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    Balmoral Hotel

    Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good37%
    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “el patio” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We only stayed here for only one night but it was comfortable and allowed us to adjust from the post travel exhaustion. The room was comfortable and well appointed and the location is right in the downtown area. It is located right over a little...More

    Thank Jess B
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location hotel in center of San Jose. Close to museums and shopping. The hotel is clean and has a popular restaurant where you can people watch on the walking street in front of hotel. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Great location in the middle of down town San Josè. Near all major attractions in down town ( most of them walking distance) Hotel is very clean, nice rooms, costumer service 9/10, clean 10/10, rooms 9/10 need better beds and pillows, area is safe until...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The customer service we received during our stay was excellent. They spoke fluent English, so I didn't have any issue communicating with the front desk. The breakfast buffet was well-stocked and had great options each morning. The bread section was different each day. Also had...More

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    Thank philiprabon
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Was nice, the bar upstairs was excelent, good music and great service. The hotel is very central, clise to everything you need. The food was also good, a bit more expensive than other places but stil very afordable

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    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 29 - US$ 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #14 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Balmoral Hotel San Jose
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    Room & Suite (310)
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    Lyntr
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from lviola68 | Reviewed this property |
    I took a cab, sorry, and I didn't ask
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    gloria O
    23 April 2017|
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    Response from Alessandra G | Property representative |
    Hello, breakfast starts at six am and if you want to check in earlier I suggest you contact the hotel so they can personally see your date of arrival and reserved room to accommodate your needs. Kind regards, Alessandra
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    "Conformable bed, spacious room with secure safe for valuables, nice bathroom with hot water and a good..."
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    "room was espacious, but the double bed was too small for a couple, should be at least a queen size bed. could..."
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    "Rooms on the street side are noisy during the day. The front of the hotel faces a pedestrian street"
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    "If you are a fan of Kleenex you may want to bring some on your trip as it is not the norm in Costa Rica."
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