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7.9

Very good

362 reviews

362 reviews

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8.0

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Nearby landmarks
Bar Chavelona 700 m
Lavandería Lavamex 710 m
Souvenir El Coco 760 m
Central Market (Mercado Central) 780 m
Galeria Ocelote 780 m
Banco Nacional de Costa Rica Exchange House 920 m
Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana) 1.1 km
Correos de Costa Rica 1.1 km
La Avispa 1.2 km
Chieton Moren 1.2 km

Hotel El Descanso

Calle 20 Avenida 2 100 m oeste del Hospital De Ninos, Hospital, San Jose, Costa Rica, 00001 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Hospital part of San Jose, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.

Highlights

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Laundry service

Linens

Announcements by hotel (1)
Please inform Hotel El Descanso in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Contactless check-in/out

Laundry service

Wi-Fi in public areas

Family room

Security [24-hour]

Daily housekeeping

Smoke-free property

Value for money8.0
Location rating8.0
Nearest airportTobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
Distance to airport6.1 km

Rooms available at Hotel El Descanso

Single Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Triple Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Hotel El Descanso?

Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

What is the smoking policy at Hotel El Descanso?

Hotel El Descanso does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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Overall rating:

7.9

Very good
362 reviews
Cleanliness
6.0
Facilities
5.0
Location
8.0
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More about Hotel El Descanso

More about Hotel El Descanso

Providing free WiFi, Hotel El Descanso offers rooms in San José, 1.8 km from La Sabana Metropolitan Park and 3.2 km from Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica. The property is set 6.2 km from Parque Diversiones, 19 km from Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium and 24 km from Parque Viva. The property is non-smoking and is located 48 km from Poas National Park. At the hotel, every room comes with a wardrobe, a TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Jardin Botanico Lankester is 28 km from Hotel El Descanso, while Barva Volcano is 31 km away. The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International Airport, 6 km from the accommodation.

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Amenities and facilities

Review score
Facilities

5

Languages spoken
  • Spanish
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Services and conveniences
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Food delivery
  • Laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
Available in all rooms
  • Accessible by stairs
  • Closet
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linens
  • Private bathroom
  • Safety/security feature
  • Shower
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • TV

Location

Calle 20 Avenida 2 100 m oeste del Hospital De Ninos, Hospital, San Jose, Costa Rica, 00001
Excellent
Location

8

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

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 2 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from13:00
  • Check-in until18:00
  • Check-out until11:00

Property announcements

Please inform Hotel El Descanso in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Reviews of Hotel El Descanso from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
7.0
/
10
Very good
Cleanliness6.0
Facilities5.0
Location8.0
Service8.0
Value for money8.0
High score for San Jose
Rating
9+ Exceptional (0)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
Time of the year
Mar - May (1)
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Dec - Feb (1)
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7.2
Very good
Rupert from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in March 2020

Room ok, bathroom not”

ok room for a budget hotel, however the bathroom is in some serious need of bleaching. Very bad smelling drains which a quick application of bleach would help.

Reviewed March 29, 2020

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7.2
Very good
SUNGGYU from South Korea
Solo traveler
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2017

조용하고 깔끔함”

배낭 여행자용 숙소가 아닙니다. 투어에약이나 부엌을 이용할 수 없음. 잠만 자고 나오는 숙소

Reviewed December 12, 2017

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