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Hotel Presidente

Despegar.com$92*
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04/02/2017 04/03/2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

What we loved about the hotel was its cleanliness and comfort. Kind and helpful staff at reception. Nice but simple decoration. Great location in the centre. Good breakfast with fresh food. Great start to a 2-weeks stay in costa Rica. Thank you Hotel Presidente!

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Merrimac, Massachusetts
Reviewed May 1, 2015

This hotel is located on the pedestrian walkway which makes it easy to walk around and see everything without having to take a taxi. The only bad thing I can say is it's not easy to get to because of the one way streets and walkway. Once we found it and parked by their private parking lot they were so...

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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

I would recommend this hotel, because of the location, friendly helpful staff & and the amazing breakfast! If you are visiting San Jose ( down town ) this is the olace to stay!!! The rooms are clean and modern!

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Reviewed April 30, 2015

5 night in this hotel is WAY Tooooo long... nothing to write home about... dated place in bad/dangerous location at night, but that's how I would describe Ave Central and most of old San Jose... breakfast pretty good, but that's about it!

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed April 29, 2015

The staff here was incredibly accommodating and responsive to all of our needs. A special thanks to Jorge, who went above and beyond! The rooms have standard amenities, although we had to ask for a refrigerator. It arrived promptly and was already cooled down, which was nice. Breakfast was included and was outstanding, with omelets to order and plenty of...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed April 27, 2015

I arrived in San Jose for work without knowing really what to expect. At first I was interested by the movement on the streets. The hotel is situated on a pedestrian street packed with shops and restaurants. After my check -in ,witch was very good and the people at the front desk where very nice and punctual at taking care...

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danielmh, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear Skyroplane, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing our Hotel. I can testify to Mr. Trumpeter’s (Mr. Tuba actually) particular style of playing since back in the early 2000s my office used to be near the street and he’s been around for a very, very, very long time. Since then we installed sound proof windows in our guestrooms...

Houston
Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had a clean, comfortable room with a king bed. The hotel is conveniently located on a pedestrian-only street in the center of town. Within walking distance are attractions such as the National Theater and Cathedral. Plenty of shops and restaurants are nearby. The breakfast was excellent, and included in the very reasonable nightly rate. There was a good bit...

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Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA
Reviewed April 23, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Presidente. I will agree with a few other reviewers that it was hard to find but once we found it we pulled up on a side street and ran in to ask what to do. They were very helpful and very accommodating. They really took care of everything. They handled parking, getting our...

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very centrally located hotel near lots of shopping and the market. Decent price and the rooms were very clean and included a safe. The wifi is free and available in the rooms as well as the lobby (not always the case I have found.) Breakfast is included and is very nice - huge spread of many different things. The staff...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night en route back to US. It's centrally located, walking distance to market, restaurants, parks. Hotel has a free breakfast which is quite impressive- made to order omelets, fresh fruit, yogurt, cheeses, etc. Rooms are standard, very clean, bathrooms very clean, you get your usual soaps/shampoo/hairdryer. Water is drinkable (as it is in most of costa...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $84 - $133 (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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“both our rooms were good”
 of 5 bubbles brillandhen, 5 days ago | Read review
“All seem fine”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffStrack, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“You could ask for a room away from the Avenida Central - but the soundproofing is adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles YeovilSarah, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask to avoid the scaffolding whilst this is still in place”
 of 5 bubbles hayleyo5, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Request a room on an upper floor as there is some street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Werner48, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
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