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1/5

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Safety index

82 out of 100

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Safe area

Business

Business

Pet-friendly

Adventure sport

Adventure sport

City

City

Hotel Presidente

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8.7

Good (1,691 ratings)

San Jose Province, Costa Rica - 

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140 m Plaza de la Cultura

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210 m National Theater

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420 m National Museum of Costa Rica

Hotel Overview

Hotel Presidente, located in the vibrant city of San José, offers travelers a blend of convenience and comfort. It stands out for its central location, making major attractions and local eateries easily accessible for guests. However, like any accommodation, it has its mix of strong points and areas that could use improvement, as noted by visitors.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Central Location: Excellent proximity to shops, restaurants, and tourist attractions.
  2. Helpful Staff: Friendly and attentive staff members who are always willing to assist.
  3. Unique Decor: Artistic and colorful decorations that give the hotel a unique charm.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Clean, comfortable rooms equipped with essential amenities.
  5. Rooftop Bar: A rooftop bar offering stunning views of the city skyline.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy at Night: The central location comes with noise levels that can be bothersome at night.
  2. Parking Challenges: Limited on-site parking, leading to difficulties for guests with vehicles.
  3. Extra Charges: Additional fees for certain services that were expected to be included.
  4. Intermittent Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi service that can be unreliable and slow at times.
  5. Breakfast Variety: Limited options and variety in the breakfast menu.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Housekeeping

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Score icon8.7

RateScore

Total 1,691 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.4

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9.0

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booking

715 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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expedia

976 Reviews

9.0 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 80

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Number of floors 8

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Number of buildings/towers 2

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Year Built 1963

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

6

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47

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40

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Plaza de la Cultura

140 m

National Theater

210 m

National Museum of Costa Rica

420 m

Central Park

420 m

Mercado Central

630 m

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Getting around

San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station

560 m

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Airports Nearby

Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO)

15.5 km

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Restaurants

Chelles

Nearby

Starbucks

140 m

El Patio del Balmoral Restaurant

Nearby

Bar y Restaurante Tropical

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Azotea Calle 7

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Street View

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Daytime safety

67 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

27 out of 100

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San Jose Province safety index

Safety

Crime

82

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

82 out of 100

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Women safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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87

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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27

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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87

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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91

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

56

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

56 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

63

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Mugging or robbery  64/100

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Car theft  50/100

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Car break-ins  64/100

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Home break-ins  52/100

Violent crime severity

High

65

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Physical attacks  42/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  13/100

Other crime severity

High

65

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Insult or harassment in public  28/100

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Corruption or bribery  68/100

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Drug problem  64/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.9 - $2.7

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Coffee

$1.8 - $4.5

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Beer 0.5L

$1.8 - $2.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$6.3 - $17

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.7 - $0.9

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.1 - $1.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$35.8 - $89.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$9.2 - $16.1

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $9.2

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.3 - $2.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$17.9 - $37.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.3 - $1.7

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$17.9 - $23.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$26.9 - $92.2

Weather In San Jose Province

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Precipitation In San Jose Province

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.524

PM1027

41

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Very Heavy

Extremely crowded roads. Consider alternate routes or transportation.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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