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Balmoral Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #20 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service and very nice and helpful staff. Location is very good, right in the middle of the main street and a lot of restaurants and activities in a walk distance. Room was a bit small. but very clean. The building looks a bit old from the outside.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always love staying at Hotel Balmoral. The staff are super friendly and helpful, and I've always found the rooms clean and well maintained. The large, open air restaurant on ground level is also a plus for convenience and quality in the downtown area. For downtown stays, Balmoral is my first choice.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A convenient hotel to stay in San José located right in the city center. Breakfast is served at the street-level Balmoral restaurant and turned out to be quite good. Good value for money if you're looking for mid-range hotels.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night after arriving in San Jose. Hotel is close to airport but also central to shopping and the Gold Museum. My room was clean, spacious with television and wi-fi. Walls somewhat thin to block out noise. Breakfast and lunch were enjoyable.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Balmoral are friendly and do a very good job at the lobby. The rooms are clean with comfortable beds. Realy, you are in Costa Rica why stay in the room. There is a musuem 2 blocks up the road and if you are so interested there are a couple bars around the corner In the Patio... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It they know your needs, the better the service. Spend time at the front desk to tell them, and ask for reminders. This is for example if you are waiting for a car rental, and are eating breakfast in the Patio. They can go to the restaurant if they knew you were there.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Balmoral Hotel at the end of our journey through Costa Rica. The hotel was very modern, the rooms were nice and clean. There was in room wireless internet, TV, and hot showers. Our standard rooms was perfectly spacious enough for our one night stay. If we had wanted to be in San Jose longer, I would... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel manager charges $36 an occurrence as an extra fee. Why are they so selective? It is not worth the extra money. There are other options lodging options with taxi fares as affordable as they are.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was excellent. Upon our arrival they gave us an upgrade. Our room was on the second floor overlooking the pedestrian street below. The room was probably the nicest of the trip, very modern and clean. The only downside was the Lady peddling on the corner that wailed all day long on the corner outside. My lack of Spanish... More

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Pasadena, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for five nights. The room was on the smaller side, but since I was traveling alone, it was spacious enough for my needs. The furniture and décor were all outdated but clean and serviceable. The bathroom and shower was very small and cramped. The bed was comfortable. The room was very clean and the maids... More

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Address: Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balmoral Hotel 3.5*
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Balmoral Hotel San Jose
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