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Palma Real Hotel & Casino

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AV 9 Calle 50 Sabana Norte, San Jose 250 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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The Hotel is just a 5 minute walk from San Jose center, the capital of Costa Rica, and only 15 minutes by car from Juan Santamaria International Airport. Furthermore, it provides easy access to the main More business, shopping and leisure areas in the capital. In 2010 the hotel was renovated and presently boasts very modern facilities and many services, especially for guests visiting San Jose on business. The hotel has a fully-equipped business center with internet access, photocopiers, fax, messenger service and plane ticket confirmation service. In addition, it has comfortable and spacious rooms that will make your stay relaxing and pleasurable. Among our services, our clients' can enjoy of free transportation from the airport to the hotel under request and reservation and free breakfast buffet and Wi-Fi. The Palma Real hotel has obtained the Sustainability Certificate, which helps to preserve one of the most virgin destinations in the world. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$69 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Barcelo Palma Real Hotel San Jose
Barcelo San Jose
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay made better by a great staff. Everyone was very helpful. I'd like to especially recognize Gerardo and Javier at the front desk and Suellen at the bar. Amazing breakfast. The room was always clean and neat.More

Thank john r
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Palma Real Hotel & CasinoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John Thank you for rating us and sharing details of your stay. We are happy to see you had a great stay and that our staff was key while you were our guest. We pay attention to detail and act immediately when our clients...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel in downtown. Clean and spacious rooms. Well appointed mini bar. Delicious breakfast. Offers zymba and yoga classes. Valet parking and easy access to downtown attractions. Welcome drinks upon arrival.More

Thank Wendy B
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Palma Real Hotel & CasinoResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Wendy Thank you for selecting us during your visit to San José. We are happy to see that you had a great stay and could enjoy of all our services and facilities. We are always alert on our clients needs and suggestions, we work...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

About 30 minutes at most from the Airport, greeted at the hotel by very friendly staff, we had two rooms which were very big and a wonderful comfy bed after a long journey. We basically just slept here, could hear quite a lot of noise...More

Thank brennanfamily01
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Palma Real Hotel & CasinoResponded August 15, 2018

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time and rating us here on TripAdvisor. We are glad you had a good stay with us. As you mention included in all our rates you will find the breakfast service, which offers a wide selection of options...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

It is a very nice place, comfortable and accessible. The attention and service they provide is excellent and of high quality, furthermore the food we delicious! Prepared with dedication and effort. It has a spacious and well equipment rooms, a gym, bar, access to the...More

Thank Kathy C
Response from Andreina G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Palma Real Hotel & CasinoResponded July 23, 2018

Greeting Kathy Thank you for staying at our Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Upon booking it was understood that the fees will be paid upon leaving the premises and will leave a credit card to hold a deposit. Like the booking site explained but little did we know that we were going to be charge the full amount...More

Thank Lisa R
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Palma Real Hotel & CasinoResponded July 16, 2018

Dear Lisa We are sorry a standard procedure did not let you enjoy your stay in full at our hotel. At check-in, in any hotel in the world, a credit card will be requested and if your reservation has not been paid before arrival the...More

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chris b
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure for all guest in my party were checked in ahead of time and paid for, but you can always do a request at time of booking as well as call front desk whom are more than happy to answer any of your questions.
July 7, 2018|
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Response from AndreinaG92 | Property representative |
Yes you can walk to the local stores and restaurants :D
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Jennifer G
March 31, 2018|
Response from Anita P | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast starts @ 6:00 am till 11:00 am
Room Tips
"Don’t overlook the main street"
Jun. 15, 2018
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"no matter what side you're on it's always quiet all day except during breakfast"
Apr. 5, 2018
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"To avoid noise, do no pick a joint room."
Feb. 23, 2018
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"I was on the upper floor, very quiet and darkening drapes, wood floor and very comfortable bed."
Sep. 25, 2017
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