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Balmoral Hotel

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We arrived at the Balmoral Hotel around 8;30 in the evening after a very long day of travel. The bellman and front desk quickly settled us in our room. As late as it was we decided to eat at the Balmoral restaurant which was very...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Balmoral HotelResponded 7 February 2017

Very grateful for your review. It's nice to know you were well taken care of and that you enjoyed your stay and meal at our restaurant. It means the world to us that you would want to stay with us again. Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

I wil never go back! There were bugs in the bed. We pre-paid and requested a refund. Went back and forth with the front desk and someone named Beatrice. She kept saying she was coming but never came. They kept saying that it's never happened...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stayed at this hotel for two nights at the start of a Road Scholar group tour. Our room was rather dated and dark. The view out our window was of a bird-poop splattered glass atrium roof. There was also a lot of noise from...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This was a comfortable hotel located in central San Jose. It is within walking distance of all of the tourist attractions within San Jose, which was great! The room was comfortable and clean. The staff were very helpful. Not a whole lot of restaurants in...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 31 January 2017

Many thanks for your review. We are glad you found comfortable the hotel and took advantage of our privileged location. Also very pleased our complimentary breakfast exceeded your expectations. We hope to host you again. Again many thanks. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed here our first and last night of our 12 day trip It is situated right downtown in the walking plaza close to everything Our room the first night was pretty small but perfectly ok it was on the 6th floor all lower floors...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 30 January 2017

Overjoyed to read your comments. So very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will visit again. Best regards, Alessandra

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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
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 79 - USD 137 (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
Details
Price range
USD 79 - USD 137 (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
5 February 2018|
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No. I had to arrange private transportation.
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Michelin B
31 January 2018|
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Response from acorna | Reviewed this property |
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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"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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"Comfortable beds, but the bathrooms are very small!"
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