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Hotel Castillo

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Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
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Hotel Castillo
Ranked #49 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I've stayed at Castillo many times over the years. The first thing you will notice when you check in is the warm and friendly staff. Instead of being just members of the staff or employees, the good people at Castillo greet you like family, it feels like you are coming home when you check in. It is very easy to... More

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Ross, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I cannot say enough about this place located in the heart of San Jose's party land. Everything you want is 5 minutes away. A bachelors paradise and a great hotel to call home. The staff will treat you like family and the men who stay there will become feriends for life. We are all in this together so welcome to... More

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hull
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Now there are better hotels than this in San Jose but this is excellent value. It's located well, in an affluent area close to bars and restaurants. The breakfast is fine, coffee, boiled eggs and rice/beans, toast . The staff are very friendly and helpful. San Jose is a pretty scary kind of place and best to take taxis pretty... More

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puerto jimenez
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Hotel Castillo is a nice hotel, conveniently located in San Jose. The Staff was very friendly and helpful. There was also good security [ locked buzzer gate ] The Hotel was clean , though I did see a cockroach [ dead ] ummm. The rooms, near the Hotel computer , was noisy, so I recomend getting a room, elsewhere in... More

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Oak Hill, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The Hotel is run by very friendly , professional people, and has a great small kitchen/bar in the lobby. It is comfortable ,clean and near many of the local bars, museums and parks as well as the National Assembly buildings.. You will find a variety of people there , and it was easy to have interesting conversations. The Owner is... More

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South Florida, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Stayed here a number of times on my trips to CR. The cons are Great staff/Lady up front is very friendly and has been there for years, very nice woman Good Security (locked buzzer type gate) Bar/Restaurant on site Pool Table Nice atmosphere ATM across the street (only go during day though) Cons Have to take a taxi at night,... More

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carrollton, tx
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Nice quaint hotel convenient to downtown by taxi or foot. Convenient to Sportsmens Lodge and other hotels. Staff is always there 24/7. Sometimes has early traffic noises. Has AC and cable TV along with lockable safe.

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

I have stayed at The Castillo several times, and am never disappointed. The hotel is found in Barrio Amon, and although frequented by a good bunch of guys from Canada and the US, there are often back packers and budget hotel seekers to be found at the back bar or enjoying the light continental (included) breakfast. The hotel is broken... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

After a full day of inter-bus bouncing from Bocas I was more than willing to forgive a great deal in exchange for a hot shower and a bed. Check in was flawless but the room - blah ( it was a "deluxe"! In the new section) and as I was unpacking I discovered a large, dead cockroach. Crap! Now I... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

I have been staying at the Castillo for years now and am always greeted with open arms and kind words. Terrific staff, good location above the city in bario amon where you will find various types of entertainment, dining and clubs, plenty of nightlife. The rooms in the main building are turn of the century with wood floors, high ceilings... More

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Address: Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Hotel Castillo Costa Rica/San Jose

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