DoubleTree Cariari San Jose Hotel & Casino Review

The DoubleTree Hotel & Casino is conveniently located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is open daily from 10 AM until 3 AM with slot machines available from 10 AM and table games available from 12 PM. DoubleTree is a chain of hotels owned by Hilton Worldwide and they manage a portfolio of different lodging establishments all over the world, including in Costa Rica.

The Juan Santamaria International Airport is the easiest route into Costa Rica as it is accessible via many well-known airline services. Getting from the airport to the casino should not be a problem because the DoubleTree Hotel has on-site airport shuttle services, however, it is recommended to rent a car if you plan on exploring the areas outside of the hotel.

Casino at DoubleTree Hotel

What you immediately notice about the Casino at the DoubleTree Hotel is the large chandeliers hanging from the ceiling of their even larger casino floor to giving off a grandeous atmosphere.

There is a bar and stage at the casino where you can find live music and cheap drinks, particularly on the weekends. If you are an active player on the casino floor you will receive drinks and snacks for free.

Table Games at DoubleTre Casino

The casino at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose has a small amount of table games available. However, they seem to make up for this with the number of different game varieties that they offer.

There are 2 different blackjack varieties at this casino, namely standard blackjack (normal twenty-one with 6 decks) and Rummy Blackjack.
The DoubleTree casino has a craps table and this is the only game at the casino that involves dice.
No casino would be complete without roulette, and there are 2 American Roulette tables as well as one electronic roulette table for those guests that prefer to play at their own space.

There is 1 Mini-Baccarat table where you can play the Punto Banco variety of the game.
You can also play poker at the DoubleTree Casino and there are three types of the game – Caribbean Stud poker, Pai Gow, and Texas Hold‘em. These are where you will find your high limit games in the DoubleTree Casino.

Slots and Video Poker at DoubleTree Casino

The casino in DoubleTree Hotel San Jose offers the latest state-of-the-art slot machines with a progressive jackpot bonus that links many of the slot machines.

The slot machines at DoubleTree can be classified as classic slots, video slots and multi-line bonus machines. They all accept US Dollars with a minimums of $0.01 to a maximum $25.

There are video poker games at this casino that take minimum bets of $5 and go up to a maximum of $50.

Hotel and Accommodations at DoubleTree San Jose

The DoubleTree Casino has a hotel on the premises called the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Cariari San Jose. There are many services offered by The DoubleTree Hotel such as paid parking for at least 135 cars (no valet parking), airport shuttle services, restaurants and bars, a pool and, of course, the casino. The DoubleTree Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel and a maximum of one pet per room is allowed.

The DoubleTree Hotel is also a very popular event space (especially for business meetings) with a 14,000 square foot convention center available for events complete with the latest sound and lighting equipment.

Rooms at the DoubleTree typically sleep two and the price is on average somewhere between $170 and $200 per night for a room that sleeps two. Check-in time is 2 PM and check out time is 12 PM every day.

Restaurants at DoubleTree Hotel & Casino

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, a quick meal, or a taste of local cuisine you’ll find the perfect spot at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose.
Las Tejas offers local Costa Rican cuisine with the freshest ingredients on the island. This is a rustic restaurant that is located beside the main pool and surrounded by tropical gardens in an open-air setting.

They are open for breakfast from Monday to Friday at 6AM until 10AM and from Saturday to Sunday at 6 AM until 10:30 AM. They are open for lunch from Monday to Friday at 10AM until 4 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 AM until 4 PM. They are open for dinner from 4 PM until 10 PM every day.

Deck Café serves up quick “on the go” foods. Here you can get coffee, juice and light snacks like fresh sandwiches and paninis. They are open Monday – Friday from 6 AM to 10 PM and Saturdays-Sundays from 6 AM to 5 PM.

Bar Chapuzon and Bar Chiriqui are two bars at DoubleTree Hotel where you can find cocktails and other alcoholic beverages as well as light meals while you relax in the tiki-style bar lounge.

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