Experience “Pura Vida” hospitality
Balmoral
Balmoral

Discover San Jose´s Historic District and amazing surroundings

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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind hotel
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Extended stay rooms & suites
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Where meeting is a pleasure
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Amazing one day tours
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Bioclimatic & bioluminescent regenerative design
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Experience “Pura Vida” hospitality
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The Hotel Full of Life

The Balmoral is a 1950’s iconic landmark hotel, pioneering urban regeneration in the heart of the Historic District of San Jose, Costa Rica. A one of a kind regenerative hotel with retro sustainable practices and fully committed with a vast array of social and cultural initiatives. Whether you are visiting for business, pleasure or a little of both, the Balmoral was redesigned with modern travel in mind, — combining a tradition of gracious hospitality with convenient comforts and modern amenities. Enjoy the essence of Costa Rica, with friendly and caring hospitality featuring a vast array of onsite facilities and services, offered in the best location in San Jose, all at great value.
Located right on Avenida Central, San Jose’s most famous and visited pedestrian boulevard, the hotel provides unmatched access to local attractions, shopping, dining, and nightlife. It’s also ideal for one-day tours to volcanoes, national parks and even beaches. With 8 different room categories, there is a room for every taste, from basic rooms measuring 269-square-feet to extended stay suites measuring 969-square -feet. El Patio del Balmoral, the hotel´s award winning bar, restaurant, café and pizzeria, is known as a true tropical urban oasis of taste with delicious local and international dishes and drinks. The perfect place for your next meeting, conference, or social event each of our seven meeting venues features ample, bright and appealing ambience.

SUITES

Comfort in an urban oasis

Step into a world of serenity and style with our thoughtfully designed suites. The fusion of exquisite decor, sumptuous furnishings and captivating artwork provide a peaceful environment that guarantees a relaxing stay, offering the comfort and amenities business and leisure travelers.
Suite Belford
Suite Gales
Suite 514
SUITE PRESIDENCIAL
Family Suite
JUNIOR SUITE

Deluxe Plus

Deluxe
Superior Plus
Superior
Standard Plus

Rooms

For every need and every taste

The rooms and suites at the Hotel Balmoral are designed to serve as your urban oasis, with all the comfort and amenities the modern business or holiday traveler seeks. A stay with us in Costa Rica is like having your very own private pied-à-terre in the heart of San Jose – where the décor, furnishings offer a relaxing and peaceful.
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Location

In the heart of the historic district

Uncover the vibrant history of San Jose with the Balmoral Hotel. Located in the Historic Center of San Jose, the Balmoral Hotel offers a privileged setting, placing you near the city’s premier attractions and an abundance of leisure activities. Explore a wide range of tours, museums, and recreational offerings in our vicinity.
National Theater
Cathedral
Morazán Park
National Museum
Metallic Building
Post Office Building
Explore the cultural wonders of downtown San Jose and unveil the splendors of the Paseo de los Museos. Delve into the artistic and historical treasures and learn the legacy of Costa Rica’s cultural heritage.

Explore San José

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Democracy Square
Built in 1989 to celebrate Costa Rican peace & freedom, in the exact location where the abolition of the Costa Rican Army took place on December 1, 1948.
2 blocks away
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Central Market
Founded in 1880, the Central Market is a vibrant place that reflects Costa Rican culture. The visitors can explore its stalls and enjoy authentic Costa Rican cuisine while living authenticity and diversity.
8 blocks away
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Morazán Park
Exhibits statues of Latin American heroes and national Presidents. It offers beautiful gardens and magnificent trees. It includes national heritage buildings such as the Metalic School and the Spanish Park.
1 block away
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Handicrafts Market
An iconic place where visitors can find a wide variety of traditional crafts and handmade products such as ceramics, textiles, jewelry, and more, all while enjoying a cultural experience in the heart of San Jose.
5 blocks away
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Cathedral
Built in a neoclassical style, it represents one of the most emblematic structures in San Jose and is a significant example of the religious architecture in Costa Rica.
6 blocks away
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National Theater
Inaugurated in 1897, the theater is renowned for its stunning beauty and neorenaissance influence, transforming it into an iconic place for art and culture in Costa Rica. Visitors can enjoy performances of music, dance, and theater in a historic setting while exploring the country’s rich cultural heritage.
1 block away
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Gold Museum
Housed in a historic building, Gold Museum is known for its impressive collection of pre-Columbian jade objects, including carved figures, tools, and ceremonial ornaments.
1 block away
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Jade Museum
A cultural treasure that houses an impressive collection of pre-Columbian jade objects, including carved figures, tools, and ceremonial ornaments.
2 blocks away
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National Museum
A significant cultural center with an extensive collection of art, archaeology, and historical objects from Costa Rica, offering visitors the opportunity to explore the rich history and cultural diversity of the country.
3 blocks away
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Democracy Square
Built in 1989 to celebrate Costa Rican peace & freedom, in the exact location where the abolition of the Costa Rican Army took place on December 1, 1948.
2 blocks away
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Gold Museum
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Jade Museum
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National Museum

One Day Tours

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Poás Volcano

50 km

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La Paz Waterfall
52 km
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Irazú Volcano
49 km
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La Fontana
135,6 Km
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Manuel Antonio National Park
173 km
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Rainforest Teleferic
46 km
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
151 km

Dine & Drinks

Your urban oasis of taste in the historic district

At the Balmoral Hotel, savor a diverse array of authentic Costa Rican specialties and international dishes, San José’s renowned pedestrian avenue. From succulent meat and seafood dishes to pastas and risottos, soups and salads, sandwiches and burgers, complemented by a wide variety of beers and cocktails.

Restaurant opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

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With bar area to wine cellar to enjoy a dinner in an oasis in the historic center. In addition to offering different options of pizzas to complement a gathering of friends after work.
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The perfect place for your next meeting, conference, or social event

Discover the perfect place for your upcoming meeting, conference, or social event. Balmoral Hotel counts with a diverse selection of event rooms to cater to all your requirements and the capability to host both in-person and hybrid events. We have created a recipe for success, combining well-equipped spaces with the best audiovisual technology to guarantee the ideal environment for your event.
Milt Room
Bromelias Room
Windsor Room
Helechos Room
Gales Room
Tamesis Room
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La Galería

Everything within reach

For your convenience, the Balmoral Hotel features on-site commercial establishments offering quality products. Shop with peace of mind and immerse yourself in the shopping experience without stepping outside the hotel.
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