I stayed at the Balmoral for two weeks. The location is convenient to the walking zone and there are plenty of taxis and buses if you need them. The breakfast was included and a chef prepares the eggs and pancakes to order. Locals can also eat breakfast there for 4,000 Colones. The staff are very helpful for getting directions and ordering rental cars. The bar overlooks the street and is a popular place on the weekends or anytime there is a big sporting event on television.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hotel Full of Life, Where Everything is Within Reach! The Balmoral is a lively, full service, landmark hotel located on the famous Central Avenue in the historical and vibrant heart of downtown San Jose, Costa Rica and only 10 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). The Balmoral is ideal for both leisure and business travelers. Within walking distance of the hotel, you will find San Jose's main art, cultural, financial, government and historical landmarks, as well as some of city's best entertainment, shopping, and healthcare facilities. From the hotel, you can also take a wide variety of one-day tours to discover Costa Rica's natural beauties. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Balmoral Hotel San Jose