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Palma Real Hotel & Casino , San Jose

3.5-star3.5 stars
200 Mts. Norte del ICE, Sabana Norte, San Jose, San Jose, 694-1005, Costa Rica

3.5-star hotel with casino, near Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 531 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Great location
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved

Palma Real Hotel & Casino , San Jose

from $91 CAD
  • Standard Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Master Suite

What’s around Palma Real Hotel & Casino , San Jose

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Museum of Costa Rican Art (6-minute walk)
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) (9-minute walk)
  • National Theater (27-minute walk)
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) (27-minute walk)
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (29-minute walk)
  • National Center of Art and Culture (30-minute walk)
  • Jade Museum (31-minute walk)
  • National Museum of Costa Rica (32-minute walk)
  • Parque Nacional (32-minute walk)
  • Braulio Carrillo National Park (25.2 km)

Getting around

  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 8 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 20 min walk
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 20 min walk
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 28 min walk
  • Free airport pick-up

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 68 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport pickup from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM *


  • Free valet parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Casino
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Palma Real Hotel & Casino , San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Palma Real San Jose
  • Palma Real Hotel
  • Palma Real San Jose
  • Hotel Palma Real


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 324 reviews

Poor 2.0
the building and room smell like mold and was a major construction , the breakfast was so poor choices and cold very bad
ca2 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location @ La Sabana Park and incl breakfast
Nice clean rooms and good service. Of note was a exceptional included breakfast; quite a spread of regular eggs, omletes, lunchmeats, many pastries, 100% local fruit juices, great yogurt, etc.
us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Comfortable Room
Overall our stay was okay.. the bed was very comfortable and the room was clean but the bathroom need to be taking care of a little bit more there was a lot of mildew in the shower and there was ants all over the bathroom countertop.. we had was to hold the toilet handle true the entire flushing was very annoying.... Customer service was a A+
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good hotel
Good service,helpful,staff knows a little English
Dilip, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a singularily most enjoyable visit. From the check in to the check out, nothing was missed. The staff was polite, professional and a pleasure to get to know. A special thank you to concierge Javier and staff Gema for their abundant warmth, humour, and assistance.
Graham, us3 night trip

Palma Real Hotel & Casino , San Jose

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