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Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewsel patioroad scholarcosta ricagold museumparking garagecentral locationpedestrian streetnice hotelheart of downtown san josefree callsbreakfast buffetmini barwalking distancefront desk staffsuperior roomnational theatredowntown area
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Reviewed yesterday

Hotel fronts on the main downtown pedestrian boulevard. Convenient side access for taxis. Room was adequate but hotel layout was awkward and confusing. Breakfast buffet in open-air patio restaurant was included and nice. Other meals had limited menus but food was good.

Thank Dick R
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great location hotel in center of San Jose. Close to museums and shopping. The hotel is clean and has a popular restaurant where you can people watch on the walking street in front of hotel. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are overjoyed to learn you will visit again. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you take good memories of San José. Thank you! Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location. Very clean. Affordable. If you book via a third party (Expedia, Hotels.com, etc.) be sure to check the rate you are being given upon check-in. We were ALMOST charged per night the amount we would have paid (per our booking) for the whole...More

Thank askmanny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. If you enjoy walking. Extremely good front desk, security and a great restaurant (5 Star quality). Nice modern rooms and layout. I stayed here all the time I stayed overnight in San Jose.

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Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extra Hotel I really enjoyed my visit. Has a excellent restaurant food is really good. Customer service was Top Notch walking distance downtown located many restaurant shopping mall convenience stores. Room with very clean and very spacious , a nice workout facility. Very nice atmosphere...More

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Thank rhaynie
Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy when We read your kind review. Glad everything was to your liking and we filled your expectations. Thank you for recommending us! We look forward to hosting you soon. Best regards, Alessandra

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#14 Business Hotel in San Jose
#17 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#14 Business Hotel in San Jose
#17 Romantic 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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Room Tips
"Opt for an upgraded room if not on a tight budget."
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"Stay off the main street. Eventhough l love the noise from the hustle and bustle."
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"Even though you downtown located rooms are very quiet."
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"Comfortable beds, but the bathrooms are very small!"
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