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Balmoral Hotel

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This hotel was nasty, when we arrived the walls next to the check in counter was smeared with dirty hand prints. Our room did not have face towels to wash with. The location of this hotel is worse then the old 1975 Jew Town. This...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is an older hotel in the center of the city. Within walking distance to museums, etc. We had probably what was one of the older and least expensive of the rooms (not quite as nice as pictured), but that was ok. We slept with...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Wonderful location and great staff. The hotel is spacious and comfortable with great amenities. We dined at the restaurant, used the gym and shopped in the boutique. It is located at the beginning of the pedestrian only street with shops and restaurants, which is also...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 13 March 2018

Very grateful for your kind review. So glad you took advantage of all the perks of staying at our hotel. We so much look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Although San Jose is not worth more than a half a day visit (at the most), if you still want to spend that time this hotel is a very good value for the money. Well located, parking and breakfast included, and a very decent restaurant...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for posting your review. We are happy to have been of service. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed several days. Did not have the room type we requested. So they upgraded us. We had two separate bedrooms in a suite Might have been happier with our original choice-a room with table and chairs on an enclosed balcony and two double beds. Included...More

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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
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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$137 (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$137 (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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