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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 May 2015

when I arrived at the airport my driver was waiting with a sign with my name one it ad took me to the door of the hotel and carried my luggage in for us. From the moment we arrived at the hotel the service was excellent and very helpful in helping us with a rental car that was dropped off...

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ATLANTIC CITY
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We stay at this Hotel for a weekend May 01, 2015...The friendliest staff I have ever encountered ... ( You really know what customer service is about ) Thank you so much for making us feel at home . Strongly recommended... We visited Volcano Poas ....1.5 hours from San Jose....Jonathan at front desk arranged a Car Rental ( $ 65...

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danielmh, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear JDSinclaire, Thank you for staying with during International Workers' Day weekend, and for writing this great review which we will post on our Staff board so Jonathan, the girls at front desk Mercedes, Milagro and Jill, and Doña Luz - who was in charge of your Suite - can get the “kudos” they deserve from the entire Team. We...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We stayed here for 10 days, stored our luggage some days and went and stayed in other places in Costa Rica. We did have breakfast here many mornings and stayed lots of nights here. The breakfasts was typical Costa Rican food, rice & beans, papaya, pineapple, bananas, watermelon, yogurt, granola, cheese, bread and personal omelets. The place is clean, easy...

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Portugal
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

What we loved about the hotel was its cleanliness and comfort. Kind and helpful staff at reception. Nice but simple decoration. Great location in the centre. Good breakfast with fresh food. Great start to a 2-weeks stay in costa Rica. Thank you Hotel Presidente!

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Merrimac, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 May 2015

This hotel is located on the pedestrian walkway which makes it easy to walk around and see everything without having to take a taxi. The only bad thing I can say is it's not easy to get to because of the one way streets and walkway. Once we found it and parked by their private parking lot they were so...

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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

I would recommend this hotel, because of the location, friendly helpful staff & and the amazing breakfast! If you are visiting San Jose ( down town ) this is the olace to stay!!! The rooms are clean and modern!

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Reviewed 1 May 2015

5 night in this hotel is WAY Tooooo long... nothing to write home about... dated place in bad/dangerous location at night, but that's how I would describe Ave Central and most of old San Jose... breakfast pretty good, but that's about it!

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The staff here was incredibly accommodating and responsive to all of our needs. A special thanks to Jorge, who went above and beyond! The rooms have standard amenities, although we had to ask for a refrigerator. It arrived promptly and was already cooled down, which was nice. Breakfast was included and was outstanding, with omelets to order and plenty of...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I arrived in San Jose for work without knowing really what to expect. At first I was interested by the movement on the streets. The hotel is situated on a pedestrian street packed with shops and restaurants. After my check -in ,witch was very good and the people at the front desk where very nice and punctual at taking care...

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danielmh, Owner at Hotel Presidente, responded to this review

Dear Skyroplane, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing our Hotel. I can testify to Mr. Trumpeter’s (Mr. Tuba actually) particular style of playing since back in the early 2000s my office used to be near the street and he’s been around for a very, very, very long time. Since then we installed sound proof windows in our guestrooms...

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

We had a clean, comfortable room with a king bed. The hotel is conveniently located on a pedestrian-only street in the center of town. Within walking distance are attractions such as the National Theater and Cathedral. Plenty of shops and restaurants are nearby. The breakfast was excellent, and included in the very reasonable nightly rate. There was a good bit...

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

Additional Information about Hotel Presidente

Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM370 - RM590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose
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#1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#8 Family Hotel in San Jose
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“I am not sure how to get a room with a view. Our room looked into another tall building and it was not particularlly good,”
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“Ask for room with real window/view. Some rooms have window opening to walls.”
smny, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an interior room, to avoid the street noise.”
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“both our rooms were good”
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“All seem fine”
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