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Casa Cambranes Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   150 mts sur de Cafeteria Spoon, Los Yoses | San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San Jose 2261/2050, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
Jan_melis Heredia, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Heredia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Casa Cambranes is a small, but cozy hotel. Hotel administration recently changed, but it remains a family owned place and people are extremely friendly. Rooms are basic, but clean and location is perfect if visiting San Jose center or the East side of the city.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Casa Cambranes is a fantastic family run hotel in San Pedro. I stayed there for a week in April 2014 while studying at the CRLA language school. Carlos and Natalia went out of their way to make me feel welcome by showing me around, helping me practice my Spanish and even taking me to their local bar to meet... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I stayed at Casa Cambranes late October 2012. It was excellent. The owner/manager Don Julio as well as his staff were very attentive, the rooms were beautiful (I was given a choice), and it was very quiet. In fact, I had the best sleep in a long time. I didn't rent a car and walked everywhere, due to the hotel's... More

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I stayed for 1 week in this hotel for business and had a really good experience here. The staff was very nice and helpful from the beginning until the end. For breakfast you can choose if you want a normal international breakfast, or something typical from Costa Rica. As you can expect, the coffee was great as well. They adviced... More

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asheville, nc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

My partner and I spent two nights at the Casa Cambranes. I chose it for the location. It is close to the "non downtown" places I was interested in (Los Yoses) but off the main thoroughfare, so quiet. The man who greeted us didn't speak great English, but he was most accommodating and pleasant and quickly took care of anything... More

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2011

I recently stayed at Casa Cambranes Lodge in San Jose, Costa Rica. It was affordable, clean, very conveniently located near the City, but in a very safe area. I felt very safe and was able to walk to a grocery store, restaurants, and the San Jose downtown area. It was also reasonably priced. The best part of my visit were... More

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

While attending to hearings at the Interamerican Human Rights Court, three colleagues and I stayed at Casa Cambranes, just beside the Tribunal. Choosing this place proved to be the right decision. It's clean and comfortable. The staff is amazing, always willing to help - all of them with no exception were nice, polite and extremely friendly. The owner himself is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

Don Julio's personal atention, willingness to please and interesting conversation is overwhelming. His loyal staff is also very open and helpfull. I have been in three hotels of similar price in San Jose, and Casa Cambranes is by far the best. Paul Bosche

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010

I've stayed at the Casa Cambranes several times over the past two years, sometimes for as long as a month at a time while I gave a class in San Jose. To me it is the perfect place for its reliable wi-fi, bright, clean rooms, and most of all the warmth and charm of manager Julio Cambranes, a Guatemalan historian... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

I was looking for an hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica when I made a reservation at Casa Cambranes for 31 nights. I was assisted by Julio Castellanos Cambranes, the manager. Besides asking for a higher rate than any other hotels for the same quality in San Jose, Costa Rica they have a horrible service. They actually cancelled my reservation... More

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Natalia G, Director de Recepción at Casa Cambranes Lodge, responded to this review

In regards to the comments made by this person, we have verifyed that he never stayed in our hotel. It is our policy to charge one night in advanced when the customer is planning to stay for more than 5 nights. More

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Address: 150 mts sur de Cafeteria Spoon, Los Yoses | San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San Jose 2261/2050, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Cambranes Lodge 3*
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Welcome to our Hotel! Casa Cambranes Lodge in San José, Costa Rica, is a new and different kind of 4 Stars Hotel. Most apparent, each of the twelve original rooms has its own, completely different color scheme. The rich and tasteful 156 color palette makes this cozy and intimate hotel beautiful. Danish lighting and furniture design give the interior a decidedly European flair. In addition to top notch customer service, Casa Cambranes offers its guests a heaven of peace, total relaxation and tranquility. ... more   less 
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