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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

Hotel President has very friendly and helpful staff. They were warm and kind. Also, they help me with providing information regarding different activities and arranged the tours for me. The hotel is close to all museums in downtown as well close to most of sport bars. Also, it has free wifi in lobby and restaurant as well as free computers... More

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Miami, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

I highly recommend the Presidente for your stay in San Jose. After a lot of research and suggestions, i decided on the Presidente and wasn't dissapointed. Firstly, the location rocks! The hotel is right on the main pedestrian drag in the heart of downtown. It's walking distance to the National theatre which is beautiful and has a great cafe for... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

Nice and clean with no tica fee but a pretty strict dress code for guests. Recommend 4th floor plus to minimize street noise. Great service at front desk but a slight attitude from doorman, those guys need to lighten up a bit or maybe they're trying to get tipped. Location is great because it's right on "Gringo Gulch" with shopping... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

I have staied 3 times at Presidente this summer. I'm going back to San Jose soon, and for me it,s one hotel in the center: hotel Presidente! The stuff is doing an excellent job, the rooms are nice and clean. The location is also perfect.

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Georgia, USA
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

I had the pleasure of staying four nights at the Hotel Presidente back in July. It served as a great launching point for me for day trips to Jaco/Manuel Antonio, Poas Volcano, and Turu Bari. The hotel was clean and very secure, and the included breakfast buffet was excellent. II had a quiet room, and slept very well. Although I... More

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Toronto, Canada
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

The hotel was great, the location in central San Jose was perfect, quite close to the Fort and the market place. The hotel staff were amazing, they took the trouble to pack us breakfast quite early in the morning since we had an early flight out. We would definetely recommend this hotel to all our friends. We were only disappointed... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

We spent 3 nights at this hotel. The service was inconsistent - front desk staff were excellent but some other staff were surly. When we checked in we were given a room that had no exterior window and when I requested an outside room, I was told the hotel was full but that the next day we would be switched... More

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Sacramento, CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

I have stayed in this hotel several times in the past. I usually stay in the 2 bedroom suite (508), however opted for the Spa Suite as it was a 1 night stay. The room was large (512) and had a king bed. Hit and miss with staff and service but very comfortable hotel for it's location. Be careful here... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

I just took my brother on his first trip to Costa Rica and we bagan our stay in country at the Presidente. He loved it. I have stayed here as a solo traveler and with my family off and on over 12 years and have seen many changes--all for the better. This is a great American businessman's (or vacationer) hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2010

I arrived at Hotel Presidente with a confirmed reservation for the spa room. The website listed all spa rooms as having King size beds. The room they gave me was a spa room with two double beds and no windows. It felt like I was Harry Potter living under the stairs. I was then switched to their regular room and... 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
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