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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Barceló San Jose for three nights. It is way off the beaten path but the building, lobby and room were in excellent shape. The check in was flawless and the front desk person helped me set up the Internet on my computer. The Internet is a little slow but adequate. The room is good. The bathroom was...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Anthony, From all the Barceló San José Staff we would like to thank you for your recent visit. Although we are quite surprised and dismayed by the content of your review regarding your holiday at our Barceló San José, please rest assured that your comments have been taken onboard and revised by the entire Management team, however we...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently stayed at this hotel with my family and loved it. We stayed on the 6 th floor which had premium services- a concierge desk open all day and a lounge with free beverages ( coffee, tea, wine, beer, juices ), breakfast, light lunch and light dinner options throughout the day. Such a treat especially with our kids who seem...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Johanna, Thank you for the great feedback of your recent holiday experience at our Barceló San José; guest satisfaction is our number one goal and there is nothing better than achieving that, we are happy our hotel and staff were able to meet all your needs during your stay. We want to welcome you back in your next...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is wonderful. We got to drop our bags and spent the day lounging by the pool occasionally going for a swim or hanging out in the hammocks. The service is excellent. Our room is bigger than we would've expected and we're happy to be taking advantage of the gym, complimentary breakfast and ride to the airport. We got...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Annette Thank you very much for leaving these wonderful comments on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay among us. We hope see you soon. Best Regards, Carlos Ruíz Director

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Hotel never fails us. Expert staff and such a beautiful hotel. We upgraded to a suite this time. Balcony over the pool and outdoor dining. Peaceful view of San Jose during a afternoon rain. The suite was very impressive. Wifi,frig,computer, bath and 1/2. Comfy front room area. Linen and bed...we slept like babies. We stay the night before we...

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Channel M, Director General at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Pete B Greetings from Barceló San José thanks for you comment a Trip Advisors we are really happy to hear that you slept like a babies in our B rooms and you enjoy your up grade and the Suite. Hope to serve you again in you next visit to Costa Rica Our best for the 2017 from all...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stay here tonight as tomorrow we have early flight back home. The hotel is clean and look nice. We pay $75 via Expedia and it's very good price for the quality of the hotel The restaurant ( JAPANESE ) is way too expensive but of course they take advantage of short stays travelers

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Channel M, Director General at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sincerely grateful for the time you spent to share your comments on your recent stay in our Barceló San Jose hotel, your detailed review will certainly assist in order to keep on improving the quality of our services for our valued guests. We hope you can visit us in the near future. Best Regards, Debersly Somoza...

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We left on a cool NJ morning, ready to get some sun and fun. At the end of October.We landed on a Friday afternoon, ready to just relax. A friend who lives in San Jose, picked us up and took us to the Barcelo San Jose.We had let him choose our hotels and destinations. It was a beautiful hotel. We...

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Channel M, Director General at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Allen, Thank you for the great feedback of your recent holiday experience at our Barceló San Jose; guest satisfaction is our number one goal and there is nothing better than achieving that, we are happy our hotel and staff were able to meet all your needs during your stay. Please keep us in mind in your next visit...

paris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

90s at its best. Very 'green' hotel, not usual in San Jose. Wonderful pool. Very comfortable large room. Free bus to the airport. Very costarricense style team: friendly and courteous. Last but not least, good breakfast served since 5 AM. Very affordable prices on Their website.

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Alfie Thank you for making our Barceló San José your choice hotel on this occasion and for your very kind recommendation to the travel community of Trip Advisor, this positive feedback keeps us motivated to encounter the compliance of our demanding quality standards. Happy Holidays, Carlos Ruíz Director

Herndon, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you actually want to sleep. Noise ALL night. They shouldn't be charging money for this. Will not stay here again. I guess I had the mistaken idea that hotel rooms might be for sleeping in. They should be paying guests for loss of a night's sleep.

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James We are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the experience in our hotel to the fullest as we strive to make each stay with us an unforgettable one. We have read your review with our utmost attention and will take note of your remarks. Best Regards, Carlos Ruíz Director

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a very welcoming atmosphere. We were greeted by friendly staff the minute we walked in and the ameneties are very good. Tours counter & free airport shuttle is a bonus. Try the bbq platter at the restaurant by the pool, recommended by very funny & friendly guy (sorry forgot his name) was very good & with reasonable...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Lynn First at all, thank you for choosing Barceló San José as your option in your last trip. We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. It will be an honor if you consider us again in your next visit to Costa Rica or any other Barceló Hotels & Resorts....

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We transferred (privately) to here from the nearby airport for a post-flight rest before properly starting our holiday. The door staff and bellboys were well-mannered and welcoming as were the reception staff. The room was very nice; well-presented, very clean and tidy and the beds were extremely comfortable, The en-suite was cleaned to an expectedly high standard although the bath...

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Channel M, Gerente at Barcelo San Jose, responded to this review

Dear RoobnKerry Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. Again we thank you for this very kind review of our hotel and...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo San Jose

Address: Residencial El Robledal | La Uruca, San Jose 458-1150, Costa Rica (Formerly Barcelo San Jose Palacio)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM357 - RM625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo San Jose 4*
Number of rooms: 254
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Also Known As:
Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel San Jose
San Jose Barcelo
Barcelo Palacio Hotel Costa Rica
Barcelo San Jose Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#16 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Only stay here if you do not want to go anywhere and you like the same food day after day and you have time to wait around for it.”
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“The best floor is the 6th floor.”
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“Great room”
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“Enjoy a glass of wine with dinner; very, very reasonable! And of course, there's plenty of great tasting coffee. I like mine con leche.”
 of 5 bubbles Coach-D_NY, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The north side of the hotel is best because you get the city and mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles amot, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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