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Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Greeted by a polite and professional staff that was very helpful. Property was in excellent condition and my room was spectacular. The only negative is the location. It is in a busy and noisy part of town, but that is life in the big city. I would definitely recommend and will stay there again.

We stayed only one night waiting for flight next day. Is about 45 min drive to airport. Wait staff at roof top restaurant was very inattentive but food was fine. Room toliet ran constantly and deadbolt on room door was broken. Nice shopping around hotel. Lobby was very beautiful.

Fantastic breakfast, right In the heart of San Jose, modern and eclectic decor- would def stay again!

Great location, wonderful staff, comfortable room and beds, great breakfast, great wifi. Awesome rooftop bar! It's not technically open yet but they were serving cocktails (wonderful watermelon mojito) and complimentary apps. It will be great to go back when it's fully open.

Free and convenient parking on site. Very safe and accommodating staff. Complimentary breakfast each morning was great. They really went out of their way to ensure we had an amazing stay.

The best thing is the staff-- if there was a problem they fixed it.

staff was very helpful, had a lot of amenities, that's all

This is a charming, safe hotel near San Jose's tourist attractions. Only stayed one night so experience limited. Iced beer available at a reasonable price in the lobby. Dinner and breakfast both were good. Go early for breakfast as seating is limited.

Everything was good until last day. The breakfast in general was good except the bread that looked made the previous week. All other things were excelent

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Presidente. It is a beautiful building with equally beautiful staff, who were delightful in every way. Their breakfast is fantastic - one of the best my husband and I have ever have!!!

The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. I love this hotel.

Hotel staff was really accommodating and the bartender was sweet. The food was great and the location is perfect.

Oasis in the middle of the jungle city. Very good breakfast and very informative staff

We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica. Location is a little far from the airport but not too bad. The hotel is nice and well maintained with spacious rooms. Breakfast was included and was very good.

Newly remodeled hotel with friendly staff, delicious fresh and hot breakfast and located close to night life, museums, and restaurants.

This is like the ultimate hotel if you want to say in San Jose! It was such a good deal, and even comes with breakfast! The staff was always super friendly, and the hotel was clean and very up to date! I would easily choose this hotel again if I went back to San Jose.

It's a very good place to stay aND it's also very clean and comfortable.

Pleasant hotel experience. Hotel staff is very helpful I speak no Spanish and hotel staff was great. Breakfast is very good. Taxi to hotel from airport was $30 and $35 from hotel to a hotel near the airport. There is no pool some online pictures show what appears to be a swimming pool. There is a workout area.

Hotel was more than I expected and we were absolutely satisfied with everything about the hotel eg. cleanliness, service, security, breakfast and front desk attention. Don't think twice about staying here. Location is perfect for seeing San Jose by foot and located in a safe area. Can't say enough good things about the breakfast buffet with eggs cooked to order. Service in dining room was excellent.

Great location Downtown Great breakfast choices. Helpful friend lyrics staff.

Avenida Central, Calle 7 San Jose San Jose

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from National Theater and Gold Museum
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica is adjacent to popular attractions such as Plaza de la Cultura and National Theater. This 80-room, 3.5-star hotel has a casino along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Centrally located in San Jose, the hotel is also a short walk from Gold Museum and Parque Espana.


Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM. This hotel is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

The 80 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Rooms also include desks.


Property features

Guests staying at Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica enjoy access to a casino, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 20000 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a computer station, and a library.

Room options

Standard 1 Double 1 Twin

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Double Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Superior Double Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Superior King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center

Everyone (15) Couples (66) Business (14) Family (18) Other (33) Friends (18)
5

overnight stay

Everyone

Greeted by a polite and professional staff that was very helpful. Property was in excellent condition and my room was spectacular. The only negative is the location. It is in a busy and noisy part of town, but that is life in the big city. I would definitely recommend and will stay there again.

By , from Florida on Nov 4, 2017

3

waiting for morning flight

Everyone

We stayed only one night waiting for flight next day. Is about 45 min drive to airport. Wait staff at roof top restaurant was very inattentive but food was fine. Room toliet ran constantly and deadbolt on room door was broken. Nice shopping around hotel. Lobby was very beautiful.

By , from Joplin, MO on Aug 30, 2017

5
Everyone

Fantastic breakfast, right In the heart of San Jose, modern and eclectic decor- would def stay again!

By , from chicago on Jun 6, 2017

5

perfect for the price

Everyone

Great location, wonderful staff, comfortable room and beds, great breakfast, great wifi. Awesome rooftop bar! It's not technically open yet but they were serving cocktails (wonderful watermelon mojito) and complimentary apps. It will be great to go back when it's fully open.

By on May 29, 2017

5

great location in the heart of downtown

Everyone

Free and convenient parking on site. Very safe and accommodating staff. Complimentary breakfast each morning was great. They really went out of their way to ensure we had an amazing stay.

By , from Fort Lauderdale on May 19, 2017

5

wonderful staff, great location at a reasonable pr

Everyone

The best thing is the staff-- if there was a problem they fixed it.

By , from san francisco on Apr 30, 2017

5

close to a lot of things

Everyone

staff was very helpful, had a lot of amenities, that's all

By , from boston on Feb 23, 2017

5

charming, safe, and centrally located.

Everyone

This is a charming, safe hotel near San Jose's tourist attractions. Only stayed one night so experience limited. Iced beer available at a reasonable price in the lobby. Dinner and breakfast both were good. Go early for breakfast as seating is limited.

By , from Conroe, TX on Feb 14, 2017

5

good hotel in the center of san jose

Everyone

Everything was good until last day. The breakfast in general was good except the bread that looked made the previous week. All other things were excelent

By on Dec 16, 2016

5

wonderful hotel!

Everyone

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Presidente. It is a beautiful building with equally beautiful staff, who were delightful in every way. Their breakfast is fantastic - one of the best my husband and I have ever have!!!

By , from Raleigh, NC on Dec 8, 2016