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    Balmoral Hotel

    Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good37%
    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Concierge
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 708 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Room, staff was good. Remodeled hotel in good condition, located in central San Jose. Near everything. Free buffet breakfast was horrible, couldn't eat, everything dried out and not maintained. Plenty of inexpensive places nearby for breakfast.More

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your honest feedback it is my duty to control the quality of the hotel. I am glad you liked the hotel rooms and staff. I will certainly look into what happened at buffet. Thank you we have no other way to know...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great location hotel in center of San Jose. Close to museums and shopping. The hotel is clean and has a popular restaurant where you can people watch on the walking street in front of hotel. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

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    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind review. We are overjoyed to learn you will visit again. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you take good memories of San José. Thank you! Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed here 3 nights and would return here on our next visit to San Jose without hesitation We had a standard room on the 6th floor and it was large, plenty of storage, good sized bathroom and very quiet. It's probably not the most...More

    Thank Bruce M
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your candid review. There is no better place for the lobby as you well saw main entrance is on a pedestrian boulevard where it would be impossible to download your luggage. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The Hotel Balmoral is a nice hotel located in downtown San José. The young woman who greeted me at the front desk was very friendly an helpful. Plus it was very helpful that her English was excellent, as my Spanish is very basic. Unfortunately, I...More

    Thank Francine B
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your detailed review. We are honored to learn you recommend us! Very grateful to you. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Best regards, Alessandra

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed one night at the hotel. We got 7 rooms because we were traveling from different cities in the US and wanted to spend one night in the capital before we traveled on to our vacation rental on the beach. It was the perfect...More

    Thank mznia
    Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Costa Rica and we look forward to hosting you soon. Best regards, Alessandra

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $37 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #14 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Balmoral Hotel San Jose ,
    • Balmoral Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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    Traveler (173)
    Room & Suite (313)
    Dining (89)
    Hotel & Grounds (205)
    Bathroom (12)
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    Lyntr
    July 24, 2017|
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    Response from lviola68 | Reviewed this property |
    I took a cab, sorry, and I didn't ask
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    Murielle C
    July 10, 2017|
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    Response from Colibm |
    Bb is breakfast buffet, bf is full breakfast.
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    gloria O
    April 23, 2017|
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    Response from Alessandra G | Property representative |
    Hello, breakfast starts at six am and if you want to check in earlier I suggest you contact the hotel so they can personally see your date of arrival and reserved room to accommodate your needs. Kind regards, Alessandra
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms on the top floor all seem very quiet"
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    "Conformable bed, spacious room with secure safe for valuables, nice bathroom with hot water and a good..."
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    "room was espacious, but the double bed was too small for a couple, should be at least a queen size bed. could..."
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    "Rooms on the street side are noisy during the day. The front of the hotel faces a pedestrian street"
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