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Hotel Colonial

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Detrás Iglesia La Soledad, San Jose 4673-1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #45 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Oklahoma
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10 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I liked the hotel but a few things were bad. First,I am aware that you can not fix the street noise but I am a light sleeper and I can hear it and I need my sleep. Maybe put new windows in your hotel. After all,people wish to sleep in the room. The bathrooms had a black mold in certain... More

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I stayed there for a few nights and it was extremely convenient, near the avenida Central and just across the street from one of the best restaurants in town (La Esquina de Bueno Aires). The staff was extremely helpful too.

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Muchas gracias por su comentario. Es un gusto que haya podido tener una estancia agradable con nosotros, y que nuestra... More

Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great location. Feels safe (even for a single girl). Great friendly helpful staff. Breakfast is simple yet sufficient. Expect 3-star amenities and rooms but clean. Overall great value for the money. :)

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Muchas gracias por sus lindos comentarios que nos impulsan a seguir adelante. Estamos buscando mejorar todos nuestros servicios cada día,... More

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We love this little hotel in the midst of several embassies so very safe. There is an Argentinian restaurant across the street (sorry, we don't remember the name) but it is to die for. We've eaten there about 6 to 8 times and the menu and wine selections have never disappointed. You may need a reservation as this restaurant is... More

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Es un placer que haya tenido una estancia agradable con nosotros, pues ese es nuestro mayor interés y satisfacción. Comentarios... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

For people who like being in the very centre of things, this hotel is ideal. Situated some 200metres from the Avenida Central, there is no lack of bars, shops, public transport and other amenities. My only but rather major criticism of this hotel is that it's extremely noisy. For light and not so light sleepers, the lack of sound-proofing is... More

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Gracias por tomarse el tiempo para escribir una crítica de nosotros. Lamentamos que haya tenido problemas con el ruido, pero... More

Berkley, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We stayed here at the beginning and end of an adventure tour and this was the worst hotel we experienced during 10 days in Costa Rica. Our first room had limited hot water and insane amounts of street noise. Our second room had huge amounts of black mold in the bathroom and a shower window that opens to the courtyard... More

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Es una lástima que haya tenido problemas con el ruido de la calle; a pesar de que estamos en una... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights. the room are comfortable and clean, the staff is very helpful. Prices are really reasonable. Good breakfast. The Lobby is comfortable, There is a nice Patio. we asked and got access to the kitchen.

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Gracias por tomarse su tiempo en escribir una opinión sobre nosotros. Es un gusto que haya encontrado las cosas a... More

Swansea, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Hotel is located very near Avenida Central and the Chinese neighborhood. The staff is very nice and friendly. They were very willing to give suggestions on what to see, do and where to eat. Rooms are clean. They provide a breakfast in the morning which is nice.

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Es un gusto que la haya pasado tan bien en nuestro hotel. Nos esforzamos cada día para que todos nuestros... More

quepos
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I just stayed there for one night since I was just passing through to go to Bocas del Toro Panama. The staff there was nice and helpful. The room was fine. It's in a good spot to explore San Jose and it's reasonably priced.

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Agradecemos sus comentarios, y esperamos poder servirle en otra oportunidad. Seguimos buscando nuevas formas para que los clientes se sientan... More

Augsburg, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Worse than expected. Internet only works in the reception area. Price was higher due to taxes. No info about tours at all, except the ones they work with. No help concerning private transportation. Swimming pool too small.

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Le agradecemos por tomarse el tiempo para escribir sobre nosotros. Con respecto al Internet, le comento que ya contamos con... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel San Jose
Hotel Colonial Costa Rica/San Jose
Address: Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Detrás Iglesia La Soledad, San Jose 4673-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We’re your perfect hosts for a restful vacation in cozy surroundings, a restored neocolonial building nearly a century old. ... more   less 
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