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    Hotel Presidente

    Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
    +1 877-540-1790
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good42%
    • Average9%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “costa rica” (166 reviews)
    “pedestrian mall” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Hotel in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica. Really close to most stuff tourists would be interested in. Walking distance to many museums, excellent restaurants. On a pedestrian-only street. Our room was huge, interesting art work, nice king sized bed, quiet, couch, huge bathroom with jacuzzi...More

    Thank dicdoc2016
    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your enthusiastic and detailed review and recommendation. Glad we could help get your purse back!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our third time visiting this hotel, twice while the remodel was going on and now with it complete. In the past, I rated our rooms as excellent. This time I was dissatisfied. We had room 603 which is located directly below the gym....More

    Thank Paul N
    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 1 week ago

    We appreciate your candid review and your repeat business. Clear direct recommendations such as yours allow us to correct what needs to be fixed, and to continue improving day by day. Thank you very much.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We booked for 1 night, the hotel is conveniently located for arriving from the airport if you wish to stay in San Jose. The decor of the hotel is really nice, it has a lovely boutique feel. The roof top bar / restaurant is stunning,...More

    Thank Natalie H
    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 1 week ago

    We enjoy reading your enthusiastic comments and strong endorsement. Thank you very much for staying at the Presidente and recommending us to the world.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Azotea Calle 7 roof-top bar and restaurant is fabulous. Great drinks, bar food plus the views of downtown and surrounding mountains is superb. If weather is bad, the inside area is cozy also. Watch the bar tender mixing up some fantastic specialty drinks with...More

    Thank LAC78602
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The Public areas of this hotel would lead you to think it was a very trendy establishment, a boutique hotel. The lobby is very arty leading up to the also very trendy roof top bar. However, the bedrooms are from the last century and in...More

    Thank Sharon L
    Response from Mario M, Owner at Hotel PresidenteResponded 1 week ago

    Candid and direct review. We appreciate the honesty and both the highlights and the recommendations for improvement. We are working on the rooms, starting with the concept suites due to open this month. Change is always happening at the hotel, and we take our guests'...More

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    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • $96 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
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    Lisa L
    November 7, 2017|
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    Response from Daniel M | Property representative |
    Hi Lisa, The best way will be to book our shuttle and we can bring you in. Just send us your flight info via our main email address and we will track your ETA and meet you in arrivals. The service is $35 + tax total... More
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    September 26, 2017|
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    Hello Shelley, We do set up excursions. Just shoot us an email and tell us your plans and wishes and we'll put together some great options for you. Thank you Joshua B for recommending us! Daniel
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    July 18, 2017|
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    Hello Claire, The shuttle Service is $36 total up to 6 passengers and luggage. The driver will be clearly identified and waiting for you at arrivals. If you wish to book it, just send us your flight information to our main... More
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