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Balmoral Hotel

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All reviewsel patioroad scholarcosta ricagold museumparking garagecentral locationpedestrian streetnice hotelheart of downtown san josefree callsbreakfast buffetmini barwalking distancefront desk staffsuperior roomnational theatredowntown area
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The hotel was in the heart of downtown. It was nice however we had hard time finding garage to the hotel. The room and breakfast were good. I would recommend you to have dinner at the hotel. It was delicious.

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Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for posting your review. We are happy to learn you were satisfied with the hotel and that you fully enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 26 April 2017

MELONY AND ANDREA were amazing front desk staff . They were very knowledgeable enthusiastic, and helpful. They knew every thing about everything if I had a question. The central location of balmoral is great with plenty of shopping centers.

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Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 April 2017

Very grateful for your review. Happy to know the front desk staff was able to help you in everything you needed. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stayed downtown because it was near were we were picking up and dropping off our rental bikes. Hotel staff was great. they arranged a van to pick us at airport for $50.00 u.s. The hotel has great comp breakfast and the restaurant was good....More

Thank Jeff L
Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you very much for your post. We are happy to learn you all enjoyed your stay at the hotel and the meals in the restaurant. We look forward to hosting you soon. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our room on the 4th floor had a balcony overlooking the main pedestrian street in downtown San Jose. Thankfully the balcony sliding windows and interior door and windows were thermal so when shut they blocked out the noise from below. While somewhat obstructed, we had...More

Thank Bill M
Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your review. We are in the process of remodeling the whole hotel. Happy you enjoyed the view from your balcony and cleanliness and good working condition of the hotel. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Balmoral Hotel is a little unimaginative in its decor but it is clean and comfortable and the location is great - 5 or 10 minutes walk from the jade museum, the nation museum, a craft market and shops.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for posting your review. We are glad you had a good experience with us and took advantage of the great location. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Alessanadra

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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
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$80 - US$145 (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$80 - US$145 (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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"Opt for an upgraded room if not on a tight budget."
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"Stay off the main street. Eventhough l love the noise from the hustle and bustle."
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"Even though you downtown located rooms are very quiet."
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"Comfortable beds, but the bathrooms are very small!"
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