Hotel Presidente

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Plaza de la Cultura

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Hotel Presidente

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Rooftop terrace
Rooftop terrace
Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, individually furnished
Rooftop bar, alfresco dining, open daily
Lobby sitting area

Overview of Hotel Presidente

9.0

Superb

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Map
Avenida Central, Calle 7, San José, San Jose, 2922-1000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • 24-hour business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Catedral
  • Sabana Park - 34 min walk
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 7 min drive
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 31 min drive
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 8 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 11 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 12 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • La Esquina de Buenos Aires - 5 min walk
  • Sapore Trattoria - 5 min walk
  • Restaurante Silvestre - 8 min walk
  • Limoncello - 12 min walk
  • Tin Jo - 6 min walk

About this property

Hotel Presidente

A great choice for a stay in San José, Hotel Presidente features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 45 per vehicle. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out the 2 restaurants, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say great things about the restaurant and overall property condition.

Languages

English, Norwegian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 80 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (10 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only, 1 total)
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 50 km*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1963
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Reception hall

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Accessible airport shuttle

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Las Americas Restaurant - This rooftop bar specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 18 for adults and USD 9 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 45 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 6)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

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's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hotel Presidente
Hotel Presidente San Jose Costa Rica
Presidente Hotel
Presidente San Jose Costa Rica
Hotel Presidente San Jose City Center Costa Rica
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica
Presidente San Jose City Center Costa Rica
Presidente Costa Rica

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Presidente offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Presidente does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Presidente?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Presidente?
Yes, cats and dogs stay free, with a limit of 1 total.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Presidente?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Presidente?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 45 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Presidente?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Presidente?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Fiesta (1-min walk) and Casino Fiesta Heredia (14-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Presidente and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like hiking and horseback riding, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Hotel Presidente also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Presidente?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining and local cuisine.
What's the area around Hotel Presidente like?
Hotel Presidente is in Catedral, a short 8-minute walk from San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station and 2 minutes' walk from Morazan Park.

Reviews

9.0

Superb

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

8.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Holiday stay at the hotel Presidente Costa Rica
Thé hôtel is beautiful and clean. The staff were fantastic and very helpful and even presented my wife with a birthday present.We will surely recommend it to our friends and family
Yvonne, 14-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Steven, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

Nice stay .
Great customer service. But I found my room so bland. All white walls and cold tile floor . Little depressing . I didn’t have any views from my window . Bar and restaurant is lovely but expensive . Very expensive drinks . 2 drinks for 30 dollars. Breakfast is good .
Gelana, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

2 weeks in Galapagos, Medellin, Panama & CostaRica
We stayed 2 nights at this hotel. It has very central location near museums and restaurants.
Naresh, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent experience
Nice very large room ( a bit dated though) , excellent breakfast, friendly people and great service. The front desk was very helpful with recommendations.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ann-Mari, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent property.
Doreen, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff was incredible.. got an upgrade and restaurant.. get the gin and tonic it was so cute and food was delicious. Would stay again. Did not like the construction going on right next to my room.
Lonaa, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jennifer, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Attentive and friendly staff. Beautiful hotel close to the cultural plaza making it easy to walk to the museums and other points of interest.
Jana, 1-night trip
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