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The Hotel Full of Life, Where Everything is Within Reach! The Balmoral is a lively, full service, landmark hotel located on the famous Central Avenue in the historical and vibrant heart of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica and only 10 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). The Balmoral is ideal for both leisure and business travelers. Within walking distance of the hotel, you will find San Jose's main art, cultural, financial, government and historical landmarks, as well as some of city's best entertainment, shopping, and healthcare facilities. From the hotel, you can also take a wide variety of one-day tours to discover Costa Rica's natural beauties.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
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All reviews road scholar costa rica gold museum central location pedestrian street nice hotel breakfast buffet the heart of the city front desk staff walking distance center of san jose mini bar national theatre superior room plenty of hot water enjoyed my stay plantains
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you arrive by taxi to the Balmoral Hotel, you are able to disembark within the car park, inside the hotel, in front of reception. The bell hop, Franklin showed us to our room. There is a safe and extra chain lock on the door...More

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The Hotel Balmoral is in a great location for exploring downtown San Jose. The rooms have recently been updated and were pleasant, clean and quiet. I was travelling solo and the front desk staff were very helpful regarding directions, and transportation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to downtown center. Right on the pedestrian mall. Rooms are clean, modern and well cared for. Rooms have air conditioning. Breakfast is included ,served in the Balmoral Patio Restaurant. The restaurant is a good place for dinner also. Staff were all friendly and helpful....More

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Response from Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at Balmoral HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review of the hotel and the restaurant. We are glad everything was to your liking. We hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing particularly exciting about this property, but no complaints either. I think the most important is how convenient it is to the San Jose tourist sites. Everything clean. Only ate at the restaurant for breakfast which was fine, not great.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very centrally located with amazing cleanliness, nice staff, and spacious accommodations. This is my second time staying at this location and I would come back here for any return trip to San Jose. Highly recommend.

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Kristin W
5 February 2018|
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Response from Curiosity301922 | Reviewed this property |
No. I had to arrange private transportation.
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Michelin B
30 January 2018|
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Response from acorna | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean excursion pricing? Have you contacted the hotel? Generally, the excursion prices are rather similar between various distributors in Costa Rica, you can check them on the internet. Sometimes there are... More
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Room Tips
"The higher your room, the less you hear the street noise. "
jfK7053EC
1 week ago
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"Air conditioner well"
gprado309786
10 Sep 2018
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"There are rooms without any window or view to the outside, do not get those room. its best you pay the..."
Vacation360387
15 Aug 2018
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"Just please the curtain in the bath room into a glass panel "
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4 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$82 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
balmoral hotel san jose
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
NUMBER OF ROOMS
113
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