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Hotel Presidente
4 stars

Hotel Presidente

Avenida Central, Calle 7, San José, Costa Rica
+506 2010 0000
429 ﷼

rate per night


based on 706 reviews

Hotel Presidente
Fri 5/31
Sat 6/1
Room type
Nightly total
Standard room
429 ﷼
King room
478 ﷼
Double room
549 ﷼

About Hotel Presidente

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Located in the heart of Downtown San Jose, Hotel Presidente is an artsy, urban hotel that caters to guests with 80 smoke-free and soundproof rooms spread over 8 floors. The hotel rooms are outfitted with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges with free bottled water, comfortable hypoallergenic bedding and in-room safes. Pet-friendly and family-friendly, the hotel also provides rollaway beds, pet treats and adjoining rooms on requests. Upgraded rooms come with additional living spaces.

Guests are served a complimentary buffet breakfast with room service options. In addition, the hotel boasts a scenic rooftop terrace restaurant set against a mountain view, offering continental meals and a wide variety of drinks. It's also within walking distance fo a wide variety of restaurants and cafes serving everything from Italian to authentic Costa Rican cuisine.

Situated right in the center of a cultural hub, the Hotel Presidente is a popular pick with tourists because of it's close proximity to many world-famous cultural landmarks and institutions. It's less than five minutes from the Plaza de la Cultura, the Precolumbian Gold Museum, and the Costa Rica National Theater, and 0.3 miles from the Metropolitan Church and the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar.

Hotel Presidente is also conveniently situated 25-30 minutes away from the Tobias Bolanos and Juan Santamaria International Airports. Some of the hotel services include a 24-hour car rental, on-site currency exchange, and 24-hour front desk service. Guests can also take advantage of the airport and area shuttle for trips around the neighborhood while stay connected using the hotel's complimentary WI-Fi.

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Latest deals for Hotel Presidente

Fri 5/31
Sat 6/1
Double room
bed type unknown
2 double beds
Standard room
2 double beds
2 double beds
2 double beds
King room
bed type unknown
1 king bed
Queen room
2 queen beds
Superior room
bed type unknown
2 queen beds
2 queen beds

*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Hotel Presidente

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Casino
  • Horse riding


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Sauna

Reviews of Hotel Presidente

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Very clean! Cool vibe. Great location. Incredible breakfast included. Very amicable staff.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:The professional staff was incredible.
8.8 Very good
Pros:Located just off the bustling central street, the Hotel Presidente offers refined comfort in their modern-designed hotel. From friendly greeting from the staff to a tasty breakfast, our stay was pleasant from beginning to end. The location allows any traveler to find restaurants and the Teatre Nacional within minutes.
Cons:For such a modern and refined hotel, we were surprised to find the window would not lock shut! Though we were up high, this "insecurity" may cause anxiety for some; for others, like us, we prefer to have the window open at night. Our bed was also surprisingly hard while among new bathroom facilities when also in a room with new bathroom facilities.
5.4 Fair
Cons:Don't leave the hotel after dark.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Location was excellent-right on the pedestrian walkway convienient to stores, restaurants, and sights. Breakfast was included and had made to order eggs, and other offerings. Wi-fi was free. Rooms were very comfortable and very clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:The atmosphere, the fact that is new and clean. The personnel of the hotel, the food during breakfast.
Cons:I did not like the streets surrounding the hotel
8.2 Very good
Pros:All of the staff were friendly and helpful and their english was good. Jorge at the front desk was a super star. I'd had some challenges with my room on an earlier/previous stay and then again on my most recent stay so Jorge upgraded me to a suite. But they had remodeling construction going on and the suite was right above the noisy area so Jorge moved me to a nicer suite away from the noise and provided some other comforts to make up for the inconvenience. He really went out of his way to make me comfortable. The complimentary breakfast was excellent and the servers and cooks top notch.
Cons:Unfortunately the remodeling construction was loud in the mornings if you wanted to sleep in. And although the location was central in San Jose with easy access to shops and taxi's the street noise from vendors yelling sometimes was irritating.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Located on a pedestrian street within walking distance to many restaurants and bars. Room faced away from the street and was quiet. Room rate included free secure parking. The front desk staff were pleasant and helpful in pointing out local sites and places to eat.


Avenida Central, Calle 7, San José

What's nearby

  • Museo de Oro120 m
  • Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica163 m
  • Morazan Park214 m
  • Museo del Jade300 m
  • Parque Espana336 m
  • San Jose Cathedral360 m
  • National Center of Art and Culture0.4 km
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica0.5 km
  • Barrio Amón0.5 km
  • Parque Nacional0.6 km
  • Mercado Central0.7 km
  • Children's Museum1 km



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


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FAQs when booking at Hotel Presidente

  • Where is Hotel Presidente located?

    Hotel Presidente is located at Avenida Central, Calle 7 in Catedral, 2.2 km from the center of San José. Museo de Oro is the closest landmark to Hotel Presidente.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Presidente?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Hotel Presidente.

  • Does Hotel Presidente offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hotel Presidente offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Hotel Presidente offer free parking?

    Yes, Hotel Presidente offers free parking.

  • How far is Hotel Presidente from the airport?

    Hotel Presidente is 7.5 km from San José Tobias Bolanos Intl. Hotel Presidente is 16.1 km from San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Hotel Presidente hotel deals?

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

2.2 km

Nearest Airport

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Distance to airport

16.0 km