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Hotel Talamanca SJ

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Coming to the Talamanca Hotel after checking in and cancelling other nearby hotel , it was a breath of fresh air to see this small but good hotel in the heart of San Jose and close to all the amenities in this city.

Thank T86XDcarlosl
Costa Rica
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I had a reservation for 2 nights, when I checked in the room they gave was in front of the street and it was incredibly noisy, it was impossible to sleep there. Then when I unfold the sheets were full of different hairs! This was SO DISGUSTING! And adding something else to this, one of the pillows had a stain...

Thank svr293
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have stayed here twice, the staff is very nice. They speak very little english, but very helpful. Decent little restaurant and bar. About a block from Calle Central walking street, also a big enclosed bazaar just off of Central. The street behind the hotel is loaded with street food spots, and is safe during the day. There is also...

Thank patrickT59
Lake City, Florida
Reviewed 7 November 2015

After returning from sightseeing,I found my room had been ransacked,my camera and other smalls had been stolen...i immediatley reported this to the main desk clerkI,who laughed ...I asked for my valuables from the hotel safe..It took 2 keys to open.of which i had one.. They opened it and replied there was nothing in it.that i had removed my cash and...

1Thank matt52015
Zwickau, Germany
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My wife and I stayed there for one night. Its located directly in the centre of san jose. The rooms are nice and clean. All in all its a old hotel but OK if you stay one or two nights. We did not try the breakfast cause we left too early.

Thank OebserVargas
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

I had a medical emergency and was hospitalized at Clinica Bliblica in downtown San Jose Costa Rica. The day I was released from the hospital I was too tired to travel and was recommended this hotel as an affordable solution. At $50 a night I found that this hotel was a great value. Although the rooms are kind of small...

Thank dustyinjamaica
Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I really liked this hotel. Very good quality for the dollar. My partner and I went to San Jose and we decided to stay for the week-end. We have a hard time looking for something good but relatively low price in San Pedro de Montes de Oca area (near the university of Costa Rica). She had heard about the place...

Thank gandoko
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed there as education consultants. When we entered the hotel our heart sunk! It is filthy, with air conditioning wires exposed to rain water. The room look more like a jail. Stay away! The location is UNSAFE!

2Thank Vincenzo861
Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 June 2011

I have been here with mi girlfriend, and the room was very nice. Just they need to fix some parts, of the roof, but it was great!! I will back here!!! Pura vida!!

1Thank Rusbell1989
St. Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 22 May 2007

We stayed in this hotel the last night of our honeymoon. It had been recommended highly by some people that we had met during our trip. Their standard room was very reasonable. About $45.00 and they said it included breakfast. We thought is sounded good. When we arrived there, the "famous" top floor bar was mysteriously closed for the evening,...

4Thank Thevi80

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Talamanca SJ

Address: Calle 8y10, San Jose 10102, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Number of rooms: 60
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upper floors are less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles T86XDcarlosl, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Watch your things and people and dont trust anyone.”
 of 5 bubbles matt52015, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“It would be a good idea to request a room with less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles gandoko, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Stay away!”
 of 5 bubbles Vincenzo861, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
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