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Hotel Presidente

3.5 of 5 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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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indisputably the best hotel downtown San José net to the central plaza, museums, shops Etc.. Recent renovations insure world class quality and luxury at bargain prices. Not exagerating.. This is a great place start your exploring in CR. Make sure You go to the Central Market for a journey through a labrynth of the heart and soul of CR .... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location if you want to be downtown, but seriously -- don't drive here. Other parts of Costa Rica are ok to drive in -- but not here. People are crossing the street everywhere and traffic is beyond crazy. The floor could be a little cleaner, but overall a great room, great location from downtown, great breakfast, and super helpful... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The location is right in the middle of town, a convenient walk to all of the major attractions as well as the pedestrian walkway. Our room was very spacious and functional. The bed was very comfortable and the shower very strong. Other furnishings are somewhat sparse but adequate. Mercedes... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Presidente is a very decent hotel on the inside. I found the staff to be helpful and friendly. My room was clean and functional. The breakfast buffet included with the stay was wonderful in terms of its variety and freshness. However, the location leaves much to be desired. It is difficult to even tell where the entrance is. The... More 

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Greensboro, NC
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in the middle of everything. The lobby and restaurant were very well-appointed with open-air concepts. Breakfast was incredible and had a huge selection of delicious foods, and far surpassed my expectations. Our room was smaller than most standard hotel rooms in the US, but immaculately clean. The bathroom was well-designed and very clean. The front desk was... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed for one night before and after a tour I took of Costa rica.Was a bit upset on arriving after 24 hour journey at midnight to find I could not even get a cup of tea or coffee.Facilities for this are not available in the rooms.Rooms are large and bathrooms great although the last room I only had a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very conveniently located near the centre of the downtown commercial district, on a pedestrian-only street and just a couple of blocks from the Museum of Pre-Colombian Gold, Democracy Square and the National Museum, and numerous historic buildings and art galleries. We booked our room in advance through the hotel website, saving us 30% on any other rate... More 

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Davie, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel and conveniently located. However, guest are not allowed in the room that you rent and pay for. I know the hotel thinks it is for security reasons. However, that means that they do not trust their own guest to monitor their friends. If you want a guest you need to book elsewhere.

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Austin, Texas
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32 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed here four times, and have enjoyed it each time. The staff is super friendly and helpful. I don't know enough Spanish for a conversation, but everyone speaks excellent English (desk, concierge, restaurant/bar). The staff remembered me on my most recent trip (where I stayed three nights separated by several days). I checked in around 9:30 p.m. on my... More 

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New York City, New York
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Presidente is on the right way to be a Nr. 1 Destination in San Jose again. - Location in the Center is perfect - The Building is undergoing renovation and the new areas are very well appointed - The staff is very cordial and professional - Very clean and in order - clear signs for evacuation and earth-quake assembly... More 

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Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, 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*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#10 Family Hotel in San Jose

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