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Balmoral Hotel

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The hotel is right in the centre of town. Great location but it can be a little intimidating in the evening. During the day the front street is a pedestrian only mall with lots of shops & restaurants. Later in the evening it can seem...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Spacious room with good amenities. Clean and tidy bathroom. Location was great and accessible by walk to nearby spots and museum. However the hotel could improve on slow/intermittent WiFi connection, room cleanliness and slow room service.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review we are please to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 20 March 2018

Perfect location in downtown San Jose, free parking, clean spacious room and great breakfast — would highly recommend. Many restaurants close by and great central location to visit nearby parks and attractions.

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 25 March 2018

Many thanks for recommending us! We are delighted to learn you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to hosting you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 19 March 2018

We stayed here for two nights when we arrived for a three week stay in Costa Rica. Our first room was noisy although it didn't overlook the street because the window catches were all broken and we couldn't close them. The aircon units on the...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

When we checked in before noon, our room was not yet ready. However they suggested an upgrade to us for only $20 more per night which we immediately accepted. The room was way bigger than expected with a full size fridge, microwave, coffee maker, safe...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
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Price range
USD 78 - USD 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
USD 78 - USD 134 (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
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No. I had to arrange private transportation.
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Michelin B
31 January 2018|
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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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"Check the rooms for hot water before accepting. Expect that the card key may not work and you may need to get..."
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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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