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Aranjuez Hotel

3.0 of 5 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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    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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Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a pleasant two night stay at the hotel. It delivered exactly as promised, clean, comfortable and good value for money. The room(s) are very quaint and different in layout due to the nature of the houses being joined together. A buffet breakfast was included in the price and available in the garden area. The front desk is manned 24... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Garry: We are happy knowing that you have had a pleasant stay at Hotel Aranjuez. As in any country, taking safety measures is mandatory. For this reason, at night, we recommend our guests to take a taxi on their way back to the Hotel. We much appreciate your commentary at TripAdvisor. ¡Muchas gracias y hasta pronto! More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel! Our family of five only stayed one night before our flight out but it felt like home and we would have been keen to stay longer. Ten reasons why we loved it: 1. It represents amazing value, we had a double and a triple (well, quadruple), fully ensuite with nice modern bathrooms, plus the legendary breakfast... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Manager at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

We’re really touched by your review. The way you write about us make us feel that all the effort along these 25 has been successful. We’ll continue improving the Hotel Aranjuez, trying always to please all our guests. From all the staff of Hotel Aranjuez, thank you very much. We hope to see you soon. More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in 2 rooms for 5 people. The hotel was charming and safe. The desk assistants were able to direct us to some things to see, the local market, and good restaurants. The highlight was the beautiful breakfast in the courtyard.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Delphine: We are happy knowing that you and your family/friends spent a nice vacation at Hotel Aranjuez. We’re glad that you enjoyed our buffet breakfast. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! ¡Hasta pronto! More 

Calgary
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying a couple of days in San Jose, this is a good location and closer to the Centro. It took us one hour to get from the airport as traffic in San Jose is exceedingly heavy. We had a car booked through Hotwire and the cost was lower than the cab fare. One of the guests at... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Calgary: San José, our capital, is located only 22 kms away from the International Airport Juan Santamaría. Even so, during rush hour, it can take more than one hour to get to the city and to Hotel Aranjuez. We invite the guests travelling by car to follow your advice and do not forget to request a parking space at... More 

Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place! The staff is warm and friendly. The breakfast is known throughout CR by the Expats and Ticos. Other BnB owners from the country side and coasts stay here when they come to San Jose. Their breakfast is fantastic! The tastes are for vegans to Pastry lovers and pinto gallo,and omelettes. Their Kitchen staff; Juan, Stephanie, Andrea, and... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arturo San Miguel: We all are very pleased with your kind review. Thank you so much for keep in your memory all the names of our staff. All our people keep also a nice memory of you two. Specially the moments you seat around the Reception. Even if you cannot live with us permanently, we hope you can visit... More 

Hudson, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was referred to this hotel last year by a hotel manager in Montezuma, so figured it would be nice. It exceeded my expectations, with it's unique building landscape, quiet and charming neighborhood and phenomenal breakfast. It's also reasonably priced and walking distance to downtown. I haven't stayed at any other hotel in San Jose so I might be biased,... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Allan: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisors users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. We are proud of exceeding your lodging expectations and that you give such a good value to our “authentic Costa Rican way” of service. Looking forward to have you as our guest in the near future. ¡Hasta entonces! More 

Berlin
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166 reviews 166 reviews
49 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The walls of some rooms maybe thin and the rooms not too big but there is a nice atmosphere in this hotel, lots of art pieces everywhere and a really great breakfast in a tropical garden to make you feel that you are in Costa Rica. Very friendly and helpful staff, walking distance to downtown San Jose 15 minutes. Free... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: For all of us, is a big pleasure to know that all are efforts for offering you a "memorable and authentic Costa Rican lodging experience" was achieved. To make our customers feel "that you are in Costa Rica" is our main task. For that reason we conserve as patrimony the five houses that are part of the Hotel... More 

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hotel Aranjuez is my favorite hotel in San Jose. In such a large city, that can often feel unsafe, Hotel Aranjuez is a perfect retreat. I was there last month with a group of women I was hosting on a 10 day trip. Hotel Aranjuez was the ideal spot to start and end the trip. The hotel is comfortable, clean... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary: We greatly appreciate your opinion. We are very proud to have met your lodging expectations. It was a pleasure to share with you our services, distinguished by offering “an authentic Costa Rican lodging experience ". All our staff keeps also nice memories from the kind treatment of all the members of your group. We are looking forward to... More 

WORCESTER
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Highly recommended lodging for anyone. In a good neighborhood and clean. Room rates border on the budget level, very reasonable since it includes a terrific breakfast! Phones in the room very convenient and uses calling card if you dont have cell phone. Taxi is about 1500 CL from downtown. From airport, take the city bus if you can only about... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert: For all of us, -using your terms-, is just a “feast” to know that you felt that comfortable in our Hotel. Thank you for finding Hotel Aranjuez “quite unique”. We hope you visit us soon! ¡Feliz Navidad y Año Nuevo! More 

Plant City, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Comfortable and quiet. Excellent staff and housekeeping. The real jewel was the complementary breakfast. It was an absolute feast. Great variety from eggs to fresh fruit. The hotel is several houses put together which is quite unique.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert: For all of us, -using your terms-, is just a “feast” to know that you felt that comfortable in our Hotel. Thank you for finding Hotel Aranjuez “quite unique”. We hope you visit us soon! ¡Feliz Navidad y Año Nuevo! 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranjuez Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#14 Business Hotel in San Jose

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