Hotel Don Carlos

Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Avenida 9 y Calle 9, San Jose, is near CostaRican Trails, Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Don Carlos San Jose

    Reviewed by lrhalladay

    clean, nice, friendly :)

    Reviewed Sep 13, 2011
    by (5 reviews) Los Angeles , United States Flag of United States

    The hospitality was wonderful here; after we'd been ripped off (sad to admit) by taxi drivers who stole our information from the real don carlos shuttle and claimed to be them (DC offers a shuttle from the airport to hotel for a reasonable price), the manager actually took that amount of money off of our bill since he felt bad for us and for some reason even seemed to give us a discount on the stay. I was not expecting such great customer service! The hotel room was clean and the breakfast (free) was just fine. I'd definitely stay here again.

    Don Carlos Hotel, San Jose
    San Jose, Costa Rica
    Don Carlos Hotel, San Jose
    San Jose, Costa Rica

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Don Carlos San Jose

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    Travel Blogs from San Jose

    White water - white knuckles

    A travel blog entry by jonbw on Feb 25, 2010


    Left the villa at Manuel Antonio mid morning - the temperature had been a steady 35+ degrees for our entire stay which was fine for a while but I was beginning to crave a bit of shade. For example, breakfast was served on the beach each morning at around 8.00am, but the 800m walk from the door down the hill to the sea took about 10 minutes - and …

    The downside of travel...

    A travel blog entry by jonbw on Feb 15, 2010

    1 comment

    On Friday nightI marked my last night in La Paz by visiting the Carnaval which had taken over about 3km of the Malecon while I was away paddling. It was a great evening, tasting the street foods, watching the numerous bands who had set up stages every 200m or so along the sea front and generally having good time.

    The next day I flew back …

    An Oasis in Paradise

    A travel blog entry by sbusby on Apr 11, 2013

    Upon arrival in Costa Rica,

    The four of us, my husband Ryan and I and our brother and sister-in-law loaded all of our bags into the rental car and headed from the airport in San Jose to the Villa Encantada where we would be staying. We stopped at a place for lunch that served some nice local Costa Rican fair. I will post a picture of the meals...

    We were told to look for the signs that said 'Soda'...that would tell us where we could get local food. Everyone loved ...

    Un Partido de Fútbol

    A travel blog entry by katiefox21 on Feb 14, 2013

    2 photos

    In case you didn't know, soccer is a big deal in Latin America. Like, a really big deal. Last week the whole ICDS gang went to a bar to watch the Costa Rica vs Panama soccer game. The bar was packed, and the game ended up being tied, but when Costa Rica scored all hell broke loose. I had never seen people go so crazy watching sports other than maybe the super bowl or world series. Little did I know what it would be like going to an actual game.


    Day Two

    A travel blog entry by lcorchon on Sep 20, 2012

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    San Jose is very crowded and dirty. I was glad we were only there for a day. For Luis and me it’s not the real Costa Rica.

    Back to the hotel for a shower and breakfast after which we explored more of the city. We came across a market that inside was a maze of everything you could think of. Souvenirs, baked goods, fresh meat, fruit, breads and pastries along with shoes, clothes, toiletry items – ...

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    Don Carlos Hotel, San Jose
    San Jose, Costa Rica
    Don Carlos Hotel, San Jose
    San Jose, Costa Rica