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Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7th Avenue & 6th Street, San Jose 18492-1002, Costa Rica (Formerly BEST WESTERN San Jose Downtown)
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Ranked #43 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Freddy runs this former Best Western Hotel. His staff is cordial as English is widely spoken. Paula set up all of my full and half-day excursions. Esteban(Steven) was there for wake up calls. EVERYBODY was there to help! The rooms are spacious and well-maintained. Costa Rican coffee is available(free) to brew in your room. The beds are comfortable. Breakfast is... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown, responded to this review

Dear RichardMello, thank you so much for sharing such nice comments. It makes us very proud whenever we learn that a guests is constantly staying with us when he or she visits the country because it doesn´t only show us how great we are doing our job, but it also makes us seem as part of our extended family. Our... More

Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were basically left stranded at this hotel because of a miscommunication (nothing to do with this hotel). The night front desk, steven was so friendly and accommodating, he helped us out of a desperate situation. He even phoned the shuttle company in the morning after our shuttle didn't show up! And at this point he was... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Whitney F, thank you for writing such a wonderful review. It is very rewarding when our guests appreciate everything our personnel do to ensure that they have a delightful and hassle free stay, because what we want is for them to see and feel total satisfaction, not only with their stay in our premises but also a satisfaction of... More

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Unless you have got a car or are wholly unpertured by the presence of prostitutes, drug dealers and hustlers on the nearby streets this is probably not a good choice, however once you get inside it is excellent. Big comfy rooms, unobtrusive security a decent breakfast

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Richard C, thank you for taking the time to share your comments. It makes us very happy to see how much you liked our hotel and how comfortable you found our rooms. Unfortunately, like in many other cities around the world, our downtown area tends to be a little unsafe for people who are not renting a car or... More

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Additional Information about Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown

Also Known As:
Best Western San Jose Downtown Hotel San Jose
Best Western San Jose Downtown Hotel
Best Western San Jose
San Jose Best Western
Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown Costa Rica
Address: 7th Avenue & 6th Street, San Jose 18492-1002, Costa Rica (Formerly BEST WESTERN San Jose Downtown)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown! Located in the heart of downtown, this San Jose, Costa Rica hotel offers easy access to local museums, theatres, restaurants, National Parks, banks, and businesses. This Hotel offers 69 well-appointed guest rooms, including non-smoking rooms, each featuring cable satellite television free local calls. Start the day off with a complimentary breakfast at the onsite cafeteria. Other hotel amenities include free international calls at lobby, free Internet access, an outdoor heated swimming pool and free secure parking. Families visiting San Jose will enjoy spending the day at the Children Museum or the Simon Bolivar Zoo. Take a tour of the National Cathedral, the Plaza de la Cultura or the National Museum to get a better understanding of Costa Rican culture. The friendly helpful staff at the Garden Court Express San Jose Downtown is ready to ensure an enjoyable and memorable stay! ... more   less 
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