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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We reserved three rooms for our family's last day in Costa Rica. This was a convenient location in the downtown, right on the pedestrian street and close to museums, shopping, and restaurants. Two of the rooms were pleasant, modern and clean. There is no view from the rooms. The third suite that we rented for our son was on the...

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Cheshire
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We stayed here for one night on arrival in Costa Rica and one night on departure from Costa Rica. On the first night we had a standard room . The bed was comfortable and a great shower. Staff were really helpful. On the second occasion we had the same type of room but it was smaller. It was also noisy...

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uk
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Well situated in the centre of San Jose this makes a good, if unexciting base. The entrance is a little difficult to find but once you're in the reception area is fine and the staff are very helpful. The rooms are clean and ok, although a bit dull for our liking. Bit noisy at the front although quiet from around...

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel several times, for a night or two, during the past few years. The downtown location is good, the staff is great, and the rooms are fine except for the ongoing construction. It starts before 8am so don't plan to sleep in! The included breakfast is good. Wish they had a different restaurant option for...

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Oviedo, Florida
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Great location, great customer service, great breakfast! The rooms are very very clean and updated, stayed here several times and is my favorite in town! Cheaper and better than other hotels in the area ! They are expanding and making new rooms , I highly recomend this hotel, I always refer this hotel to my friends and every single one...

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Lacey, Washington
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We stayed at the El Presidente on the first night and last night of out stay in Costa Rica. On out first stay they gave us a room that smelled musty. They quickly changed our room when we requested it. The new room smelled fresh but was quite small. On our second visited we were given a much larger more...

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 February 2015

What a perfect location in downtown San Jose! We start and end our trip each year at Hotel Presidente. The staff is wonderful, always smiling, and very helpful. We stay in a Junior Suite on the Avenida Central. The sounds of the city are right outside your window, and we love that! The Suite is spacious, clean, and has very...

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New Orleans
Reviewed 3 February 2015

The room was perfect! This property is conveniently located in the center of everything. Parks, museums and restaurants are all within walking distance. We enjoyed the breakfast buffet every morning. The hotel was undergoing some renovations while we were there, but the work did not interfere with hotel operations. I cannot wait to go back to see the changes. Everyone...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Good service, well appointed room, very friendly and helpful staff. The restaurant had good, tasty, fresh food that was relatively inexpensive. The free breakfast was really terrific. Hard to beat for a downtown hotel. It has a casino but it is not evident if you are only in the hotel (unlike the Gran Hotel where the casino has an entrance...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 February 2015

the rooms were nice and clean, the staff (at front desk, parking service, entrance, house keeping etc) was helpful at all times and with all matters (organizing things etc) - and extremely friendly. the service was good and breakfast was great! all in all great value for money!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern decor and great service, our 4-star upscale hotel is the symbol of hospitality and the cultural soul Costa Rica's capital city. Celebrated for our eco-friendly tourism practices, Hotel Presidente is a window into Costa Rica's land, people and heritage. Experience an unforgettable vacation adventure, romantic getaway or business trip at Hotel Presidente... the place to relax, connect, inspire, dine, and explore Costa Rica! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Presidente

Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $118 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#8 Family Hotel in San Jose
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“All seem fine”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffStrack, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You could ask for a room away from the Avenida Central - but the soundproofing is adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles YeovilSarah, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask to avoid the scaffolding whilst this is still in place”
 of 5 bubbles hayleyo5, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on an upper floor as there is some street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Werner48, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I hope the higher up you go the less street noise you'd hear.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenVeronicaT, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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