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Hotel Presidente

#14 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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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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San Diego,CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome location - within walking distance to museums, restaurants and shops. Front desk and other hotel staff are very helpful ; decent breakfast buffet including made to order eggs. I will definitely stay at Presidente again.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed for one night but had a pleasant experience. We had just rented a car for our trip and got SO VERY lost in downtown San Jose looking for the hotel. After about an hour we called the hotel, described our surroundings, and one of the front desk staff walked two blocks to meet us and show us... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in downtown San Jose at Hotel Presidente, this hotel is in the middle of the downtown scene--tons of restaurants and things to look at and walk to. The breakfast that was included with the room rate was world class! Only thing that could have been better is a more expanded dinner menu.

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Frankfurt
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Central location. Good for shopping, restaurants & sightseeing. I stayed at a standard room, clean, well free WIFI, however, window was small & no bath tub, only shower. This hotel is non smoking, non visitors to guest rooms policy. Staffs are polite. however, friendly...not so much. Breakfast was nice. Waiters were always going somewhere and back every morning. They served... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

when I arrived at the airport my driver was waiting with a sign with my name one it ad took me to the door of the hotel and carried my luggage in for us. From the moment we arrived at the hotel the service was excellent and very helpful in helping us with a rental car that was dropped off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at this Hotel for a weekend May 01, 2015...The friendliest staff I have ever encountered ... ( You really know what customer service is about ) Thank you so much for making us feel at home . Strongly recommended... We visited Volcano Poas ....1.5 hours from San Jose....Jonathan at front desk arranged a Car Rental ( $ 65... More 

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danielmh, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear JDSinclaire, Thank you for staying with during International Workers' Day weekend, and for writing this great review which we will post on our Staff board so Jonathan, the girls at front desk Mercedes, Milagro and Jill, and Doña Luz - who was in charge of your Suite - can get the “kudos” they deserve from the entire Team. We... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 10 days, stored our luggage some days and went and stayed in other places in Costa Rica. We did have breakfast here many mornings and stayed lots of nights here. The breakfasts was typical Costa Rican food, rice & beans, papaya, pineapple, bananas, watermelon, yogurt, granola, cheese, bread and personal omelets. The place is clean, easy... More 

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Portugal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What we loved about the hotel was its cleanliness and comfort. Kind and helpful staff at reception. Nice but simple decoration. Great location in the centre. Good breakfast with fresh food. Great start to a 2-weeks stay in costa Rica. Thank you Hotel Presidente!

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Merrimac, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the pedestrian walkway which makes it easy to walk around and see everything without having to take a taxi. The only bad thing I can say is it's not easy to get to because of the one way streets and walkway. Once we found it and parked by their private parking lot they were so... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this hotel, because of the location, friendly helpful staff & and the amazing breakfast! If you are visiting San Jose ( down town ) this is the olace to stay!!! The rooms are clean and modern!

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