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Hotel Fleur de Lys

Calle 13 between avenidas 2 and 6 PO Box 10736, San Jose 10110 Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hotel Fleur de Lys
Updated 07/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#31 of 97 hotels in San Jose
Travellers' Choice

Welcome to Hotel Fleur de Lys, your San Jose “home away from home.” Hotel Fleur de Lys aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Nearby landmarks such as Iglesia de la Merced (0.1 mi) and Plaza de la Cultura (0.3 mi) make Hotel Fleur de Lys a great place to stay when visiting San Jose.

Rooms at Hotel Fleur de Lys offer a flat screen TV providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, a concierge, and a gift shop are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. Free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Hotel Fleur de Lys, free parking is available.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of San Jose's popular falafel restaurants such as Lubnan and Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House, all a short distance from Hotel Fleur de Lys.

If you’re looking for something to do, Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (0.3 mi), Precolumbian Gold Museum (0.3 mi), and Mercado Nacional de Artesanías (0.1 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Hotel Fleur de Lys.

Hotel Fleur de Lys puts the best of San Jose at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German
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Krken2000 wrote a review Apr 2020
Portland, Oregon27 contributions3 helpful votes
This hotel was last stop on my tour. It was right across main st to main city square/park. 3 museums are next to the park. Off to the left after you pass the park is dead end with many tour buses parked there,turn left and you find a car less street with a promenade of shops for 1/2 mile which ends up onto the outdoor stalls which probably is another 1/2 mile. Just before the outdoor stalls is the underground museum. It ha 3 stories underground.2 blocks from the hotel is a wonderful Pan Asian restaurant I recommend. 1 block away is a large and noisy fish house around the corner on the main blvd. Room has a phone!!! Room was small but not too small but bathroom was large. breakfast was very good.
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Date of stay: April 2020
Room Tip: Ask for 1st floor as it is a walk up and the stairs are tall.
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Response from Fleur Lys, Director General at Hotel Fleur de Lys
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Dear customer, thank you very much for your comments. Our location is well appreciated by our customers because the main attractions of san jose are only some steps from the hotel. We have several categories of rooms with different sizes according to the requirements of our guests. Our breakfast is typical from our country with seasonal fruits. I am glad to know you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. I hope you can come and visit us again in a near future.
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sunrisesintheeast wrote a review Jan 2020
bangkok45 contributions9 helpful votes
A lovely "little" gem next to some nice bars, restaurants and very close to shopping in San Jose. Many rooms on two floors that stretch back through quaint plant filled hallways. Business center for small conferences/workshops. Very friendly staff and cute breakfast area. Breakfast is basic and good: eggs, toast, yogurt, beans/rice, fresh fruit. Reception even called to make sure I didn't miss breakfast when the buffet was closing! Very attentive. For the price, some slippers and a robe would have been welcome as well as a mini fridge. ($50/night)
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Date of stay: December 2019
Response from Fleur L, Gerente at Hotel Fleur de Lys
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking your time to review our hotel. Our location is well appreciated by our customers because the most attractive places in San José, are nearby the hotel. The computer we have in the workshop area is used by guests to print boarding passes and do specific works. Our breakfast is traditional with the intention to connect visitors with the Costa Rican experience. Indeed, some rooms have minibar according to each category. I am very happy to know you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel and hope you can come and visit us again in a near future. Regards.
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Jude G wrote a review Dec 2019
Brentwood, United Kingdom79 contributions8 helpful votes
