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The Palm House Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Calle 13 Ave 2 y 6, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014
Huby B Unteraegeri, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Unteraegeri, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've had two rooms and they were clean. The rooms were looking used, but equipment was in good conditions. Good place to stay for a view nights in order to discover the city and the surrounding area.

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A recent real life nightmare had three of us walking around downtown San Jose going from hotel to hotel trying to find some vacancy. After trying 6 or 7 different places we found The Palm House Inn. It was pretty expensive for Costa Rica, the first night we were three and a triple room cost $72 (in cash, pay by... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

It's located pretty down town San Jose and it is easy to find. It's relatively cheaper than the other hotels nearby even though its not a low cost hotel. The rooms are clean, but small. The breakfast was really good.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We only stayed 1 day and 2 nights. Rooms clean and sufficient.The position is pretty central and near the National museum. The breakfast is very simple but enough. As mentioned in previous posts the shower drains tend to overflow very quickly. The reception guys really went out of there way to help us locate our lost baggage at the airport... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

As others have said, this hotel is centrally located and reasonably clean. The room is basic but clean.Terrible drainage in bathroom - water goes everywhere after a shower and you're in a swamp. Whatever you do, don't leave anything on the floor! Breakfast is a bit of a joke. And, while centrally located, the street itself is all barred windows... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

On my way to Nicaragua I often stay at this hotel. Not because it's so great, but the location is perfect. Short walk to everywhere in San Jose. The rooms are reasonably clean and small but sufficient for a short stay. No luxury, but also the price is ok with about $ 50/night. What can you expect? The staff is... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

This hotel is located near the National Museum which makes it an excellent option to visit the main attractions in the city. Although the facade is not very chip, inside the rooms are very clean and the bathroom is new. Staff are very kind and helpful. Breakfast was included in the price. I would recommend it. Good quality-price.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012 via mobile

1 star for the polite service who was even able to call our tour company for us when they were running late to pick us up. 1 star for relatively modern rooms complete with an updated bathroom and crown molding. However there were two beds crammed into a tiny room leaving minimal room to maneuver around our suitcases. Also like... More 

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Uetikon am See, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

The rooms at the Palm House Inn, were not too big but modern, very clean and had everything which was needed. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful and we could use the internet for free. As we did not have time to eat breakfast, our bus left very early, we can not give a comment about this point.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

The hotel was in the best spot in town for walking around and exploring. It was right next to the National Museum and across the street was a souvenir market with great shopping. The beds were a bit of a joke. They were on wheels or something and kept moving around. But everything was clean and of good quality. The... More 

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Address: Calle 13 Ave 2 y 6, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palm House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
The Palm House Hotel San Jose
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