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Hotel Casa Cambranes

Travellers' Choice award winner
#13 of 84 Hotels in San Jose
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Naty and Carlos make you feel like a family member immediately. Very mellow without pretentiousness . It is like staying with your favorite cousin. Basic, clean room. Wonderful hot freshly cooked breakfast included. Close to buses, inexpensive restaurants, or gourmet if preferred. It is like the pension of your dreams. As for the recent negative review, consider the source. Nuts!

Thank jirvin2016
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I was greeted by the owner with the accusation that I didn't make a reservation, even though I did and have a confirmation. He insinuated that I was complaining (though I hadn't) and said I could go elsewhere if I liked. There was no AC, they had left the drapes open to let in the afternoon sun, and the room...

Thank carolknapp
Hotel Casa C, General Manager at Hotel Casa Cambranes, responded to this review

Ms. Knapp never showed us the confirmation even though she claimed she had a reservation. We receive many reservations from many sources around the world and her name was never in our system. She didn't want to pay for the room at that time because she wanted to wait until the next day so we could search all over the...

Reviewed 31 March 2017

The hosts at Casa Cambranes are wonderful and made us feel very welcome, even offering their cell phone while in the city. The room was clean and the breakfast delicious. They helped with travel tips and arranged transportation for us when we left. Thank yo Carlos and Naty for making us feel so at home on our first night in...

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The managers of the hotel took an interest in being as helpful as possible. Nothing was too much trouble. They suggested ideas of highlights of the city and knew who to call immediately! We were very pleased with the breakfasts each morning, freshly prepared and typical Costa Rican. Exactly what we were looking for. The rooms were clean and spare...

Thank bamabarbie2017
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I traveled to Costa Rica alone for ten days, going way outside my comfort zone. The hotel is very charming, clean, and in a great location..within a 5-10 minute walk of many other stores and restaurants, including the San Pedro Mall. The museums of downtown San Jose are a short bus ride or a 30 minute walk away. I chose...

Thank David H
Quepos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Casa Cambranes is located in the suburb of San Pedro, close to a big mall. While slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of downtown San Jose, it's only 25 minutes walk ti the centre. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Their recommendations (best place to change money, places to eat and shop nearby, etc) were on the spot....

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Steeple Morden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

On arrival from the airport at the hotel we were immediately met with the warmest of welcomes from the hosts Nathalie and Carlos and of course Marvin the cat! Carlos is a wealth of knowledge about Costa Rica and freely spends his time researching things on your behalf including hunting down the cheapest car hire rates available. The rooms are...

Thank IanonTour2009
Upland, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We only stayed here one night so we didn't do much exploring, but it is a quiet location with shops nearby. Staff was very friendly and the breakfast was delicious. An Uber was called for us instead of a taxi which was nice.

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Annandale, VA
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I selected this hotel for my sister and I based on the tripadvisor reviews. The room was a basic room but the service was exceptional. Carlos, Natte and Marvin (the cat) made us feel at home. They were very welcoming. Our first night there Carlos walked us to the area where there were several restaurants and told us about each...

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Heidelberg, Germania
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Casa Cambranes is a wonderful stay experience in San Jose'. I travelled to Costa Rica as a solo traveller for business reasons at the end of November 2016 and I loved the great care, kind attention and sympathy of the owners towards all their guests. I even expereinced a very bad flu with fever and caugh and Carlos and Nathy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the Hotel Casa Cambranes, a cozy hotel where you will feel at home. Located in a stylish and safe neighborhood east of San Jose, just steps from The Interamerican Court of Human Rights. Designed with 12 colourful rooms, this small hotel blends neatness with a family-friendly environment and a gracious staff that will ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Casa Cambranes

Address: Calle 47 | between avenidas 10 & 10A, San Jose 2261/2050, Costa Rica (Formerly Casa Cambranes Lodge)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $94 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa Cambranes 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Don't choose a room with a window that faces the front since the afternoon sun makes it stiflingly hot and there is no AC.”
carolknapp, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was concerned about the street noise since the windows are open, but there was never any noise that was an impact on being able to sleep.”
bamabarbie2017, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 looked out into an air shaft and was very quiet. And had a huge Jacuzzi.”
carlyep_12, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If traffic sounds bother you then don't go for the rooms at the front, I slept great but there is alot of cars and motorcycles going by.”
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AlainM69, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The whole room should be cleaner, as per above comments.”
O7469WIcarolm, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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