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Hotel Presidente

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 5700, Costa Rica
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Ranked #13 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I travelled all over Costa Rica for our honeymoon. We chose to stay here in San Jose because the price wasn't too much and it was close to sights we wanted to see. We only stayed here for a few days but it was perfectly within walking distance from the Teatro Nacional, the Museo del Oro and... More

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Diest, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

a good standard basic hotel with a perfect location in San josé. Hotel is clean but needs some renovation. It is low season now and we can smell the painting so works are ongoing. Delicious breakfast.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for the current condition of the hotel which is under construction. The view from our room was less than pleasant since it was overlooking torn down walls, and the lobby was also under construction. But the staff is really professional and pleasant. The bedroom is very clean and modern. The free breakfast has plenty of options and... More

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Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our recent trip to San Jose had us spend a night in Hotel Presidente. The staff was very pleasant and helpful in assisting with our travel itinerary. The breakfast included with our stay exceeded expectations with the variety and freshness of the items provided. As referenced in other reviews, the room was indeed clean, modern and comfortable. The shower was... More

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel many times when in San Jose. The rooms are modern, clean, and the beds are very comfortable. The breakfast is outstanding as is lunch and dinner. The new dining room/bar is lovely and comfortable. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. The hotel is within walking distance of museums, parks and restaurants and they... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of spending my first night of our honeymoon at the Presidente. In the past, I had put my clients in the hotel but had never stayed there myself. Let me say, my experience was great. Excellent front desk service. Check in was a breeze. We had booked a suite for the special occasion. We went to... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel for 4 nights the week of August 17, 2014. Pros: The hotel was very clean my room was spacious with plenty of sunlight. The staff was excellent and very friendly, will go out of the way to make your stay very pleasant and enjoyable. The front desk staff communicated well in English no problem understanding... More

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Tampa, Fl.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good hotel well located in downtown San Jose, is a rather transient hotel or for a business trip, not a resort for vacationing. The hotel was remodeling making it a little uncomfortable full access to all the installations but is understandable.The rooms are comfortable but a little dark for my taste, more if you stay in one of the... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

friendly service ,spacious rooms, only drawback was lack of natural light in the bedrooms. Our room had small window onto enclosed outside space.Staff were extremely helpful and great location near shops and museums.

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New York, NY
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is under renovation (at least the lobby seems to be) but it is not very good, e.g. phones do not work in many of the rooms, you have to enter via the back door essentially. Staff is great and made us feel secure given that it is in a part of town that can be iffy in the... More

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Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 5700, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose

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