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“I've stayed here many times,but with the new morning guy bring your calculator”
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Hotel Del Rey
los angeles, ca.
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“I've stayed here many times,but with the new morning guy bring your calculator”
Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

I've stayed here many times, the hotel is ok, I totally enjoy the bands at the key Largo and I love Latin women.
I don't recommend the restaurant,but I'm picky.
I've stayed here many times without a problem, but checking out on may 30 the new morning guy was charging me 21$ to much.when I returned to the hotel on june1, Juan working the front desk called the manager and they immediately corrected the charge.
When I was checking out june2 the morning guy tried to pull off the same thing again, this time being ready for his poor math I corrected it. I advise y'all look over your charges and have your calculator handy to devide the total amount of colonies by the latest exchange rate at the hotel.
I like the hotel I only hope that the manager gives the fellow a lesson in using a calculator.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013 via mobile

If you are a single man this is not a bad place. Don't expect overly nice rooms, maid service is good, can't walk 10 steps without a hooker aproaching you, their resturant is crap, and their might be some shady drug business immediately outside the hotel. During the day it is not too far from city center with a lot of shoping, but that's not why men come here. I recommend you do some research into other hotels close by, that offer bfast, and don't have a "joiner fee". I may come back (although I prefer thailand) but won't stay here again.... just not worth it.

  • Stayed May 2013
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London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We chose the Del Rey, and yes, bought the t-shirt. The three of us separated and were in the bars during the evening, moving from one bar to the other. My sister played the casino. The bars are filled with women wanting to make some money, even hitting on us women, which was ok with us. We felt very safe and comfortable in the hotel, as there are plenty of security men all over.....at doors, and in each bar. Staff was very professional. The bartenders were nice and friendly. Our room was roomy, 2 queen beds, quiet, air conditioned, nice bathroom with shower, tv., with a wonderful view of the goings on in the street. Each door to a room is carved wood. We ate at Del Rey restaurant across the street, called Del Mar. Excellent food. I would definitely stay here again, as it is very safe in the hotel.

Room Tip: room 212 if you want to check out street action.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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5 Thank Dinagarnett
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central america
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Located downtown Jose this hotel is withing walking distance of most services....I inspected the rooms and found them to be clean and ate at the restaurant but did not stay there. I strongly suggest that families and couples do not go there as the lobby is a mecca for working girls. There is a casino downstair as well if one is so inclined

Room Tip: As always,,,,inspect before picking
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled solo
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Do not die before you go to the Del Rey hotel when the cab driver ask you where you want to go you say the Del Rey Hotel buy your liquor at the duty free at the air port go to the the del rey have one beer maybe two by this time you will have met the most beautiful women you have ever seen if the only thing on your mind is how much you hate your room go to the del playa Marriott near the air port and pay them 250.00 a night

Room Tip: you sleep during the day and have fun all night
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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5 Thank Edward H
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

If you visit San Jose Costa Rica, everyone will know about the Hotel Del Rey. It has 24 hour operaions for drinking, gambling and prostitutes that are all about. The prostitutes are very beautiful and pack every area that the hotel has.

From the bathroom, casino, both bars, outside, elevator, there are hundreds of prostitutes for men. They are packing in very tight.

The other issue is that there are many thugs there who will try to rob you, sell you drugs or other schemes. I happened to be walking in the park and some girls told me about this so I had to see for myself. They were right.

This is NOT a family hotel at all. This is a hotel for sex, and the hottest and most famous in all of San Jose Costa Rica.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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Norfolk Va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2013

A good place to stay in San Jose on leisure but not a good place for ladies, kids or couples. Front desk staff is friendly although not always the speediest. Rooms are clean but a little small and a little tired. The location is smack in the centre of downtown and taxies are readily available to get around as well as buses for the more adventurous. The food at the hotel is good and reasonably priced but there are also numerous restaurants in the vicinity. All in all, this hotel has a lot going for it at a not too expensive price, but ladies and families be aware there are always a lot of Scarlet Woman hanging about the lobby and 99%+ of the guests are male.

Room Tip: Get a room on a higher level and away from the front due to traffic.
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel Del Rey
Address: 1st Ave & 9th St, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 83 Speciality Lodging in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Del Rey 3.5*
Number of rooms: 104
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