BALMORAL HOTEL

7 & 9 Central Ave., San Jose 1000 Costa Rica (CRI)
3.5 Star Downtown Hotel
9.93366-84.0752
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 1017 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 19.8%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 113 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.2/10
  • 7 conference rooms in property

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe Room City View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room City View Full Breakfast Plan
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe Breakfast and Additional Meal Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Premium Plus Standard Breakfast and Additional Meal Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Premium Plus Standard Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Premium Plus Standard Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Standard Breakfast and Additional Meal Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Standard Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Standard Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior Breakfast and Additional Meal Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Plus Room Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room (Plus)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room Full Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, 1 King or 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room Breakfast Included
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room Full Breakfast Plan
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

theaters, museums, commercial area around, restaurants, casinos, bars, tourist attraction, downtown boulevard, restaurant - bar - cafe with live music 2 days a week.

Verified Reviews of Balmoral Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Everything went smoothly. The suites are very spacious and well worth the extra costs.
(Group coordinator, booked 10 rooms), from US flag
01-Apr-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 28 to Sun Mar 30 2014 at a $120.00 group rate.

Customer Reviews of Balmoral Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 1017 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Come and enjoy a new concept in hospitality: The Hotel Full of Life, where Everything is Within Reach!The Balmoral is a friendly and lively full service hotel. It is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, right on Avenida Central, Costa Rica's most famous and visited pedestrian boulevard and only 19 kilometers, approximately 12 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport.Within walking distance of the hotel, you will find San Jose's main art, cultural, financial, government and historical landmarks, as well as some of city's best entertainment, shopping, and healthcare facilities. From the hotel, you can also take a wide variety of one-day tours to discover Costa Rica's natural beauties.Within the hotel, you will find: a.) our award winning restaurant, bar, cafe, pizzeria and wine shop called “El Patio del Balmoral”, b.) 7 ample and fully equipped meeting rooms, c) and even a convenient and well sorted shopping galleria with bank ATM, pharmacy, leather, candy and souvenir stores plus much more…Our goal is to offer you the most convenient and pleasant stay, so you can enjoy your time in Costa Rica to the fullest. •Free Breakfast Buffet•Free Calls to the United States •Free Live Music (Wednesdays and Fridays evenings)•Free Parking•Free Wi Fi

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:14:00
Check Out:12:00
Year of Last Renovation:2014
Floors:7
Rooms:113
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:113
Handicap Rooms:3
Suites:3
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:7 View Spaces
Meeting Space:5918 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:4pm - 10pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24hrs before arrival the total amount
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:13.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:20.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

From 1 to 4 people $30More than 5 $10 estra each room. We are located 20 minutes from juan Santamaria International Airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Balmoral Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Balmoral Hotel

This graph illustrates seasonality of sleeping room prices for both group quotes and the most competitive individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 46.1% in February 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $128 in the month of January 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Balmoral Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Balmoral Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Balmoral Hotel.

Feel free to use the Balmoral Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Jose event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
MILT 17 x 9 x 12 16280/12040120504050--/--2008040
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MILT

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1743.8 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 9 x 12 M.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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Bromelias 13 x 13 x 3 130.4465/803050403040--/--1206020
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Bromelias

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1404.0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
13 x 13 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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Windsor 15 x 7 x 2 100.4840/502540302530--/--806015
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Windsor

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1081.6 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 7 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$450.00 USD
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Helechos 11 x 4 x 3 5524/30--25--------/--40----
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Helechos

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
592.0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
11 x 4 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$450.00 USD
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Tamesis 9 x 6 x 2 42.2715/20--20--------/--35----
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Tamesis

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
455.0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$120.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
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Gales 8 x 5 x 2 4415/202020202424--/--40----
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Gales

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
473.6 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$450.00 USD
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Kent 4 x 4 x 2 15.275/--------------/--10----
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Kent

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
164.4 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
4 x 4 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$60.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$120.00 USD

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