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Aranjuez Hotel

#12 of 86 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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Montreal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I've been going to Aranjuez Hotel since 2001 and must have stayed there at least a dozen times. The cleanliness, attention to detail and kindness of the staff never fails. If you are travelling alone, you have the convenience of a safe location with just a 10 minute walk to downtown San Jose (bank, super market, crafts market, clinic, pharmacy,... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer: We must appreciate your loyalty to Hotel Aranjuez through all these years. We are looking to offer you, as always, a memorable stay. Thank you for sharing with Trip Advisor users your experience. Hasta pronto! More 

Madison, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Aranjuez Hotel is a wonderful place to stay- very helpful and welcoming staff (gave us recommendations on where to eat within walking distance, had a cab at the door within minutes to get to the airport). Each room is unique- simple but clean and comfortable. Well known for their breakfast which is worth your stay. Several computers available for guests... More 

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Dear guest: We all are very proud of have offered you a “wonderful stay”. We are always looking to improve all our services and to provide our customer with the “most autochthonous lodging experience”. Our breakfast, included as a bonus in our rate, is our best way of welcoming our guests and introduce them to our traditional cuisine. We’ll be... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The room and bathroom are not so modern but convenient and confortable for a family The breakfast buffet with tables in the garden is quite something : a choice of cakes, fresh fruits, omelettes, pancakes, etc.

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Dear Olf: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. The Hotel Aranjuez premises are conserved as architectural patrimony. In our annex, we offer very modern rooms. In this way, we are looking to satisfy the different needs of our customers. We invite our future customers to request the Reception to show... More 

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I loved Hotel Aranjuez! Is simple but has a lot of common spaces full of green and birds. I am going back for the breakfast, is a complete banquet.Sitting having my breakfast in that beautiful patio full of plants was a pleasure I can't forget. Is a little far from the airport but I recomend that you have the experience... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Olf: Thank you for sharing with us and Trip Advisor users your lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. The Hotel Aranjuez premises are conserved as architectural patrimony. In our annex, we offer very modern rooms. In this way, we are looking to satisfy the different needs of our customers. We invite our future customers to request the Reception to show... More 

Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stayed one night in San Jose as we had to catch an early flight the next morning. The staff at the hotel was friendly and attentive. Our safe was locked when we got into the room and someone came immediately to reset it. The remote for the TV was not in the room and it was a bit disappointing... More 

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your commentary. We’re glad that you took your time to review our Hotel at Trip Advisor. Around the Hotel, our clients can find a lot of restaurants and sites of interest. In our website, there’s a map with all the attractions located at no more than 5 blocks from Hotel Aranjuez. Patrimony buildings... More 

Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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 December 30, 2014

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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 December 27, 2014

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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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 

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