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Hotel Rincon de San Jose

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reasonable hotel that was clean and provided a good breakfast for $5 USD. I stayed on 2 separate nights as part of a tour. Rooms (at least on the main floor) can be noisy due to people moving about in the hallway. Hot water was spotty (some rooms had hot water, some did not). Location is good, close to the... More 

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Libera
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location for downtown San Jose is excellent. Lack of Parking is a real problem and expensive. Try to arrange for a room off of street because noise is a problem. The room was very basic but clean. The receptionist was friendly.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pleasant place to stay if you are in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is within walking distance of the center and there are also a number of restaurants and cafés in the vicinity. At $60 per room, you get a spartan but clean and neat room. No air conditioning but an overhead fan circulates the air so... More 

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Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, clean, pleasant and had an excellent restaurant for dinner. Breakfast was very good also, with good selection. Area felt safe, and was a convenient location for exploring San Jose on foot. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Used the laundry service which was prompt and inexpensive. I would happily visit again and recommend to others.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Nice hotel slightly away from Avenida Central (about a 5 minute walk) which was very clean and comfortable. Reception staff were friendly and helpful and the buffet breakfast was good value for $5. Poor soundproofing so could hear anything going on in lobby - limited traffic noise though. Would recommend

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice comments. I am sorry about the city noise, it is now and then difficult to harness the city sounds. Although we work hard to make it less noticeable using double glassed windows. Thank you again for your comments, hope you enjoyed san Jose and Costa Rica. Warm regards Jos de Haan hotel Rincon... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The hotel is in a good location for exploring the town centre, and it's also near to some of the bars on the outskirts of town that have a cool feel to them. Would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting San Jose.

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your nice comments we are glad you liked our hotel and the neighborhood we are in. Tranquil but still just at the skirts of downtown San Jose. Warm regards Jos de Haan Hotel Rincon de San Jose More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My usual hotel was full. At 10 pm, my son and I walked around the neighborhood looking for a different hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica, carrying a heavy trade show bag. I planned to stay by myself and get some work done online. So, we passed several hotels that had signs indicating that they supported the sex tourism industry... More 

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing us as your hotel in San Jose. We are glad that we could give you a safe environment to stay and work in. As a family hotel we oppose against sexual tourism and have strict internal rules and a zero tolerance politics for it. I am sorry about the WiFi problem, it is hard... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We stayed as part of our tour and were very happy with the hotel. It is is within walking distance of downtown. The rooms were home like as clean and basic comforts for our stay. We would not hesitate to stay again or recommend to anyone.

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice comments, we are glad you liked our hotel and his services and hope to welcome you again. Warm regards Jos de Haan Hotel Rincon de San Jose More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

This hotel does not pretend to be a fancy, luxury 5 star hotel, the room I stayed in was fairly simple. It was, for what it was, lovely, though. Really nicely decorated, with nice touches such as the adorable elephant towels and bows tied on everything in the bathroom. Really spacious, clean, modern bathroom. The shower is wonderful! The staff... More 

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice comments, we are not certificated for 5 stars but do try to give a 5 star services to our guests. We train and educate our receptionist to give better service and motivate them to learn better English. They work hard to get there language levels to a professional level. I am sure when... More 

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70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Hotel Rincon is the perfect place to stay in San Jose. It's comfortable, the wifi is REALLY good, the place is clean and the resturant within the hotel serves a good breakfast. It's also in a brilliant location - a short walk from great resturants and bars, and less than 10 minutes to the very centre of the city. The... More 

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CalloCr, Manager at Hotel Rincon de San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for lovely comments. We are glad that you liked the service and hotel we work so hard for. We will continue developing and improving to guarantee a nice experience in San Jose for every client. Thank you again. Warm regards Jos de Haan Hotel Rincon de San Jose More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a a beautiful three star hotel in the historical center of San Jose Costa Rica. Our characteristic hotel rooms are fully equipped with hot en cold water showers, television and telephone. You will find a warm and inviting accommodation located in three antique colonial mansions in the historical center of San Jose. With its quiet and friendly atmosphere is the perfect place to stay, whether you are traveling for vacations or business. Our restaurant El Jardin is a nice little restaurant in our courtyard garden with its international kitchen strives to serve lunches, dinners, drinks and cocktails for accessible prices. Great presentation, fresh products carefully combined for our dishes! Is the beste way to describe what we mean with a charming dining experience! Our menu offers a choice for every taste at any time, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Fish, meat, chicken, pastas, salads, sandwiches, wraps, risottos, fresh Costarican coffee , cake, cocktails, fresh mixed tropical juices, cocktails and small snacks or bocas. For meetings, private diners or exhibitions we also offer an executive lounge! All this just a few minutes walking away from the whole host of attractions like museums, The National Theater, shopping district. The most heard from our guest is that they find it surprising to find such a lovely hotel behind these facades. Our guests tend to relax and enjoy San Jose before taking off to explore the rest of Costa Rica to return for an other stay with us to bring their holiday to a nice closure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rincon de San Jose

Address: Corner of Avenida 9 and Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $55 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rincon de San Jose 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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