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Aranjuez Hotel

#12 of 87 Hotels in San Jose
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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
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only spent one night here. The room fitted our expectations, but what was really fantastic was the amazing breakfast (fruit, vegetables, gallo pinto, omelett, cake, etc...) in the garden with hummingbirds flying around. Staff was also nice and very helpful.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for 4 nights and we really enjoyed it. Our room was cleaned every day, the staff was very friendly and gave us useful information on where to go and what to do. But the biggest asset of the hotel is definitely the breakfast in the garden. The food is amazing, one of the best buffet... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden hotel is lovely. It's one of the finest hotels at which I've stayed, particularly with respect to the price. There are little patios all around for people to sit and swing in the shade by the trees. The breakfast here in a garden setting is justifiably legendary. The beds are comfortable and the showers work well. The wifi... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John: Dear guest: Thank you for considering Hotel Aranjuez " one of the finest hotels at which I've stayed, particularly with respect to the price". It's a pleasure to know that you have enjoy all our efforts for keeping the traditional patios. We hope to share with you the gluten free products that we are baking for the buffet... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last night before flying out, we've driven all day and were really tired, all we wanted was a good night's rest. First of all, there's no sign or indication that the hotel is actually there, so we missed it and had to go back. The second time around, we found the hotel but could find anywhere to... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: First of all, we want to thank you for considering Hotel Aranjuez "actually cute and charming" and our breakfast "one of the best we in all trip". We are deeply sad by the unpleasant experience you had in our hotel. During the last 18 years, Gregory has been our partner with a clear record in his customer serviceWe... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aranjuez Hotel was everything we needed for just one night. It is walking distance to the city, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the breakfast is out of this world. I highly recommend this hotel.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah: We appreciate your comment and the invitation to Trip Advisor users to lodge at Hotel Aranjuez. We hope you visit us again in the near future ¡Hasta entonces! More 

Brescia, Italy
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel offers both an old colonial style (first building) and modern accommodation (second building) with private parking. It is clean and staff is kind and friendly. Just few minutes walk from downtown shops. Breakfast in a nice garden, is of an higher level, varied and tasteful, with a chef ready to prepare express omelettes and eggs at Your choice.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marco: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. We hope you repeat your visit to our hotel in the very near future. ¡Hasta entonces! More 

puerto jimenez
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Aranjuez is a great place to stay in San Jose. The price is very reasonable, for the money. The location, great. Down town San Jose, is just 15 minutes away, walking and then, there is the amazing Breakfast , Wow.! which is included , in the price.. One of the best breakfast, that I had, for a Hotel. Good... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer: Thank you for considering Hotel Aranjuez ““The place, to stay in San Jose”. As a hotel owner, you can value all the efforts that we must do for offering to our guests a memorable lodging experience. Thank you for giving as a guest, such a good value to what we offer. ¡Hasta muy pronto! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice and quit hotel with the best breakfast in San Jose! The rooms are spacious and well maintained with everything you need. There is also free WiFi in the room. The hotel is located just ten minuts from the citycenter so the perfect spot to stay.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John: What a pleasure to know that we felt out your lodging expectations!. We will keep working with enthusiasm for providing to all our customers a "perfect" lodging experience. We invite all our future customers to visit our website in order to have a better idea of what Hotel Aranjuez offers. ¡Hasta pronto! More 

Atlantic, Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Cheap and chearful rooms that are good value for the money. The shower was fantastic. Customer service a pleasure - thanks! Breakfast was one of the best I've ever had at a hotel. Amazing! The gardens running thru out the hotel give it a special calmness.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cindy: We feel proud that you consider Hotel Aranjuez as “A little oasis”. We have put all our efforts in keeping the five houses that host the Hotel Aranjuez as architectural heritage. The patios, inside gardens, terraces and social areas keep all the feeling of Costa Rican way of life. Thank you for enjoy that much what we offer... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Ok, where do I start? I guess with the best feature. The breakfast is otherworldly! 30-40 different items and you just don't have enough gastronomical space to accommodate everything. But what a treat to the taste buds - wow! That alone is worth the already reasonable room rates starting at just $28 all included! The staff are very friendly and... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: What a pleasure to know that your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez “Exceeded expectations all around”. We all are very happy knowing that our non –traditional an eco-friendly hotel, which offers “an authentic Costa Rican home experience”, provides you a good feeling. We will keep working with enthusiasm for keeping the best of us and implementing new ways... More 

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