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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I decided to choose Costa Rica for my birthday trip this year and one of my stops was San Jose. I search and found Barcelo online and what a great find. Great customer service, amazing landscaping and amazing club level perks. A must stay!

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

GOT THERE ON FEB.15 2017..Spent 2 nights,despite my limited spanish,staf very helful,but they appreciate your efoer to speak their language..Outdoor pool really nice,except one member of the staff at the cafe near the pool,not reallyy nice,bald headed guy. while i was swimming,i asked him to put my bottle of water inside a cooler or fridge,since it was blazing hot,he gave...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. R Fernandez We love you comment at Trip Advisor, thanks for choosing Barcelo San Jose in you last visit to Costa Rica. Be sure I will share you comment with all the staff. It help us to efforts our self in order to bring a better services to all our guest Please do not hesitate contact us for...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived late and went early next morning so we didn't really see much of the hotel, but the breakfast was good and the staff friendly during the few hours we were there. The rooms was nice and clean.

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Frank R Thanks for select Barceló San Jose. Hope to serve you in you again in order that you can enjoy more our amenitie. See you soon Carlos Ruiz Director Barceló San José

West Coast B.c.
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice updated hotel with free airport shuttle. But traffic is slow due to continuous construction for the first few miles. Breakfast buffet is really great! Upgrade to premium suite and lounge access for good snacks and bar: beef carpaccio/warm foods/desserts and cappicino machine. Very noisy bathroom fan and hotel maids are extremely noisy in the morning in the hallways. Should...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Fran Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló San José hotel for your holidays in Costa Rica and for the review you shared on Trip Advisor, all of your kind words about your stay with us are great to hear. We always look for ways to improve and your comments are crucial to our...

San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get way more than what you pay here! We spent a week end here and paid to be on the 6th floor. On the 6th floor you have a bar open all day up to 10 pm. We have only good to say about this place! Will be back!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a sleeper hotel for us, and it was perfect for just that. Barcelo picked us up from the airport free of charge, but make sure your flight information and pickup arrangements are confirmed and understood clearly so you're not waiting around the airport. The room was nice and the complimentary breakfast was pretty good.

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Patrick Thank you very much for leaving these wonderful comments on Tripadvisor, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay among us. Best Regards, Carlos Ruíz Director

Reviewed 1 week ago

great place with very nice pool area,gym,sauna, steam,and hot tub. the premium feature was great for us as you get drinks and light meals in a special lounge. we were in san jose for 9 days to have dental work done and will be going back to finish the work soon. we'll be staying at the barcelo again for sure.

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. David We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. They help us to understand how our guests experience their stay with us. It is always our goal to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and we are delighted to hear that your stay at Barceló San Jose was an enjoyable one. We...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

after a lot of dissapointment with hotel description in Costa Rica we didnt had any expectations for our last night, great room, great bathroom, good beds (4pillows) a couple of english channels fantastic breakfast buffet and room service was great as well just the sofa in the room was outdated and needs to be replaced

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Isabel Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Barceló San José. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay with us. The entire team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service and a warm, memorable experience. Kind Regards, Carlos Ruíz Director

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall cleanliness good. We had a premium room located directed above the main lobby bar - noisy as to be expected. The main issue was that every morning at 4:30 AM the cleaning crew would drag the metal furniture in the bar to clean the floor - extremely noisy. I inquired at the front desk but this continued during our...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Traveler We are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the experience in our hotel to the fullest as we strive to make each stay with us an unforgettable one. Discussions involving the respective team members and management have taken place to review your comments, and we would like to assure you that all of your concerns...

Jacksonville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking (driving in San Jose is an adventure) total resort facility. Beautiful hardwood in rooms. Varied food options. Stayed first and last night in Costa Rica at the hotel. Would definitely stay in another one of thei Barcelo hotels. The only disappointment was that it was on a hill and not within walking distance to the main part of...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear traveler We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our Barceló San José hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers. Kind Regards, Carlos Ruíz Director

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo San Jose

Address: Residencial El Robledal | La Uruca, San Jose 458-1150, Costa Rica (Formerly Barcelo San Jose Palacio)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $103 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo San Jose 4*
Number of rooms: 254
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Also Known As:
Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel San Jose
San Jose Barcelo
Barcelo Palacio Hotel Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#16 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“you want piece and quite..book a room away from elevators...”
 of 5 bubbles rfernandez2799, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to Premium Suite”
 of 5 bubbles FrannywestcoastB_C_, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“one bedroom suites on the end, overlooking the pool are great.”
 of 5 bubbles M3878AHdavidm, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Premium is not worth the extra cost and the rooms are all noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles rbwalter2017, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check that road to airport isn't under construction!!!! 8 kms will take 50 minutes to drive unless you're on a bike!”
 of 5 bubbles LisaF0607, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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