Balmoral Hotel - San Jose

Central Avenue, Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 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

24-hour reception

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

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Sauna

Overview

Balmoral is a 7-story hotel in an entertainment area of San Jose at a close proximity to Jade Museum, National Museum and Cathedral offering comfortable rooms with a spectacular view over the city. Built in 1955, the hotel is a combination of traditional architecture and contemporary facilities.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. There are cafeterias and restaurants in the area.

Shoppers will appreciate a market and stores at a short distance from the hotel.

Balmoral Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Tobias Bolanos airport.

Rooms

This superior hotel comprises of standard plus twin room, standard business room and two-bedroom double room with modern décor and such comforts as a sitting area, direct dial phone, high-speed internet, a wardrobe and flat-screen TV as well as spacious bathrooms. The rooms are furnished with elegant handmade furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the bar. The 24-hour restaurant serves international dishes. Offering a variety of dishes, Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral and Tico burguesas are just about 50 meters away.

Services

A hairdresser, a news stand and a safe deposit box along with a conference room, a copier and fax/photocopying services are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Guests are offered to use a sauna, a health club and a Jacuzzi. A fitness center and a gym as well as racquetball and table tennis are provided on site.

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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • 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
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • 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 available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid 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

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 7 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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

Central Avenue, Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 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
    430 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    112

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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:Accessible by lift
  • Media:CD player
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Plus

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

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  • 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
Deluxe Business Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Room Description:

“Urban Chic” Whether travelling on business or pleasure, our Deluxe Rooms offer 274-344 square feet of bright and fully equipped resting and working space. An enclosed balcony offers spectacular city views while overlooking the bustling sidewalks of Avenida Central.

Superior Business Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • 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 and 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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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

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  • 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
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Single bed

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

Junior Suite|Junior Suite

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Suite
City view
  • 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:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Single bed

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  • 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
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Superior Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Balmoral photos Room
Standard Plus Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • 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
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
  • CD player
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe

Balmoral photos Exterior Hotel information
DeLuxe Plus Room
City view
  • 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
  • CD player
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Plus

Standard Business Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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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 Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Balmoral Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • sky walk2.8 km

Popular areas

  • City Center800 m

Local attractions

  • Parque La Sabana1.9 km
    San JoseCosta Rica
  • El Pueblo8.1 km
    Pavas, San Jose
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica9.8 km
    Alto de las Palomas, Santa Ana
  • Pueblo Antiguo 6.3 km
    2 kilometros al oeste del Hospital Mexico, contiguo al Parque Nacional de Diversiones, San Jose
  • Inbio Parque8.5 km
    Calle Pricipal, Heredia

Near the hotel

  • Precolumbian Gold Museum250 m
    Calle 5, San Jose
  • Metropolitan Church 470 m
    Bordered by Avdas. 4 and 2 and Cs. Central and 1, San Jose
  • Jade Museum 600 m
    Avenida 7, Calle 9 y 11, San Jose
  • Parque Espana810 m
    Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17, San Jose
  • Central Park 430 m
    Calle Central at Avenida 2, San Jose
  • Museum of Contemporary Art and Design500 m
    Avenidas 3 y 5, Calles 15 y 17, San Jose
  • Parque Zoologico Nacional Simon Bolivar660 m
    Avda. 11 and C. 11, San Jose

Restaurants nearby

  • Restaurante El Patio del Balmoral20 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 Criollita50 m

    Address: Avenida 7
    Phone: 2256--6511

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

  • La Gauchada110 m

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

    65% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Cuisine: Argentinean
    Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 18

  • Mariscar10 m

    Address: Calle 7

  • Tico burguesas80 m

    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:

Central Avenue, Calle 7 Y 9, San Jose, Costa Rica, 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
    430 m
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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