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Hotel Aranjuez

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Duncan, Ok
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I recently stayed with a group of 18 people at Hotel Aranjuez. I had to make the arrangements at the last minute because our previous plans fell through due to poor business practices of our previous hostel. The staff at Aranjuez was very accommodating and helped me to easily make plans to stay there. They also extended a discount to...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear Paul: Thank you so much for your review. We are very proud of meeting all your needs in an efficient and warmth way. We will continue working hard.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I'm a 28 year old female traveling solo for the first time in Costa Rica and needed a long term apartment with a kitchen to stay in. I needed some dental work done because North America is overpriced and quality and service is not good compared to Costa Rica. I chose Meza Dental Care, and was blown away by the...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear customer: We are extremely proud that you have enjoyed our hospitality and considered your lodging experience with us as a “Perfect one”. : We much appreciate your detailed review. We are taking note of some issues pointed out by you that will help us to improve our service. Since now, we are implementing the following policies. The first one...

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We stayed here for three nights. Hotel is actually a row of older homes interconnected to create a hotel - very charming with garden areas in back. Breakfast was fantastic. As noted by some others, walls are thin and we sometimes heard neighbors talking or TV sounds, but we slept well as people generally were respectful of "quiet time" 10...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for your timely commentary. We regret the sound problem of some of the rooms. We have made many efforts in this subject, but as we mentioned in our web and in other reviews, our priority is to conserve the old charm of the five wooden houses. About the improvements you’ve pointed out, we inform you that...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We stayed in the "Casita Apartment" at Hotel Aranjuez for 5 months from Dec. 2012 to Apr. 2013. The 2-bed, 2-bath apartment was charming and spacious with a private outdoor garden. Safety: We didn't have any problems with walking around during the day or early evening (we aren't night owls, so we can't speak to later at night). However, the...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear Celine: We much appreciate your commentary, specially the nice words addressed to our staff. We all keep good memories of you! During the five months you spent with us, we enjoy sharing your efforts in learning Spanish. For keeping the old days charm of “the Casita”, we were obligated to sacrifice the insulation. Our top priority is recuperating the...

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This hotel was amazing! It was very quiet and decently close to the downtown area. The building itself was interesting to navigate and I spent a little time exploring where all the rooms were. It had a lot of old world character and I found several spots worthy of photos. The bathrooms in the rooms were very nice and clean....

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear customer: We are very proud that you have had an “amazing” lodging experience at Hotel Aranjuez. Your commentary has been very stimulated for all of us. Thank you for valuate all our efforts! We’ll keep the hard work to be one of the best options in San José. ¡Hasta pronto!

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Stayed at the Aranjuez for over a week in the apartments adjacent to the hotel. I have to say the staff was very considerate and patient. They had plenty of information on activities and recommendations on food and drink. I would definately stay here again.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear Rodhop: Thank you for the kind words about our staff. We are also very happy that your lodging experience with us fulfilled your expectations and invite you to repeat the experience.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 May 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 weeks in March and April. We feel we got great value for our money and thoroughly enjoyed out experience. The staff was helpful in organizing tours and provided info to help us plan our time there. The hotel has a mixture of old and new but each part was charming. Our room...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear guests: All our staff has a very good memory of the warm treatment you gave them. We all miss to see you around the garden or the terrace sharing with other customers or just reading or relaxing. We must thank you for staying with us and we hope you keep your promise of “happily” coming back.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 May 2013

I stayed in two different rooms, one at the beginning of our trip in Costa Rica and another for our last night. The entire hotel is cute and cozy. The breakfast is fantastic and definitely worth the money. The staff is also incredibly nice and helpful. But there were some issues when we stayed there. The walls are paper thin....

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear customer: We much regret and apologize for the problems you have had during your stay at Hotel Aranjuez. We especially regret that you haven’t mentioned these problems to the Reception Desk in order to give you a satisfactory solution. Our staff has the obligation to give you another room if you’re not comfortable with the one you’re in. We're...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 May 2013

I stayed 7 nights in the Aranjuez Hotel (the apartments, across the street from the hotel) based on other Trip Advisor reviews. The room was a large studio, with separate kitchen (fridge, microwave, hotplate stove, sink) and modern bath. Couch, small dining table, desk and chair, chest of drawers, 2 closets, electronic safe. Some of the furniture could use updating...

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear guest: We much appreciate your commentary. We especially value your words about our staff. We are very proud that they “make the difference” in your lodging experience at Hotel & Apartamentos Aranjuez. We must let you know that your observation of updating some of the furniture is already in the renovation plan of this year. For providing our customers...

Reviewed 13 May 2013

I would highly recommend staying here when in San Jose. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and the breakfast was great. It is about a 20 minute walk from town but it is nice to stroll around San Jose in any event.

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AranjuezHotelCR, Propietario at Hotel Aranjuez, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you very much for recommending us. It is always a pleasure to read that you have enjoyed the hospitality of our staff and the services offering by Hotel Aranjuez. We are hoping to welcome you again.

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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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • 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: RM216 - RM411 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose
#10 Business Hotel in San Jose
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“pretty good wifi”
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