I was all ready to give this hotel a not-so-good review after my first night in this hotel because the room was SO noisy and bright, but after dealing with it for many hours, the staff were nice and let me stay in another room for the night. Most of the staff are friendly, although some are not quite as helpful as others. The hotel is very basic, and to be honest for slightly more money (an extra $20) you can get much nicer accommodation in downtown San Jose. Breakfast is basic, but there is endless tea and coffee and you can buy cheap beer behind reception. Staying in a group was decent value for money, but I wouldn't recommend it if travelling alone. The restaurant across the road though is one of the best I went to in San Jose and is a good selling point for this hotel. Another warning is that there is no air conditioning, which is perfectly fine if you are on your own, but makes the room very stuffy with a group of people. But all in all, a good basic hotel if you are transiting through San Jose, and good value for money if you are on a budget for your holiday.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are a a beautiful three star hotel in the historical center of San Jose Costa Rica. Our characteristic hotel rooms are fully equipped with hot en cold water showers, television and telephone. You will find a warm and inviting accommodation located in three antique colonial mansions in the historical center of San Jose. With its quiet and friendly atmosphere is the perfect place to stay, whether you are traveling for vacations or business. Our restaurant El Jardin is a nice little restaurant in our courtyard garden with its international kitchen strives to serve lunches, dinners, drinks and cocktails for accessible prices. Great presentation, fresh products carefully combined for our dishes! Is the beste way to describe what we mean with a charming dining experience! Our menu offers a choice for every taste at any time, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Fish, meat, chicken, pastas, salads, sandwiches, wraps, risottos, fresh Costarican coffee , cake, cocktails, fresh mixed tropical juices, cocktails and small snacks or bocas. For meetings, private diners or exhibitions we also offer an executive lounge! All this just a few minutes walking away from the whole host of attractions like museums, The National Theater, shopping district. The most heard from our guest is that they find it surprising to find such a lovely hotel behind these facades. Our guests tend to relax and enjoy San Jose before taking off to explore the rest of Costa Rica to return for an other stay with us to bring their holiday to a nice closure. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Rincon De San Jose Costa Rica