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Balmoral Hotel

Avenida Central Calles 7 y 9, San José 10303, Costa Rica
+506 2222 5022

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8.2

Excellent
based on 1,385 reviews
Balmoral Hotel - San José, Costa Rica
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 2.3 km
Location rating 9.2
Nearest airport San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Distance to airport 16.1 km

Rooms

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Standard rooms

$115+

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Double rooms

$128+

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Superior rooms

$147+

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Deluxe rooms

$174+

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Queen bed
$229 per night
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$310 per night

Reviews

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Traveller rating

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beds were very comfortable in 35 reviews
charged my debit in 6 reviews
close to restaurants in 5 reviews
close to restaurants and shops in 27 reviews
free parking in 22 reviews
friendly staff in 88 reviews
good breakfast in 124 reviews
good hotel in 67 reviews
great location in 130 reviews
heart of the city in 26 reviews
hot water in the shower in 36 reviews
little dodgy in 3 reviews
old rooms in 72 reviews
pedestrian walkway in 3 reviews
right downtown in 15 reviews
san jose in 28 reviews
shopping mall in 8 reviews
tea maker in the room in 9 reviews
walking distance to museums in 10 reviews
  • Okay
    Oct 2019
    5.0

    Lots of stores close by

    Cockroaches at night

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    8.3

    Great location, easy to get around from the hotel location. The rooms were neat and well kept.

    The restaurant area closes very early.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.2

    Great location, close to the plaza, gold museum, shopping and restaurants etc

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.6

    Very nice hot breakfast .Larger than usual room .

    The front desk staff are very helpful. To enter hotel you have to pass through parking lot or walk through shopping area .

  • Good
    Sep 2019
    6.7

    The breakfast was good.

    The air conditioning did not work well

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About

Overview

Located in the historical and lively heart of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, right on Avenida Central, Costa Ricas most famous and visited pedestrian-boulevard and only 11 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport. Within walking distance of the Balmoral, you will find San Joses main art, cultural, financial, government and historical landmarks and institutions e.g. National and Melico Salazar Theaters, National, Gold and Jade Museums, the Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as some of citys best entertainment, shopping, and healthcare facilities.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.2 Excellent

based on 1,385 reviews

9.2

Location

7.7

Service

5.7

Food

5.4

Amenities

Things to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Clean rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Wonderful sightseeing

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:30

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Parking
Complimentary breakfast
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Car hire
Internet
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Storage available
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Lift
Massage
Laundry facilities
Express check out
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Free valet parking
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Babysitting or child care
Currency exchange on-site
Cable or satellite TV
Sauna

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Museo de Oro 159 m
  • Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica 201 m
  • Morazan Park 206 m
  • Museo del Jade 263 m
  • Parque Espana 309 m
  • San Jose Cathedral 399 m

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