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Aranjuez Hotel

#12 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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19th Street, Avenues 11 & 13, San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked the standard room with the shared bathroom for $25 a night. It was worth every penny. The staff was super amazing and helpful, the breakfast is buffet style and really good. I was impressed by the presentation of the food, very elegant and something you would expect at a 5 star hotel. They had a little bit of... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Lexy, thank you very much for your extraordinary comment about Hotel Aranjuez. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We're always trying to do our best to provide a wonderful stay at our Hotel. Is nice to hear that you enjoyed our buffet breakfast. All products we serve are natural, purchased from domestic producers. We hope to see... More 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel Aranjuez is open nearly 20 years now.I am there since the beginning. I saw it grow from a small hotel with a few rooms without breakfast to the beautiful hotel what it is now. It just got better and better. The rooms are always clean and you can choose from hostel style no bathroom rooms to some really... More 

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Thank Michael_2_seahawks
AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for being with us for all this years. We really appreciate your preference and we hope you'll be with us for many years. We're always trying to improve and to make the hotel better. It's glad to hear that our efforts paid off. We'll continue working to improve our hotel. Once again, thank you very much... More 

El Segundo, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A boutique hotel located walking distance to downtown and good restaurants. This hotel provides guests with what I value in a non-resort hotel: clean rooms, a comfortable bed, hot shower with nice shower head and a very lovely breakfast to start your day. The staff were informative and cordial. The common areas of the hotel are very quant, comfortable and... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leticia, Thank you very much for your comment about Hotel Aranjuez. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you qualify our hotel as a "great place to stay". We hope you visit us again. Have a nice day and thank you very much for your coment! More 

Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A cheap option! The rooms are very clean and everything is in good condition. The location of the hotel is in a quiet neighbourhood with nice parks close by. It might get really cold in San Jose at night so take some warm clothes with you since there is no heating in the hotel. Breakfast is included and we really... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment about Hotel Aranjuez. Is a pleasure to hear that many nice words about our hotel. Also, we're glad that you recommend our breakfast, we are very proud that breakfast is something that guests remember and highlight. Thank you very much and we hope to see you again! More 

Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parts of San Jose can feel a bit unsafe but the hotel is located in a very safe area. As soon as you walk in, you feel relaxed as the atmosphere is so charming. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. And best of all - the breakfasts!! You get a gourmet breakfast experience here for sure. Don't miss... More 

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London, Canada
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162 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay the barking dogs can get to you, but the location is great, the front desk folks, especially Gregory were incredibly helpful and the breakfast is beyond compare. Breakfast is buffet style in a lovely garden - squirrels are a bit of a problemo as gringos feed them. Read the signs - do not feed the animals! We were in... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as we arrived at the Aranjuez hotel we felt relaxed and completely away from the busy san jose city feel. The hotel staff were extremely helpful giving advice, booking taxis nothing seemed to much trouble. The rooms were pretty basic but beds were really comfy and the showers were decent so that ticks the books for myself. The... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time and leaving this great review about Hotel Aranjuez, Hayley! We are thrilled that you were happy with your recent visit to our hotel, with our staff and with the breakfast. We very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back! More 

Concord, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can not speak highly enough of Aranjuez hotel. Our travel agent supposed to book this hotel for 3 of us. However, after we arrived, we found out that our travel agent did not make any reservation. Even with the hotel almost fully booked, the hotel staffs were very friendly, helpful, willing to take us in and did not request... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Good night, Suzanne Lung! It is such a pleasure to read your review, big thank you from all of us in the Hotel Aranjuez. Hope we have the pleasure to welcome you to our home soon! More 

San Ramon, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love hotel Aranjuez! it's cosy and you always meet nice people from around the world. The staff is really helpful and nice. And most of all: it's the best breakfast in Costa Rica!!! There is not always room for families :( And there is not a lot of restaurants in the area... But you can walk easily where ever... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Bizoulis! I hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back soon and that in your next time you'll find space in a familiar room. More 

Davis, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Aranjuez!! We have stayed here 3 times and it is consistently wonderful....A Hotel with personality and character!! Clean, comfy sleeping, eco-friendly, wonderful staff, incredible breakfast, great location in walking vicinity to everything wonderful in San Jose. I would give Aranjuez 10 stars if I could. Thank You :)

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, Rowinggreen! Thank you very much for your astonishing review! We were delighted to read through your wonderful comments and we will definitely post it on our Facebook page someday! We thank you again for taking the time to share your comments and look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel on your next visit to San José! More 

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