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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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solotraveler007
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice boutique hotel. The breakfast is famous for good reasons. We had rambutan for breakfast and the omelette was fresh made to order. The garden around the hotel is very nice and peaceful. You don't feel like you are in the middle of the city. The room was clean and nicely decorated. Highly recommended!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights. The court yard is very charming. Excellent Breakfast. The hotel is close to downtown with a short taxi drive or walk. The room is clean but the wall is very thin. The wifi is very slow.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed for one night at this hotel in San Jose. The hotel itself is in good condition, is pretty and tranquil, and the breakfast was good. The hotel is also good value. Despite these positives, a few things occurred during my stay that clouded my opinion of the hotel. The neighboorhood is VERY sketchy and feels... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie: In the last 21 years, Hotel Aranjuez has been making all possible for providing our customers the best “lodging experience”. Most of the 500 reviews that potential customers can read at Trip Advisor shows up that we care about our guests and specially, that we all try to improve our customer services. For us, is deeply sad to... More

Grand Junction, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here numerous times through the years. I like that it is close to downtown San Jose, has free parking (request in advance not many spaces), the rooms are nice, good price and excellent breakfast buffet. I would say this is more of a very nice backpackers hotel however accommodates anyone...even families. Front desk staff is always friendly... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for been our loyalty guest through the years. At Hotel Aranjuez, no room is made for share with unknown people, as the characteristic of the backpackers. In some way, all the rooms are private. Even the shared bath rooms are private rooms including all the services, the only difference is that are sharing an outside bathroom... More

Newcastle, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel with immaculate rooms. Safe included. Friendly staff who were very patient as I seemed to always be asking them questions. Buffet breakfast excellent with a wide variety of choice and a member of staff on hand to make personalised omelettes. Also lovely as whilst we ate we got to watch the humming birds have their breakfast too! Easy... More

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Aranjuez. Thank you very much for your generous words about the quality of our services. I take this opportunity to let you know that two days ago, while taking my breakfast, besides hummingbirds, I could see a woodpecker pecking on the mango tree.... More

California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear loyalty guest: We all are very happy of having provided you, for fourth time, a great lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. As you know, we are always working for improving our services and the Hotel premises. We will be waiting for your next visit. ¡¡Muchas gracias! More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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 August 16, 2014 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 August 3, 2014

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
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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

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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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