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Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewscosta ricagold museumcentral locationpedestrian streetnice hotelbreakfast buffetthe heart of the cityfront desk staffmini barwalking distancecenter of san josesuperior roomnational theatredowntown areaenjoyed my stayshort staylast night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bedroom was comfortable apart from the shower room . There is a curtain that is very annoying when having a shower . Very old fashion now to have curtain in the toilet ! However the most annoying thing was how rude the reception staff...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great location hotel in center of San Jose. Close to museums and shopping. The hotel is clean and has a popular restaurant where you can people watch on the walking street in front of hotel. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are overjoyed to learn you will visit again. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you take good memories of San José. Thank you! Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is the best part of this place. The hotel is within very easy walking distance to most of the museums and attractions in San Jose. There are also many eateries and restaurants nearby, so it is not difficult to get around at all....More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beds were amazing with a big fluffy quilts and 4 pillows! Also the best breakfast buffet! Loved the location within walking distance of many shops and a great grocery. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After only one night at this hotel,chosen for me by a tour company, I jotted down 12 unacceptable things about it and gave my list to the management. But problem #8 is that you can't find a manager and the desk clerk is either unhelpful...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 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
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 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
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Kristin W
5 February 2018|
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No. I had to arrange private transportation.
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Michelin B
31 January 2018|
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Response from acorna | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean excursion pricing? Have you contacted the hotel? Generally, the excursion prices are rather similar between various distributors in Costa Rica, you can check them on the internet. Sometimes there are... More
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Room Tips
"Just please the curtain in the bath room into a glass panel"
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"Ask for a room away from the stairs to the garage"
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"The tv is not positioned in the right spot it is to close to entrance for and closet door room 330"
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"Check the rooms for hot water before accepting. Expect that the card key may not work and you may need to get..."
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