Hotel Presidente

Central Ave Blvd, 7th Street, San Jose, Costa Rica

Action Bar

16
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  • Rooms14
  • Public Spaces17
  • Service18
  • Overall16
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Hotel Description

If you’re in San José, you’re likely on your way somewhere else. But that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a generic chain hotel near the airport. Welcome to Hotel Presidente. Located in the heart of San José’s historic downtown, within a few blocks of the key cultural attractions in the Costa Rican capital, it’s conveniently located for a bit of sightseeing and exploring. And it’s not just practical, but subtly hip. It’s the sort of place with exposed brick walls and parquet floors in the lobby, and a garden with lounge space on the rooftop; it’s the kind of hotel that lends complimentary bicycles to guests.

An industrial chic aesthetic prevails downstairs — think deconstructed book cases, cool lighting fixtures, Chesterfield sofas, the occasional antique, even a vintage neon sign. Upstairs, Hotel Presidente’s 91 rooms and suites have a more understated look. The standard city-view double room is simple and pristine, almost minimalist, with a pair of white beds, pale tile floors and dark wood panels, a single piece of modern art hanging on the wall, and in the bathroom, lighting that doesn’t make you feel terrible about yourself after a long flight (or a week exploring the jungle.) Bump up a level to one of the superior rooms, reportedly the largest in downtown San José, or a suite with a separate seating area.

There’s free wi-fi and a fitness center, and best of all, included in the nightly rate – a throwback to gentler times? — is a great breakfast buffet. Treat yourself and go back for seconds. Wherever you’re headed, whether cycling around old San José or venturing onward to the beaches and volcanoes of tropical paradise, you'll be glad for the extra sustenance.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 80 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Please note: The hotel is a Non Smoking hotel. Smoking in a Non Smoking room leads to a charge of USD 200 cleaning fee. As a safety and security measure, access to the guestroom floors of the Hotel is limited to registered guests only. Visitors are welcome to our ground level facilities and services.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Please note: The hotel is a Non Smoking hotel. Smoking in a Non Smoking room leads to a charge of USD 200 cleaning fee. As a safety and security measure, access to the guestroom floors of the Hotel is limited to registered guests only. Visitors are welcome to our ground level facilities and services.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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