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Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola

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5th Avenue and 5th Street PO Box 7802-1000, San Jose Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

although the hotel is bit old but the location is excellent , good shower , clean , good mattress and pillow . restaurant is so so , more fun to explore restaurant in the city . about 20 mins drive from the airport , pls...More

1  Thank Josco W
Response from Katherine May M, Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown AurolaResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate the feedback regarding your stay at our hotel We apologize for any inconvenience you might faced, we will do whatever is in our hands to implement all the immediate corrective actions thank you and we hope you will consider returning to our property...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has wonderful views of the park and surrounding areas. Gambling casino is beside the hotel and the rooms are clean and beds comfortable. The restaurant serves great food whether you are eating from the buffet or off the menu. Wonderful location to be...More

1  Thank cpurser2017
Response from Katherine May M, Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown AurolaResponded 4 weeks ago

The reason why every day we work hard, is so that all our guests can experience the best of the stays in our Hotel, this is our main purpose and for which all our efforts are directed When we receive comments like yours, we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk took 30 mins to check us in and the girl couldn’t find my reservation. When she finally printed it out I noticed it wasn’t my name. She couldn’t find my reservation because she was looking for the wrong name the whole time...More

Thank Tamara B
Response from Katherine May M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown AurolaResponded 2 weeks ago

Each comment we receive adds value to our work and the efforts we make to make the stay of our guests spectacular experience. For this reason we thank you for sending us your comments about our Hotel, these are taken into consideration for the implementation...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here with 3 small kids, when we arrived in CR and before we left. The rooms are large and very comfortable - super comfortable beds. The bathroom is ok, except that we did have some shower issues (water leakage and hot water malfunction,...More

1  Thank spronit
Response from Katherine May M, Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown AurolaResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for letting us know about you opinion , We will share your comments and your observations with all our staff , so they can take notes for the daily improvements Hope in the future you can give us the opportunity to have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is really well located however you can see it hasn't been renovated in a while. Unfortunately the noise from the street is quite loud (and I was staying on the 14th floor) but the amenities the hotel offers a good. The breakfast was...More

Thank Pablo R
Response from Katherine May M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown AurolaResponded 3 weeks ago

Upon reading you review we have taken your suggestions and concern into careful thank you for taking the time in help to improve our service , we are truly sorry if had faced any inconvenience our team will work hard to make our guest stay...More

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Experience a relaxing getaway in the heart of Central America at the Holiday Inn ® Hotel San Jose Downtown – Aurola, conveniently nestled in the center of lively San Jose, with panoramic views of the beautiful ...More Central Valley. Conveniently located within walking distance of a variety of local attractions, guests will enjoy superior modern amenities and facilities such as free high speed WIFI access, an on-site business center, large meeting rooms, swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, pub bar, and two restaurants. Discover a hotel where technology and hospitality come together in perfect harmony, where you can stay connected with modern Internet wireless access, and disconnect with a relaxed Costa Rica ambiance and modern luxuries. Whether visiting for a leisure getaway or a business connection, this San Jose hotel offers a peaceful, productive atmosphere where you can get the most out of your San Jose experience.Conveniently located within walking distance of all the best downtown attractions as well as downtown businesses. You will enjoy people watching in Parque Morazan, located just outside our front door. This park features a number of sculptures and monuments which decorate the expanse of urban green, including a beautiful domed structure, known as Templo de Música, or the Temple of Music. Less
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Also Known As
Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola Hotel San Jose
San Jose Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola Costa Rica
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Farid G
18 October 2017|
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Response from Katherine May M | Property representative |
Estimado señor Efectivamente tenemos opciones sin gluten en nuestro desayuno , nuestro oferta de desayuno es tipo buffet y tenemos una estación de huevos al gusto donde además de los quesos y los fiambres puede solicitar... More
24 May 2017|
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Response from MissLalinga4989 | Reviewed this property |
i think there is none
8 January 2017|
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Response from pamelacr | Reviewed this property |
yes... very comfortable rooms
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"Best rooms with views are on the corners of the building or the suites"
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"your room key allows you to get off the elevator on your floor only."
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"All rooms have good views ,rooms are a good size and quiet"
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"Higher rooms with better city view"
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