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Hotel Presidente

#15 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
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Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located into the heart of San Josè the Hotel Presidente is the right place to rest with an affordable lux after an intensive tour of Costa Rica. After20 days of hostels and middle range We chosed a small suite with city view for around 90 usd. It was large, very clean, with two twins bad and a jacuzzy into the... More 

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Windsor, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and clean hotel room in downtown San Jose. San Jose itself isn't very nice, but this hotel is convenient if you need to be near the airport. Continental breakfast doesn't begin until 6am or so, but the friendly staff had a variety of breakfast food waiting downstairs for us before we departed for a 5am flight. Newly renovated lobby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to explore Costa Rica's beautiful nature mainly La Fortuna and Manuel Antonio and we allocated around 2 days and 3 nights to the capital San Jose. We stayed at Presidente hotel based on previous trip advisor ratings and I'm glad we did. The place was clean and our sweet was super huge. I was concerned about the noise... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and overall hospitality so friendly and accommodating. Restaurant was great located in the heart of SJ. We enjoyed the room and the decor of the establishment even with renovations going on it did not detract from the beauty of the premises. Two thumbs up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the new look at the Hotel Presidente. The rooms have been upgrade and the bathrooms are really great. I love the location and the staff is awesome. My room included breakfast and as usual the food was delicious.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is centrally located in the city centre of San Jose. Rooms are clean and specious. Good bathroom with everything needed (enough towels, shampoo). We received a map of the city with clear information of where to eat and where to find nice places to visit. Unfortunately we needed medical assistence which was very good provided by the night... More 

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Bennekom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, in the city centre, elegantly furnished. Clean. Nice staff. Hot tub at the roof is long gone. If you're looking for a hotel downtown San Jose, close to restaurants and the few nice things to see in San Jose, this is it.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel and I must say it was a fine experience, although the hotel is undergoing renovation the rooms and suits are nice. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The price is somewhat costly unless you book through expedia which saves you about $25 a day. The breakfast that is... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived around 10pm and checked out around 6am but this hotel was clean, tiday and had a nice bed - slightly harder then I am used to but it was very nice. They sold little souvenir piggy banks in the lobby that local children had painted and the money went to local charities - i thought that was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. Fitness room lacks free weights but I'm a bit of a fitness snob so it may be adequate for others. Included breakfast was fantastic. It's an open buffet with omelet station and squeeze your own juice. Lots of choices for food.

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