Providence, Rhode Island
Submitted on 13-10-2016
so we arrived at this hotel at about 6pm after a long long day from driving from guanacaste to san jose and stopping at tenorio national park. we were only staying 1 night so we picked this hotel due to price & free parking (we had a rented SUV) the hotel is clean and lobby is visually appealing with a sitting area with a big tv, as well as a tv at the bar. when we arrived to our room, we were greeted with a hand written letter welcoming us to the hotel which I thought was a great personalized... Read more
from Guatemala
Submitted on 28-10-2016
I had a business meeting, and the meeting room was ready on time, clean and Jonathan Palma was extra heplfull when we decided to change the schedule at last minute. The only inconvenience was a hammer that sound on a room close to our meeting. Thank you!!
Submitted on 01-11-2016
The Residence Inn, Escazu is located in a trendy mixed use development within walking distance to a very large modern mall named the Multiplex. The hotel offers free shuttle service To the mall and a $2 charge to return. The hotel itself is comprised of longer stay suites with kitchen facilities. The rooms are very clean, spacious, modern and well furnished. There is a bar and dining area which we only used for breakfast so I cannot comment on the food quality other than breakfast which was noth... Read more
from orlando, florida
Submitted on 02-11-2016
Stayed at this hotel for 9 days. We have stayed in many hotels in several different countries, I can say, without hesitation, the staff at this hotel are absolutely the most kind, attentive and definitely the friendliest staff of any of t he hotels we have stayed. The employees go out of their way to , not just speak to you, but to talk with you. The nice young lady, Roxy, that cleaned our room was sweet, personable and even offered to help me with my Spanish. They do have a breakfast buffet, so... Read more
Submitted on 06-11-2016
Great service, we woke up late and breakfast was still served to us even though we were 10 mins late after it ended. Staff was great with us. Nice rooms with everything you might need. If staying long, you can bring your own food and cook it there in your room or buy from the food court in the mall the hotel is in. Kim helped us with breakfast and it was delicious.
from Darlington
Submitted on 13-11-2016
We stayed here on two separate occasions during our recent trip to Costa Rica (first and last nights of our holiday) and stayed on the 3rd floor both times. We slept very well on each visit; beds were very comfortable and we weren't bothered by any outside noise, as it was very quiet. Rooms were extremely clean and felt like new! Staff were fantastic; friendly and very helpful. Onsite parking. Breakfast was very good, which included hot choices and continental style options. Eggs cooked to... Read more
Submitted on 17-11-2016
We have been regular guests here for the past four years. Over that time, we have come to know Marlen. We can't say enough wonderful things about her customer service. She always makes us feel welcomed, greets us with a warm friendly smile, and exemplifies everything we have come to know about "Pura Vida." She is the reason we always return. The Residence Inn is lucky to have her.
from Guatemala
Submitted on 22-11-2016
Excelente location. Really good service. Bed could use a new mattress, but not bad. Food was ok. There are a lot of restaurants in the area, security on the streets. Stores to shop. I would definitely stay here again. Recomended!
from Tres Ríos, Cartago, Costa Rica
Submitted on 26-11-2016
The client chose the hotel for their annual Strategic Planning event. Jonathan Palma gave us an excellent service in every possible way. He was always ready to modify the room setup, bring more office supplies, etc. Overall the hotel staff was always attentive and ready to answer any question. Great experience. Due to the closeness of my office to this hotel I will definitively repeat events more often with them.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 30-11-2016
From the moment that we checked in to the time we checked out - Everyone went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. From Gabriella who provided us with little snack bags for our excursion to the manager who welcomed us with chocolates for our kids, every one on staff was always trying hard to make our stay an excellent one. We have stayed at many properties around the world, but the staff here are incredible. They remember our names and are always offering to help. The entire staff of the... Read more