Member Exclusive – San Jose Hotel
On a lively shopping plaza in the historical district, this hotel is a five-minute walk to the National Theatre and saves 40% off current rates.
- £63-£74 per night ... Dec. 15-31; Jan. 1-28
Why We Love It
- Daily buffet breakfast is free, and features local fruits and cooked-to-order eggs
- Live music on Wednesday and Friday evenings
- Partake in traditional Costa Rican cuisine at El Patio del Balmoral
The Balmoral Hotel is on San Jose’s famous Central Avenue, lined with shopping and bustling with cosmopolitan Costa Rican life. In the city’s historic district, the hotel is a short walk to downtown attractions like the National Theatre and Gold Museum. Most tourists seek overnight stays in San Jose for a rest before traveling to other destinations in Costa Rica, and the Balmoral Hotel is a comfortable stay with convenient amenities for visitors.
Air-conditioned guestrooms have fireplaces and LCD televisions, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi to get in touch with friends and family back home. Rooms vary from a spacious standard room to a suite with separate living room, two televisions and a well-stocked bar. Calls to the US are free from all rooms. The property is smoke free. Daily buffet breakfast is complimentary.
The hotel’s onsite restaurant, El Patio del Balmoral, faces the busy pedestrian boulevard and serves typical Costa Rican dishes, as well as handmade pizza. There’s also a wine shop, café and bar. On Wednesday and Friday evenings, the restaurant features live music.
- 100% smoke-free
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Concierge service
- Currency exchange / ATM
- Express check-in / checkout
- Hair salon (fees apply)
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Business center
Room amenities Iron available upon request.
- Mini bar
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
- Complimentary parking
- Complimentary valet service
Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.
Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm Know Before You Go
Know Before You Go
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per vehicle (one way)
- Late check-out fee: USD 50
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
When You Can Go
Travel options through January
Getting ThereThe Balmoral Hotel is 11 miles from Juan Santamaria International Airport, approximately a 30-minute drive. Taxi fare one way is estimated at $24.
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*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.