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Hotel Presidente

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Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in and out for the most part and didn't spend a whole lot of time in the hotel other than breakfast. The waitress were good and the food was pretty good as well with a good variety of fruit, breads, juices, eggs, etc. Wish we would have had more time to check out the bar!!

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

Dear Clarance M. Thank you for your review! Everything you mention is positive, and it seems like your stay was enjoyable. We do wish you had more time to enjoy the facilities, but touring and getting to know San Jose are part of the fun. If your stay was a positive one, may we ask why only 3 out of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me gusto mucho el hotel limpio amplio el vista en el patio muy bien very nice hotel if I go back to San Jose I know where to go El Presidente I love this place clean service really nice .. Kenneth thank you for all the advice !!!! I will recommend this hotel 👏🏽👏🏽😝

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Thank Gianni K
Mario M, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation Kenneth and the great review Gianni! More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The vacation was one the Best was very pleasant due to very good worker call Kenneth Portilla Arley he was best hostes thank to him told us what to go what due on Costa Rica I recommend nice place !!!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the hotel at the beginning of July . Although I only stayed two night for a very short period, I was truly impressed by several things. The most impressive is the eclectic design that this hotel offers. Don't be tricked by its location or the entrance, go in and admire the taste of its designer. You will... More 

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

Thank you for your elaborate feedback CaroWright. The design concept comes from one of the owners / managing partner. The execution is the result of great teamwork by local interior designers, architects, the marketing team and management. Changes are work in progress, so we do hope you come back soon to see the improvements coming in the Fall! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is one of the best hotels in San Jose. The employees are very kind and helpful (Jorge was great at check-in). The decor all over this hotel is exceptional. Check in was seamless and once I arrived in my room, I was amazed at the sheer size of my room! The shower and bathroom are beautiful also. Hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable one-night stay in San Jose at Hotel Presidente! We arrived late afternoon to explore downtown. We were immediately greeted by very pleasant staff who assisted us with parking and luggage. Desk and restaurant staff were very accommodating. Breakfast was delightful. The basic room was very large, clean, and quiet. We hope to stay a few... More 

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

Cheeser_9, thank you for your review. As you well state in your comments San Jose is a destination to enjoy for more than one night. Hope you can come back soon for an extended stay, to enjoy the city, the Central Valley and the nightlife! More 

Vallejo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through Gate1 Travel. The hotel is in the middle of the city so it is hard to get there with traffic but that is about the worst thing about this hotel. Aside from that, loved it and here are just some of the reasons! 1 - Beautiful decor 2 - Central location - Once we parked, my husband and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely one night stay in this hotel. We didn't have a lot of time here, but the hotel was clean, the decor in the common areas was very unique and funky, the room was simple but pleasant and comfy and overall seemed very safe. The breakfast buffet was very tasty!

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Thank Kimberly G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited San Jose Costa Rica and stayed at Hotel Presidente. The hotel is super clean and has an awesome and super cool decor. I was extremely pleased with the staff. They were so friendly, attentive, and very helpful. Any time we requested anything, they will be right at our door within 3 to 4 minutes. I was specially thankful... More 

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

We are extremely appreciative of your detailed review Angelica. Thank you very much. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't get in from San Jose until late night (midnight) but was a quick taxi ride from the airport. This hotel was tucked away in downtown San Jose. Had a very inviting staff that was extremely accommodating. They greeted us with a smile and a welcome. The hotel itself was very clean, modern (hipster feel), and updated. They offered... More 

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

Great review Kelly, thank you very much. Next time, plan to stay longer, explore the city and the Central Valley mountains. Lots to do and see, both day and night! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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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