I live in Costa Rica, but about 3 hours south of San Jose, so when we need to travel to the big city we always stay at Hotel Aranjuez - that's so long as I think far enough ahead and book as they are very popular!
We were introduced to the hotel by a friend and love it! It's located an easy walk from the city centre in the old barrio Aranjuez that has some of the nicest architecture. It is also near Café Mundo - our favourite restaurant!
The hotel is a converted series of houses and the old style has been maintained throughout with well-selected artwork and gardens. The breakfast patio is gorgeous - you can sit among the trees and flowering shrubs, or view from the patio, and the buffet breakfast is the best you can find in San Jose! Really worth the money.
We have had a few ups and downs with some of the rooms - showers not functioning etc. but the staff are always ready to sort out the issues. And they are great about arranging taxis and local info. I have not used their tour service - but there is one.
You will enjoy staying at Hotel Aranjuez - just make sure you book in good time!
Ask for the original building - the new annexe is comfortable enough but doesn't have the same c...
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Dear JennyyPed : For us, is just a joy to have loyal guests as you. We much appreciate your preference. Thank you for the time you have taking for writing this commentary. We are sure this review will be very helpful for those who are thinking in booking a room at Hotel Aranjuez. We are always taking a “waiting list” during High Season. Always we receive last minute cancellations. Our Reservation staff will get in touch with the persons included in the list once they receive a cancellation. Also, we invite our customers to inform the Reception about any problem found in their rooms. They will look for solving the problem right away or they will move the customer to another room. Once again thank you for your review …y…¡Hasta pronto!
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