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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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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
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    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel when we arrived and the day before we left costa rica. The hotel is located in the center of San jose with all highlight within a 15 minute walk radius (theater, musea, parques). It allowed us to quickly view san...More

    Thank Christiaan R
    Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 3 May 2016

    Thank you very much for the trust you place on us, your recommendation is worth a lot to us. We are so very happy to know you took advantage of our privilege location and all of the services we offer. We look forward to hosting...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    I stayed at the Balmoral for 7 nights. The negatives: the "windows" in my room looked out on an airshaft which transmitted noise until about 11 p.m. and again starting at about 5 a.m. Cooking smells also filtered up into my room. The adjoining room...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 April 2016

    Dear guest, Thank you for writing a review. We are taking the measure to sound proof all the rooms we have so far sound proofed the ones facing the exterior. We appreciate your insights and we will make sure to make all the improvements you...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    Enjoyed staying at your hotel, service was good, staff was very helpful & friendly. Buffet breakfast was very good, Welcome dinner for our travel group the first night was delicious. Person who cleaned our room did a good job. Location of hotel was near restaurants...More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 22 April 2016

    Delighted to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Also very important to hear that your welcome dinner was delicious, that you took advantaged of our great location and that all of our services exceeded your expectations. Thank you very much for your review. We...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    We were there with a group and went out on tours everyday. Downtown San Jose is dirty. The hotel staff was very accommodating. Served a very good breakfast. Hotel was clean. Beds were terrible, very, very, very hard.

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 22 April 2016

    Thank you for posting a review. We are glad you were pleased with our staff, with the generous and good breakfast and of course the impeccable cleanliness of the rooms. We will take note of your inputs to better our services. Kind regards

    Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel for a couple of nights before heading to the coast. It's well located on the main Avenida Central among all the shops. Breakfast buffet was good. Rooms nice and clean with two large double beds. One word of caution. Don't...More

    Thank billchesters
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 20 April 2016

    Very much appreciate your review. Glad you had a pleasant stay with us. He hope to see you soon again. Best regards

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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$134 (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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    Lyntr
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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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