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Ave 2 50 Meters East From Main Entrance Paseo Colón Street, San Jose Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20/10/06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/10/06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#10 of 97 in San Jose
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Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel's main goal is to offer the best personalized service that you can enjoy in San Jose. More than just rooms, we offer spaces specifically designed for your comfort and relaxation, a contemporary decor will adorn your mornings. Our hotel is privileged to have an unbeatable location next to the La Sabana Metropolitan Park, the "Central Park" in San Jose, an urban forest of 72 hectares of lush green areas and 1 large lake. This is where we coined our name "Lake Park" or Lake Park. Also, being located only 20 minutes from the airports, freeways and shopping centers gives you an advantage for mobility around the city and country. Besides, for a long time sustainable practices to preserve nature and contribute socially have been implemented by Parque del Lago, for these actions the hotel was awarded 4 leaves (of 5) by Costa Rican Sustainable Tourism Certification. Additionally, Parque del Lago has been recognized between the best 15 places to stay in Costa Rica by Green Global Travel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Electric vehicle charging station
Secured parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Boutique
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Grade: 91 out of 100
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RDG66 wrote a review 18 May
Racine, Wisconsin129 contributions95 helpful votes
The owners have obviously made a very good effort at developing this building into a nice little hotel, but they made a few choices that are very poor, yet easily remedied. First the good... The hotel is very clean. Everything seemed to work well, though the AC in my room was very noisy. The beds and pillows quite comfortable. The bathroom was very small but perfectly fine. Had a large flat screen TV and a nice view from the 4th floor. All desk persons were very nice. I did not try the restaurant. Two small issues are the safe and the lift are from around 1940. The safe is an old key type that is mounted to the floor in the closet (see pic). The key didn't bother me too much, but the floor? Seriously?? And the lift is actually fast and works well if no one else is using it. It's tiny with 4 manual push buttons and no indicators at all. But in their defense, it's a small hotel and a modern lift would be costly. Personally, I find it acceptable, but some will not. Now the three issues I hated (two are ridiculous)... First there is no fridge, even though there was a perfect area in my tiny room for one (table pic). Second, there was no tissue in the room. Third, and the worst, there is no normal toilet paper! They installed those horrid sheet dispensers found occasionally in public restrooms (see last pic). Again, seriously?? I had to go out to buy my own tissue and toilet paper! Ownership made a conscious choice to use those dispensers and not provide tissue, and I found that beyond ridiculous. I REALLY wanted to rate 4 bubbles, but simply cannot because of the toilet paper idiocy. If they choose to provide normal necessities in the future, then I would highly recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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leon r wrote a review Mar 2022
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Comfortable, modern boutique hotel. Had 4th floor room with view of mountains. Best sleep I've had in 10 days - king size bed really comfortable. If you need to recharge your electronics, no worries here. Our room had at least 8 US-style wall outlets. Nespresso-type coffee maker with excellent Costa Rican coffee pods. AC worked fine and is quiet - once we found its remote control. Breakfast is traditional Costa Rican - fried plantains, gallo pinto (rice and beans etc) scrambled eggs, fresh fruit. Not a large selection but well done.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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rerBellevue wrote a review Jan 2022
Bellevue, WA291 contributions135 helpful votes
This hotel is probably adequate for a short overnight. Four floors with one small, slow elevator. Breakfast was chaos on the one day that I tried to eat, as there were no clean tables and barely any food. Our first night our bed was maybe a double--pretty small. Clean. Close to a very good restaurant, Aqui Es. The only good area to sit and have a beer is at the entrance, outside. A great alternative at a lesser cost is Hotel Autentico, about three blocks away.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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MarySogni wrote a review Jan 2022
Seattle, Washington798 contributions185 helpful votes
I stayed here as part of an Overseas Adventure Travel tour of CR. I came 2 nights early, and had a very small room (bathroom was incredibly small). Room was on third floor (left after exiting the elevator). Bed was comfortable king size, wifi strong, and good air conditioning. I left for 3 nights at Drake Bay, before returning for 1 night. This second room, on the 2nd floor, was huge - with a little kitchenette. Again, comfortable bed, quiet, large bathroom, and good air conditioning. The last night at the end of the tour was room 314. Large room with a small kitchenette… but paper thin walls with the adjoining room. I only needed the room for 10 hours as my return home flight was to leave at 1am. Unfortunately the adjoining room had 3 very loud women who had returned from a shopping trip to Panama and had to call each of their relatives on their speaker phone… so no sleep before my flight. Breakfast was traditional CR (scrambled eggs, rice & beans, some type of meat (differed each day), and a small bowl of fresh fruit. This hotel does not have COVID requirements, so i had breakfast outside on their terrace in the parking lot. The first two days, they brought me the meal. The second, breakfast was a buffet, so i took outside. The third visit, i didnt have breakfast. The front desk workers were polite but did not go out of the way to be helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Kay M wrote a review Jan 2022
Albuquerque, New Mexico108 contributions27 helpful votes
I arrived in San Jose three days before my tour began. I was disappointed at the hotel because all the reviews said there was a very good restaurant in the hotel, but that was not the case. They only served breakfast and breakfast was rather meager. The rooms are small, and the bathrooms very small. Everything was clean, and the bed was alright for me, but I heard others complain. The location is far from other restaurants, so you need a taxi. The hotel is close to Sabanna Park which is a nice place to walk with a small museum in the park. It is not far from the airport. I used Uber to go downtown and it cost $2.80. You need to sit in the front because they are not legal.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$80 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Parque del Lago
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Parque del Lago?
Nearby attractions include Museo de Arte Costarricense (0.2 km) and Organic Strawberry & Dairy Farm (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Parque del Lago?
Conveniently located restaurants include Aqui Es, Restaurante Machu Picchu, and Tierra Gaucha Parrilla Argentina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Hotel Parque del Lago have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Parque del Lago offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Parque del Lago?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Parque del Lago offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Parque del Lago?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.