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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff is super friendly, rooms and building is nice and clean, the pool is great for a quick swim. Only downside is the train that is honking once it starts running early in the mornings. But you'll get to hear the train everywhere if you plan to stay in the center of San José. So bring some earplugs.

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Es un placer que se haya sentido a gusto con nosotros, y que nuestro personal le haya atendido de la...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small Friendly English speaking hotel in Central San Jose (close to everything central). Clean and Good value with a spectacular Argentinian restaurant just over the road (one of the best Rib Eyes around) . Only down sides are no lift (not critical) and a bit noisy (they like their hooters over there). I stayed twice and second time had a...

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Muchísimas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos. Es un placer que haya tenido una experiencia placentera en general, pues...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value for the price, albeit a bit quirky. But we like quirky, so it worked out. We booked the Jr Suite but they had a mishap with the guest who stayed in that room the night before, so they gave us the next best room they had available and the credit owed to us was returned in cash. The...

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Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en escribir un comentario, pues nos ayuda a trabajar en lo que nuestros clientes...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this mainly for its location, in easy walking distance to all sites of the city, to excellent restaurants and bakeries. It's designed like an old colonial mansion, but it dates only to the mid-20th century. And its major addition at the back is only a few years old. I stayed in a large bedroom, one of the original...

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Agradecemos mucho sus lindos comentarios, y en realidad nos motiva mucho que nuestro personal haya hecho lo mejor para brindarle...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on two separate occasions. The first room was very good, the second was small, dark and with no view. Breakfast was adequate but not brilliant. Location close to shops and restaurants and the helpful staff were both very good.

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Muchas gracias por escribirnos sus comentarios, pues lo que nos señala que no le agradó tanto, nos ayuda a ver...

Clawson, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location, amazing staff, lovely rooms, and lovely environment. Breakfast was phenomenal, and we couldn't have asked for anything better to get the experience of being in San Jose while still having a safe and comfortable living area. Highly recommended.

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Agradecemos mucho el tiempo que tomó en calificarnos, pues eso nos indica lo que hacemos bien, y nos motiva para...

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean hotel close to many sites we wanted to see. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, also very knowledgeable about the neighborhood. Breakfast was excellent, with Gallo Pinto, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, meat, coffee, tea, and juice. The price was reasonable and the beds comfortable. We are glad we stayed here

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios. Nos alegra saber que tuvieron una excelente experiencia mientras se hospedaron con nosotros, pues esta...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the location of this place! There were some great restaurants around here and the rooms and beds were super comfortable. I wished we stayed more than one day here! My husband loved that the pillows on the bed too:)

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Muchísimas gracias por calificarnos. Y de verdad, es un placer saber que se sintieron tan a gusto mientras estuvieron acá,...

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I m often a guest in Hotel Colonial and the stuff is always friendly, kind and attentive. I suggest Hotel Colonial because its the price/quality, for the excelent position, and last but not least the closeness to very very good restaurants. Gloria

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Doña Gloria, gracias por sus lindos comentarios, y usted sabe que tienen una casa en San José cada vez que...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Everybody always has his/her own experience. Me personally liked everything. The staff iwas very kind, thoughtful and polite. The room is spacious, light colored with very comfortable beds. The location is very close to the downtown of San Jose and most of city attractions.

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Agradacemos mucho el tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos y señalarnos lo que encontró de buena forma, pues eso nos ayuda...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Breakfast included
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We're your perfect hosts for a restful vacation in cozy surroundings, a restored neocolonial building nearly a century old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: £55 - £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel San Jose
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#20 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“Rooms overlooking the front are more noisy as it fronts a busy street”
 of 5 bubbles peterjstage, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Facing the street is noisy, but I don't mind that. Rear rooms should be quiet; they are far removed from the street, and still have windows facing out to a nice courtyard with a pool.”
 of 5 bubbles LosAngelesTraveler89, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the pool and away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmX9394RH, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not many outlets, but wifi worked in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles baref00ttraveler, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Standard room with matrimonial bed very confortable ”
 of 5 bubbles gloriagavioli, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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