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Jacksonville, Florida
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was nice and clean, restaurant Tropicana was good. Views of city were nice. Friendly staff. We had some drinks in the bar and the service was good. Could also order food there so that was nice as well.

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birmingham
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A decent room with a good view, we enjoyed a few drinks at happy hour in the bar which were good value at 2 for 1 from 5pm to 6pm, but not well advertised. Barman was very good. Not far from the Italian Sapore Trattoria restaurant which I would recommend for dinner, the receptionist was unable to book this for... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was originally booked to sat here three nights but left after the first night. Hotel is old and very run-down and dark. The room decor is ok but there are many stains on the carpets and the blind do not close all the way (I had to use a chair to hold the blinds in place). The windows are also... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent 11 days on the executive level of the Holiday Inn Aurola and really enjoyed my time. I was fortunate to get a corner room with many windows and views over the city and mountains. Continental and breakfast buffets were both very good and room service options vast with great and friendly service. From a business perspective, I... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At first glance, this hotel has everything you expect from a stateside Holiday Inn. The lobby is well maintained. The furniture appears new. The brass and chrome gleam. Similarly, the bed was exceptional. My corner room had new furniture and the bell captain was very helpful throughout my stay. He did not expect a gratuity but was clearly grateful for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was put up at the Aurola by local colleagues with whom I had meetings with in San Jose. It faces a nice town square and it was just a few meters away from where I needed to be so the location---for my purposes--was super convenient. The hotel offers clean, well maintained, and spacious guest rooms that are similar in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for one night. Great location with amazing views of the city. The service was OK. The hot tub was out of service and the pool is located such that you have to walk through a large conference area to access it (in my case there was a large convention going on which was awkward to say... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Aurora is located in downtown of san jose. You can walk to get to museums and the main public market. The room rate includes free breakfast. There is a formal restaurant with a beautiful view of downtown. Enjoy!

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Crawley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights during our tour of Costa Rica. The first two at the start of the tour we were on the 8th floor .Large clean spacious room, with all the facilities expected of a modern hotel. Only ate on one night due to a late arrival on the first night,food in the top floor restaurant was excellent with wonderful... More 

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Doncaster
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a single night before flying home. Chosen because of the central location, so we could see a bit of the city centre, and it certainly lived up to expectations in that respect, although I found the main city centre a bit of a disappointment compared to the rest of the country, but that's not the hotel's fault!!... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola

Address: 5th Avenue and 5th Street | PO Box 7802-1000, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM378 - RM538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose Downtown Aurola 3.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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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
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in San Jose
#13 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#17 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Definitely a high floor for the view!”
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“Near to the elevator the loudspeaker music can be hard in teh bathroom”
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“Our non smoking room had smoke pouring through the vent, so ask for one that doesn't have this.”
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“We had two stays here, one for 2 nights and 1 night. Both times we had really good rooms, quiet and clean.”
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