Hotel Balmoral
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8.1Excellent

1,532 reviews

1,532 reviews

Location 8.9
Service 8.7
Cleanliness 8.4
Facilities 7.3
Value for money 6.9
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8.9Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Exceptional for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
Plaza de las Artes
90 m
Museo de Oro Precolombino y Numismática
170 m
Jade Museum
170 m
Morazan Park
200 m
Metallic Building
270 m
Closest landmarks
El Túnel de Tiempo Disco
10 m
Museo de Jade
380 m
Tienda eNe
390 m
Annemarie's Boutique
390 m
Yellow House
390 m

Hotel Balmoral

Avenida Central Calles 7 y 9, Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica, 10303 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Carmen part of San Jose, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Juan Santamaría International Airport. This 4-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Check-in/out [express]

Hiking

Facilities

Airport transfer

Valet parking

Pets allowed

Shuttle service

Fitness center

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in San Jose every 48 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money6.9
Location rating8.9
Nearest airportTobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
Distance to airport7.5 km

Rooms available at Hotel Balmoral

Superior Room
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 double beds
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Family Suite
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  • Room size: 83 m²/893 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds & 1 double be...
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Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds or 1 queen be...
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Deluxe Plus
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds or 1 queen be...
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 double beds or 1 king bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 49 m²/527 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Junior Suite with Balcony
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 double bed & 1 double bed
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Suite with Balcony
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  • Room size: 78 m²/840 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 king beds
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Suite with Terrace
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  • Room size: 51 m²/549 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds
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Presidential Suite
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  • Room size: 59 m²/635 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Frequently asked questions

What attractions are close by Hotel Balmoral that are in walking distance?

While remaining at Hotel Balmoral, jump start your holiday break by checking out the closest points of interest that are within close proximity to the property which include Museo de Oro Precolombino y Numismática, Jade Museum, and Morazan Park.

What bars are close by Hotel Balmoral?

While remaining at Hotel Balmoral, delight in your evening or night out at Bar Chavelona or El Túnel de Tiempo Disco to make the most out of your nightlife.

What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Hotel Balmoral?

Hotel Balmoral's policy relating to children's bedding considers guests age 13 years and older as adults, and therefore requires an extra bed which will incur an additional charge. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

How long do guests typically stay at Hotel Balmoral?

Verified past guests that have stayed at Hotel Balmoral had an average nightly stay of 1 night at this property.

At what time of the year is Hotel Balmoral most popular?

Hotel Balmoral's most popular month where verified guests travelers have stayed the most is in November.

What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Hotel Balmoral?

Past business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 7.8. You can look up more detailed customer evaluations and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that past Couples' have given to Hotel Balmoral?

Verified couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 7.9. You can look up on more in depth customer testimonials, and responses by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Families with young children have given to Hotel Balmoral?

Past families with young children that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 8.1. You can look up more comprehensive customer testimonials and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Families with older children have given to Hotel Balmoral?

Verified families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 8.0. You can search for more descriptive customer assessments and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Group travelers have given to Hotel Balmoral?

Past group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 8.1. You can check out more in depth customer reviews and responses by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What do local visitors think about Hotel Balmoral?

Past local travelers that have stayed at this property have given Hotel Balmoral an average rating of 6.5. You can look up on more comprehensive customer ratings, and responses for this property down in the review section.

What is the closest airport to Hotel Balmoral?

The closest airport to Hotel Balmoral is Tambor Airport, 106.0 km away.

What people love about Hotel Balmoral

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Hotel is very clean."

    Mohammed

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    April 11, 2022

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Great location in city."

    Mohammed

    |

    April 11, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Incredible price for location and comfort"

    Mercy

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    May 31, 2021

Property ranking|Compared to 234 San Jose properties
Location score
9/10
Service score
8.7/10
Cleanliness score
8.4/10
Value for money score
7/10
Better than
98
%
of San Jose properties
Better than
95
%
of San Jose properties
Better than
94
%
of San Jose properties
Better than
92
%
of San Jose properties
More about Hotel Balmoral

More about Hotel Balmoral

Hotel Balmoral

Hotel Balmoral is a smart choice for travelers to San Jose, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay.
The range of services provided by Hotel Balmoral ensures all travelers get the most out of their stay. Parking is always available, provided by the hotel for their driving guests. The helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with services including express check-in or check-out.


Dining and things to do

Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast.
Hotel Balmoral promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. In a competitive mood? Get sporty with your travel group or other guests at the hiking trails in the hotel.


Reasons to stay here

Rooms here are cheaper than 99% of accommodations in the city.
This hotel scores higher than 97% of accommodations in the city for its location.
Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 96% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.3

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • On-site entertainment
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Breakfast in room
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • A la carte breakfast
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Coffee shop
  • Happy hour
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Grooming service
  • Invoice provided
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
Access
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pet-friendly [charges apply]
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
  • Soundproof rooms
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Valet parking

Food and dining

Restaurants on site
El Patio o
  • Menu: Buffet

Location

Avenida Central Calles 7 y 9, Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica, 10303
Excellent
Location

8.9

Airports
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
    7.5 km
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
    15.8 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital
    720 m
Convenience store
  • Musmanni Mini Super
    100 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    30 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Reviews of Hotel Balmoral from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.0
Location8.9
Service8.7
Cleanliness8.4
Facilities7.3
Value for money6.9
High score for San Jose
Rating
9+ Exceptional (4)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (2)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Showing 9 verified guest comments
12
8.0
Excellent
arturo from Philippines
Solo traveler
Superior Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2024

Location”

The hotel is very close to almost all tour attractions in the city.

Reviewed January 08, 2024
9.6
Exceptional
Randy from United States
Solo traveler
Presidential Suite
Stayed 2 nights in April 2022

Exceptional”

Top notch spot . 2nd time at this Hotel . 1st time outstanding. 2nd visit even better . Restaurant and staff 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾.

Reviewed April 14, 2022
9.6
Exceptional
Mohammed from United States
Solo traveler
Standard Plus
Stayed 3 nights in April 2022

First timer”

Hotel is very clean. Great location in city.

Reviewed April 12, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
Mercy from United States
Family with teens
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

Great value and great location ”

Bathrooms, beds and pillows Euro standards. Incredible price for location and comfort

Reviewed May 31, 2021
6.4
Good
Daniel from United States
Solo traveler
Room standard
Stayed 3 nights in November 2020

Beware breakfast”

My recent stay the staff was very nice and accommodating. When it came to breakfast they only have rice and beans with eggs included. No fruit or anything else is included in the free breakfast.

Reviewed November 26, 2020
12
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