Barcelo Palma Real


Conveniently located within 15 minutes of the Juan Santamaria International Airport, the Barcelo Palma Real is an excellent and tastefully decorated business class hotel that provides travelers with a comfortable, relaxing and pleasurable stay.

The staff completes this establishment with their impeccable service, attention to detail and professional, courteous manner, always ready with a smile or a knowledgeable response to any query posted by guests.


The Barcelo Palma Hotel’s 68 guestrooms are all well-appointed with the guests’ every comfort in mind, featuring recently upgraded plush mattresses. All the rooms are outfitted with state-of-the-art technology to provide for the needs of the modern traveler, such as 32” flat screen LCD TV with 98 channels, DVD/VCR player, direct dial phone with voice mail, iPod and mp3 dock, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, coffee maker with coffee and tea, complimentary newspaper, safe, radio alarm clock and fully-stocked mini bar, as well as an iron and ironing board. A pillow menu is also available.

The bathrooms are all equipped with a hair dryer, bathroom phone, magnifying mirror, bathroom amenities, dressing gown and slippers.

Superior rooms are spacious and bright, featuring one king bed or two double beds with comforter and 250-thread count linen. Guests of the Superior rooms receive a welcome amenity upon arrival.

Suites are rather large with two functional living spaces. Suites feature one king bed with comforter and 200-thread duvets as well as a sofa bed.

Master Suite measures a generous 120 square meters divided into several useful and comfortable areas. Located on the fifth floor, the Master Suite provides guests with a stunning view of the valley and mountains. Aside from the master bedroom with a king bed with comforter 250-thread count linen, there is a second bedroom, 2 bathrooms, a Jacuzzi, a living room, dining room, kitchenette, bar and a writing desk.

Hotel Amenities

The Barcelo Palma Real prides itself, not only for their commitment to provide excellent hospitality services, but also for being a green and sustainable property. They have been accredited by a third-party certification program and have received certification for practices that have had an impact on the environment, community, cultural heritage and the local economy.

Below are the hotel’s services and features, available for all of their guests:

  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • Air conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Currency exchange
  • Babysitting (upon request)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Casino
  • Complimentary airport transfer
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary high speed internet access
  • Complimentary parking
  • Courier services
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Fax machine
  • Flight confirmation services
  • Garden
  • Health club
  • Late check-out
  • Live music
  • Medical assistance
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Onsite car rental
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Security guard

The Barcelo Palma Real staff has been known to treat their guests with complimentary room upgrades, which come as an extremely pleasant surprise. Gestures such as this, along with how well the guests are taken care of by the staff during their stay, are what separate the Barcelo Palma Real from other hotels, especially in San Jose, Costa Rica. With the high quality service they provide, the Barcelo Palma Real offers great value for money, and that is precisely what today’s discerning travelers are looking for.


Situated right at the heart of San Jose, Costa Rica, the Barcelo Palma Real sits in a nice, safe and attractive neighborhood, with a park close by and local restaurants and shops within walking distance. For the guests’ convenience, there is an onsite restaurant at the hotel where you can dine on ala carte offerings featuring fresh local food.

Other areas of interest nearby are:

  • Central Park
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • National Museum
  • Gold Museum
  • Morazan Park
  • Museum of Natural Science
  • National Theater

Barcelo Palma Real’s ideal location, pleasant, accommodating, friendly and highly professional staff, as well as the well-appointed guestrooms and great value for money are more than enough reason to choose to stay here when you’re visiting San Jose, Costa Rica.

Barcelo Palma Real
200 Mts. Norte del Ice
Sabana Norte
San Jose 250, Costa Rica
Telephone: +506 2290-5060
Fax: +560 2290-4160

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