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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 1829 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
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. This Art Deco hotel also features 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/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours).

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 (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 18.9 km / 11.8 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 9.2 km / 5.7 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.
  • 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 34.00 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 6)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 11.00 (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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
  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Hair salon
  • -Free WiFi
  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
  • -Restaurant
  • -Ballroom
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 549
  • -Elevator
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 5909
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage