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Balmoral Hotel, San Jose

3.5 stars
Central Ave, between 7th and 9th StSan JoseSan Jose3344-1000Costa Rica, 800-491-6126
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Excellent4.0 / 5
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
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Balmoral Hotel, San Jose

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $86
  • Deluxe Room, City View
  • Standard Room (Plus)
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 112 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (7 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free valet parking (limited)

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral Hotel San Jose
  • Balmoral San Jose
  • Hotel Balmoral

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 (one way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5907
  • Conference space size (meters) - 549
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1955
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Fireplace
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

EL PATIO DEL BALMORAL - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Balmoral Hotel, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral Hotel San Jose
  • Balmoral San Jose
  • Hotel Balmoral

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 (one way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Excellent 4.0 /5 from 238 reviews

Balmoral Hotel, San Jose
Outstanding5.0 / 5
The only negative was the bad advice given when we were checking in about shopping. One of the guys said there is no shopping at the airport, and directed us to a shopping area that we could walk to from the hotel. When we arrive at the airport, we found that there was souvenir shopping there. We felt misled by the hotel staff.
1 night trip with friends
Balmoral Hotel, San Jose
Outstanding5.0 / 5
We wanted a little luxury after several days of hiking, rafting and other outdoor activities. This hotel was perfect. Great staff, super clean and comfortable room and great dining.
1 night family trip
Balmoral Hotel, San Jose
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Stay outside the city.
Loved the hotel but do not stay in the city.
3 night romance trip
Balmoral Hotel, San Jose
Good3.0 / 5
The hotel was sufficient and clean. I found it very hard to sleep on the hard mattress. A week later I stayed at the El Presidente next door, it was much nicer with premium bedding. But remember El Presidente has a no guest policy.
4 night trip
Balmoral Hotel, San Jose
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great Experience
Hotel Balmoral was a nice hotel considering the location. The room was clean and the service was nice. I would come back to stay at the Balmoral again. The only thing I would recommend is a bigger and wider variety of food for the breakfast buffet.. Overall it was nice.. Thank you Grant and Alicia
2 night romance trip

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Balmoral Hotel, San Jose

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