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    The Palm House Inn

    Calle 13 Ave 2 y 6, San Jose, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good36%
    • Average24%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Multilingual Staff
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 31 reviews

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    The worst hotel I stayed in a long time. Safe box did not work, TV did not work. safe was repaired, TV"s remote not. A friend was meeting me at the hotel and I was made very ruddy aware that he was not allowed to...More

    Thank panamacityguy
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Great customer service, the guys who work at front will help you a lot if you ask, the lady who do the breakfast can wash your clothes any amount for 5 dollars. comfortable beds, room was big , place was clean,no air condition in the...More

    Thank carviana v
    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    I stayed at this hotel twice! Just a good hotel for a normal price. Hotels in San Jose are quite expensive. But this hotel is a good bang for one's buck. Clean hotel and helpfull staff. The location is great, safe and near to the...More

    Thank Thomas W
    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    One of the worst places I've ever been: small room (double) - we could barely access the closet whose doors were lining against the bed - all furnitures and linings are old, dusty and crappy. Would not go again.

    Thank marcelloealice
    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    Spent 10 days at this hotel. Alex welcomed me and showed the spacious room. There were 2 queen sized beds; a nightstand between said beds along with reading lamps. The beds were very comfortable allowing a pleasant night's sleep. There was sufficient lighting in the...More

    Thank Richard M
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • USD 50 - USD 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
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    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • The Palm House Hotel San Jose
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    Courtney O
    21 May 2016|
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    Response from Olga D |
    No. I emailed The Palm House Inn and asked for a transfer from the main airport. July 2016 $30 one way in dollars or colones, cash. Private ride (not shared van). Not bad. Before that I asked one company and one private... More
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    30 September 2015|
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    Response from Kendra G | Reviewed this property |
    yes they have romos with air conditioning, also they charge me a fee of $20 for visitors if they go to the room, i recomend you to booked for a double room
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    "Stay under no circumstance on the first floor."
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    "I used first room close to the front desk"
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    "The second time I slept there i had the room on the upper floor, which has a balcony, I liked that."
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    "Quieter rooms are away from the main street area."
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