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    Hotel Colonial

    Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent24%
    • Very good34%
    • Average29%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    It was close to Mercado artisanal and Chinese market, restaurants and bars WALKING DISTANCE TO FEW PLACES. ALSO UBER CAN COME TO THE HOTEL, need to go to restaurant TIN Jo in front of the hotel.... excellent!!! The employees from Hotel colonial are very friendly...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 16 May 2017
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    Gracias por tomarse el tiempo en dejarnos una calificación. Nos complace saber que tuvo una experiencia agradable, y que nuestro...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    It's a great hotel, clean, great location, the night shift recepcionist was extremely helpful and kind. The breakfast wasn't good at all they can do it better, and the day recepcionist was upset or something because I asked some things and she barely talked to...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 10 May 2017
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    Gracias por sus comentarios, siempre nos ayudan a mejorar. En primer lugar, le pedimos disculpas por el inconveniente con nuestro...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    A little noisy because of constant traffic outside, very good breakfast, and super confortable beds , do not miss portuguese restaurant across the street, incredible fond. Walk distance from everything, shops museum and restaurants excellent.More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 10 May 2017
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    Agradecemos mucho el tiempo que se tomó en calificarnos. Nos agrada que haya tenido una buena experiencia con nosotros. En...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    Enjoyed the hotel, but too noisy in the mornings and sleep was disturbed. The hotel staff was very helpful in providing places we should go and places that were safe. Breakfast was average, and was good.More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 21 April 2017
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    Gracias por escribirnos sus impresiones sobre nuestros servicios. Nos agrada saber que nuestro personal les atendió de la mejor forma,...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    Forget about San Jose but the hotel is fine for a middle class property in the city center. Beds were comfy, it was clean but not new (renovation of bath would help) but the building itself is very pretty, especially the little open pool area...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 21 April 2017
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    Muchas gracias por sus comentarios. Es un gusto que, en general, haya tenido una experiencia agradable con nosotros. Lamentamos las...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 65 - US$ 119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #21 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Colonial Hotel San Jose
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    keyguys
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello!!! Yes, we have a parking available although it has a cost $12 per day. But we also have one space in our property, and if it is available for the nights you need we can reserve it for you free of charge.
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    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello. The transfer from the airport is $35 up to 4 pax. The time that ride will take depends on the hour you need it, it could be around 40 minutes to 1 hour.
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    "Be sure you get the room you paid for. We booked two rooms with two double beds each, and were originally..."
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    "Higher floors might be a bit quieter."
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