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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I m often a guest in Hotel Colonial and the stuff is always friendly, kind and attentive. I suggest Hotel Colonial because its the price/quality, for the excelent position, and last but not least the closeness to very very good restaurants. Gloria

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Doña Gloria, gracias por sus lindos comentarios, y usted sabe que tienen una casa en San José cada vez que...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everybody always has his/her own experience. Me personally liked everything. The staff iwas very kind, thoughtful and polite. The room is spacious, light colored with very comfortable beds. The location is very close to the downtown of San Jose and most of city attractions.

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Agradacemos mucho el tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos y señalarnos lo que encontró de buena forma, pues eso nos ayuda...

Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

very satified for having booked at the Colonial, located in Center City, with in front of it one of the best restaurants, the Esquina de Buenos Aires and near by, the italian restaurant Sapore. We stayed in the room no 23 which was very clean and the the beds were comfortable. Easy shopping due to central location. We strongly recommand...

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, pues nos motiva a seguir hacia adelante para dar el mejor servicio a nuestros huéspedes.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a clean and tidy 3 star hotel in a convenient location in downtown San Jose to walk to museums, shopping, etc. The staff are helpful and speak English. There is someone on reception 24 hours. A basic breakfast is included (scrambled eggs, rice and beans, toast, coffee, cereal, fruit). The Wifi is good (unless you are in the...

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Es un placer que haya tenido una experiencia agradable mientras se hospedó con nosotros, pues esto nos motiva a seguir...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was great and the room was very comfortable. The location was very convenient. The employees were very friendly and warm. The only awkward aspect of my stay was that the front gate to the hotel is controlled much like a prison. And strangely enough, the window in my room had no locking mechanism.

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Gracias por sus comentarios! Nos preocupamos porque nuestros clientes se sientan a gusto, y nuestro personal se esfuerza porque así...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good enough for the Price; clean, cute, simple, well located, nice staff. They let us park the car in the garage without any additional charge. The pool was too cold to get in :( The towels for our "estándar room" could have a better quality tho...

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Gracias por su calificación, pues nos ayuda a revisar las cosas en que debemos mejorar, y el asunto de los...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little hotel in good location. The rooms upstairs was better than on groundfloor. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They arranged coffe and toast for us at 3 am when we had a very early flight.

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Gracias por tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos. Es un gusto que haya tenido una buena experiencia y que nuestro personal...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here en route to Tortuguero. Arrived mid morning and only one room ready on floor 3. So we hauled luggage all the way up (there is no lift or anyone to help with luggage) to find room was really a single kitted out with a small double bed. Not a good start and front desk should have known that...

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Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en escribirnos una calificación tan detallada, pues esto nos ayuda a mejorar lo que...

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel close to the center. The staff was friendly, competent and helpful. The rooms are clean and have comfortable beds. The breakfast is quite tasteful too. If you have to spend a few nights in San José, I would definitely recommend this hotel!

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Muchas gracias por sus lindos comentarios, y realmente es un placer y un incentivo que haya tenido una buena experiencia...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stayed here twice during our stay in Costa Rica. Staff helped us with bookings for transportion from San Jose to other parts of Caosta Rica. Clean rooms, but no safty deposit box in tje tooms. They have boxes for us at the lobby.

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, y nos agrada que haya tenido una buena experiencia, y que nuestro personal le haya...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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We're your perfect hosts for a restful vacation in cozy surroundings, a restored neocolonial building nearly a century old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $89 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel San Jose
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#20 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Standard room with matrimonial bed very confortable ”
 of 5 bubbles gloriagavioli, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is not elevator so you will carry your things up stairs if you get a room on the second or third floor. As is customary in many hotels in Costa Rica, there are no washcloths in the room; be prepared to bring your own or shower without one. ”
 of 5 bubbles meroundt, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front will be very noisy because overlook busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles 322lizzieb, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only four of the 17 rooms have a/c...rooms facing the interior courtyard avoid noise from the very busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles BBinSEA, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Perfect room. Bedding was great, the views from the balcony were amazing”
 of 5 bubbles 961olgar, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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