We stayed here for two nights on the 10th & 19th Dec. For our first night the room we stayed in was Amapola, it was comfortable and pleasant, we literally just needed it for the night as we were setting off early the next day. We arrived in the evening around 7pm, the location is very central so there is a lot of noise from the traffic but this died down around 9-10pm when we were ready to sleep. The staff members were very friendly and pleasant and helped with all the questions we had. The breakfast was buffet style, plentiful and very tasty. My friend drinks coffee and she said of our whole trip the coffee at the Fleur de Lys was the strongest and to her liking. On the last night of our trip we arrived from Monteverde, upon arrival the receptionist said we had been upgraded to a suite! That was a nice surprise and I wondered if it was due to staying before. We stayed in the Lirio room, it was more than double the size of our double room from the first night. It had a walk-in wardrobe with a fridge and safe and a spacious bathroom. This room was street side at the front of the property so unfortunately we got a very early Friday morning wake up call from the rubbish truck which broke our sleep. That night we had a very reasonably priced fine dining experience at 11.47 Restaurante Aranjuez which was £2.50 in an uber. I highly recommend it but there’s only 6 tables so you need to reserve in advance. We were lucky we managed to reserve a table for 8pm at around 4pm that day! The next day we had time to kill before our transfer to the airport. The hotel had secure luggage storage and the member of staff at the front desk kindly broke our larger colones notes into smaller ones which was helpful. So we walked to the San Jose Central Market where we picked up souvenirs much, much, much cheaper then the airport which is ridiculously expensive. There wasn’t anything I didn’t particularly like but I would suggest the rooms have just a little TLC and a bit of an upgrade but still in keeping with its character. The carpet in our suite was ripped in places. The bathroom fixtures, fittings and suite in both rooms could do with some love and upgrading. The tub in our suite was damaged which was a shame as it was a good size and would have been nice to soak in.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Fleur L, Gerente at Hotel Fleur de Lys
Responded 2 Jan 2020
Dear Customer, first at all I would like to thank you for sharing your comments, your perception is very important to us and it is the only way to be able to improve our product. Our location is appreciated by our guests because the most interesting places of san jose are nearby the hotel. It is true that city is noisy and for that reason our receptionists always offer earplugs to customers with the intention to improve sleep quality. The buffet breakfast has traditional options with Costarican dishes and season fruits. I am happy to know you enjoyed our property and I Hope you can visit us again in a near future. Thank you.
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Andrew W wrote a review Sep 2019
Tallahassee, Florida43 contributions15 helpful votes
I enjoyed my stay on my first night in Costa Rica and decided to book again for my last night before flying home. The hotel has an old fashioned vibe to it and reminded me of European hotels I have stayed in. Staff were very helpful answering questions I had about the area. My room was comfortable and clean. The people upstairs from me were noisy but quietened down at a respectful hour. The shower was a highlight, high pressure and very relaxing after a long travel day. The restaurant next door served me a nice dinner. Breakfast was standard fare and good.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Fleur L, Gerente at Hotel Fleur de Lys
Responded 13 Sep 2019
Dear customer. I am glad to know you felt comfortable in our hotel. Fleur de Lys is a Victorian mansion and our objective is to make guest feel at home. Our bar is appreciated by our customers because it has some Costa Rican and international dishes. Breakfast also has a variety for the different tastes of visitors. Our objective is to make customers happy and we are glad to know we were able to accomplish it. Hope you come back to our hotel when you are in Costa Rica again. Thank you very much.
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fedec80 wrote a review Aug 2019
Milan, Italy48 contributions23 helpful votes
A pink beautiful victorian mansion, full of comfort and with an amazing old fashioned atmosphere. The rooms are clean and comfortable (ours even had a jacuzzi!). The breakfast is genuine and complete of everything. The staff is nice and helpful, when you check in they offer u a welcome drink in the nice retro bar facing the street.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Fleur L, Gerente at Hotel Fleur de Lys
Responded 27 Aug 2019
Dear guest, I am glad to know you liked the hotel and that you could enjoy our services. The staff´s hotel welcomes our customers with pleasure because we want them to feel welcome, being away from home is not always easy and we try to make your stay in our hotel a warm and enjoyable time. Breakfast is quite valued by our customers as it contains typical and traditional options of our country. Thank you for writing about your experience at the hotel. We hope to have you here again soon. Best regards.
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US$56 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Fleur de Lys
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Nearby attractions include Jade Museum (0.2 km), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo (0.3 km), and Museo Nacional De Costa Rica (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Esquina de Buenos Aires, Sapore Trattoria, and Tin Jo.
Is Hotel Fleur de Lys located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of San Jose.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Fleur de Lys?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Fleur de Lys?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (0.5 km), Ruinas de Ujarras (1.3 km), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (0.6 km).