San Jose Downtown

Address: 7th Avenue, 6th & 8th Street, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1849-1002, Costa Rica | 2 star hotel
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 7th Avenue, 6th & 8th Street, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), CostaRican Trails, Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, and Templo de la Musica.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSan Jose Downtown

    Reviewed by sej2268

    Avoid at all costs!

    Reviewed Aug 2, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Milton Keynes , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The downtown is not in a friendly neighbourhood, there were a dozen policemen doing a drugs bust when I arrived.
    I did not leave the hotel.The hotel it self is not one of the best Best westerns, it´s old and needs knocking down and moving out of the town centre.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews San Jose Downtown

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

    Travel Blogs from San Jose

    Travelling back to San Jose, CR

    A travel blog entry by ljmason_91 on Sep 18, 2014

    1 photo

    ... the bus station, with a few minutes to spare. The bus took 1h to the boarder, where we had to take off all our bags and go through customs. We had to pay and exit tax of around $8 to get our passport stamped before having to walk across the boarded get our passports re-stamped on the Costa Rican side. Once back on the bus it took about 4hours to get to San Jose. We were able to spread out as the bus was not very busy most of us used this opportunity ...

    Day 1- Arrival

    A travel blog entry by clilly on Jul 06, 2014

    3 comments, 3 photos

    Highlights: -called my host mom in the airport to say 'hola' and 'see you soon'. She spoke zero English and I speak close to zero Spanish. She obviously caught wind of my nerves, because she kept repeating 'tranquilo' which means 'calm down' ;) That call lasted all of 2 minutes. -arrived in Costa Rica and had to go through customs before getting my bags. First lesson: I am a 'visitante', ...

    Pura Vida in Costa Rica

    A travel blog entry by kiri-ana on Nov 25, 2013

    40 photos

    ... girls) and Maiju and I had a surf lesson with a young pro surfer, Oscar Manuel, in Dominicalito - the waves were much harder than Montezuma, but really fun. In the evening we watched the sunset on the beach, before dinner and ping pong with Oscar, followed by "ladies night" at a nearby bar, at which we were the only ladies!

    I woke up very early the next morning for a promised free surf lesson from Oscar which unfortunately didn't happen because the ...

    Day 2!!!

    A travel blog entry by misterwilborn on Jun 08, 2013

    55 photos

    ... The market is completely alien to us, minus Sara and Diane, so we lean on them to direct us to the items we desire. It’s crazy how different the products we are used to seeing in the US are packaged and marketed. Subtle differences in packaging and not so subtle differences in flavor are apparent. The use of REAL SUGAR is the biggest difference I notice. High Fructose Corn Syrup is alien here…

    Interestingly enough, GMO’s were a hot topic here for ...

    Recap From Costa

    A travel blog entry by jord-travers on May 05, 2013

    18 photos

    ... everyone but the ol' sea dog captain to be reduced to their knees in weakness. The creaking and banging of the wooden cabin was so loud I thought we were going down any minute. Having just finished reading The Perfect Storm was not the best comforter to say the least. Estimating that I snatched 2 hours sleep on top of the navigation table that night would be more than generous.

    We averaged around 6 knots/hr. with sail up in following sea on the 57ft catamaran, Jacqueline. ...