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Hotel Presidente

Central Avenue Blvd 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000 Costa Rica
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#10 of 87 hotels in San Jose
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An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern decor and great service, our 4-star upscale hotel is the symbol of hospitality and the cultural soul Costa Rica's capital city. Celebrated for our eco-friendly tourism practices, Hotel Presidente is a window into Costa Rica's land, people and heritage. Experience an unforgettable vacation adventure, romantic getaway or business trip at Hotel Presidente... the place to relax, connect, inspire, dine, and explore Costa Rica!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
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Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Breakfast available
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Jenifer P wrote a review Jan 2021
17 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved the hotel! It was very cute and trendy, and great location. There is absolutely no parking in the city of San Jose, so this spot is perfect to walk to the main attractions. We did have a car, and they had parking, so it was nice for us to just leave our car there and drive it to the airport when needed. It is about a 30-45 minute drive to SJO. The hotel can be a little difficult to find. The restaurant in the hotel was fantastic! The staff was also very conscious of COVID restrictions, and they had plenty of hand washing stations and sanitizer gel available for guests. Only negative was that the bed was not very comfortable.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Daniel Mikowski, Owner at Hotel Presidente
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your visit and the kind words. We would appreciate if you could contact us via email and let us know the room number in which you stayed so we can make the necessary improvements. Your feedback is very valuable and we thank you for your time. Great travels! Daniel
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Amanda Z wrote a review Dec 2020
Buffalo, New York6 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is a gem! Once you walk through those doors you’re in a peaceful beautiful hotel. Staff is incredibly friendly! Restaurant is top notch! The wait staff went above and beyond to make our dinner great. We will be back!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Daniel Mikowski, Propietario at Hotel Presidente
Responded 18 Dec 2020
Thank you, Amanda. We are glad you had a good stay and enjoyed Azotea, our rooftop bar/restaurant. We hope you enjoy the rest of your visit to Costa Rica and have a good flight home. Happy Holidays and a prosperous and fun 2021. Stay safe, Daniel
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Edgar Andrés G wrote a review Dec 2020
6 contributions
Lovely service. All staff was wonderful. The place is clean and neat. Rooms are comfortable and look good. They customer service that they provide is very good. Food is good. Bar Azotea is AMAZING: excellent food, excellent drinks, lovely ladies working there and the terrace is the best. We will definitely come back and tell our friends.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Daniel Mikowski, Propietario at Hotel Presidente
Responded 10 Dec 2020
Wow! Great review to end a very challenging year on a high note. Thank you very much. Our staff will rejoice reading it. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and wish you happy holidays and a very prosperous 2021 marked by wellbeing and great travels.
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David Z wrote a review Nov 2020
4 contributions
It's a great spot in the city of San Jose! The staff is prompt and attentive. BREAKFAST is from 6AM to 10AM. I had to leave earlier than 6am a few times and they made a small baggy with a sandwich, fruit juice, and a piece of fruit for me in the morning. It was really cool of them to do that for me. They also made me coffee! They have FREE PARKING for those who are renting their own car. They were great about COVID protocols and I felt safe and clean in this hotel. It's located by many cool restaurants.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Daniel Mikowski, Propietario at Hotel Presidente
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Thank you very much for the great review. It is sooooo good to be back "talking" to our guests! Our staff are extremely pleased to have served you and wish you happy holidays, very very prosperous New Year, health, fun and great travels.
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symitones wrote a review Sep 2020
Barcelona, Spain20 contributions43 helpful votes
Located in the center of San José, this hotel offers a professional service, the rooms are bright and spacious, we liked everything and especially the beautiful decoration of this place, the staff were very good and they gave us very interesting explanations for our excursions
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Date of stay: August 2020
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US$91 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Presidente
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Presidente?
Nearby attractions include Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (0.2 km), Galeria Namu (0.4 km), and Jade Museum (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Presidente?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Presidente?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Presidente?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Presidente?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Presidente?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Rojo, Tenedor Argentino, and La Esquina de Buenos Aires.
Does Hotel Presidente have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Presidente offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Presidente located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of San Jose.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Presidente?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Presidente?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (0.2 km), Ruinas de Ujarras (1.6 km), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (0.3 km).
Is Hotel Presidente accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.