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    Balmoral Hotel

    Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent42%
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    Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel for a couple of nights before heading to the coast. It's well located on the main Avenida Central among all the shops. Breakfast buffet was good. Rooms nice and clean with two large double beds. One word of caution. Don't...More

    Thank billchesters
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 20 April 2016

    Very much appreciate your review. Glad you had a pleasant stay with us. He hope to see you soon again. Best regards

    Reviewed 12 April 2016

    The location is right in the middle of downtown. Walking distance to everything. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Free breakfast is pretty good but not great. The room is a bit small with no view at all.More

    Thank Robert L
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 13 April 2016

    Thank you for posting a review. We do have a great location! I just wanted to let you know that we do have seven room categories all different sizes, different amenities, and some even include balconies all are different and many have spectacular views of...More

    Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

    This was a great find. Had a gym, restaurant and bar. Great, free breakfast and a large room with fridge and goodies. All for about $94 dollars US. Walking distance to great spots and a friendly staff. Everyone was bi-lingual.More

    Thank Web B
    Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 12 April 2016

    Thank you! Thank you! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations. We do have a great location and we strive to do our best. Our staff is always happy to help and good for you not every guest...More

    Reviewed 9 April 2016

    We stayed 2 nights at the Balmoral which is on a pedestrian corridor in downtown San Jose. We were very happy with the room, the staff, location, breakfast (fabulous), and several choices of eateries in a BEAUTIFUL atrium setting, for a very reasonable price. Not...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 12 April 2016

    Delighted to read your review. Thank you for your encouraging post. We are overjoyed to know we exceeded your expectations and that your stay with us was as pleasant as possible. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Please take care. and thank you...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2016

    The hotel does not look great outside, but our room was great! The museums are all walking distance! There is a great place to eat at around the corner, that is if you want local food. The staff is helpful. Breakfast is something you should...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 7 April 2016

    So happy that you are enjoying your stay. We do have a privileged position we are glad you are taking advantage of it and that you are looking forward to your included breakfasts makes us proud as well. If there is anything we can do...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 76 - US$ 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #14 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    Response from lviola68 | Reviewed this property |
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    11 July 2017|
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    Response from Colibm |
    Bb is breakfast buffet, bf is full breakfast.
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    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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