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Your Travel Guide to San Jose

66% Avg. city rating Rated by 253 customers

Activities / excursions 66%

Restaurants / eating out 70%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 60%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 62%

Culture 67%

Nightlife / partying 66%

Value for money 62%

Customer Travel Tips for San Jose

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62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
62% Avg. rating


03 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Just don't plan to stay there too long. One day is enough.

Liked: The main shopping street is alright.

Disliked: San Jose doesn't seem to be the safest place.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


12 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Move on to another destination

Liked: Girls

Disliked: Not too much to really like there.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


01 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Average base for side trips.

Liked: Close proximity to Irazu and Poas volcanoes.

Disliked: City center and junkies all around it.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


26 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Perhaps SJ has more to offer but, after three nights, l decided that l had had enough.

Liked: The museums were expensive but very interesting and rich in their collections.

Disliked: The traffic and noise.

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
56% Avg. rating


16 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Teatro Nacional

Liked: Good choice of restaurants, other tahn that not much to see.

Disliked: Busy town, not so much for the eye.

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66% Avg. city rating Rated by 253 customers

Activities / excursions 66%

Restaurants / eating out 70%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 60%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 62%

Culture 67%

Nightlife / partying 66%

Value for money 62%

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