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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Barcelo the first few nights before our Caravan tour. We actually arrived a day early. The accommodations were great. Daniel Quiros took excellent care of us and we had a wonderful experience. Loved seeing the Toucan outside the Lobby. The groundskeepers, the service personnel and all the people we encountered were great. The Japanese restaurant was... More

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from a 10 night stay at the Palacio hotel. Beautiful, well-maintained venue. Staff was extremely friendly and did their best to accommodate our every request. The staff in the restaurant, especially Yorleny, Erika and Marcia were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet was varied and absolutely delicious filled with many typical Costa Rica and Western cuisine... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Palacio twice now and enjoyed both visits. The hotel is very clean, the rooms are well appointed, the staff is courteous and friendly, and the amenities are excellent. They have a very nice pool, several restaurants and bars, a casino, spa, and beautiful grounds to walk around in. The "Cafeteria" has a nice breakfast buffet... More

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Birmingham. Alabama
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel services was average, I order a room service at 12 midnight and after one hour I call again, they tell me that they where nocking at my door but in reality they where looking on another room, after some minutes I get my food. Also they never clean the room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I received excellent service in the restuarant from Yorleny Medrano, Marcia Salinas,Ericka Salinas and Esteban Alvarable. They service with a smile and made us feel right at home. I would go back again and again. This was our third stay at this hotel.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens and pool area. Love the poolside hammocks. Rooms were very nice, clean and comfortable. Very nice buffet breakfast. Many flowers and birds in the gardens. We were lucky enough to see a Toucan in the pool area.

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Livonia, Michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent just over a month in Costa Rica and decided to end our trip here because of the breakfast and shuttle ride to the airport which are included in the price. My husband and I were traveling with our three girls, all under 10 years old. Finding a hotel room that can accommodate us all can be tricky! The... More

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Homosassa, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel as part of a Caravan tour so I can't comment regarding cost. The hotel had king or twin queen beds, wonderful native hard wood furniture, a great bathroom, and a large private patio. The air conditioner was quite and very effective. The bed was wonderful. We ate in the buffet which served at dinner 35-40... More

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Prattsburgh, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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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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