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    Hotel Colonial

    Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent23%
    • Very good35%
    • Average29%
    • Poor9%
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 November 2016

    Perfect location, great staff, good breakfast and wonderful hotel overall. When travelling to Granada, this hotel is our choice every time. Enjoy everything Granada has to offer, at your doorstep. Ask the staff and they will help you with anything you need to know!More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 15 November 2016
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    Agradecemos su tiempo en calificarnos, pues nos preocupamos por dar el mejor servicio a cada uno de nuestros huéspedes, pues...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is conveniently located to allow one to walk to any of the main attractions of San Jose. There also happened to be two of the best restaurants with gluten free menus within a 2 minute walk. Pros Location Clean, comfortable rooms but the...More

    Thank Laura R
    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 8 November 2016
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    Agradecemos sus comentarios. De verdad cada cliente nos ayuda a crecer y mejorar cada día, por lo que su detallado...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2016

    We appreciated the location of the hotel, the tenant was a young very well educated man, helpful for the luggage as there were a few steps to climb to get to the room. We could have a continental breakfast even before 7 o clock.the car...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 8 November 2016
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    Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos. Es un gusto para nosotros, que haya tenido una experiencia placentera en...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

    Friendly staff, good location, but hot water was hit & miss. Our room was on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool so the location was quieter. Opposite La Esquina de Buenos Aires which was an extra bonus as it's a great restaurant!More

    Thank maz2409
    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 2 November 2016
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    Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y que en general tuviera una experiencia agradable; lastimosamente, la semana pasada tuvimos un día el...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

    The room was clean, the bed comfortable and the hotel was secure and private. Unfortunately it's in a busy part of town and the traffic is very loud. We enjoyed our stay anyway. The woman working reception was professional and helpful. Breakfast was good but...More

    Thank Rachel E
    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 2 November 2016
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    Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, agradecemos el haberse tomado el tiempo. Con respecto al desayuno, vamos a revisar qué sucedió,...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • USD 65 - USD 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #21 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Province of San Jose >
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    • Also Known As
    • Colonial Hotel San Jose
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    1 April 2017|
    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello!!! Yes, we have a parking available although it has a cost $12 per day. But we also have one space in our property, and if it is available for the nights you need we can reserve it for you free of charge.
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    17 June 2015|
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    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello. The transfer from the airport is $35 up to 4 pax. The time that ride will take depends on the hour you need it, it could be around 40 minutes to 1 hour.
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    "Be sure you get the room you paid for. We booked two rooms with two double beds each, and were originally..."
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    "Higher floors might be a bit quieter."
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    "Need to specify if you need a/c in your room and how many beds you need. Breakfast is good and service from..."
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