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Hotel Don Carlos

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here for 1 night on arriving in Costa Rica and it’s a nice, traditional hotel. We had a room at the back which meant it was a bit quieter than others. The room has air conditioning which works well. Beds are pretty comfy and a decent shower. Staff were really nice and its not too far from the...

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Elsenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only staying in san jose for 2 nights, The don carlos hotel was a perfect choice to stay in the capital. Not a far walk away from the main tourist attractions and in a quiet street of the main road, It is a very good base for a short stay trip. The hotel itself has a colonial charm with the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely old style hotel with some amazing décor and ornaments. I loved the stained glass windows of parrots and toucans. Our room was comfortable and clean - the bed was very comfortable. We ate here both nights of our stay and the meals were good, as was the wine. The staff were attentive and helpful, especially reception and the...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in 'Old style architectural charm', this place is classic. Warm and comfortable. Accented with delightful art and sculpture. There's a great gift shop, with 10% discount for guests. The restaurant was OK, but for a real treat, try 'Cafe Mundo' (read my review), a couple blocks away! Quaint, and charming, all in all, we will be back to 'Hotel...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here several times while in Costa Rica and look forward to my time at Don Carlos each and every time. It's truly a unique combination of hotel and museum. The front desk staff has been there for years and is always friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean, and the food is good. Very centrally located and easy...

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East Nassau, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stay at Hotel Don Carlos when we are in San Jose. Steve is so friendly and helpful. The location is very close to museums, parks and restaurants. It is like staying in an art museum. The café has very good food.

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Nelson, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really like this place. It is like a museum and hotel in one. Our rooms ( we were there twice) were both of generous size with comfortable beds. The decorations and furniture could have been chosen by my grandmother. Throughout the hotel are artifacts and amazing art.

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surrey, england
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our first night following an 11 hour flight from the UK. Welcomed with a fruit cocktail and a lovely guy called Steve on reception who had great English and ensured we were settled into our room in about 10 minutes of arriving For smokersd you can smoke on the street outside. There is a bar about 5 minutes away buffet...

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Boston
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My partner and I only had one night to spend in San Jose before boarding our flight back to the states. We thought of it as a convenient stopover. So you can imagine how surprised we were when we discovered what a great place the Hotel Don Carlos is to stay! The courtyards are fantastic in grand, colonial style. The...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very friendly and welcoming. Stayed here three times during our tour. Clean rooms, Good showers. Coffee available from 5am. Restaurant/bar open 9am unti l9pm. Good buffet breakfast and evening meals. Drink, food bills payable at time, not on room bill. WiFi ok. Very convenient for town centre. Try Chells Bar/Cafe and Morazan Bar, good beers and burgers, evenings only and...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Don Carlos

Address: Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $83 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Don Carlos 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Don Carlos Hotel
Don Carlos San Jose
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in San Jose
#16 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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“Room #6 was a little noisy, we will avoid this room in the future.”
239vincents, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Each room is different. Stayed there many times and never was disappointed in the room.”
CrosCrek, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a garden room opposite the outside seating area - no noise at all and a lovely place to watch the stars”
smartcookie50, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose room away from road, very quiet.”
593iang, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 3rd floor was fairly quiet, although you could hear traffic noise outside.”
BlomidonBud, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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