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Park Inn by Radisson San Jose
Ranked #9 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect last night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stayed here on our last night in costa rica. Very modern hotel with everything you need. We got a huge room with huge bathroom (did we get an upgrade without knowing it?). Nice breakfast. We just used it as a last stop before taking the bus to the airport so for us the location wasnt that very important. Nice italian-pizza restaurant closeby.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Dear guest:

We appreciate your visit and we look forward to welcome you again at the Park Inn by Radisson San José.

Sincerely,

Gregorio Rodriguez Obando
Quality & Guest Service Manager
Park Inn by Radisson San José
(506) 2257-1011
gregorio.rodriguez@parkinncostarica.com
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

This was a way point for our travels in Costa Rica. It's a older hotel made of concrete. Not that that's a bad thing. It was really clean both in the rooms and all the public areas. There seems to be some plumbing issues in that the toilets barely flushed and the showers barely drained. We stayed in 3 different rooms and these problems were the same in all.
It's within walking distance to the central market area which is a place where there is a lot of "Costa Rican" shopping. Not touristy at all. Typical market stores
The food at the hotel was good enough but walk a few blocks north and get food at El Pueblo, another market area. There a few better restaurants that are better priced as well.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you for taking the time to complete our guest satisfaction survey.
Dear guest:

On behalf of our entire staff at Park Inn by Radisson we apologize for the concerns you shared about your experience at this hotel.. We have the best location in San José just 5 minutes away from the main avenue which is Paseo Colon. Our modern style allow us to be the best hotel in San Jose metropolinan area. I assure you we are working diligently to ensure a similar situation does not occur again in the future.

We appreciate the feedback and will use it to fine tune our operations in the hope that upon your next visit we can exceed your expectations.


Sincerely,

Gregorio Rodriguez Obando
Quality & Guest Service Manager
Park Inn by Radisson San José
(506) 2257-1011
gregorio.rodriguez@parkinncostarica,com
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

Very nice place to stay - had dinner In the restaurant here and it was good - there is a Pizza Hut, Subway, and Kentucky Fried Chicken within a few blocks if you prefer. Beds are cozy, tv has a good selection of channels, internet is not so hot but it's there- good place - we would stay again

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Dear guest:

Thank you for taking the time to letting us know how was your stay. We are glad to know you enjoyed our facilities and convenient location. We look forward to welcome you again at the Park Inn by Radisson San José.

Gregorio Rodriguez Obando
Quality & Guest Service Manager
Park Inn by Radisson San José
(506) 2257-1011
gregorio.rodriguez@parkinncostarica.com
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

While you in San Jose, for business or leisure, you can stay in this perfect brand-new hotel. Huge, spacious rooms, very nice bed and bathroom.
Cons are location (quite far from the centre, around 20 mins walking and it could be unsafe) and breakfast, but that's okay.
Extremely cheap. Enjoy.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 2 June 2014
Dear guest.

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time at the hotel.

On behalf of our entire staff at Park Inn by Radisson we thank you for yourcomment and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the area!

Kind regards,

Gregorio Rodriguez O
Quality & Guest Service Manager
(506) 2257-1011
Park Inn by Radisson San José
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

This hotel is located in a dangerous area in San Jose, Costa Rica. There is nothing around it, You must take a taxi to get anywhere. The breakfast is the same everyday and the service is average. Some of the staff speaks English but they just yes you to a question that requires an actual answer. Far from airport.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 24 May 2014
Google Translation
Gracias por sus comentarios.

Estamos en una zona muy segura en san José, estamos a tan sólo pasos del centro de la capital, hay centros corporativos cerca, supermercados, tiendas, restaurantes, hospitales y farmacias.

Esperamos volver a tenerlo en el mejor hotel de San José muy pronto nuevamente.

Saludos cordiales.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

I just loved the breakfast. And the bar food. And the front desk employees were EXCELLENT. They arranged for local transportation to restaurants, shopping, etc. I wasn't crazy about my room, as the air conditioning was really noisy, or the bed. But the staff and the cooks in the kitchen totally made up for it. Bravo to all!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
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Gracias por su comentarios en nuestra página de trip advisor, Nos complace saber que superamos su expectativa siendo el mejor hotel de San José.

Los esperamos pronto nuevamente.

Saludos cordiales,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

After several days out in the Costa Rican countryside, the Park Inn makes for quite a contrast. But it's an excellent hotel, towering over the neighborhood about a mile from the central plaza of San José. It has almost everything that one would want by way of accommodation, though I would have liked to have a minifridge. The restaurant/bar has a limited menu, but the food was good and well prepared. The breakfast buffet was excellent and included made-to-order eggs. Other than that, there's an AM/PM mini-market on the next block for those sudden urges.

It's easy to get downtown. Walking takes 15-20 minutes, but I walked three blocks to the main drag and caught a bus (40 cents US) to downtown, and then walked back, stopping at some of the historic buildings and squares along the way. I went early in the morning (before 6:30 AM) and it was already quite busy. I know that there are some unsafe neighborhoods, but the hotel seems to be in a very safe neighborhood, and I felt comfortable everywhere on my walk.

If I were to be back in San José and needed access to the center of the city, then I would definitely stay again at the Park Inn. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Higher is better. The north side has a view toward the mountains.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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Gerencia G, Gerente at Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, responded to this review, 17 May 2014
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En nombre del equipo de Park Inn by Radisson San José, agradecemos sus amables comentarios acerca de nuestras instalaciones.

Esperamos que se vuelva a hospedar nuevamente con nosotros.

Saludos cordiales.
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Property: Park Inn by Radisson San Jose
Address: Ave 6, Street 28, San Jose 494-1007, Costa Rica
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Park Inn by Radisson San Jose 3.5*
Number of rooms: 125
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are located just steps from Paseo Colon, SJ's main avenue and walking distance from downtown. Just minutes from the major business and shopping centers of our capital. We are a new, fresh, fun, and environmental friendly hotel of 125 rooms beautifully designed, including 10 suites (60mts2) ideal for long stays. In addition to our RBG Restaurant Bar & Grill, we offer 2 Bars, one located next to the pool, Gym, Business Center & Outdoor Pool located on the 3rd floor. Also we offer underground free Parking and 10 Meeting Rooms to accommodate up to 250 people ... more   less 
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