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    Hotel Presidente

    Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good42%
    • Average9%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “costa rica” (157 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We stayed here and the start and end of our CR adventure and it was great both times, although our room on 6th floor was more spacious than our one on the 4th. Rooms were comfortable and breakfast was good. The rooftop bar is excellent...More

    Thank Epmj
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    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    We stayed here our first night in Costa Rica prior to a trip to Tortuguero. The lobby is really unusual and the room was large and comfortable. Good central location for getting something to eat in the evening (we went to Chelles which is just...More

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    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 4 April 2017

    Thank you for your comments. We are strategically located for those headed to Tortuguero (or the Caribbean, or Pacuare) and wish to sleep longer in the morning. We are also ready to open the new restaurant, so your evening meal can be in Azotea Calle...More

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    First place we stayed in upon arrival in Costa Rica - couldn't have made a better choice. Great location, charming service and my favourite ever type of a hotel lobby -makes you feel truly at home. Lots of comfortable seating, big table with computers, printer,...More

    Thank Millena D
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Staying at the Presidente on the first and last nights of our holiday in Costa Rica, the staff were welcoming and helpful, the rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable and the restaurant on the 7th floor gave great views and served excellent food.

    Thank Iain C
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed our stay! The lobby and bar/restaurant are clearly recently updated and very chic. The staff at both the front desk and bar are extremely pleasant and helpful. The rooms are very large and quiet. They aren't as freshly decorated as the common...More

    Thank Cory C
    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 2 days ago

    outstanding review, thank you for your enthusiastic support.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • USD 83 - USD 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • #8 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 82
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    • Province of San Jose >
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    • Also Known As
    • Presidente San Jose
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    erialcnosnhoj
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from Daniel M | Property representative |
    Hello Claire, The shuttle Service is $36 total up to 6 passengers and luggage. The driver will be clearly identified and waiting for you at arrivals. If you wish to book it, just send us your flight information to our main... More
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    Liane G
    19 June 2017|
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    Response from Mario M | Property representative |
    Yes, we have a transportation company that can pick you up or bring you to the San Jose airport. They do charge for the service.
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    11 May 2017|
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    Response from Daniel M | Property representative |
    Hello Ann, We don't have that service yet. We do have "regular" laundry service, and there is a laundromat a few blocks from the hotel. Pura vida! Daniel
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    "Perfect choice in downtown, Walking distance from theaters and museum. 1 hour away from main natural..."
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    "Stay on third floor. Easy access and no wait on elevators"
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    "Rooms with King size beds better than those with doubles"
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    "we had room 302 and 402 both were nice rooms!"
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