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Hotel Aranjuez

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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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Be careful that you know what room you are getting when booking this hotel - there is an apartment block down the road where the hotel also has rooms, which the hotel did not make clear on the hotel booking site we used. We booked this hotel for its character. The hotel itself
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Response from AranjuezHotelCR, Manager at Hotel Aranjuez
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Dear Claire, Thank you very much for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor and for staying with us. Hotel Aranjuez have two buildings to offer two different experience to our guests. In each building, our guest will have a different type of accommodation and service, but both as good as described in other reviews (the secondary building has a guard and staff members during the day). In our different extranets and on the website, each room have a description with photos so our guests can choose what's better for them. If someone wants to stay in our main building but booked on the other experience we offer, we can gladly change their reservation. Once again, thank you very much and we hope you'll have a wonderful 2019.
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We really wanted to stay somewhere a bit different while we were in San Jose -- someplace that had unique character and good food. We found it! Our room was comfortable and quiet. And the garden in the center of the hotel is sweet and rustic. I woke up in the morning and drank
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Response from AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez
Responded 4 Jul 2018
Thank you very much for your lovely review. We much appreciate that you have enjoyed the "unique character" of Hotel Aranjuez. During the last 26 years we keep working in order to preserve the five wooden houses that host Hotel Aranjuez. Through these patrimony houses dating from the 1940’s, we are inviting our guests to live a memorable and autochthonous experience. Our buffet breakfast is part of this unique experience that we are looking to provide to our guests. All we serve is made in artisan way. Once again thank you for your review and we hope you repeat your visit to Hotel Aranjuez very soon. Hasta entonces!
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Here with a friend for two nights in San Jose before we have an adventure around Costa Rica. Arrived a 12 hour flight and was tired and peckish. Chap on reception couldn’t be more helpful. We had Room 30 which was near reception. Only downside is everyone passed our room from
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We stayed here for our last night in Costa Rica and really liked the place. It is quirky and rambling with lots of indigenous artwork on the walls. It’s in a great location and the staff are super helpful, particularly Francisco. We had a great breakfast too and would definitely
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We’ve stayed at Hotel Aranjuez many times since my wife’s aunt lives nearby. Normally we’re here for the first 2 and our last 2 nights before returning back home to the USA. In between we spend 7 nights near the ocean. The hotel offers clean reasonable prices, an excellent
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The Superior Room at the Aranjuez Hotel
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The Superior Plus Room (Garden) at the Aranjuez Hotel
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The Room with Shared Bathroom (Full Bed) at the Aranjuez Hotel
Room #25
Do your standard double bed rooms have air conditioning?
Hi, All of the rooms has A.C., Hot Water, fans, T.V., WiFi. coffee makers, plus the Hotel provides free use of Bikes, and Kayaks. And has a pool, located near the water [ The Golfo Dulce ] The Sweet Gulf "
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We took Uber instead of taxis. Much cheaper. Would not recommend walking to downtown. It's a little far in the heat, many broken sidewalks and steep drops from sidewalks if you are not paying attention and lots of twists and turns, one way roads. Easy to get lost and end up hiking up hills like what happened to us.
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Do you offer a tour to El Trapiche sugar cane farm?
"Room #22 suited us fine, at the end of a hall."
"You get what you pay for"
"The wooden masks and huge puppets started to give me a creepy vibe."
"We like a lot of light, many windows. Choose room 36 if you value lots of light."
"Stay in the main building for quaintness, annex building for more contemporary feel with the possibility of a view of the beautiful city."
US$ 55 - US$ 75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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