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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 #6 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed at Hotel Aranjuez on a two night stopover in San Jose on our way to Panama. The hotel itself was lovely, and very reasonably priced for the quality of the accommodation and the included breakfast. In particular it was the staff working at the hotel (particularly Dennis) that made our stay there all the more... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah: All our staff is very proud of have providing you a “memorable stay” at Hotel Aranjuez. We are always looking for giving the best and the warmest welcoming to our guests. Thank you very much for enjoying all we offer. We are looking forward to have you as our guest in the near future. ¡Hasta entonces! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two separate times during our travels through Costa Rica. Hotel Aranjuez is a gem in San José. We stayed in a Superior room, with a private bathroom. The design of the hotel is great. It is a bunch of old houses that they have connected to make one hotel. The rooms have a vintage/ "shabby chic" feel,... More

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Dear Liz: Thank you for considering Hotel Aranjuez as “a gem in San José”. We have integrated five houses built in the 30`s. During the 21 years existence of the Hotel Aranjuez we have been working in the preservation of the houses. We preserve untouched the structure and the architectural richness of the houses. We are proud that you consider... More

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Aranjuez 6 or 7 times and it's always been good. Not this time. We were in room 34, which really doesn't matter since the whole hotel was affected. Shortly after returning from breakfast a couple of men showed up in the small common area outside of our room, They started up a gasoline powered pump, noisy,... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Larry: We deeply regret all the inconvenience we caused you during your stay at Hotel Aranjuez. As you are aware, already living in Puerto Viejo, the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica makes a strong campaign to fight dengue (Aedes aegypti) and chikungunya virus. In order to protect the health of our customers during the winter time we are... More

Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for one night upon our arrival in San Jose. Very welcoming staff. Exceptionnally nice interior garden with hummingbirds and a few nice spots to relax. Very peaceful. The room was simple but quite nice. We had two simple beds for the kids and a double bed for us. Very afordable, with a particularly good breakfast buffet included (the... More

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Dear Louis-Eric: It is a pleasure to know that your family felt welcoming in our Hotel. Thank you for enjoying the “Costarrican” ambience that is the essential of Hotel Aranjuez. We are very proud that you considered our breakfast the “the best you had in Costa Rica”. Once again ¡muchas gracias! y ¡hasta pronto! More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good hotel in great location. Lovely rooms, good knowledgable staff and is the breakfast great. Excellent value for money! There seemed to be a mixture of holiday makers and local business people.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James: We much appreciate your kind words about our Hotel and services. We hope you will be able to repeat your visit to Costa Rica and the Hotel Aranjuez in the near future. ¡Muchas gracias! More

Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in a nice neighborhood of San Jose, within walking distance of many restaurants, stores, sodas and historical sights. I felt comfortable walking around by myself at all times of the day and evening. The staff was very friendly and accommodated my early arrival as soon as they could (shout out to Jose, he was very helpful).... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We much appreciate your review. It’s a pleasure to know that you felt comfortable in our Hotel. Thank you for enjoying our breakfast. We are always trying to improve it including new recipes and products. We hope you can visit us soon. ¡Hasta entonces! More

Dusseldorf, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hotel in San Jose. We used this as start and endpoint of our CostaRica-trip. Great breakfast, served in the nice garden, coffee&water all day free available. Clean rooms and friendly staff that speaks English. Only disadvantage is the fact that the rooms can be a little noisy.

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Dear guest: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. We are always aware of providing a warmth and efficient service. Due to the structure of the wooden houses that make up the Hotel Aranjuez, preserved as patrimony, we can’t solve all the noise problems. In any case, we are always attentive... More

State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice hotel, secure (24 hour fd staff, locked front door), and a great complimentary breakfast. Each room is different and a lot of them have recently renovated bathrooms. This is the second time I have stayed here - this time bathroom has a rain shower. Did I mention a great breakfast? I also like sitting in the different courtyards doing... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you so much for your loyalty. We all are very proud of have providing you a memorable stay at Hotel Aranjuez once again. We much appreciate all the kind words addressed by you about our services. We are always looking to add complementary services as the ones mentioned in your commentary: microwave, ice machine, filtered water machine,... More

Denver, CO
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have been lucky enough to stay at the Aranjuez during 3 of my 4 trips to Costa Rica. It was referred by an acquaintance and far exceeded my expectations - first in 2010. The lovely old hotel is so unique and tropical that once inside, the city vanishes. I was amazed at the variety and uniqueness of their breakfast... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We all are very proud of your loyalty to our Hotel. For all of us is very important to know that our loyalty customers found that we all keep, over the years, the enthusiasm for giving the best of us towards our work. Our partners are always making the best efforts for providing our customers of a warmth... More

Ubud, Indonesia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Beautiful hotel in the city... lovely garden, amazing breakfast and sensibly/fairly priced! little touched like hairdryer in the bathroom, free filtered water and computers make all the difference in whether you feel like a GUEST or a customer!!! lots of areas to relax in and close to town. Very good service, Thankyou! xxx

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Dear guest: It’s a pleasure to know that all our efforts for providing you a memorable stay at Hotel Aranjuez have been achieved. Thank you for letting us to know that we are working in the correct way. ¡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*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in San Jose #3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose #5 Family Hotel in San Jose #9 Business Hotel in San Jose
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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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