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Hotel Don Carlos

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PORTLAND,OREGON
Reviewed 1 December 2009

This is not your BIG BOX hotel. It is charming,has great Costa Rican history and is close to downtown .The front desk was able to book some tours for us,the best was the canopy tour. The zip lines were great . The hotel has a large gift shop and the prices seemed in line with other shops The rooms were...

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Spokane, WA
Reviewed 27 November 2009

Location was perfect for me close to center of San Jose for shopping. Establishment was very clean and well maintained. Exceedingly courteous, helpful, professional staff with many english speakers, which I needed. I was impressed with the extensive original art collection displayed throughout the hotel. Restaurant is very nice with outdoor seating available and serving tastey, inexpensive meals. Made purchase...

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Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2009

I had visited Don Carlos on earlier trips to shop their gift shop, but finally stayed there this time. Everything about this Hotel is great. The beauty of the hotel with the artwork, fountains, and decor is the best. Location is right near downtown, but in the beautiful Barrio Amon area.

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miami
Reviewed 3 October 2009

I liked the hotel and having lived in the city for so long. The neighborhood was not that big a distraction. I would take children to this hotel. Two things that ruined the stay where the breakfast (awful) and getting bit by bed bugs.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 September 2009

Realy nice. Good food i the restaurant as well. It is colonial styl hotel whit big roms at nice patio. Recomended for a romantic weekend!

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Montreal
Reviewed 26 August 2009

We selected Hotel DOn Carlos based on previous reviews from this site, on the artwork they are said to have and for its price/quality. The hotel's common area boast with paintings and other artifacts and the staff is very friendly and helpfull (they even kept some clothes we forgot until our return). However, after two weeks in Costa Rica's tropical...

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San Diego
Reviewed 14 August 2009

This hotel has regular rooms and superior rooms for about $10 more. We visited during green season so the front desk staff had the time to give us a tour and show us a few rooms. The standard rooms were nice, clean and comfortable looking. The two superior rooms we saw were both unique and fun. We ended up taking...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 July 2009

Travelers: 60, 40 & 11 year old females first time in Central America We stayed our first two night in Costa Rica and enjoyed it quite a bit. Because we had heard that San Jose can be unsafe at night we did not go out at night but otherwise felt fine walking around during the day. The stay was friendly...

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Lawrence, KS
Reviewed 11 July 2009

I (24) was traveling Costa Rica with my family, Mother and Father who are both in their fifties and two younger brothers (ages 17 and 20). We asked to stay in their two bedroom suite which was $95 a night. They must have a magic digital camera because it didn't look like the room we viewed on their website. We...

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Charlotte
Reviewed 24 June 2009

The hotel was lovely. The rooms were basic but very clean. Service was excellent. Breakfast was great as was dinner in the restaurant. The only downside was the noise from the street...ask for an interior room.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Don Carlos

Address: Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €58 - €73 (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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“Choose room away from road, very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 593iang, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 3rd floor was fairly quiet, although you could hear traffic noise outside.”
 of 5 bubbles BlomidonBud, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best to avoid the central courtyard as conversations in the reception area transmit right into the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Angie4Stu, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from reception as it can get noisy with people coming and going.”
 of 5 bubbles VermontJerry, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I don't think that there could be a 'bad' room in this hotel. There is traffic, but I didn't really notice it in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Dave_SHP1313, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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