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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this hotel for a family of four and stayed two nights - one at the beginning of the trip and one at the end. The hotel is located as close to downtown San José as you can get! Easy walking distance to lots of sights, but not like the big chain hotels. This hotel was used by past Presidents... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Don Carlos was good to us. We stayed for 2 nights and both times were pleasing. The staff are friendly and helpful when you need something or have a question. Steven, the front desk manager gave us useful information and tourism for San José. The rooms are pretty standard but they are still nicely maintained. Breakfast is typical contenantial... More 

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Soquel, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Don Carlos on our first night in Costa Rica after landing at 1 am. The hotel manager and staff were really friendly, and the breakfast was decent. The room was comfortable and clean, although dated. The door didn't lock well. It's a good price for an overnighter on the way elsewhere. If you're planning on staying... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Really liked this hotel. Stayed here at the beginning and end of our trip. We're able to store bags that we didn't need for the rest of our trip and picked them up again on our last night. Friendly staff spoke English. The inclusive breakfast was nice enough. For an affordable hotel it had nice enough rooms with a nice... More 

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Thank Margaret11-11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Amazing way to spend our last night in beautiful Costa Rica at a historical inn with so much tradition to offer. Comfortable amenities and great no amazing breakfast! Situated in downtown San Jose close to many restaurants and museums. There is a cute gift shop and dining out side as well as in. There is smoking out side out front... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

For a capital city centre hotel this is one of the best that I have found. The position of the hotel is excellent with the centre just ten minutes’ walk away. If you need a good local restaurant the Criollita is a few paces away. Just turn right out of the hotel and walk to the end of the road;... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Stayed there for one night during on our round trip of Costa Rica. The location is great, in a quiet side road right in downtown San José. We arrived there late in the evening, but the staff was nevertheless very friendly and helpful. The lobby and interior is nicely furnished and decorated with Costa Rican art and craft. Breakfast offers... More 

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Thank Yuki0nna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

First, from the moment I walked in I was greeted warmly by the front desk manager, who proceeded to help me with my luggage. Then, after a seamless check-in process I was given a voucher for a free welcome drink. Turned out to be quite a strong alcoholic fruit punch. Loved it! The interior of the hotel is beautiful. There's... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Situated within walking distance of main shopping area,but actually situated in a lovely leafy street. The hotel itself has all types of artefacts littered around,it gives it a real old fashioned feel. Some of the nicer rooms are situated on first or second floor and there is no lift. There are disabled rooms on the ground floor.We ate in the... More 

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Thank SallyGibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

When we arrived by car, I went inside to check in, and meanwhile someone from the staff went outside to help my friend park our car. By the time I was checked in, my friend was already waiting in our room. That room was more like a suite, unexpectedly. We received a welcome-drink and the staff was more than friendly... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Hotel Don Carlos

Address: Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $62 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Don Carlos 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Don Carlos Hotel
Don Carlos San Jose
Hotel Don Carlos Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in San Jose
#16 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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