If your Costa Rica vacation travel plans include a stay in Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, the historic Hotel Presidente is the premier destination in the heart of the city. The hotel is located within a few city blocks of important landmarks and interesting tourist sites such as the National, Children’s, Gold and Jade museums, the National Theater, the National Cathedral, colonial parks and plazas and the Costa Rican Congress building. Its premier location on Central Avenue, a walking boulevard, provides Hotel Presidente’s guests with the opportunity to participate in San Jose city life.
The recently renovated Hotel Presidente offers four-star accommodations with a wide range of services and amenities, including a casino, in-room free wireless internet access, Jacuzzi, sauna, tour desk, gym, spa rooms and concierge services. Service is friendly and efficient, and the rates are fair. Overall, this hotel is a great value.
Room types range from comfortable standard rooms, spacious junior suites and a fabulous two bedroom master suite with a four-person Jacuzzi. South-facing rooms on the top three floors have magnificent views of the Central Valley Mountains and the southern neighborhoods in the city.
The Hotel Presidente is home to the News Café, a favorite spot for Costa Ricans and tourists on their Costa Rica vacations alike. Tasty comfort food is served in a fun, relaxed ambiance, overlooking the boulevard. This is a great location for lunch or simply to try some of the country’s famous coffees and excellent desserts. Many commercial establishments can be found within walking distance, including bars, souvenir shops, restaurants and supermarkets.