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Balmoral Hotel

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3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsel patiocosta ricaparking garagecentral locationgold museumpedestrian streetnice hotelthe heart of the cityfree callswalking distancemini barcenter of san josebreakfast buffetfront desk staffsuperior roomdowntown areaenjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Enjoyed my stay. Staff was wonderful. Rooms were very clean. Hotel located very close to all downtown attractions. Walking distance of shopping areas. Taxi drivers in ready supply. I will look to stay here again in the future

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 August 2016

Thank you for the nice review. Very pleased to hear you had such a great experience with us thank you for recommending us. We look forward to your next stay with us. Take good care. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Whether here on vacation or live here in CR, El Balmoral is a great place to stay! Reasonable prices, clean rooms, free parking, free calls to the USA and a great free breakfast! Staff is friendly and very helpful!

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 August 2016

You put a smile on my face. So very happy your stay was enjoyable and that you recommend us. Thank you for your kind review. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel was under construction while I was visiting, but it was not an issue. The front desk and bar staff were very welcoming. The room was clean and safe. Air conditioning was also a plus! There wasn't too much to do in the area...More

1  Thank Lauren V
Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 August 2016

Thank you for posting your reviews. Very happy to hear you had a pleasant stay and that you took advantage of our restaurant as well. Many thanks! Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a nice , clean and spacious room with a large window overlooking the city street. Mini fridge provided in room. It has a 24 hour reception desk with friendly receptionists who spoke perfect English. Great location with restaurants , shopping and Gold Museum...More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 27 August 2016

Very grateful for your kind review and so very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay with us. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 2 August 2016

The hotel was centrally located and in walking distance to most places of interests in San Jose. The room was like it was pictures online. Staff were friendy, helpful, and quick to respond to most requests. Love that the hotel was Earth friendly and energy...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
USD 79 - USD 184 (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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 79 - USD 184 (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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Lyntr
25 July 2017|
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Response from lviola68 | Reviewed this property |
I took a cab, sorry, and I didn't ask
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Murielle C
11 July 2017|
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Response from Colibm |
Bb is breakfast buffet, bf is full breakfast.
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gloria O
24 April 2017|
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Response from Alessandra G | Property representative |
Hello, breakfast starts at six am and if you want to check in earlier I suggest you contact the hotel so they can personally see your date of arrival and reserved room to accommodate your needs. Kind regards, Alessandra
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