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Hotel Aranjuez

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Diego
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed one night here. We were in the building that's away from the hotel office, it's like an apartment building. The room itself was large, especially the bathroom, which was nice, good lighting. There wasn't much liquid soap in the shower to use, I had a bar of soap with me that hubby and I shared. They don't provide...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had one of the modern rooms in the block opposite the main hotel. From what I saw I preferred this location as it was quieter (and modern). We looked at one of the rooms in the main block and it seemed you would be affected by noise from nearby rooms. You can walk into the city centre quite easily...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really neat little spot. It's more like a fancy hostel than a hotel. Room was clean with an attached bathroom. Some rooms appeared to have a communal bathroom. Shower was very large with a rain like head. Staff was very friendly. Free wifi was good enough to stream movies! Beds were average but I've slept on much worse out of...

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

Mr. David F, Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review on TripAdvisor. We're glad to read that you liked you're stay with us. We have five different categories of rooms: one with share bathroom (5 rooms) and the rest with private bathroom (48) the price of all our rooms includes the buffet breakfast, the taxes...

Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast at Aranjuez is outstanding and was the reason that our stay here stood out. The hotel is a sprawling maze of rooms that I found fun to wander around. The staff was friendly and helpful with advice and recommendations; checking in and out was quick and easy. The location is good, fairly close to downtown and a five...

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

Dear, Aaron C, We're very happy to read reviews like yours. We work everyday to offer experiences like the one you describe. Thank you very much and we are glad to have you back at Hotel Aranjuez. You're more than welcome at any time! Best regards, Fabián Romero, Hotel Aranjuez.

Guatemala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Aranjuez for one night and were completely delighted by the design of the hotel that is basically 5 houses together. Mostly is made of wooden floors and the rooms are clean and spacious. They are eco friendly so don't give you hand towels or bathroom mat, but it was ok. Breakfast is included, and by traveling in...

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

Dear Ximena, Thank you very much for this lovely review about your stay at Hotel Aranjuez. We work day by day in recovering our traditions. We focus on the rescue of our architectural heritage, the hospitality of our people, our culinary tradition and the conservation of the environment. We hope to see you soon!

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small quaint hotel with extremely nice helpful staff. Clean spacious comfortable room. Good wifi available in the room. Great breakfast with made to order omelets. In my opinion great value in a unique quaint property with a great location. I would absolutely stay here again.

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for this lovely review! We work everyday to offer our clients a great value experience in our Hotel! We are looking forward to seeing you soon, Best regards, Fabián Romero Jara, Hotel Aranjuez.

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful, it had a couple of free parking wich was great and was walking distance to restaurants and interest places, althogh streets were a bit lonely at night and you might want to be carefull. The breakfast was great, the only bad thing is they had limited shower towels and the shower did...

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

Dear pxcghaaaaa, Thank you very much for your excellent comment about your staying with us! It's always nice to read such good comments about our work. Like you mentioned, near the hotel our guests can find a lot of restaurants (they can go to the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz where they can find more than 20 restaurants) and interest places...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stayed in March at the beginning and end of our tour of Costa Rica. We took rooms with a shared bathroom, due to our budget, they cost about $42 with taxes each, and I honestly don't think you could do better in such a central location, with the most fabulous breakfast included. I have never had such a good...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Wow, Katebrenchely, Simply a wonderful review. Thank you very much for taking your time to write this lovely opinion on TripAdvisor. We are delightful to read that you liked our non-traditional hotel experience and specially our buffet breakfast. Also, we are trying to solve the cat problems in the Hotel. Once again, we appreciate this great review and we hope...

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived in San Jose late at night so didn't really get to appreciate this place until the next morning.... breakfast was delicious, served on a delightful terrace. Location is great - better than being right in the centre, be sure to check out Calle 33 with great bars and restaurants just a 5/10min walk away.... the hotel provided us with...

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

Dear JennyGaylor, Thank you very much for this lovely review! We're glad that you liked our Hotel and our buffet breakfast. We hope to see you soon in the near future! Best regards, Fabián Romero Jara.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I stayed here with my significant other in April. We arrived around 11:30PM and were surprised that someone was at the front desk to check us in. Check-in was easy and we stayed in room 20. The room was pretty basic and clean, had a flat screen TV, and ceiling fan. The bathroom was very clean and modern, though there...

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

Simply amazing review. Thank you very much, Mr. Jason, for taking your time to write your opinion in TripAdvisor. We want to remind you that we are an Eco-friendly hotel, that's the reason why all bathrooms have a dispenser for soap and shampoo just to avoid waste. We are very sorry about your Iphone! Aranjuez is a very safe neighborhood,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
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 Hotel Aranjuez

Address: | 200 mts. norte, 200 oeste y 25 sur de la Iglesia Santa Teresita., San Jose 2070, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM214 - RM401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aranjuez 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Hotel Aranjuez 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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“If you want quaint, then a room in the main hotel, otherwise the modern block opposite is quieter”
mt93, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“All good, depends on your budget.”
katebrenchley, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some of the shared bathroom rooms seemed larger, more airy.”
  • comfortable beds
AprilCBlu, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the breakfast”
669natb, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We've stayed in about 5 different rooms, and have liked them all.”
lesliefe, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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