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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from our trip to Costa Rica and had another great stay at this hotel, the breakfast they serve is unbelievable, the staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and orderly, the area is safe and close to downtown San José, this is my fourth year staying there. Thanks for everything see you next year.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this Hotel especially the breakfast. As you can see in the other reviews already, the breakfast is extraordinary. They have good juices, nice fruits and a huge buffet with different options. You can also enjoy the Breakfast there if you are not a guest in the Hotel for about 10 USD if iam not mistaking

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Philipp: Thank you for writing this review. It is always a pleasure to know that all the efforts we dedicate in serving an unforgatable breakfast are appreciated by our guests. Muchas gracias y hasta pronto! More

Foresthill, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in this hotel was one of the highlights of our trip. The hotel is authentic old Costa Rican decor, and is immaculate, with exceptional service. We stayed here several times as we used San Jose as a hub for our varied excursions. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. We stayed in the Superior Plus room which was very clean... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: How proud we feel after reading your review! We all work daily for providing an” authentic, immaculate and exceptional service” to all those who visit Hotel Aranjuez. To have achieved this goal with you is just the best give for us. ¡Muchas, muchas gracias! for “Highly, highly recommend” us. ¡Hasta pronto! More

Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was searching for a good place, but still not that expensive in San Jose, Costa Rica. I was talking to some nice guys in Panama, they recommended me Aranjuez. I also find them in the internet, but, i thought, i will arrive, and go by myself, and will get a room anyway, they have around 35 rooms. Okay, i... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Simon: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. We much appreciate all the efforts you made up for getting to our Hotel. We must insist in your recommendation of not paying any attention to a taxi driver looking for taking you to a destination not requested by you. We must... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost hesitate to write a review about the Aranjuez for fear that if it gets too popular I'll have trouble booking a room. We have stayed here several times and have never found anything to complain about. The hotel is named for the Barrio Aranjuez area where it is located, on the east side of downtown San Jose. This... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wayne: We much appreciate your detailed comment and the photos. Thank you so much for taking time for writing it and, specially, for being our loyalty customer. You must know that we will always make all our efforts for have a room available for you. We always suggest including your name in the waiting list in those busy days.... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

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 July 16, 2014

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 July 14, 2014

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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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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

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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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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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