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Barcelo San Jose Palacio

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Residencial El Robledal | Uruca, San Jose 458-1150 , Costa Rica
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Ranked #32 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Prattsburgh, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel. I would stay there again. We were not fortunate to hear the piano in the lobby being played. The wifi worked, and the landscaping was beautiful. Nice nature walk. Just a tip-do not exchange money at the US airport as there is a charge. The Costa Rica airport does not charge a fee. Most everywhere I went (on... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place. Good food; not much of a selection. it rained all the time so we couldn't use the pool. The grounds are beautiful and I highly recommend the snack bar at the poolside. Order from the appetizers.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at nicer Barcelo properties but this was ok. Room was clean and comfortable with good air conditioner Buffet food was good! The omelet lady was slow but made the best omelet we had in all CR. WIFI was good and consistent throughout. We especially enjoyed the piano player in the lobby before dinner, he was terrific.

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Atlanta, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Barcelo proved to be a great place to land when we first arrived to San Jose, Costa Rica. Free Wifi allowed us to do the in-country research we needed and line things up for our travels around Costa Rica. They can exchange USD at the front desk for a reasonable rate and there are ATMs to get either USD... More

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here several days on our recent trip to Costa Rica. PLEASE don't waste your $$ on this place!!! The rooms are dated, the food was terrible and the service was horrible. If I had it to do over I would never have stayed here. Hind sight is 20/20 so hopefully I can save you a miserable experience. The... More

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New York City, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a tourist having rented a car at the airport, finding your way to the hotel is a kind of adventure as there are almost no signs to guide you and Costaricains are not very precise in giving directions! No valet to help with luggage, except after we brought ourselves all of them to the lobby. But of course a... More

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Brandywine, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon driving up to this hotel, you don't expect what you will see on the inside. The hotel gives you the thought that it is on the level of a Holiday Inn, from the outside but once you step through the doors you get a little piece of heaven. The lush garden in back leads you to a beautiful bar... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with my wife, my cousin and his wife and we had a great time. Karina at the premium level and Sofia at the concierge are truly the BEST. They are exemplify service.They helped us greatly from suggestions to even arranging my wife's Bday cake and flowers delivered. I will definitely come back to this hotel... More

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Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been 3 times at this hotel now and enjoyed a few good bussiness meetings in it's meeting rooms. The entrance and lobby are ok, a little loud but the reason is obvious. Lots a people who try to leave a good impression (talking loud). as if this would help?! The rooms are ok, have been twice in a room that... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are some good reasons to choose Hotel Barcelo Palacio for a stay in San Jose. As it is outside San Jose downtown it is quiet although next to the highway. Gratis shuttle service to the airtport was included. The garden area is huge and beautiful, you'll hardly find a nicer hotel garden in San Jose. The same applies for... More

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Address: Residencial El Robledal | Uruca, San Jose 458-1150 , Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo San Jose Palacio 4*
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Also Known As:
Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel San Jose
San Jose Barcelo
Barcelo Palacio Hotel Costa Rica
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