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    Balmoral Hotel

    Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
    011 506 2222 5022
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    Reviewed 16 November 2016

    Everyone is very kind!!!, waking distance from the National Theater, parks, Museum, at the restaurant Elizabeth was so wonderful helping us too, , at the bar they have a live music with a amazing singer!!!!!, we'll highly recommend this hotel!!!!.More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 28 November 2016

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This is the type of review that makes our day. We are thrilled to hear we exceeded your expectations in the hotel, restaurant and bar. that overall your experience with us was very enjoyable and that you recommend us...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2016

    This hotel does have basic amenities however it's not in the greatest part of town. Tons of social workers and drug dealers walking area. Price seemed a bit much overall for what we were getting. Laundry out ragees priced, restaurant food decent.More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 28 November 2016

    First of all thank you for posting your impressions. Now let me clarify that the hotel itself has 8 categories and that you probably stayed at the standard room which indeed covers all the basic needs. But I do have to clarify that we have...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2016

    The hotel is centrally located in middle of San Jose. Hotel staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel has a good restaurant that offers lots of choices including local cuisine, steaks and pizza.

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 28 November 2016

    Thank you for posting both a review for the hotel and restaurant. We are delighted to learn you were pleased with both of them. We thank you for taking the time to review them and we sincerely hope to see you again. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    Nice but not outstanding. Located in downtown SanJose so not picturesque. My room looked out on an air shaft, not that I particularly minded. AC worked well. Unfortunately jackhammers started somewhere nearby before 8 am. Breakfast buffet was good and staff were all nice.

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 31 October 2016

    Thank you for posting your review. We apologize for any inconveniences we are remodeling in order to improve each day our hotel. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 28 October 2016

    Hotel was smack dab in the middle of downtown San Jose. Upon arrival, we were greeted to an upgraded room that was complimentary... which was a nice welcome. & the reason that bumped them up to 4 stars. Otherwise it would have been 3.5 if...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 31 October 2016

    Thank you so much for posting your review. It is essential for us to receive the feedback from our guests and it means the world to us to know they would return again. We apologize for the troubles that might have risen from our remodeling....More

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    About
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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
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$76 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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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    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Balmoral Hotel San Jose
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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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    gloria O
    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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    "I did not see the Single rooms. The family suite was super. As the hotel is on busy street corner be prepared..."
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    "Ask for a room with city view, the interior views are boring."
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