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    Balmoral Hotel

    Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent42%
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    11 - 15 of 720 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Very nice Hotel staff was very friendly. Breakfast was good. Would definitely use it again. Rooms were nice and clean. I think location was good too close to bus terminal not close enough to walk but ok distance. Good experience.

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for posting your review here. We are so very please to learn you were so satisfied that you would stay here again. We certainly look forward to hosting you again. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This hotel is in a primo location....walking distance to the beautiful National Theatre, shopping, and several museums. The complimentary breakfast offers a variety of food (not some ordinary "continental breakfast." The service is very good. However, don't be fooled by the ad for a "city...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We are overjoyed you enjoyed your experience with us and we certainly look forward to hosting you in your next trip to San Jose. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We spent a night at this hotel as we arrived in Costa Rica and before departing for the Arenal Volcano area. The hotel is very centrally located and has well appointed rooms with all the amenities one woudl expect. The staff was very firendly and...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure serving you. We look forward to your next stay. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Room, staff was good. Remodeled hotel in good condition, located in central San Jose. Near everything. Free buffet breakfast was horrible, couldn't eat, everything dried out and not maintained. Plenty of inexpensive places nearby for breakfast.More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for your honest feedback it is my duty to control the quality of the hotel. I am glad you liked the hotel rooms and staff. I will certainly look into what happened at buffet. Thank you we have no other way to know...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    We stayed here 3 nights and would return here on our next visit to San Jose without hesitation We had a standard room on the 6th floor and it was large, plenty of storage, good sized bathroom and very quiet. It's probably not the most...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for your candid review. There is no better place for the lobby as you well saw main entrance is on a pedestrian boulevard where it would be impossible to download your luggage. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Best regards, Alessandra

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    Details
    • Price range
    • US$76 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #9 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    Lyntr
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from lviola68 | Reviewed this property |
    I took a cab, sorry, and I didn't ask
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    Murielle C
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Colibm |
    Bb is breakfast buffet, bf is full breakfast.
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    23 April 2017|
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    Response from Alessandra G | Property representative |
    Hello, breakfast starts at six am and if you want to check in earlier I suggest you contact the hotel so they can personally see your date of arrival and reserved room to accommodate your needs. Kind regards, Alessandra
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    "Rooms at the end of the hallway may get street noise. I had one of those but it wasn't bad."
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    "fine get an upgrade very clean"
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