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    Hotel Colonial

    Calle 11, Avenidas 2 y 6 | Behind La Soledad Cathedral, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good35%
    • Average29%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    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...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 17 February 2017
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    Es un placer que se haya sentido a gusto con nosotros, y que nuestro personal le haya atendido de la...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    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...More

    Thank peterjstage
    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 17 February 2017
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    Muchísimas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en calificarnos. Es un placer que haya tenido una experiencia placentera en general, pues...More

    Reviewed 11 February 2017

    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...More

    Thank SharonChicago
    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 13 February 2017
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    Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo en escribir un comentario, pues nos ayuda a trabajar en lo que nuestros clientes...More

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    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...More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 13 February 2017
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    Agradecemos mucho sus lindos comentarios, y en realidad nos motiva mucho que nuestro personal haya hecho lo mejor para brindarle...More

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    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.More

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    Response from SilviaVargas, Gerente at Hotel ColonialResponded 13 February 2017
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    Muchas gracias por escribirnos sus comentarios, pues lo que nos señala que no le agradó tanto, nos ayuda a ver...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$62 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #21 Business Hotel in San Jose
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
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    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Colonial Hotel San Jose
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    keyguys
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello!!! Yes, we have a parking available although it has a cost $12 per day. But we also have one space in our property, and if it is available for the nights you need we can reserve it for you free of charge.
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    16 June 2015|
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    Response from SilviaVargas | Property representative |
    Hello. The transfer from the airport is $35 up to 4 pax. The time that ride will take depends on the hour you need it, it could be around 40 minutes to 1 hour.
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    "Be sure you get the room you paid for. We booked two rooms with two double beds each, and were originally..."
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    "Higher floors might be a bit quieter."
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