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Aranjuez Hotel

19th Street, Avenues 11 & 13, San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
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  • Parque La Sabana
    0.5 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 3 days ago
Niche hotel in nice area
We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights as the start to our tour of... more
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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here the first night we arrived in San Jose. Probably a bit of a waste since we arrived late and left early. This funky collection of rooms and gardens was filled with great people. It was about 35 minutes from the airport. We arrived hungry, but there were no food options close by. The breakfast is wonderful and...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights as the start to our tour of Costa Rica. The staff are brilliant, really helpful and helped us book a great day our which I will cover in a separate review. We had room 32, which was clean, spacious with a nice large bed and wardrobe. There was also a large safety...

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Pistoia, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just to reconfirm what other travellers wrote: Great place to stay and fabolous breakfast. I wish I had found other places like this in CR . Highly recommended and good price value! No possibility to smoke in the patio..

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vintagetraveller_13, Thank you very much. Your comment is great! We're glad to know that you wished to find other places like us around Costa Rica, this mean that we're doing our job well. We're also very happy to read you recommend us! Thank you! Hope to see you again! (In Costa Rica, is not allowed to smoke inside of...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this hotel. Our room was big, comfortable, and the entire hotel is unique and fun to walk around—lots of green spaces and cool hallways. The bathroom was spacious and it was a treat to take a warm shower here after 10 days in the jungles and on the beaches of Costa Rica! The hotel is a nice,...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Thank you so much for writing about your experience at Hotel Aranjuez. It is indeed a pleasure to know that you had such a positive experience here. Our team work so hard to ensure all the food options are prepared and presented to represent our culture, always following our high standards, so it was so wonderful to read...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night before leaving for a three week road trip and it was a very nice stay. Very quiet, which is what you want after traveling 28hours! The reception at the place is very helpful on where to eat and find atm, etc in the area. Breakfast was awesome (fx omelet made to order)! Definitely reccommended!

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steffen: Thank you very much for your comment. We're glad you enjoyed our "authentic Costa Rican home experience". The breakfast is our way of saying thank you for choosing Hotel Aranjuez. We much appreciate your recommendation to the TripAdvisor community.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had one night in San José before heading out on our road trip through the country. This was a nice place to stay - excellent breakfast and a standard room. Not many eateries in the neighborhood but as we only stayed there for a short time it was okay. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Line H, Thank you very much for staying with us! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here! Near the hotel, our guests can find little sodas (restaurants) and the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz, a place with more than 20 restaurants. Additionally, our staff can help you call different express food companies. Don't hesitate to ask our staff for help,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We moved from another hotel in San Jose to this one, and I'm glad we did. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the location is perfect to walk downtown and the breakfast is amazing. If we are ever back in San Jose, this is where we would stay

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debby, We're very pleased that you decided to stay with us! Our staff is always at our guests service. We're proud of our employees and we work daily to offer our guests a welcoming and efficient service. Regarding our buffet breakfast, we're glad that you had found it "amazing". We're proud of offering a large menu, full of delicious...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great Hotel, breakfast has lots to chose from great choice good food, staff very welcoming helpful and friendly, great location ten minutes walk into the hustle n bustle of the town restaurants just a few streets away, great little indoor market on the way to the main town. Hospital a stones throw away

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Saunders20, Thank you very much for sharing your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez with all the TripAdvisor community. We're a non-traditional Hotel hosted in five wooden houses that we conserve as architectural heritage. Thank you for distinguishing us for the excellent breakfast, the outstanding customer service, the nice inside gardens and the unique location. We put a lot of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights after arriving in SJ after a long flight - it served as the perfect stopover with very helpful staff and within walking distance of downtown for exploring as well local restaurants. Breakfast buffet was nice, plentiful, a good introduction to CR breakfast and set us up for the day - all served on a...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Will, We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Aranjuez. It was an honor for us to have you here and to be considered as "the perfect stopover". We're located near a lot of restaurants and at 10 minutes walking from San José Downtown. We're proud of our breakfast. Each morning, we prepare all dishes so our guests can...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel had a nice room and was very clean. The shower and bathroom facilities were great. Location not ideal but it is within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Overall pretty good. Breakfast was very good but we only had time to grab a few things to take away.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen D, Thank you very much for your comment. We do our best to provide the best experience to all our guests. Hotel Aranjuez is located near museums and restaurants. At 700 you can find the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz, a place full of restaurants (more than 20 restaurants). Also, at 300 you can find the Museo Calderon Guardia....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Aranjuez is located in San Jose and is surrounded by a tropical garden. Free breakfast buffet, free WiFi access and free private parking are available. Each room here features an authentic historic decor and will provide you with a cable TV, an outdoor seating area and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. All rooms have a desk and a safety-deposit box. Our wonderfull Breakfast Buffet is also included. At Hotel Aranjuez you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking. The hotel is 1.1 km from Pre-Colombian Gold Museum, 1.2 km from National Theatre of Costa Rica and 1.4 km from Metropolitan Cathedral. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 16 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aranjuez Hotel

Address: 19th Street, Avenues 11 & 13, San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 3,685 - ₹ 7,234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranjuez Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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#3 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#3 Green Hotel in San Jose
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#10 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Some rooms are brighter than others”
 of 5 bubbles isabelleandre3, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“When alone I like room six. It is just off of a nice patio area and it's quiet although it might be a bit small for two people.”
 of 5 bubbles wayned183, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Standard double room had a separate living room and bathroom, while standard twin was just the bedroom and bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 577aliciah, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles Fequ68, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“23 is huge and faces the garden yet close to the common areas”
 of 5 bubbles 168crystala, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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