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4.0 of 5 guest rating
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Superior Room
312 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room, City View
Room with view
409 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room (Plus)
194 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 Double Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Plus
Room with view
344 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Plus
312 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room
172 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Art Deco hotel connected to a shopping center in San Jose with free breakfast

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant

Location

Located in the heart of San Jose, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Gold Museum (Museo de Oro), Jade Museum, and National Theater. National Museum of Costa Rica and National Center of Art and Culture are also within 10 minutes. San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station is 7 minutes by foot and San Jose Atlantic Station is 11 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business center, and conference space.

Room Amenities

All 112 rooms offer comforts like premium bedding and down comforters, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars, room service, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property. Event facilities measuring 5909 square feet (549 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Balmoral Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1955
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space size (meters) - 549
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5909
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 112
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Balmoral Hotel offers 112 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This San Jose hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10:00 AM.

EL PATIO DEL BALMORAL - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night
  • 1 per room (up to 11 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral Hotel San Jose
  • Balmoral San Jose
  • Hotel Balmoral

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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