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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity to stay at this hotel during a business trip and the experience was very good! Friendly staff, good food, the rooms are fine! Since the Hotel is close to the highway, the noise even at a high floor is a bit disturbing, but not a big deal. There are some restaurants around and places to shop!

Thank JLAP0330
Ma José O, Guest experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear JLAP0330, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love that you enjoyed the hotel and that you managed your time wisely to visit the plazas nearby and go shopping. We are close to Avenida Escazú, Plaza Itskatzu and Plaza Tempo plus, the big multiplex, Multiplaza de Escazú full of shops and restaurants. We hope you...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Spacious and clean rooms, with a lot of natural light and modern appliances. The staff was super nice all the time, even presenting me and my friends with a bottle of Salsa Lizano each when we left :D There's not a lot to do around the area – just some malls, with the regular mall food you'd find all over...

Thank Gaía P
Ma José O, Guest experience champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Gaía P, We love that you had a great experience at Holiday Inn Escazú, staff remembers you, they had quite a nice time with you and your friends as well. Gallopinto, Tuna- avocado, Salsa Lizano and us are waiting for you to come back !! Best regards Ma. José Ortega

knoxville, United States
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights on 2 different occasions while in Costa Rica. Hotel was clean, neat and had everything necessary to ensure comfort and convenience. There are several coffee shops and restaurants nearby (walking distance) to allow for some variety of food without the hassle of driving (and/or if you do not have a car. The pool was on...

1Thank Peter M
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Peter, Thank you for your comments, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your stay. We are glad you enjoyed not just the hotel but the restaurants and coffee shops in Plaza Tempo. You are more than welcome to come as many times as you like ! Best regards ! Ma. José Ortega

Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2016

just returned form Costa Rica and stayed at this hotel for 5 nights and the rooms are very large and the bed and pillows are very comfortable. they have a very nice buffet breakfast and small bar beside the breakfast area. good location for traveling to and from. i really like the pool and sitting area on the 5th floor....

Thank Shawn C
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear M. Shawn, Thank you for your feedback. We love that you enjoyed your stay and that you had time to relax at the pool, tried our cocktails at the bar and tasted our delicious Costa Rican breakbast. If you ever come back to Costa Rica, we will be more than grad to welcome you again at Holiday Inn, Escazú....

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

This was not my first stay at this hotel but the last one was not the best experience: two days with no wifi conection, The highway noise is heard all night because they have dont have soundproof windows, It was quite an experience to hear the noise of motorbikes at high speed on the highway at midnight. Breakfast is not...

1Thank Gonzalo A
María J O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gonzalo, Thank you for taking your time to write us your feedback of your last experience. It is very important for us to know in which areas we have to work harder in order to give you the best of us and to guarantee you having a nice and relaxing stay next visit. We were working on the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We only stayed for one night but it was ideal. It is close to the airport, has a large mall and plenty of restaurants nearby and has clean, comfortable rooms. The staff here are very friendly and helpful, too.

Thank Peter R
Eduardo V, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Peter R We want to thank you for your recent stay at our hotel Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu, as you mentioned we are close to Multiplaza Mall, additional thank you for you good survey about our staff service. We work hard every day to make our guest feel at home. We would be expecting your next stay with...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 October 2015

As my company has an office located not too far from this hotel, I stayed here for a change on my last business trip this past April. I must say it was one of the best hotel experiences I have ever had and I travel quite a bit for both business and pleasure. Hands down it was the service from...

Thank jlhc99
Melissa A, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear jlhc99, Greetiings from the Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu family! We are very pleased to hear from you and your recent experience at ou property. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we are looking forward to host you again anytime soon. Thank you for you kind comments due to our service, rooms, excercise facilities,...

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Overall I enjoyed my stay at the Holiday Inn. The service is good and the rooms very comfortable. The only thing is that due to the location of the hotel, you need to use the shuttle of a cab to see or visit places of interest. The meals especially the breakfast was good.

Thank Jerry L
Melissa A, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Jerry L, Thank you for your kind comments towards your recent stay at our property. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with our good service, comfortable rooms and good breakfast. We'll be waiting for you on your next visit! Kind Regards, Melissa A.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The hotel is exactly what you would expect from a Holiday Inn....that is after traveling hours in a plane to get to Costa-Rica, you feel like you never left home once you get to the Holiday Inn....even the stores around the hotel and the giant mall are what you would find in America. And it's not cheap...especially for a place...

Thank BeusBeus
Melissa A, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear BeusBeus, Greetings from the Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu Staff! We appreciate all your comments related to your recent stay at our property. We are glad to know that you feel like you were at home and that you enjoyed our buffet breakfast. We would like to thank you for your feedback due to the pool area and we...

Manchester, TN
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I stayed 2 nights here. The room had such a comfortable bed, fast internet, hot water. It's a short walk to the multiplaza mall and there is a food court with lots of fast food type places, plus the mall has several sit down restaurants. I ate at Cosi and it was really good. The mall was packed on a...

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Melissa A, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Twinkles2008, We would like to thank you for letting us know your experience at our property. We are glad to know that you could enjoy our location near to the mall and several restaurants, our comfortable beds, fast internet and hot water. It was a pleasure to serve you during your recent stay and we hope to have the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location The new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú is strategically located in the most upscale business, residential and commercial zone in Escazú, in the Prospero Fernandez Highway, next to Cima Hospital and Plaza Tempo, a multi-purpose development that includes a corporate center and a shopping arcade.Rooms and Suites Holiday Inn San José –Escazú is the first of its kind in the country. It has been designed with the latest in environmentally friendly technology, security, energy efficiency and water savings. It has 160 comfortable rooms, 2 modern suites and 16 rooms specially adapted for the physically challenged meeting ADA requirements. All the rooms offer the following services and benefits:• Free buffet breakfast and 10 Mb symmetrical WiFi. • Free local calls, Safety deposit box for laptop.• Two phones with voice mail. • Spacious desk with ergonomic seat.• Eco-model 37” television and Cable TV with 87 channels.• Luxury Simmons® beds with choice of pillow. • I-Home clock radio. • Iron and board, Coffee maker, Hairdryer and individual AC. • Bath & Body Works amenities.• Full sprinkler system and flame-proof furnishings.• Laundry, parking, gym and business center.Fogo Restaurant A contemporary, refined ambiance with meticulous service will enhance your dining enjoyment in our restaurant, offering international and local specialties and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner service. Acqua Lounge Bar The perfect place to enjoy premium brand liquors, cocktails and marinated snacks. You will love our selection of gourmet coffees and delicious pastries. Meeting and Banquet Rooms: For social or business events, Holiday Inn San José – Escazú offers 8 modern and functional meeting spaces to professionally attend from 5 up to 150 people with high service standards and technology. We look forward to welcoming you to the new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú for a genuinely enjoyable and green stay; you’ll make and feel the difference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

Address: Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: $118 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu
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“request high floor room and not facing the street.”
ElMariachito, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the upper floor and it was quiet, despite the fact that it overlooked a busy highway”
thetravelerNYC, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to pick one room on the 4th or 5th floor to have an excelent view from the sunset.”
LeonardoM70, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Please, try to book a room away from the ice machines.”
VassilD, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any hotel not in Escazú”
DeanMurphy2020, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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