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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown location right on central street. Helpfully checkin, with upgrade to a suite both times we stayed just for one night.frint desk staff spoke excellent English. Maps were offered noting local sites and a variety of restaurants. Rooms are large, spotless, beautiful and very comfortable.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stopped over for one night at The Hotel Presidente at the beginning of our holiday to Costa Rica. The reception area is impressive and the rooms are big, modern and comfortable. It's really in the heart of things and makes a good base for exploring San Jose. Breakfast offered lots of choice and was tasty. There was a... More 

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danielmh, Director at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear Elk01477, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in San José and the Presidente. We will deliver your generous comments about our breakfast buffet to our F&B team and immediately begin working on options for beverage service for our late hour arrivals. We greatly appreciate the suggestion. At your service, Daniel Mikowski More 

Capitola
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were all very gracious, helping us figure out how to get around the city. The room was clean and comfortable. Our complimentary breakfast was delicious and there was a variety of different types of food available, including omelettes made to order. I would definitely return to this hotel.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Presidente for the second time recently on our last night in Costa Rica and can definitely recommend this hotel. We've stayed in both a standard (two double beds) and king spa room and both were clean, comfortable, and quiet. The staff here is exceptionally polite, helpful, and welcoming. During this stay, the front desk helped... More 

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danielmh, Director at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear Travelbug132, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in San Jose and the Presidente and we thank you for sharing your experience. Glad that our team was able to assist you and that you enjoyed your night’s rest and breakfast buffet. San Jose is a very convenient, interesting city and we aim to provide a great option... More 

Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice surprise! Our group of 4 was flying into Costa Rica to catch a Panama Canal Cruise from Puerto Caldera. Our flight took us to the capital of San Jose and we decided to stay downtown at a local hotel and experience the vibe of the city. We built 2 days in to our schedule to do this. The... More 

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danielmh, Director at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear BOBANDCG, We greatly appreciate your review which I will share with our Staff and especially Josue who will get yet another smiley face on his record. It is very good to hear that your group enjoyed San Jose’s vibe which is growing with every passing day and night. I hope that your Panamá Cruise was a great experience and... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Presidente on our last night in Costa Rica. After traveling to several destinations the prior week, we were tired, but still eager to explore a new city. When we arrived, we were greeted warmly and the hotel assisted us with parking, etc. Our room was clean, neat, and orderly. Best of all, it had air conditioning!... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We are very happy that we chose this hotel as our 1st hotel experience in Costa Rica. It is a ways from the airport but we were happy to be in the heart of the city and xlose to everything. We arrived about 7am so of course our rooms (we had 3) were not ready since check in time is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The staff were all very welcome. Our room was large, clean and comfortable with both a single and double bed. The shower was excellent and the breakfast was even better. This is not the place R overnight before a Monday am flight as the traffic can be very heavy. It's a great place to stay. Highly recommended for 1-2 nights... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our room was spacious, clean, and very quiet. The bed was very comfortable. The hotel is located just a few blocks from the National Theater and various museums. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They recommended a good restaurant for dinner and made the reservations for us. The hotel provides, for a fee, transportation to and from the airport.... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

City centre hotel directly on the pedestrianised section of Avenida Central, close to many important buildings including the Gold Museum and the National Theatre. The hotel entrance can be missed as it is sandwiched between non descript shops but, once inside the place covers much of the block above the tatty shops below. Check-in very friendly and efficient and our... More 

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