Opened in 1972, before the government's resort developers had named the region  Los Cabos, the Hotel Colli was one of San José's first accommodations. In the early years, it catered to visiting politicians and business execs, but far fancier digs have left it at the bottom of the ladder. Still, it's the least expensive acceptable hotel in the center of San José, and the owners do their best to keep it well-maintained, clean, and comfortable. The rooms are basic: Mattresses aren't the most comfortable, and sheets and towels are scratchy and thin, but the clean bathrooms are in good shape and wall-mounted reading lamps in the bedrooms add a nice glow. Some rooms have three beds—perfect for true budget travelers keeping an eye their pesos. Desk clerks can be slow, but the housekeepers are thorough. Street noise is significant no matter where your room is located, so don't forget to pack ear plugs and eye shades. Cheap taco stands line the crowded streets in this area, adding to the hotel's budget appeal.