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Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola

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5th Avenue and 5th Street | PO Box 7802-1000, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stayed for one night before heading to the airport the next morning. The woman at the check in counter was nice, but she told us to park in a lot that was full. Unfortunately the hotel is located in the middle of downtown San Jose and the traffic is HORRIBLE. Once we circled back around, she did offer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff were very good here - car park, porters, front desk - and made us feel very welcome. The hotel itself is well maintained with good sized rooms but could probably do with a make over. The wifi worked well and for out two night stay it was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 7th floor corner room had an excellent view of San Jose and the distant mountain range. Hotel's large exercise room and indoor pool are unique features for a hotel in San Jose. The professional staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel is a good base for exploring the local museums My room was quiet and housekeeping paid a daily... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Holiday Inn offered everything you would expect and want for this price point. Comfortable, clean rooms with a nice staff and great overall layout. The location is perfect if you like the City, it is near everything and nice for touring around the city. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had drinks in the bar on the second floor which has happy hour from 5-7. Drinks were great. The restaurant on the 17 th floor was excellent. No shorts or sandals allowed. The service was great and the food delicious.

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Granite Bay, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a group tour with Natural Expeditions. We had a corner King room on the 12th floor with spectacular views. We spent one day exploring San Jose and the hotel was walking distance to the museums, the main avenue, and the National Theater. There are several nice parks near the hotel. We were advised to... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I've lived in the San Jose area with my family for over a decade. For anniversaries, I usually take my wife to the upscale hotels in the city for the night. We decided to save some money and tried the Holiday Inn downtown. It's walkable to great restaurants and night life, the lobby feels nice like a hotel, the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was my families first time visiting Costa Rica, and we absolutely loved how comforting the rooms are. There were always Taxis available for us, and the staff was very helpful. We also luckily had a beautiful view to wake up to in the mornings of the mountains.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

It's in downtown. Easy walk to a lot of local attractions, China Town, museums and parks. Rooms are comfortable. Restaurants are average, breakfast is more Tico than gringo so if rice and beans and weird canned ham are your thing you might like it. Staff is great. Location is good for tourism but not good for getting to the airport.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My friend and I travel to Central and South America often and we decided to stay here again after a horrible experience in Playa Jaco. Let me just say that this is one of the best inner city hotels we have ever stayed in. The staff are all incredibly nice and helpful. The location is right in the heart of... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a relaxing getaway in the heart of Central America at the Holiday Inn ® Hotel San Jose Downtown – Aurola, conveniently nestled in the center of lively San Jose, with panoramic views of the beautiful Central Valley. Conveniently located within walking distance of a variety of local attractions, guests will enjoy superior modern amenities and facilities such as free high speed WIFI access, an on-site business center, large meeting rooms, swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, pub bar, and two restaurants. Discover a hotel where technology and hospitality come together in perfect harmony, where you can stay connected with modern Internet wireless access, and disconnect with a relaxed Costa Rica ambiance and modern luxuries. Whether visiting for a leisure getaway or a business connection, this San Jose hotel offers a peaceful, productive atmosphere where you can get the most out of your San Jose experience.Conveniently located within walking distance of all the best downtown attractions as well as downtown businesses. You will enjoy people watching in Parque Morazan, located just outside our front door. This park features a number of sculptures and monuments which decorate the expanse of urban green, including a beautiful domed structure, known as Templo de Música, or the Temple of Music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola

Address: 5th Avenue and 5th Street | PO Box 7802-1000, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $90 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola 3.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola Hotel San Jose
San Jose Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in San Jose
#13 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#17 Business Hotel in San Jose
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