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Aranjuez Hotel

3.0 of 5 Calle 19, Avenida 11 & 13 | De la Iglesia Sta. Teresita, 200 mtrs. al norte, 200 mtrs. al oeste y 25 mtrs. al sur., San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Berlin
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136 reviews 136 reviews
45 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The walls of some rooms maybe thin and the rooms not too big but there is a nice atmosphere in this hotel, lots of art pieces everywhere and a really great breakfast in a tropical garden to make you feel that you are in Costa Rica. Very friendly and helpful staff, walking distance to downtown San Jose 15 minutes. Free... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: For all of us, is a big pleasure to know that all are efforts for offering you a "memorable and authentic Costa Rican lodging experience" was achieved. To make our customers feel "that you are in Costa Rica" is our main task. For that reason we conserve as patrimony the five houses that are part of the Hotel... More 

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Aranjuez is my favorite hotel in San Jose. In such a large city, that can often feel unsafe, Hotel Aranjuez is a perfect retreat. I was there last month with a group of women I was hosting on a 10 day trip. Hotel Aranjuez was the ideal spot to start and end the trip. The hotel is comfortable, clean... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary: We greatly appreciate your opinion. We are very proud to have met your lodging expectations. It was a pleasure to share with you our services, distinguished by offering “an authentic Costa Rican lodging experience ". All our staff keeps also nice memories from the kind treatment of all the members of your group. We are looking forward to... More 

WORCESTER
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended lodging for anyone. In a good neighborhood and clean. Room rates border on the budget level, very reasonable since it includes a terrific breakfast! Phones in the room very convenient and uses calling card if you dont have cell phone. Taxi is about 1500 CL from downtown. From airport, take the city bus if you can only about... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert: For all of us, -using your terms-, is just a “feast” to know that you felt that comfortable in our Hotel. Thank you for finding Hotel Aranjuez “quite unique”. We hope you visit us soon! ¡Feliz Navidad y Año Nuevo! More 

Plant City, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable and quiet. Excellent staff and housekeeping. The real jewel was the complementary breakfast. It was an absolute feast. Great variety from eggs to fresh fruit. The hotel is several houses put together which is quite unique.

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Dear Robert: For all of us, -using your terms-, is just a “feast” to know that you felt that comfortable in our Hotel. Thank you for finding Hotel Aranjuez “quite unique”. We hope you visit us soon! ¡Feliz Navidad y Año Nuevo! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel are old houses of the same block that they were added, that's what I like in this particular hotel, lot of wood and charming little gardens and spaces, rooms were clean and complete, bed was excellent, rooms since they are all wood construction is a bit noise when other guest walk around, there are a few parking spaces... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We much appreciate all the nice words writing by you about our services. Thank you for finding our breakfast “so complete and tasty”. About reservations, during High Season is recommended to make your reservations through mail and follow the reservation procedure included in our page. For all Trip Advisor users, please consult our Reservation Department directly. For some... More 

Flagstaff, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Three early 1900 houses, all well kept on a quite street, are linked together on the inside. Rooms vary in quality and size - none are fancy and all but a few (those without windows) are comfortable. The breakfast garden, which is inside/outside is wonderful and the breakfast (included) is very good, with many tasty choices and strong coffee.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for writing this commentary. We are glad that you have enjoyed our breakfast. As pointed out in our website, the main feature of the rooms at Hotel Aranjuez is that they are all unique. However, as most of them form part of the original homes built in the 30s, have in common their architectural heritage details... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The place is calm and charming and is not very expensive. A big plus is the awesome breakfast. No unregistered guests are allowed, which is something I prefer. The room I stayed in wasn't very soundproof, so try to get a room where not many people pass by.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We much appreciate your comments about Hotel Aranjuez. For us is always important to know that your stay with us was enjoyable. We are hoping you can repeat your lodging experience in our Hotel in the near future. More 

Halifax, Canada
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204 reviews 204 reviews
33 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a quirky, clean hotel very close to the main street of downtown San Jose. As mentioned on the website, it is a number of houses joined up(thus the quirkiness)There are interesting little patios and sitting areas within the hotel. The reservations procedure is outdated and a little weird in 2014(the only place in Costa Rica I experienced this),but... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We much appreciate your comment. For us is very important the feedback in order to improve our services. Since now, we are going to pay attention on the light problem. We must apologize for the inconvenient on the tours booking. I must clarify that we usually do not make pre-bookings because if the customer do not show up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The hotel is a good value and walking distance from the National Theater and other centrally located attractions. The rooms are clean, but it seemed a little musty when we were there. (It was raining heavily). The breakfast was great as everyone says. Our chief complaint was the noise - we could actually hear it when people in other rooms... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are glad that you had found practical our location, a walking distance to main attractions of our capital. We apologize for the noise problem. As we mention in our website, we have been working on it in the last years until the point of not affecting the houses that we keep as architectural patrimony of the XIX... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed one night in this Hotel on our day of arrival and it was an excellent choice. We arrived at 6 am, check-in is usually an 2 pm, but we could get our room after breakfast - which we could buy for 10$pP (worth every penny, see below), so we had our room already at 8am- perfect. The room... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: How pleasant if for all of us to know that we have provided you a memorable stay at Hotel Aranjuez. Thank you so much for your stimulating review. ¡Hasta pronto! More 

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Address: Calle 19, Avenida 11 & 13 | De la Iglesia Sta. Teresita, 200 mtrs. al norte, 200 mtrs. al oeste y 25 mtrs. al sur., San Jose 2070, 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 star — Aranjuez Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#12 Business Hotel in San Jose

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