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Hotel Alta Las Palomas

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#2 of 15 Hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great hotel with spectacular views from all rooms over the central valley. Great restaurant. Complimentary great tasting coffee all day. Our room was large with a large covered balcony. There was a large odd shaped bathroom with a large walk in shower.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Alta Las Palomas on the first night of our trip to Costa Rica. It's a first class hotel, very atmospheric with beautiful furniture and features. The room was excellent and very comfortable. The restaurant served very good food, with a wide choice of dishes. It's a shame we couldn't stay longer.

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Hello, We are glad to see that you enjoyed staying at our hotel. Thank you for this amazing review. We hope to see you back soon and we hope you can stay longer next time! Best wishes!

Eagle Point, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a fabulous view over the San Jose basin, and sunsets to match. The restaurant was great. The food was beautifully displayed on our plates, and tasted just as delicious. The server George is like a waiter of the past; attentive to our needs.

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Hello, We are glad you enjoyed our wonderful views, food, service and the hotel in general. We will thank George for make you feel comfortable in our restaurant. We hope to see you back soon!

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great hotel with a splendid view over the city. We had a good room, with a balcony overlooking the city from the hillside location. Balcony was an excellent place to have a drink. Also free coffee provided. Architecturally inspired inside. We had good meals there and thought it was a perfect place to be for our two nights in...

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Hello, We are glad you had a good stay in our hotel even though it was hard to get to know other parts of the country. Next time we will be more than glad to help you with that! We hope to see you back soon Thank you for choosing us!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had two wonderful stays at Hotel Alta las Palomas in February. It's a nice boutique hotel, tucked away from all the traffic and with a nice view of the valley. Easy access to the autopista. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for a place to stay on the western side of San Jose.

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Hello, Thank you for this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Hope to see you back soon!

Kinderhook, New York
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Beautiful small boutique hotel, friendly staff, good food. Location is a bit out-of-the-way, but well worth it. Great pool. Rooms are well-appointed with attention to detail. Small gym but enough to get the job done.

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Hello, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. It's great to know that you liked aspects like our rooms, our small gym, pool, food and the most important our service. We hope to see you back soon Best Regards

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding at this beautiful hotel... all the personal was very kind and everything happened as planned. The rooms have a gorgeous view and the wedding reception was amazing. Food is incredible. Perfect place to have an intimate wedding.

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Hello Lariza, We are very glad that you were able to have your wedding just like you planned. We specialized in intimate events and really take care of every detail to offer you a great experience. Thank you again for your nice review Hope to see you back soon!

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We arrived at the hotel after some 18 hours of travelling from UK to find there was no running water available for a shower, or even to wash your hands. This was eventually rectified some 5 hours later, around 10 in the evening, by which time we were already in bed! Not the best of starts ... Given the hotel...

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Dear Sir. Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at Hotel Alta. We are sorry the first impression upon your arrival was not a positive one. A few hours before your arrival a leak sprang in our main water pipe in the fourth floor. In order to repair it we very unfortunately had to shut off the water completely...

Amesbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica. This very clean, nicely situated hotel has nicely appointed rooms, a lovely in house restaurant and beautiful view of the city below. Many of the rooms have nice balconies that look out over the city of San Jose. At night it was a nice looking out at the city lights...

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Hello Brian, Thank you very much for your great review! We are really happy that you had a good stay. Hope to see you back soon!

Glasgow
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were not disappointed to have chosen The Alta for 2 nights at each end of our month long trip to Costa Rica. The hotel was an oasis of calm after travelling, beautiful situation, rooms & helpful staff. Highly recommend & would stay here again.

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Hello Gillian, Thank you very much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed calmness, beautiful rooms and helpful staff in our hotel. Hope to see you back soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Alta Las Palomas is a collection of 23 rooms with private balconies and expansive views of costa Rica's central valley. This means you'll often find an adventure-weary traveler dining at la luz restaurant+bar, kicking back and soaking up the views after an epic expedition, or regrouping to head out again. Their roomy balconies leading you to an exotic garden scene, or if staying in the master suite, the mountains, and volcanoes beyond Valle de Santa Ana. Local organic farmers supply the ingredients for la luz restaurant+bar whose menus feature an eclectic mix of influences. Let our chef indulge your senses with an exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, renowned as one of the best restaurants in San José. *We are not pet-friendly ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alta Las Palomas

Address: Hwy 121 | Alto de las Palomas, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: $170 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Alta Las Palomas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Alta Hotel Escazu
Hotel Alta Las Palomas Costa Rica/Escazu
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Escazu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#4 Family Hotel in Escazu
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“All rooms had great views so cant recommend any particular room”
Sedgtrav1, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have balconies with good views of the city.”
JohnS431, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The bottom floor rooms don't have views, but they have great terraces out to the pool... great place for breakfast ”
DougGrout, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed an upstairs room with outside balcony & stunning views.”
gillianb727, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was the closest to the pool and the restaurant, it was very convenient as we just walk outside the room from the balcony to go to the pool. However, there wasn't 100% privacy as we could see people passing by going to the pool right from our bed. Next time I would choose an upper level room where I can have the curtains wide open and enjoy a more private view. Also you have to be careful and just be sure to lock the doors/windows that lead to the balcony, because of the traffic area.”
676haydeej, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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