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Balmoral Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I would recommend the Balmoral especially for its convenient location to most of the principal tourist sites. It is an oasis in the midst of the chaos of the pedestrian walkways nearby and security is excellent. I had a very good experience with the front...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 3 days ago

This hotel is very conveniently located, near the National Theatre. But the rooms are very small, without comfortable chairs or views. The inside location of our room kept the outer noises out. The affiliated restaurant was also pretty basic, and the meals weren't tasty.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great, friendly Staff! Food was wonderful! Rooms, nice/clean. Outside area was nice -but as usual, be cautious of your sroundings. Was there one night, meeting others going to Jaco Beach. Casinos are for adults, worth the visit ;-) -Staff helped me greatly as I messed...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our stay at Balmoral Hotel didn't meet our expectations. The staff at check-in appeared uninterested and not very welcoming. Basic information (such as breakfast) was provided only after questions. We discovered one of our 2 rooms was occupied after walking in on an undressed person!...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$140 (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$85 - US$140 (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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"I stayed in both an interior room which was great for quiet and less light for sleeping. My other room was..."
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"Upper floors might have some advantages"
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"Had a room on floor 3 over pedestrian walkway. Very quiet (no vehicle traffic) especially when door to..."
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"Small, clean, booked via Trip Advisor."
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