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Yorktown Heights
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Spent one night in Presidente. Very convenient to central city shopping and sights. Hotel is clean spacious and staff was very helpful and nice. We went to the national theatre in the evening but got a little lost getting there. It turns out that the avenues are odd number on one side of the pedestrian plaza and even numbered I.... More 

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Ubud, Indonesia
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok place to stay in the centre of town. Some elements of style in the lobby, pretty good breakfast and very friendly staff. Rooms were large but pretty soul less - and lacking any of the style in the lobby. The advertised gym had a few pieces of equipment only. Fine for a night but a bit expensive for what... More 

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

We are very sorry that our hotel could not meet your expectations. As you may have witnessed, changes are underway to improve on the details you mention in your review. Thank you! More 

Kaneohe
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was tidy and quiet even thought the hotel is located in the city center. Shopping, restaurants etc. are in walking distance. The staff is really friendly and helpful. The food in the hotel restaurant is good. We highly recommend!

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Thank J T
Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

We appreciate your enthusiastic recommendation and hope to see you back in San Jose and at the Hotel Presidente soon. More 

London, UK
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here twice and once across the road at the Balmoral. The reception area and the overall ambience of the hotel is really nice. The rooms are a decent size and are clean and the hotel is in the perfect location for all the museums, markets and restaurants etc. The staff were friendly enough and helpful. The thing that... More 

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

you are 100% correct Journ3y. Our Azotea Calle 7 Rooftop Bar and Restaurant is currently in the final phases and is scheduled to open later in Q3 2016. We hope you can come again, and see the new products, services and the amazing views from the top More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice place to stay during the first night as we wanted to have a look around the capital as well. Location very central, but tucked away. Very friendly staff, clean, nice food, breakfast included, and quite pretty. We will come back at the end of our tour.

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Thank you deuempel. We await your return visit at the end of your Costa Rica Vacation, and have a great stay in our country. Let us know if there is anything you want for your last night and how we can make it a great end to a wonderful vacation. More 

Zaragoza
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46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got an upgrade to a spacious suite with king size bed, sofas, armchairs, 2 TVs. Very clean, great storage space. Good sized bathroom. Right in the centre of town. Decent breakfast and wifi. Entrance is slightly hidden, via a lift.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend this place. We stayed twice and were upgraded both times. The rooms are spacious and clean, with great service at the front desk. The location is ideal to explore San Jose. The breakfast was average but we can ignore that! Stay here!

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Thank you Tellis. Happy to announce that we have a new executive chef and new director of food and beverage, both coming on board as preparations to open our new rooftop restaurant and bar. Improvements in the breakfast buffet are in the workings. Thank you for your recommendations. More 

Netanya, Israel
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boutique hotel in central San Jose hotel Vlade lively street Central Avenue Good service good breakfast You can convert foreign currency Convenient to go on trips organized A taxi from the airport half an hour costs $ 25

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming vintage decorated lobby. Excellent staffs, very clean room, comfortable beds, AC Very good breakfast with hot and cold choices, buffet style with many choices of fresh fruits to start the day. Our first stay was on the 7th floor, spacious room, newer room, modern bathroom. Our second stay was on the 5th floor, older room, older bathroom; AC leaking... More 

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Montrealer. As you have noticed, the hotel is under continues changes and improvements, and we are sorry that your room during your second stay was not as fresh as the first time around. If you can take the time to send us a note with details and suggestions as to how to improve, we would... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Hotel Presidente were really lovely and all spoke English really well. The room was spotless and roomy with a giant bed, great linen and a choice of pillows. It couldn't be more conveniently located and the decor is thoughtful, especially in the lobby which is super funky. I truly could not have hoped for more. San Jose... More 

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Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear Naomi, we very much appreciate your enthusiastic review. We agree with you that San Jose has gotten a bad rap, but things have changed and continue to get better and the city gets more chic and funkier, just like the Presidente. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern decor and great service, our 4-star upscale hotel is the symbol of hospitality and the cultural soul Costa Rica's capital city. Celebrated for our eco-friendly tourism practices, Hotel Presidente is a window into Costa Rica's land, people and heritage. Experience an unforgettable vacation adventure, romantic getaway or business trip at Hotel Presidente... the place to relax, connect, inspire, dine, and explore Costa Rica! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Presidente

Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $96 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#8 Family Hotel in San Jose
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