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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- the building looks very nice (unlike the getto-looking buildings next door), I checked it out because it caught my attention - gorgeous lobby, administrator speaks English, free candies at the reception =) - you can exchange you currency at the very good rate right in a lobby - you can pay for the room in colones or dollars -... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review
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Agradecemos mucho el haberse tomado el tiempo para calificarnos, pues estas críticas nos motivan a mejorar cada día, para que... More 

Eppstein, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hotel Colonial for three nights in July 2016 with my husband and two boys, ten and almost two years old, at the beginning of our tour of Costa Rica. Our room was on the ground floor, facing the courtyard. The hotel is perfectly located with many restaurants across the street or around the corner and most... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review
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Es un placer que haya tenido una experiencia tan agradable con nosotros, y que hayamos hecho posible que su estancia... More 

Sint-Amands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great start for visiting costa Rica. near the centre . Great restaurants in the neighbourhood. Friendly personal. Clean rooms, and ok breakfast. We really wood recommend it for a stay in San Jose. Greetings

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review
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Agradecemos mucho su comentario. Realmente nos inspira a seguir mejorando el hecho de que haya tenido una experiencia placentera con... More 

Borup, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean rooms at a nice hotel with a Little pool. Very friendly staff. The wifi was not good and there was a lot of noise from cars and busses in the streets. The location is perfect. The breakfast was boring.

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review
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Agradecemos el tomarse su tiempo para escribirnos sus comentarios, pues eso nos ayuda a mejorar. Vamos a revisar la situación... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A recommended choice to stay in San José city centre. All facilities you need are available, a small pool included. Good location to start your explore of the city. Centre and musea within walking distance. Good price and quality, especially because travelling in Costa Rica is not really cheap.

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Muchas gracias por sus lindos comentarios. Es siempre un placer saber que nuestros huéspedes tienen una experiencia placentera con nosotros,... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights to kick off our tour of CR. Most people who stay here seem to be doing the same thing, a short stay to settle after a long flight before moving on. It's a clean hotel in a convenient location for the city centre. It's a 3* hotel, you get what you pay for,... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you in taking your time to rate us. It is very significant for us to have the feedback of our customers, because that allows us to give a better service every day. About the breakfast, we include 5 different options of breakfast for our customers, so they have options; but we will consider to include some additional things to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Staying here as part of an Intrepid Travel tour. What a place! What a location! Best of all worlds. Clean comfort and nice beds. Just check the restaurant list against this locale and you'll be ready to go. Great staff. Walk this way. Walk that way. You'll be back in the rest zone here at Hotel Colonial.

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Para nosotros es un gusto que haya salido satisfecho con los servicios prestados, pues eso es por lo que nos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I would recommend this place for a good value stay. The location is very convenient, walkable distance to the theatre and various museums, with the added perk of being literally directly opposite two of the best Argentinian and Asian Restaurants in San Jose. The team at Hotel Colonial are awesome too, Ina in particular, who went the extra mile in... More 

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SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comments. For us is a every day mission to give our guests the best experience while they are staying with us; your message shows us that we are in the right path. More 

Houston, Texas, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Unfortunately I have to review this hotel very poorly. I was very excited about my room and very happy with it in fact. I liked the balcony overlooking the street and the wood floors and cabinetry in the room. Everything was fine until my friend who was in town from Panama came back to the hotel that afternoon after lunch.... More 

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Thank Jeremy M
SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry for this situation, as we told you in the message before. However, we have strict policies for the visits in the room; since you made the reservation and the check in for 1 person, we could not make an exception. I totally understand your disconfort, but as a bussiness, for law,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The location was amazing. Central to almost everything, we had a car but walked everywhere during our 3 day stay. Shops, food, and even the local zoo were all within comfortable walking distance. The room was simple but nice, and clean. The hotel itself was beautiful on the inside, the pool is kind of small and has a bar built... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It really helps us improve, and give our guests the best experience. It is nice to know that you have a wonderful stay with us, and that you found everything you need. We hope to have you in our hotel, some other time. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We're your perfect hosts for a restful vacation in cozy surroundings, a restored neocolonial building nearly a century old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $57 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel San Jose
Hotel Colonial Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in San Jose
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