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Kuwait
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31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 4 nights in total at this lovely unique hotel, in the centre of San Jose. Location is fantastic, just round the corner from the avenida centrale which is where all the action is. Hotel itself is very cozy and does the important things well. Rooms are comfy, uniquely for the country the mattresses are very comfortable. Wifi is strong... More 

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

Thank you Paula. You may also be happy to learn that our direct access to Avenida Central is about to open, so while the main entrance will stay on Avenida 7, as you say around the corner, there will be direct access to Costa Rica's most transited walking boulevard More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Hotel Presidente could suit your needs in most any situation. It's centrally located, very spacious rooms,(by San Jose standards). Clean, well designed, and a very helpful staff make this my go-to hotel in San Jose. Plus, if your lucky, your room could very well face the GIANT Coca Cola sign.(not overly bright) And every cab driver in the country... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The minute you step off the street into the hotel, the street noises fade and you see the wood floor and metal beams of this artsy hotel. Check out the rooftop garden with views over San Jose and the mountains. We loved it.

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

Thank you Shawn110. The rooftop garden you mention is soon to reopen as an iconic green rooftop bar / restaurant that will be called Azotea Calle 7. Please come back and check it out! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at this hotel was very good. Prior to our arrival, I communicated several times and always got quick and complete answers! Both check in and check out were easy. Our room was comfortable, both the bed and the room temperature. The breakfast was good, comprised of traditional beans and rice , plus made to order omelets and fruits.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was great for an overnight visit. The rooms were decent and clean. The hotel ambiance and lobby were decorated nicely. The breakfast was great and plentiful. Only downside was you can hear the noise from the street down below. The employees at the hotel were courteous and nice.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel ezsd. We are a bit surprised that all the feedback is positive and enthusiastic, but the rating is only 3 out of 5. We would love more information as to why so low? More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant hotel with an Industrial look but still cosy. Good beds, not much street noises. in the middle of the city center, near to musea, cathedral, theater, shopping and other sightseeing locations. Complete and well prepared breakfast.

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Henderson, Nevada
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few people told me that this was the best place in San Jose. Well, it was no better than a near by competitor and cost 50% more. The restaurant was mediocre, the room was bland, and the room layout is NOT what is listed on the website. The "city view" I received was a small window looking at a... More 

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Yorktown Heights
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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 

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
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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
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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
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#1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#8 Family Hotel in San Jose
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