Balmoral Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
Central Ave, between 7th and 9th St, San Jose, 3344-1000, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5 rating 1545 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Balmoral Hotel, you'll be centrally located in San Jose, steps from Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) and within a 5-minute walk of Jade Museum. This hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Plaza de la Democracia and 0.6 mi (1 km) from National Museum of Costa Rica.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 112 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include gift shops/newsstands, a hair salon, and wedding services. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Enjoy international cuisine at EL PATIO DEL BALMORAL, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 10:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in San Jose? This hotel has facilities measuring 5909 square feet (549 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Plaza de la Cultura - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Morazan Park - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Jade Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
National Theater - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
National Museum of Costa Rica - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Parque Espana - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
National Center of Art and Culture - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Parque Nacional - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Central Park - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Plaza de la Democracia - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
San Jose Cathedral - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Mercado Central - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 18.9 km / 11.8 mi

The preferred airport for Balmoral Hotel is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Conference space
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Hair salon
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 7
  • -Total number of rooms - 112
  • -Year Built - 1955
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 549
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 5909
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Ballroom