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Hotel Rincon de San Jose

3.0 of 5 Corner of Avenida 9 and Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice breakfast area, great staff, good free computer.Our Intrepid tour started and ended here. Rooms were fine but showers not too hot, only tepid but that is because they are solar. Probably hotter at night. Room 5 is large but has see through curtains and is at the street level at back. Room 7 no window but all reat nice,... More

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ManagerHRSJ, General Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your comments we are glad you liked our hotel. We are thankful for the comment you made on the rooms and will improve room 5 by using more blinding curtains. We love that you enjoyed our garden we take great pride in it. The plants we planted in our garden inside as well outside are... More

Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple nights at the beginning of our Costa Rica trip, and absolutely loved it. The lounge/garden area is very nice, very quiet. I enjoyed the semi-outdoors feel of the hotel. The rooms were very clean, shower was good, comfortable beds. Location is great, walking distance to the main sights downtown. Overall a great little gem.

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ManagerHRSJ, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your nice comments we try very hard on a daily base to be this warm welcome in Costa Rica and our outdoor feeling is a important part of this. We are glad you liked it and hope to see you again Warm regards Jos de Haan Owner Manager Hotel Rincon de San Jose More

Paris, France
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just stayed one night here at the end of my G Adventures tour. It was clean and as said in previous posted, the inside is nice compared to the outside with the bars on the windows. Good happy hour cocktails in the hotel restaurant!

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ManagerHRSJ, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Client Thank you for your nice review. We are always pleased that our guest have a good stay. Great that you enjoyed our happy hour that we have every day. I hope you also enjoyed a meal at our restaurant. Our extended menu has some delicious items! Hope to welcome you again. Warm regards Jos de Haan General Manger More

London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Because they are heavily unlikely to know where it is. A great small hotel, with an indoor-ish garden at its centre. We came here as the starting point of our G-Adventures and found it a pleasant start for a YOLO Basic trip. I particularly enjoyed the huge bed I had which had plenty of space for so many activities, also... More

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ManagerHRSJ, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your review we are glad that you liked our hotel bar and restaurant. And that we were able to give you a surprise upgrade for your room. This is something we try to do as often as we can. Making direct reservations with us and staying for more days or when all other rooms are... More

London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Don't be put off by the external appearance and all the bars across the windows. This is a friendly place where you will be warmly welcomed and well looked after. The room was extremely clean, well decorated and comfortable. Nice shower and bathroom too! One disappointment was the breakfast which was a sort of continental affair with fruit, bread for... More

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ManagerHRSJ, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this review of our hotel. We are glad you liked your room. We are updating all our rooms in these months. New beds are placed for a lot of our rooms. I am sorry that you didn't like our breakfast to much. Our breakfast buffet is actually a mix of continental and typical breakfast. We... More

hants UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights then a single night at the end of a tour. This hotel is interesting once you are inside with various levels and extensions. Consequently, the rooms vary considerably. For my 4 night stay I was in room 26 which is one of a few rooms which is accessed up the stairs by reception. This... More

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ManagerHRSJ, Owner at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments, I am glad that you liked our hotel and our Restaurant El Jardin. We are a hotel made out of 4 antique connected mansions all rooms are a little different but with the same standard. On our website you can find a description of the rooms and for which type... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our first impression of the hotel was very good, especially from the inside. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast area is in a greenhouse type room and surrounded by trees. The breakfast itself was healthy, with rice and beans, scrambled eggs and fresh fruits. The coffee is amazing... The staff were all polite and very helpful. The only... More

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ManagerHRSJ, General Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you liked our hotel. We are a sorry for the disturbance by the traffic. As a city hotel it sometimes isn't easy to keep the city sounds out. Although we do try and invest in soundproofing rooms true double glass and doors as much as possible. We are glad that you liked our courtyard garden... More

Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed here last year at the start and finish of a trip around Costa Rica. The hotel is older style but very clean, the shower in my room had plenty of hot water and our bed was comfortable. There is a courtyard area within the hotel where they serve breakfast which is your fairly typical costa rican fair lots... More

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ManagerHRSJ, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments, we are pleased to hear that you appreciated our services and hotel in general. We have indeed a nice neighborhood that keeps improving itself. We are happy to let you know that last year we opened our restaurant El Jardin right in our courtyard garden and do hope to welcome... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed three nights at the end of a central American tour. With stairs and corridors running in all directions, this is not really suitable for a disabled person. But for us, it was great. Our room was cleaned spotlessly every day. The staff at reception could not have done more to help us when there was a glitch with... More

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ManagerHRSJ, General Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for y this review of our hotel. Upon reading your comments we proudly shared it with our team to let them know that their excellent service is so well appreciated. And your comments do motivate us to keep improving and developing our hotel and excellent service program. Thank you again. Warm regards Jos de Haan General... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

DO NOT RENT A ROOM at the back of this hotel. There is a taxi driver that comes and parks in front of the rooms around 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm. He walks up and down the street looking into the rooms. He has gray hair, mid 40's and smokes continuously and drives a red san jose taxi with license... More

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ManagerHRSJ, General Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am the general manager of Hotel Rincon de San Jose. I would like to let you know that we are absolutely shocked about this awful incident during your stay with us. And very sorry that this happened. We as a family hotel are doing our utmost to give the best experience to our guest in which safety... More

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Address: Corner of Avenida 9 and Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rincon de San Jose 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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