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Balmoral Hotel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsroad scholarcosta ricagold museumcentral locationpedestrian streetnice hotelbreakfast buffetthe heart of the cityfront desk staffwalking distancemini barcenter of san josesuperior roomnational theatreplenty of hot waterplantainsenjoyed my stay
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The rooms were spacious and clean. Lots of amenities right in the hotel. There were tons of restaurants and shops right out the door. Stayed here with my family and felt very safe and staff was friendly.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great staff except for the overnight staff, he was very rude and inconsiderate. But my over experience with the location and amenities was great. Hotel is in the middle of a busy center so don't expect to have quietness during your entire stay

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The bedroom was comfortable apart from the shower room . There is a curtain that is very annoying when having a shower . Very old fashion now to have curtain in the toilet ! However the most annoying thing was how rude the reception staff...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

The location is the best part of this place. The hotel is within very easy walking distance to most of the museums and attractions in San Jose. There are also many eateries and restaurants nearby, so it is not difficult to get around at all....More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The beds were amazing with a big fluffy quilts and 4 pillows! Also the best breakfast buffet! Loved the location within walking distance of many shops and a great grocery. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Safe Hotel in San Jose
#2 Family Hotel in San Jose
#6 Business Hotel in San Jose
#7 Centrally Located Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Safe Hotel in San Jose
#2 Family Hotel in San Jose
#6 Business Hotel in San Jose
#7 Centrally Located Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Kristin W
5 February 2018|
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No. I had to arrange private transportation.
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Michelin B
31 January 2018|
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Response from acorna | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean excursion pricing? Have you contacted the hotel? Generally, the excursion prices are rather similar between various distributors in Costa Rica, you can check them on the internet. Sometimes there are... More
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"There are rooms without any window or view to the outside, do not get those room. its best you pay the extra..."
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"Just please the curtain in the bath room into a glass panel"
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"Ask for a room away from the stairs to the garage"
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"The tv is not positioned in the right spot it is to close to entrance for and closet door room 330"
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