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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Penthouse for a total of 10 days. Bed was comfortable, sitting area was a bonus with comfortable couch and love seat. Balcony gives you a great view of the mountains and city. The owners and general manager will go out of their way to make sure your stay is accommodating. Wifi was good for San Jose! Front...

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Fayetteville, NC
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was the pilot guest for the "soft soft opening" of the completely renovated, all new Hotel Castillo for 3 nights, Sunday 15 Jan - Wednesday 18 Jan. I stayed on the northern-most penthouse (3rd floor, roof terrace, wall of tinted glass overlooking the zoo). The renovation has been a labor of love for the owners, who also own the...

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Purgatory, Colorado
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Had the opportunity to stay at the Castillo while on business then hung around the city for a few days. I have stayed in a number on hotels in San Jose but I think the Castillo is my favorite. Very friendly and attentive staff who make all efforts to provide a pleasant stay - Very reasonable pricing, great security and...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I've stayed at Castillo many times over the years. The first thing you will notice when you check in is the warm and friendly staff. Instead of being just members of the staff or employees, the good people at Castillo greet you like family, it feels like you are coming home when you check in. It is very easy to...

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Ross, TX
Reviewed 5 July 2013

I cannot say enough about this place located in the heart of San Jose's party land. Everything you want is 5 minutes away. A bachelors paradise and a great hotel to call home. The staff will treat you like family and the men who stay there will become feriends for life. We are all in this together so welcome to...

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hull
Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

Now there are better hotels than this in San Jose but this is excellent value. It's located well, in an affluent area close to bars and restaurants. The breakfast is fine, coffee, boiled eggs and rice/beans, toast . The staff are very friendly and helpful. San Jose is a pretty scary kind of place and best to take taxis pretty...

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Hotel Castillo is a nice hotel, conveniently located in San Jose. The Staff was very friendly and helpful. There was also good security [ locked buzzer gate ] The Hotel was clean , though I did see a cockroach [ dead ] ummm. The rooms, near the Hotel computer , was noisy, so I recomend getting a room, elsewhere in...

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Oak Hill, Florida
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The Hotel is run by very friendly , professional people, and has a great small kitchen/bar in the lobby. It is comfortable ,clean and near many of the local bars, museums and parks as well as the National Assembly buildings.. You will find a variety of people there , and it was easy to have interesting conversations. The Owner is...

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South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Stayed here a number of times on my trips to CR. The cons are Great staff/Lady up front is very friendly and has been there for years, very nice woman Good Security (locked buzzer type gate) Bar/Restaurant on site Pool Table Nice atmosphere ATM across the street (only go during day though) Cons Have to take a taxi at night,...

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carrollton, tx
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Nice quaint hotel convenient to downtown by taxi or foot. Convenient to Sportsmens Lodge and other hotels. Staff is always there 24/7. Sometimes has early traffic noises. Has AC and cable TV along with lockable safe.

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests who check-in starting January 15th at the Castillo Hotel will notice many changes from the previous hotel property. Along with a new third floor, the fully remodeled Castillo is equipped with balcony suites offering an outstanding view of the upscale Barrio Amon neighborhood. Three of the penthouse suites open onto 4th floor rooftop decks. Additions to the property bring the number of rooms to 29, of which at least 15 rooms will be open by January 15th. Consistent with the design of the original Castillo, the remodeling reflects the 19th century style of the privileged Costa Rica coffee barons, complete with wood paneled floors in the bedrooms and tiled common areas. Each room has been fully refurnished with Ashley Furniture, including a Simmons Beautyrest pillow-top mattress. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Castillo

Address: Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 3,010 - ₹ 5,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Penthouse is nice for those wanting a room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles Beaver1964, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“WIFI? Well, yes and no. It has WIFI but as with most of the older hotels in this area, they are generally very old buildings and the walls are made out of concrete. The Signal will not reach your room, but you can go to one of the three lobbies.”
 of 5 bubbles Panicattack51, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There is a very tip top room, all the way up top, nice view and high ceilings”
 of 5 bubbles jordank779, 6 Feb 2013 | Read review
“new section”
 of 5 bubbles kazi7, 27 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room out back, starting at #14 to #23 if you can”
 of 5 bubbles CajonTraveler, 9 May 2012 | Read review
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