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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location, great staff, good breakfast and wonderful hotel overall. When travelling to Granada, this hotel is our choice every time. Enjoy everything Granada has to offer, at your doorstep. Ask the staff and they will help you with anything you need to know!

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Agradecemos su tiempo en calificarnos, pues nos preocupamos por dar el mejor servicio a cada uno de nuestros huéspedes, pues... More 

Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located to allow one to walk to any of the main attractions of San Jose. There also happened to be two of the best restaurants with gluten free menus within a 2 minute walk. Pros Location Clean, comfortable rooms but the "triple" room we paid for didn't feel large enough for 3 people. Good Costa Rican... More 

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Agradecemos sus comentarios. De verdad cada cliente nos ayuda a crecer y mejorar cada día, por lo que su detallado... More 

San Martin del Tesorillo, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We appreciated the location of the hotel, the tenant was a young very well educated man, helpful for the luggage as there were a few steps to climb to get to the room. We could have a continental breakfast even before 7 o clock.the car was parked close to the hotel with a rate to pay for. There is a... More 

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Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos. Es un gusto para nosotros, que haya tenido una experiencia placentera en... More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, good location, but hot water was hit & miss. Our room was on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool so the location was quieter. Opposite La Esquina de Buenos Aires which was an extra bonus as it's a great restaurant!

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Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y que en general tuviera una experiencia agradable; lastimosamente, la semana pasada tuvimos un día el... More 

Athens, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The room was clean, the bed comfortable and the hotel was secure and private. Unfortunately it's in a busy part of town and the traffic is very loud. We enjoyed our stay anyway. The woman working reception was professional and helpful. Breakfast was good but the staff left tables dirty that needed to be bussed. Overall, good for the price.... More 

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, agradecemos el haberse tomado el tiempo. Con respecto al desayuno, vamos a revisar qué sucedió,... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Well looked after hotel Rooms clean and the buffet breakfast was on time. Staff very helpful and always directed us to shopping or restaurants. It was the fantastic customer service that really was very helpful.

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is nice to know that you had a good impression of our services, since our mission of every day is that our customers have the best experience. More 

Maribor, Slovenia
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72 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stayed in this establishment twice during my trip to Costa Rica this September. I was amazed by the nice colonial architecture of the property (outdoor, with a small pool as well as rooms and lobby. The rooms are spacious and clean with tasteful furnishing (plus vintage photos of San Jose). WiFi is available free of charge. Stuff is friendly... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

We really appreciate your time to review us. It is wonderful to know that we could give you the service that you derserve, since that is our goal for every day. More 

Seattle, Washington
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60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This being my first trip to Costa Rica, I considered many hotels including those from the major chains (most of them are located near SJO airport) and smaller, locally owned properties in San José. The reviews of Hotel Colonial were quite positive and the hotel seemed well placed in the city. I wrote to a few of the smaller hotels,... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Wow, we are really impressed for your complete and kind review. Thank you so much for your time to let us know how you felt; it really helps us to make a better work every day. I am sorry for the inconvenience about the WiFi, it should be working correctly, but now, we are going to check the connection in... More 

Santa Cruz, California
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel made my stay very comfortable and welcoming! I enjoyed the location and how close it was to everything I wanted to see. It was helpful to have the information about tours and the airport shuttle as well. Comfortable room and delicious breakfast too!

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure for us that you have a good experience in our hotel, since that is our mission for every day. We hope to be your host again, some other time. More 

Vineland, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Everything about this hotel is great. The bedroom was amazing, spacious, beautiful, clean. The location was very convenient. The parking was a little more dificult but it was managable. Great restaurants and shopping across the right and near by. Coyldnt have asked for a better place to stay in this close to downtown.

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It is nice to know that you have a great experience with us, thank you for your comments, and we will continue on working to give our guest the best quality that we can. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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We're your perfect hosts for a restful vacation in cozy surroundings, a restored neocolonial building nearly a century old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $80 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel San Jose
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Only four of the 17 rooms have a/c...rooms facing the interior courtyard avoid noise from the very busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles BBinSEA, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Perfect room. Bedding was great, the views from the balcony were amazing”
 of 5 bubbles 961olgar, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, if it is difficult for you to climb the stairs with the suitcase, ask for a room on the first floor. It is a 3 story hotel.”
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  • Good thick blankets. Clean room. Bad pillows.
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles KerryCraig, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the top floor have the best view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles 708sallyl, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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