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Standard Apartment | Living area | Flat-screen TV, Netflix
Economy Double Room | Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, blackout curtains
Comfort Apartment | Living room | Flat-screen TV, Netflix
Standard Apartment | Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, blackout curtains

Overview of Cando Living

Cando Living

3.5 star property
City centre hotel, steps from Jade Museum

8.2/10 Very good

57 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
Avenida Central, Frente al Museo de Jade, Entre las Calles 13 y 13 Bis, San José, San Jose, 10101

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Catedral
  • Sabana Park - 18 min drive
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 27 min drive
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • San José (SJO-Juan Santamaría Intl.) - 41 min drive
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 4 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 7 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 8 min walk
  • Airport shuttle


  • El Patio - 3 min walk
  • Tico Burguesas - 3 min walk
  • La Esquina de Buenos Aires - 4 min walk
  • Spoon - 4 min walk
  • ChuBBs - 5 min walk

About this property

Cando Living

Cando Living is a great choice for a stay in San José. Fellow travellers love the helpful staff and local sightseeing.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Prior to arrival, you must complete online registration via a secure link

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Water dispenser


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Selected Comfort mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Soap
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Cando Living Hotel
Cando Living San José
Cando Living Hotel San José

Frequently asked questions

Does Cando Living offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cando Living does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Cando Living?
As of 1 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cando Living on 11 February 2023 start from €44, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cando Living?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Cando Living?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cando Living?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Cando Living.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cando Living?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at Cando Living and nearby?
Cando Living has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cando Living?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include El Patio (3-min walk), Tico Burguesas (3-min walk) and La Esquina de Buenos Aires (4-min walk).
What's the area around Cando Living like?
Cando Living is in Catedral, a short 4-minute walk from San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station and 2 minutes' walk from National Museum of Costa Rica. Travellers say that the local area is very walkable perfect for sightseeing.



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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Staff was very friendly and prompt Great price Everything is within walking distance place had a stale smell I purchased aerosol spray and Clorox Refrigerator exterior was rusty
Ricky, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Value!
I have stayed here over the years and always have enjoyed the location and value. The service has always been excellent, with friendly staff. Location is great if you like staying in central San Jose. You have supermarkets within a minute. This is a little Gem that is great on the pocket book and clean. Hot water is solid.
Damon, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Carlos, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

This property is a peaceful clean and most convenient location Best price in town Walk out the door and you are where you want to be. Strongly recommended
James, 11-night trip
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8/10 Very good

No signage on entry door. Had to buy my own ice tray. No locking screens on doors, so you left your door open. Positive is the friendly, courteous, and knowledge of the Staff, Antonio is helpful and Awesome, great asset for the owner
BillMayse, 19-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location in San Jose. And a great and friendly staff.
Kevin, 3-night trip
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4/10 Fair

No sign outside; difficult to find. 'Full' breakfast option is a scam; you only get a voicher for $4 discount. Poor construction; you can hear everything in adjacent rooms. No hot water in sink. No screens on doors; great climate outside ... but can't enjoy without letting in many mosquitos. Very few rooms have A/C; travelers should read the fine print on every room before choosing. The 'blackout' curtain is just a pull down shade that doesn't cover the window. Overall, beautiful courtyard ... but everything else about this property is disappointing. Would never stay here again
5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

gardens were lovely and the location and outdoor seating area
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Besides being a little hard to find due to lack of signage otherwise the apartment was very good for the price with good location and English speaking helpful staff
Craig, 1-night trip
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