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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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 rooms at this hotel while in Costa Rica and the process was easy enough to do online and so by the time we got to the hotel in the morning, one of the rooms was already available. We got lucky with both our rooms - they were in a quiet area and very spacious and very, very...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, Seema, What a wonderful review, thank you! The team and I are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Aranjuez and that you found our staff to be "extremely helpful"! We show this review to Rodolfo and he was very grateful! It truly was our pleasure to welcome you both to our home and...

Fuveau, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to stay, within walking distance from the center, the bus terminal and just blocks away from the gastronomic sector ! The staff is kind and helpul. The room was clean and nice. The breakfast is really good, though I would recommend not to take a room within the area of the breakfast room because it gets really noisy...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sèverine F, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear your overall experience at Hotel Aranjuez and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry about the noise near the breakfast area, we are working hard to avoid that problem, Once again, thank you for your review!

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here the first night we arrived in San Jose. Probably a bit of a waste since we arrived late and left early. This funky collection of rooms and gardens was filled with great people. It was about 35 minutes from the airport. We arrived hungry, but there were no food options close by. The breakfast is wonderful and...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sgiglia, Thank you very much for your time to share your review with us, on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the concept of the Hotel. First of all, we are working to create a food option in the night. Also, thank you very much for your review about the breakfast and we are sorry that you didn't...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights as the start to our tour of Costa Rica. The staff are brilliant, really helpful and helped us book a great day our which I will cover in a separate review. We had room 32, which was clean, spacious with a nice large bed and wardrobe. There was also a large safety...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Anna, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear your overall experience in Hotel Aranjuez. We appreciate your honest opinion from room 32, is only this way that we can improve our facilities. Thank you for staying with us and for ranking us with 5 stars. Please feel free to contact us for any assistance you might...

Pistoia, Italy
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Just to reconfirm what other travellers wrote: Great place to stay and fabolous breakfast. I wish I had found other places like this in CR . Highly recommended and good price value! No possibility to smoke in the patio..

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vintagetraveller_13, Thank you very much. Your comment is great! We're glad to know that you wished to find other places like us around Costa Rica, this mean that we're doing our job well. We're also very happy to read you recommend us! Thank you! Hope to see you again! (In Costa Rica, is not allowed to smoke inside of...

Reviewed 5 January 2017

I highly recommend this hotel. Our room was big, comfortable, and the entire hotel is unique and fun to walk around—lots of green spaces and cool hallways. The bathroom was spacious and it was a treat to take a warm shower here after 10 days in the jungles and on the beaches of Costa Rica! The hotel is a nice,...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Thank you so much for writing about your experience at Hotel Aranjuez. It is indeed a pleasure to know that you had such a positive experience here. Our team work so hard to ensure all the food options are prepared and presented to represent our culture, always following our high standards, so it was so wonderful to read...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night before leaving for a three week road trip and it was a very nice stay. Very quiet, which is what you want after traveling 28hours! The reception at the place is very helpful on where to eat and find atm, etc in the area. Breakfast was awesome (fx omelet made to order)! Definitely reccommended!

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steffen: Thank you very much for your comment. We're glad you enjoyed our "authentic Costa Rican home experience". The breakfast is our way of saying thank you for choosing Hotel Aranjuez. We much appreciate your recommendation to the TripAdvisor community.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had one night in San José before heading out on our road trip through the country. This was a nice place to stay - excellent breakfast and a standard room. Not many eateries in the neighborhood but as we only stayed there for a short time it was okay. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Line H, Thank you very much for staying with us! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here! Near the hotel, our guests can find little sodas (restaurants) and the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz, a place with more than 20 restaurants. Additionally, our staff can help you call different express food companies. Don't hesitate to ask our staff for help,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We moved from another hotel in San Jose to this one, and I'm glad we did. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the location is perfect to walk downtown and the breakfast is amazing. If we are ever back in San Jose, this is where we would stay

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Aranjuez Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debby, We're very pleased that you decided to stay with us! Our staff is always at our guests service. We're proud of our employees and we work daily to offer our guests a welcoming and efficient service. Regarding our buffet breakfast, we're glad that you had found it "amazing". We're proud of offering a large menu, full of delicious...

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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
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: RM228 - RM424 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#10 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“We've stayed in about 5 different rooms, and have liked them all.”
 of 5 bubbles lesliefe, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“pretty good wifi”
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“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”
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