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Aranjuez Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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Ranked #5 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
bolero5292 Delray Beach, Florida
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Delray Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 5 days in February. Nice hotel with beautiful grounds. Eating breakfast is a great experience in the scenery of this hotel. The buffet is terrific and the personnel (Jose) are great. They really do not know what to do for you. Even ordering dinner from the resturants that deliver. It is difficult to have dinner out because... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Aranjuez for one night. Our room was very quiet, clean, comfortable and cozy. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The grounds were beautiful, eclectic, funky and artsy. The buffet breakfast was delicious with a plethora of choices in every breakfast category. The breakfast grounds were gorgeous and the food was displayed in a gourmet fashion.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel based on other travel guide and Trip Advisor reviews, and was not at all disappointed. Like everyone says, the breakfast is fabulous. The grounds are beautiful, with lots of cozy little places to sit and read/chat/relax. Seemed like a pretty safe neighborhood; I had no problems walking around to a bank etc a few blocks away,... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancee and I landed in SJ around 6am. Although our room wasn't ready, the staff allowed us to drop off our stuff in a secure spot and explore the town. A complimentary breakfast is included with each night's stay. Perhaps one of the best "hotel" breakfasts we've ever had (ranged from fresh fruit, to pastries, to made-to-order omelettes, hot... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about all the services we offer and to find the hotel "Landscape" "amazing" and "fantastic" breakfast included in the room rate. For all of us, it's always encouraging to know that our customers appreciate the "authentic experience of Costa Rica" we are offering. We enjoyed looking at the pictures. ¡Hasta pronto! More

UK
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the most outstanding thing- the breakfast. Seems unbelievable how much effort is put into this- its pretty much unique. They must be baking and preparing all night. Stay here for the breakfast alone! The staff are really helpful, everyone is good natured, the decor and ambience is friendly, interesting and tasteful. Only issue I had was the bed was... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. In fact, we dedicate many hours for baking and preparing all the dishes we serve in our breakfast. Our staff of 4 people work 8 hours per day since 5:30 a.m. for having everything ready at 7 a.m.. This is the main... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our first night in Costa Rica, before heading into the countryside. Hotel is slightly out of the way in a quiet neighborhood, but an easy ride into town. Rooms are simple, but clean and our family room worked perfectly for the four of us. Breakfast buffet was indeed excellent and a great way to set yourself... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom: We are glad that we have provided you and your family a good vacation starting feeling. We are wishing you a memorable vacation in our country. We look forward to having you as our guest before departing. ¡Costa Rica pura vida! More

Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our last night of our 10 day Costa Rica vacation. Our room was ready when we got there at 11am, so we were able to put our stuff down and head out to explore San Jose. The hotel provides a very helpful map that has a walking tour of the city and points out various cultural... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer: Thank you for considering Hotel Aranjuez “a perfect place for our last night”. We are glad you have enjoyed our services and our breakfast. Besides our cultural map, we offer to our customers one map of the neighborhood including the location of all the “sodas”, cafes, fruit markets, drugstores, “pulperías” and other main points. We also offer a... More

Wettingen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started here our Costa Rica adventure! Best Breakfast Buffet! A lot of different fruits, breads, cakes! Also gallo pinto and eggs! Nice rooms and beautiful garden!Nice staff! We recommend the hotel and would come back! We had a really good time at this hotel!

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Simona: Thank you for giving us the satisfaction of providing you "the best breakfast in Costa Rica." It is always a pleasure for all the staff of Hotel Aranjuez knows that you enjoyed our services and the experience of staying in an "authentic Costa Rican home." We hope you visit us again very soon. ¡Muchas gracias! More

Worcester, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up at this hotel and asked to rent multiple rooms. They only had one room left - which we accepted and told them we'd figure it out. There were 5 of us trying to pack into a deluxe double and we offered to pay more for the additional guests. When we were checking out the room, they pointed... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer: As you know, in any hotel in the world, the rooms are made for a particular guest capacity. Upon arrival, before 9 pm as recorded in our system, the clerk told you that we had only one room available for 2 people. For security reasons, we are constantly reviewing our cameras for the movement of people in the... More

Glenboro, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great little hotel! We stayed there for a total of 3 nights during our time in Costa Rica. The hotel is older but adequately renovated and updated to provide visitors with clean, comfortable rooms and modern bathrooms while maintaining the character of the old Tico homes that comprise the place. There are numerous open areas shaded by trees... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bruce: Undoubtedly, all users of Trip Advisor will be very grateful to all the information provided by you. The problem with the taxi drivers, is something that worries us a lot. For this reason, we insist on telling our clients do not pay attention to taxi drivers trying to drive them to another destination or charge an exorbitant fee.... More

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Also Known As:
Aranjuez Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#6 Family Hotel in San Jose
#7 Business Hotel in San Jose
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranjuez Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Live a true costa rican experience in our hotel. The hotel is build in 5 old fashioned followed costa rican houses and our breakfast is speechless!!! ... more   less 
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