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An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern décor and great service, this 4-star upscale hotel is the symbol of hospitality and the cultural soul of Costa Rica's capital city. Celebrated for their eco-friendly tourism practices, Hotel Presidente is a window into Costa Rica's land, people and heritage. Experience an unforgettable adventure or getaway at Hotel Presidente... the place to relax, connect, inspire, dine, and explore Costa Rica!

Hotel Services
The heart of hospitality in San Jose's Financial District, Hotel Presidente is a landmark hotel destination and vacation retreat in downtown San José, Costa Rica, where everything is at your fingertips. From the moment you walk into the vibrant, open lobby feel relaxed, delighted and inspired.

With its contemporary urban vibe, natural elegance, and modern décor this iconic San Jose hotel is the place to stay, see, connect, celebrate, dine and explore the Costa Rican capital. Passionate hospitality is delivered with earth-friendly sustainable practices that celebrate the land and culture of Costa Rica.
- 24-Hour Front Desk
- Bar/Lounge
- Breakfast Included
- Access to computers, Printer, Fax, Copier
- Casino
- Concierge & Tour Desk
- Currency Exchange and Traveler's Checks
- Doorman
- Dry Cleaning
- Express Check-out
- Fitness Center
- Free Newspapers in Lobby
- Free Wireless Internet Access in Public Areas
- Luggage Storage
- Rain Forest Spa
- Room Service
Wake-Up Service

Additional Hotel Amenities
Fitness Center
Get energized in our bright, state-of-the-art Fitness Center overlooking San Jose's lively cityscape. Located on the 7th Floor, the Fitness Room features cardio, fitness and weight training equipment, including a treadmills, elliptical, rowing machine, recumbent bike, and strength system, as well as Swiss balls, jump ropes and abdominal equipment for a total body workout. Enjoy a soothing soak in the rooftop hot tub under the San Jose stars.

Business Services
All travelers stay connected and productive in San Jose's high-tech business and event destination. The hotel offers a comfortable business space with computers, free internet access, and personal assistants who can provide you with printing services, laptops, computers, routers, DVD players, and video projectors.

Rain Forest Spa
Relax and rejuvenate with holistic spa treatments and rituals at the Rain Forest Spa. Enjoy an exclusive collection of spa and body treatments in a harmonious atmosphere where you transcend into bliss. Certified massage therapists practice the art of healing touch that energize and promote health, balance and calm. Organic marine and plant extracts and essential aromatherapy oils evitalize your body and spirit.

Entertainment and Nightlife
Enjoy exciting entertainment at the Fiesta Casino, featuring 150 modern gaming machines. While you play, attentive staff delivers complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres with excellent service. Experience the fun and excitement of San Jose every day from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.

Hotel Accommodations
Surrounded by the energy and culture of Costa Rica's capital city, Hotel Presidente offers contemporary boutique accommodations in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica. Relax in 91 beautifully appointed rooms and spacious suites designed with chic décor, and comfortable furnishings and modern amenities. Casually elegant San Jose accommodations offer stylish living and entertainment space, a complimentary full breakfast buffet and many rooms with views of the city action and mountain horizons. Standard rooms, Spa rooms and Suites vary in size from 215 sq ft to 650 sq ft, and all include LCD TV with premium channels, spacious bathrooms with luxury amenities, laptop sized safes, Wi-Fi, premium mattresses and high thread count linens.

Dining Opportunities
With flavorful cuisine and a colorful culture, San Jose, Costa Rica is a food lover's adventure. A melting pot of food, flavor and fun, San Jose, Costa Rica boasts wonderful restaurants, cafes, patios, bars, and wine tasting rooms that will intoxicate your senses. From Costa Rican specialties to fresh Pacific seafood, the restaurants of San Jose, Costa Rica offer a taste of the land and a feel for the people. Located on bustling Central Avenue, Hotel Presidente is steps from San Jose's most celebrated restaurants and dining spots. Indulge in the unique spices, flavors and aromas of San Jose and take a bite out of life!

Hotel Presidente's Cafeteria - San Jose Bistro
San Jose ticos, expats and tourists flock to the charming Cafe at the landmark Hotel Presidente. Overlooking San Jose, Costa Rica, this cozy cafeteria is one of San Jose`s most delightful restaurants and hangouts. Casual but stylish, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed atmosphere, and also the best capuccinos in town with high quality Costa Rican Coffee.

Start your day with a hearty breakfast or meet over an aromatic cup of Costa Rican coffee and tea served by friendly baristas. Grab a table and enjoy a fresh salad or soup, or indulge in a grilled steak or fish. Save room for tantalizing deserts and incredible wine selection. Hotel Presidente`s Café is the perfect place to enjoy the flavors and culture of downtown San Jose.

Hotel Presidente's Cafe Bar
Catch up with friends over drinks or enjoy delicious appetizers at the lively bar at Hotel Presidente`s Cafe. Relax and enjoy a wide selection of soft drinks, spirits, domestic and imported beers and wines. The famous coffee bar features the most aromatic Costa Rican coffee blends and signature coffee drinks. Swing by for a welcome "Sangria" from 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m., when locals and guests mix for cocktails and Pura Vida!
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