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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for only one night after we first arrived in Costa Rica. The service was great, everyone was superfriendly! The breakfast was very good (fruits, yoghurt, toast, coffee) and the rooms were tidy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

- Room does NOT have: blow dryer, coffee maker, fridge, microwave. -1 shampoo per room per day (no matter how many people in the room), 2 guest soaps. - - No conditioner or body lotion - Room DOES have: flat TV, air conditioner - 2 queen beds in each room. Terrible bedsheets (clean, dry, but very very cheap, not soft,... More 

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Thank Olga D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A clean well located hotel. My room was at the cheaper end and though a little small was clean and fully functional with good free wifi. Reception staff were helpful and informative and sent me to a good typical restaurant and bar literally 2 mins walk away. Quiet at night (though you could just hear the trains from 5am to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay here. Nice front desk guy, basic room, good breakfast. Moved here after a terrible stay at another hotel and it was refreshing. Second floor room with an internal patio. Most of San Jose not very safe at night but walk to Tin Jo Asian restaurant a few blocks away. Excellent!

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Unteraegeri, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've had two rooms and they were clean. The rooms were looking used, but equipment was in good conditions. Good place to stay for a view nights in order to discover the city and the surrounding area.

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A recent real life nightmare had three of us walking around downtown San Jose going from hotel to hotel trying to find some vacancy. After trying 6 or 7 different places we found The Palm House Inn. It was pretty expensive for Costa Rica, the first night we were three and a triple room cost $72 (in cash, pay by... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

It's located pretty down town San Jose and it is easy to find. It's relatively cheaper than the other hotels nearby even though its not a low cost hotel. The rooms are clean, but small. The breakfast was really good.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We only stayed 1 day and 2 nights. Rooms clean and sufficient.The position is pretty central and near the National museum. The breakfast is very simple but enough. As mentioned in previous posts the shower drains tend to overflow very quickly. The reception guys really went out of there way to help us locate our lost baggage at the airport... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

As others have said, this hotel is centrally located and reasonably clean. The room is basic but clean.Terrible drainage in bathroom - water goes everywhere after a shower and you're in a swamp. Whatever you do, don't leave anything on the floor! Breakfast is a bit of a joke. And, while centrally located, the street itself is all barred windows... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

On my way to Nicaragua I often stay at this hotel. Not because it's so great, but the location is perfect. Short walk to everywhere in San Jose. The rooms are reasonably clean and small but sufficient for a short stay. No luxury, but also the price is ok with about $ 50/night. What can you expect? The staff is... More 

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Additional Information about The Palm House Inn

Address: Calle 13 Ave 2 y 6, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $52 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palm House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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The Palm House Hotel San Jose
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