Balmoral Hotel

Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1000, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $78.00

Travel Blogs from San Jose

Day 4- ordering food 101 and more on CR culture

A travel blog entry by clilly


... the miracle. My friend said she can't imagine what the lady that gave her the pizza must of been thinking about her, but she's glad to have leftovers for the rest of the week ;) 4. Plans for tomorrow: class during the day, cooking class in the afternoon, and Castros Discoteque en la noche! And per Mom's email, I will not 'accept any beverages from the cute Costa Ricans' ;) Muchas gracias mama! 5. And 'Hearts of palm' is the center of a palm tree. Way to go Em! Hasta ...

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by eljo_adventures


... pure life” that surrounds them.

Costa Rica has been named one of the happiest countries in the world, mostly because its inhabitants don’t stress about things the way most foreigners do. Costa Rican have a very relaxed, simple way of looking at life. No worries, no fuss, no stress—pura vida to them means being thankful for what ...

Love la Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by purcy


... roads where the curb is about a foot high, avoiding drains which the crutches could slip through and struggling to breathe at high altitude. I sat down when I got there. Half hour later, I had made it to the pharmacy up the street and stocked up on ibuprofen and ice packs.

I was exhausted by the time I got back to my bed. Luckily, one of my room mates, an Argentinean guy, took pity on me and brought me beer and chocolate in bed. The next day, I also happened to ...

We Know the Way to San Jose, La La La La La La

A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie


... we didn't) get Valium over the counter in Bolivia.

We got up early the next day to take advantage of the early morning sunshine. Hannah had some trouble sleeping, so she was up to watch a spectacular sunrise over the jungle at 5am with dusty rose and purple skies and silhouetted mountains. We set out at 7am to go to the park and the beaches. At 7.10am, the monsoon kicked in - 7 hours early. The beaches would be empty and the park animals ...

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by rhea_


... and lots of wildlife too). On the way home, we passed howler monkeys shrieking in the trees and even saw a couple of Toucan - which Robbie was very pleased about.

While we were on our trip, the guide was talking to us about tourism in the region and how the government was trying to promote eco-tourism in the jungle. There were really very little tourists in this area and we knew before arriving that it was off the beaten track due to the difficulty ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose, is near Fincas Naturales, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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