Hotel Balmoral - San Jose

Central Avenue Between 7Th And 9Th, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Balmoral - San Jose

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Balmoral is a 4-star hotel offering a non-smoking accommodation not far from Parque La Sabana, National Museum and National Theater . The hotel's traditional building set in the center of San Jose was completely refurbished in 2009.

Jade Museum, Central Park and Plaza de la Cultura are located just 150 meters from the venue. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

Cafeterias and restaurants are set close to the property.

The venue is notable for the good location within a 10-minute drive to Tobias Bolanos airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 112 rooms equipped with a refrigerator, a separate toilet, satellite TV, an iron with ironing board and a minibar. Some rooms feature views over Morazan Park. They are fitted with spacious bathrooms with a magnifying mirror, towels and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try delicious meals of international cuisine in the ideal restaurant onsite. Complimentary drinks are offered in the café bar. The venue is set next to a bus stop and just 50 meters from Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral and Tico burguesas.

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a spa center, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. The hotel offers a gym and fitness classes for active guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   112.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine
  • Brailled elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Twin bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Daybed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fireplace in room

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Balmoral - San Jose San Jose location
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Hotel Address:

Central Avenue Between 7Th And 9Th, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000

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City Center
  • San Jose
    900 m
Airports
  • Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
    7.6 km
  • Juan Santamarнa International (SJO)
    16.1 km
Restaurants
  • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral (cuisine: International, Costa Rican)
    20 m
  • Mariscar
    10 m
Parks
  • Central Park (Parque Central)
    430 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    112

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Balmoral photos Room
Deluxe
Bed type: Double bed or Double beds or 1 King-size bed or 2 Double beds
Size: 32 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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344 square feet rooms

Room facilities
    Hotel Balmoral photos Room
    Superior
    Bed type: Double bed or Double beds or Twin beds
    Size: 25 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    269 square feet rooms

    Room facilities
      Hotel Balmoral photos Room
      Standard
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 19 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      210 square feet rooms

      Room facilities
        Suite
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        From 861 square feet with 2 comfortable rooms, 2 bathrooms and a living room, perfect for families.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Balmoral - San Jose San Jose location
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        Hotel Address:

        Central Avenue Between 7Th And 9Th, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000

        Get directions
        City Center
        • San Jose
          900 m
        Airports
        • Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
          7.6 km
        • Juan Santamarнa International (SJO)
          16.1 km
        Restaurants
        • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral (cuisine: International, Costa Rican)
          20 m
        • Mariscar
          10 m
        Parks
        • Central Park (Parque Central)
          430 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          7
        • Number of rooms:
          112

        Hotel Awards

        Costa RicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan JoseHotel Balmoral

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Costa Rica

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        Hotel Balmoral Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • sky walk - 2.8 km

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 800 m

        Local attractions

        • Parque La Sabana - 1.9 km
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        • El Pueblo - 8.1 km
          Pavas, San Jose
        • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica - 9.8 km
          Alto de las Palomas, Santa Ana
        • Pueblo Antiguo (Parque Nacional de Diversiones) - 6.3 km
          2 kilometros al oeste del Hospital Mexico, contiguo al Parque Nacional de Diversiones, San Jose
        • Inbio Parque - 8.5 km
          Calle Pricipal, Heredia

        Near the hotel

        • Precolumbian Gold Museum - 250 m
          Calle 5, San Jose
        • Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana) - 470 m
          Bordered by Avdas. 4 and 2 and Cs. Central and 1, San Jose
        • Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade) - 600 m
          Avenida 7, Calle 9 y 11, San Jose
        • Parque Espana - 810 m
          Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17, San Jose
        • Central Park (Parque Central) - 430 m
          Calle Central at Avenida 2, San Jose
        • Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 500 m
          Avenidas 3 y 5, Calles 15 y 17, San Jose
        • Parque Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar - 660 m
          Avda. 11 and C. 11, San Jose

        Restaurants nearby

        • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral - 20 m

          Address: San Jose, Avenida Central, entre calles 7 y 9
          Phone: 22211700

          68% likes this, based on 184 reviews
          Cuisine: International, Costa Rican

        • La Criollita - 50 m

          Address: Avenida 7
          Phone: 2256--6511

          71% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Cuisine: Costa Rican

        • La Gauchada - 110 m

          Address: 175m sur del Canal 7
          Phone: 2232 6916

          65% likes this, based on 45 reviews
          Cuisine: Argentinean
          Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 20

        • Mariscar - 10 m

          Address: Calle 7

        • Tico burguesas - 80 m

          Address: 1 calle 9, San Jose

          76% likes this, based on 7 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          7
        • Number of rooms:
          112

        Hotel Awards

        Costa RicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan JoseHotel Balmoral

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Costa Rica

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        Hotels nearby
        Cities nearby
        • Alajuela hotels - 18 km
        • Santa Ana hotels - 11 km
        • Birri hotels - 16 km
        • Heredia hotels - 26 km
        • Santa Barbara hotels - 15 km
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        • Curridabat hotels - 5 km
        • San Rafael hotels - 5 km
        • Grecia hotels - 29 km
        • La California hotels - 2 km

        Hotel Balmoral Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Balmoral

        Average guest rating

        7.2out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 16 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          8.8

          Staff were very friendly and exceptionally helpful!

          Free Internet is only available in the hotel reception area..

        • Single
          10.0

          I enjoy being next to all the shopping

        • Single
          7.0

          Location in middel of Town

          Plastic at breakfast.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Balmoral - San Jose San Jose location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Central Avenue Between 7Th And 9Th, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000

        Get directions
        City Center
        • San Jose
          900 m
        Airports
        • Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
          7.6 km
        • Juan Santamarнa International (SJO)
          16.1 km
        Restaurants
        • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral (cuisine: International, Costa Rican)
          20 m
        • Mariscar
          10 m
        Parks
        • Central Park (Parque Central)
          430 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          7
        • Number of rooms:
          112

        Hotel Awards

        Costa RicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan JoseHotel Balmoral

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Costa Rica

        Use Badge