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Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Lang, 50 este y 50 sur del Colegio de Medicos, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #12 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We met Alan ,one of the hotel staff who is friendly.very accommodating,professional,intelligent and more than willing to spend time with us and responded so well to all our questions regarding tour bookings.He is very helpful to orient us around ,very knowledgeable and has gained good rapport.including Luis and Alberto.We hope that alan and the rest will be promoted for a higher position.Rachel K and Claris

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Thank you for such good comments about our staff. We are happy to see they could help you with all you requested.
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Salvador, El Salvador
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

A very nice and quiet business hotel, staff is nice, food (breakfast) is excellent.
It was a one night stay after our one week tour, just to sleepover...
Beds and pillows were great, very relaxing and a very good sleep
No amenities for family

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Mr. Rafael, thank you for your feedback. We aim to please our guests and we are happy that we were able to please you. Thank you again for such candid comments.
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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3 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I went to San José for a long weekend. I decided to stay near La Sabana because I like to walk there. I found this hotel on the web. It is almost in front of La Sabana, very close to Paseo Colón and there are restaurants and a supermarket at walking distances. The staff is nice. Breakfast is included and is good. There is a free shuttle service to the airport, the driver was on time. The rate is reasonable.

Room Tip: I stayed in room 110, quite and had enough space for me.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, nos complace ver que nuestros clientes quedan satisfechos con el servicio y calidad de producto que les ofrecemos. Esperamos poder servirle nuevamente pronto.
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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

the hotel is located near a park and 15 minutes from the airport and center , the service is great ask for the concierge Allan Paniiaguaga He will book you the best toursl, there is also a gym and jacuzzi.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Dear Catherine, we thank you for your comments. We are glad to have made your stay very pleasant and that our staff was also able to help you with all you requested. We hope to have you as one of our guests when your travel plans bring you to Costa Rica again.
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Belmont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is a quiet place out from town. If one is looking for a stop over and leaving the next day then the Rincon is a good place. Meal are just average. Staff is below average. Any thing that was needed was never done with a smiley face and had to be forced. Not like the rest of Costa Rica that we experienced in ten days. I will stay down town to be closer to things. It is close to the huge soccer stadium if that is your thing.

Room Tip: Small hotel on side street. all quiet and fair sized
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Dear Client, thank you for your feedback. We are always open to comments so that we can improve our service. Since your review, we have made many changes, starting from an in-depth training to all our staff and remodeling our facilities. Our restaurant now offers a wide variety of international and local dishes and our chef will tend to every questions or special request you might have.
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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Clean, pleasant, comfortable and attractive. If you need to spend the night in San Jose this is a pleasant stop. The will pick you up at the airport with a name card and bring you to the hotel $30 service. We arrived at 1 am, I was so happy we arrange for a pick up with them instead of trying to drive our rental car. The rental car agency (Vamos) brought the car to us a 9am while the kids enjoyed breakfast in the lovely buffet.

Room Tip: ask for a pick up ahead of time - so nice to have someone great you after many hours of flying have...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Dear Sue, thank you for your comments. We are glad that we were a good start to your vacation plans since our main goal is to make our guests’ travels as easy and worry free as possible. Our front desk is open 24 hours, so we can help with every need our guests may have.
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Roseville, California
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We are two professional adults on vacation in Costa Rica for the first time in June 2013. If you wanted to experience the Costa Rican hotel without relying on the familiar US names such as Marriott or Hyatt, try out Rincon Del Valle in San Jose Costa Rica. The hotel was small although not a "boutique" hotel. It had 41 rooms. The rooms were small but quite modern with coffee maker, flat screen TV, and remote controllable air conditioner. It's located near but not in the downtown area of San Jose. This meant that it's close but not in the middle of the hustle bustle of downtown. We felt safe enough to walk to downtown (in the day time) and all the round the neighborhood in the early evening to visit a supermarket and a few restaurants nearby. We spoke highschool Spanish and could get by. If you didn't speak Spanish and/or stuck out as tourists, you might not want to wander near the big park across the street. The staff was super nice. All staff were nice but we got to know Allan quite well. Allan arranged for our excursions at reasonable prices. The room rate was reasonable. The included breakfast was a real happy surprise. We could order (for free) omelette or scrambled eggs in addition to what's available. Some day, we even had a-la-carte breakfast (made to order). To add to it, the trip to the airport (not from the airport) was free - a $30 worth. We definitely recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Upstairs are safer as you could crack the windows for fresh air.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RincondelValle, Manager at Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Dear Client, We are very glad to see that you had a pleasant stay and that we were able to fulfill your every need. We hope that when your travel plans bring you back to Costa Rica, we hope you give us the opportunity to serve you again. We would like to let you know, that we just remodeled our restaurant, so we think that your experience will be magnified by our brand new menu and improved service.
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Address: Calle Lang, 50 este y 50 sur del Colegio de Medicos, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in San Jose
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#10 Family Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rincon del Valle Hotel and Suites, es un hotel boutique cuatro estrellas, ubicado a tan solo unos pasos del parque metropolitano la Sabana, pulmon de San Jose, cabe indicar que la Sabana mide 72 hectareas y en este esta ubicado el moderno Estadio Nacional. Ademas a tan solo 5 minutos de distancia de Multiplaza el centro comercial mas grande de Costa Rica en el cual se pueden encontrar mas de 300 tiendas. Tambien estamos a 10 minutos de atracciones turisticas como lo son el teatro nacional, museo de oro, museo de jade entre otros. Cerca de la embajada de los Estados Unidos, Espana, Holanda, Alemania entre otras. Somos un punto de partida hacia sus aventuras en Costa Rica ya sea la playa o montana. Contamos con 40 habitaciones, las cuales estan distribuidas en 25 habitaciones deluxe y 15 junior suites. Todas las habitaciones cuentan con escritorio, television por cable, radio despertador, telefono, caja de seguridad laptop size, minibar, coffee maker con cafe de cortesia diario. En los banos encontraran un espejo giratorio con aumento, secador de cabello, batas y amenities de gran calidad. Ademas las Junior Suites cuentan con un sofa cama, kitchenet con horno microondas y refrigerador pequeno para uso discrecional de nuestros clientes, pensando en la comodidad en una estancia prolongada. En nuestras instalaciones podra encontrar un gimnasio y jacuzzy climatizado. Nuestra recepcion se encuentra abierta las 24 horas, ofrecemos servicios de alquiler de automoviles, excursiones, pago de impuestos de salida, ademas de transporte gratuito hotel - aeropuerto bajo horarios preestablecidos. Todo el edificio cuenta con internet inalambrico gratuito con un ancho de banda de hasta 10 megas y en nuestro lobby tenemos dos maquinas para el uso de nuestros clientes que no traigan consigo su computador portatil, este servicio es tambien gratuito. En nuestras tarifas esta incluido el desayuno completo buffet y a la carta, el cual se sirve en nuestro restaurante etnico de 6am a 10 am. Ofrecemos el servicio de almuerzo y cena en nuestro restaurante con una gran variedad de platillos internacionales. Tambien contamos con tres salones para eventos con una capacidad maxima de hasta 50 personas, todos con servicio de internet individual al de nuestros huespedes, siempre pensando en que sus actividades no se vean afectadas por trafico de datos de terceros. Los salones todos cuenta con pantallas con conexiones HDMI de 50 pulgadas, ofrecemos en todas nuestras actividades o reuniones el uso de video beam gratuito, rotafolios y pizarras. ... more   less 
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