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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Believe your eyes when you see pictures of breakfast. It's delicious. Charming accommodations and super friendly staff. Safe location. You get your money worth, although the beds were quite firm for my taste.

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McMinnville, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel will simply charm the pants right off ya'! We arrived veeeery late, but received a warm welcome at the front desk. As the other reviewers state, breakfast is amazing. If you love nature, especially plants, you will adore Aranjuez. Around each corner is a cozy nook or miniature lush garden to admire. I felt like visiting this hotel...

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Fabián R, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Sally and Jonathan, We're very glad about this review. We simply love it! We appreciate a lot this kind of reviews: is the reason about our work. Thank you for taking your time and for the 5-star review, We hope to see you soon again at Hotel Aranjuez!

Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the main hotel for a week before Christmas, the room was comfortable but very small. Then went on a two-week excursion to the jungle. When we returned, we spent a month in their apartment building (about half a block away from the main hotel complex). The apartment was excellent! A bit hot in the daytime (no insulation...

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Fabián R, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

¡Hola, Alf H.! We're very happy to read this comment! Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review on TripAdvisor! We're very glad to know that you liked your stay and we hope to see you soon! Best regards, Hotel Aranjuez.

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aranjuez has beautiful areas where to sit and enjoy the closeness of the trees and tropical plants.You can see various birds, squirrels and local fauna. The best part is the amazing breakfast, full of choices, colors, creativity and flavor. Rooms are clean and nice. Close to many atractions?

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Fabián R, Owner at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your precious time to share your thoughts and experience on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read through your wonderful comments and we are glad that you enjoyed our breakfast, the room and our gardens. We certainly look forward to welcome you back in the future, to experience...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in the early evening and were met by a friendly reception. After a quick bag drop we headed into town with the map and information provided by the hotel. The rooms seem varied from what we could tell, ours was basic but clean and had everything we needed for the one night. The only complaint was that the...

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Fabián R, Owner at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DJGR, Thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. Guest feedback helps us improve our standards and services in all aspects and we will definitely look into these areas to ensure guest satisfaction. We are working in soundproofing walls, but the Hotel Aranjuez is a fusion of 5 houses built in the 30s,...

Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in another building that had been an appartment. The room was very large with a kitchenette and clean but lacked the charm of the rooms in the nearby hotel. Also no safe. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very creative and ample. We took the bus to downtown San Jose, tricky to get back. There were...

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Fabián R, Owner at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mjkel, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear your overall experience with us. We appreciate all feedback we receive. Best regards, Hotel Aranjuez.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Aranjuez for 1 night and it was fabulous! The hotel doesn't look like much from the street, but you walk through the doors and you and transported to a sweet little forest in the middle of the city. The staff is very kind and helpful and the rooms are clean and comfortable. My absolute favorite part...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rachel M, What a wonderful review! Thank you for sharing your recent experience with our team, we were absolutely thrilled to welcome you as our guests. We want to tell you that, this year, we are planning in remodeling our facade, we hope that you will see it someday! We hope to see you soon! Best regards, Hotel Aranjuez.

Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved staying at Aranjuez Hotel in San José. You get amazing value for the price point. The hotel is super charming with its beautiful indoor garden, nice and super helpful staff. It's rather quiet for being in a city like San José. Each room is different. Breakfast is included and oh-so delicious. The hotel is kinda hard to...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Valérie M! Thank you very much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to meet you and we are delighted to hear that you will stay with us again! This year, we are working in a plan that includes the facade and the Hotel exteriors. We hope that next time you visit us, you will see our progress!...

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flew into SJO and took a taxi to to Aranjuez Hotel - they were super nice and welcoming. I slept perfectly and had a beautiful morning with an amazing breakfast buffet (reason enough to stay). Aranjuez Hotel has a prime location within walking distance but in a quiet neighborhood. Absolutely love the decor and plants everywhere. I would've stayed longer...

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Fabián R, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KelleyDVD, Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Aranjuez! We hope that you will visit us again and for a longer stay!

Wilmington, DE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I spent our last night in CR at this delightful hotel. The staff was extremely helpful. Since we arrived a little early & our room wasn't quite ready, they watched our bags & gave us some recommendations on places to visit nearby. We ended up spending several hours exploring the market, museums, and many parks nearby. The...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tayawhat, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with our team, we were absolutely thrilled to welcome you as our guests. It is incredibly humbling to hear such high words spoken about our hotel by others, and your personal recommendation means the world to us. First of all, we want to tell you that we are working in a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Aranjuez is located in San Jose and is surrounded by a tropical garden. Free breakfast buffet, free WiFi access and free private parking are available. Each room here features an authentic historic decor and will provide you with a cable TV, an outdoor seating area and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. All rooms have a desk and a safety-deposit box. Our wonderfull Breakfast Buffet is also included. At Hotel Aranjuez you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking. The hotel is 1.1 km from Pre-Colombian Gold Museum, 1.2 km from National Theatre of Costa Rica and 1.4 km from Metropolitan Cathedral. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 16 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aranjuez Hotel

Address: 19th Street, Avenues 11 & 13, San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM227 - RM423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranjuez Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Aranjuez Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#3 Green Hotel in San Jose
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#10 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“pretty good wifi”
 of 5 bubbles 573lizt, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get an apartment if you are staying for awhile, excellent views N & S from #420.”
 of 5 bubbles AlfH889, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms far from the street are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles AliciaB620, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to stay in the main building, not the Anex.”
 of 5 bubbles R9564ICrachelm, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Overall a great place to stay in San Jose!”
 of 5 bubbles 13seemam, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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