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Park Inn by Radisson
The Park Inn by Radisson
This is the best, modern hotel at a affordable price in the heart of downtown San Jose.
We prefer to work with family-owned local hotels, but we recognize that sometimes the chain hotels have a good formula for a comfortable stay. We had been hearing great things about the Park Inn by Radisson and decided to try it out on our own. We were greeted by smiley, friendly and helpful receptionists who you could tell enjoy their jobs.
When we said we were from Desafio, they started to explain in detail the benefits of having our clients stay there: the central location, delicious on site restaurant with room service, poolside bar, 24-hour fully-equipped gym, free fast WiFi, large meeting rooms for conferences, the fact the building is a Gold - standard Leed's construction using the highest environmentally-friendly methods and much more.
We parked in a safe underground parking lot and they gave us a standard room on the top 12th floor with one of the best views of the entire city.
The room has all of the amenities: large screen television with over 100 channels, coffeemaker, large bathroom with rain-style shower, high-quality shower products and a classic Park Inn rubber duckie!
We recommend ordering the Greek Salad and RBG hamburger with fresh lemonade. Good wine menu, too.
And the beds... big and firm matresses with top-quality cotton linens, lots of pillows - perfect for getting a good-night's sleep before starting your Costa Rican vacation.
And Desafío picks up daily from this San Jose hotel for private transfers and our Adventure Connections.
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Looking for where to stay in San Jose? Park Inn is one of the best hotels near San Jose airport and an excellent choice with varying styles of rooms. There are 4 levels of rooms: standard, superior, suite and master suite.
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