Located on the famous Avenida Central of the capital city, San Jose, the Balmoral Hotel offers a newly renovated and unique hotel. Guests can enjoy a tropical atmosphere inside of the hotel and then walk out to top attractions, shopping, dining, and nightlife. Hotel amenities include a restaurant, bar, fitness room, business center, casino, and WiFi in some public areas.
The National Theater and Morazan Park are within a five-minute walk of the hotel. The Gold Museum and Jade Museum are also nearby, accessible within ten minutes. Guided tours to these attractions are available for those that would like to learn more about them. Visitors to the San Jose area can also enjoy the mountainous surroundings on day tours. Favorite trips include visits to Poas Volcano or La Paz Waterfall Gardens. More adventurous tours such as canopy ziplining or whitewater rafting on the Rio Pacuare are also available. Check our San Jose Tours page for all of the options.
When at the hotel, guests can use the gym or enjoy the restaurant and bar. The El Patio del Balmoral Restaurant, Bar & Cafe is in a large, open area adorned with tropical plants. The award-winning restaurant serves local and international cuisine and delightful tropical drinks. They even offer free live music several days each week.
Rooms at Hotel Balmoral are tastefully decorated and designed to look like a tropical urban oasis. All come with comfortable beds and linens, air-conditioning, cable TV, safe deposit box, and more. Check the Amenities Section for a comprehensive list of amenities in each room style.
All in all, the Balmoral is a quality hotel to add to the beginning or end of your Costa Rica vacation if you need a night or two in the San Jose area. Give us a call and book your stay now!
Latitude: N 9° 56' 2.11"
Longitude: W 84° 4' 31.17"
Night shift staff was friendly and approachable. Upon check in staff, needs to improve their professionalism, promptness and initiative. No assistance and very shallow. Had to ask about everything.
No hot water at in our bathroom unfortunately . But we enjoyed experiencing San Jose - very exotic.