Balmoral Hotel - San Jose

ex. BALMORAL HOTEL

Ave. Central Entre Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000  show map
 4 stars
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Balmoral Hotel - San Jose

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The 4-star Balmoral Hotel is situated a mere 18 km away from Cathedral. Renovated in 2009, this hotel offers accommodation in a 7-story art deco building.

A theater, a cathedral and a museum as well as cafeterias and restaurants are at a close proximity to the hotel, set in the heart of San Jose and featuring a free car park, allergy friendly rooms and a beauty salon. 10 minutes' walk from San Jose city center.

The venue is set next to stores and a market.

The hotel enjoys a central location within 15 minutes' drive from Tobias Bolanos airport.

Rooms

Comfortable rooms feature wireless internet, flat-screen TV, a seating area, a trouser press and IDD telephone. The rooms look on to the city. The hotel rooms come with hardwood floor and handmade furniture.

Eat & Drink

Serving Costa Rican and Mexican specialties, Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral is about 50 meters away.

Services

Balmoral Hotel provides guests with free shuttle service, ironing service and shopping service.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and a tennis court. Guests may choose from a gym and a fitness center as well as table tennis and racquetball to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Brailled elevators
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Eco friendly
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Tennis court
  • Table tennis
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Down duvets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 7 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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

Ave. Central Entre Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000

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City Center
  • San Jose
    3000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral (cuisine: International, Costa Rican)
    200 ft
  • Mariscar
    100 ft
Parks
  • Central Park
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel Balmoral
Superior Plus Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Clothes rack
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Plus Room

Park Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Balmoral photos Room Suite
Park Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Living room
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:2 bathrooms
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Superior Business Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
Room Description:

“Full Comfort” Whether travelling on business or pleasure, our Superior Rooms offer 269 square feet of comfortable and well equipped resting and working space.

Balmoral photos Room
Standard Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Two-Bedroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Television
  • In-house movie
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Balmoral photos Room
Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|Superior + Breakfast

Balmoral photos Room
Superior Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This larger modern room has simple, attractive décor. There is air conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, a coffee maker, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is included. This is the largest room type.

Balmoral photos Room
Standard Plus Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:In-room safe
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
Balmoral photos Room
Deluxe Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe

Balmoral photos Room
Deluxe Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Offering views of Central Avenue from its balcony, this larger, modern room has simple, attractive décor. There is air conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, a coffee maker, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is included.

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel information
DeLuxe Plus Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Plus

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel information
DeLuxe Plus Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This twin room features a balcony, air conditioning and flat-screen TV.

Standard Business Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Check Prices
Room Description:

“All Basics Covered” Whether travelling on business or pleasure, our Standard Rooms offer 172-247 square feet of convenient and well-equipped resting space.

Luxury Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Plus Room

Balmoral Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • sky walk1.7 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2700 ft

Local attractions

  • Parque La Sabana1.2 mi
    San JoseCosta Rica
  • El Pueblo5.0 mi
    Pavas, San Jose
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica6.0 mi
    Alto de las Palomas, Santa Ana
  • Pueblo Antiguo 3.9 mi
    2 kilometros al oeste del Hospital Mexico, contiguo al Parque Nacional de Diversiones, San Jose
  • Inbio Parque5.3 mi
    Calle Pricipal, Heredia

Near the hotel

  • Precolumbian Gold Museum800 ft
    Calle 5, San Jose
  • Metropolitan Church 1500 ft
    Bordered by Avdas. 4 and 2 and Cs. Central and 1, San Jose
  • Jade Museum 2000 ft
    Avenida 7, Calle 9 y 11, San Jose
  • Parque Espana2800 ft
    Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17, San Jose
  • Central Park 1400 ft
    Calle Central at Avenida 2, San Jose
  • Museum of Contemporary Art and Design1800 ft
    Avenidas 3 y 5, Calles 15 y 17, San Jose
  • Parque Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar2100 ft
    Avda. 11 and C. 11, San Jose

Restaurants nearby

  • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral200 ft

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

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

  • La Criollita200 ft

    Address: Avenida 7
    Phone: 2256--6511

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

  • La Gauchada400 ft

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

    65% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Cuisine: Argentinean
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 15

  • Mariscar100 ft

    Address: Calle 7

  • Tico burguesas400 ft

    Address: 1 calle 9, San Jose

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Hotel Awards

Costa RicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan JoseBalmoral

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

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Balmoral Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 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 Balmoral Hotel - San Jose San Jose location
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Hotel Address:

Ave. Central Entre Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3344-1000

Get directions
City Center
  • San Jose
    3000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral (cuisine: International, Costa Rican)
    200 ft
  • Mariscar
    100 ft
Parks
  • Central Park
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Hotel Awards

Costa RicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan JoseBalmoral

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

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