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    Hotel Santo Tomas

    Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
    011 506 2255 0448
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    • Average9%
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    “costa rica” (173 reviews)
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    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    Delightful repurposed Coffee baron mansion. Immaculate, with daily waxing of the lovely floor tiles. Maid service was perfect, with fresh towels daily. The hot tub was perfect (cleanliness, temperature) when I arrived, but over the next 5 days its quality slipped. Multiple areas to sit...More

    Thank jirvin2016
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 30 October 2017

    Hola John ! Thank you for mentioning Omar, 7 years now part of the team, I will make sure he sees your comment, it's always nice to have our staff remembered. Big shower and lots of hot water, hey that's pretty important , toss in...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    The managers are extremely friendlly and helpful with everything, arranging trips, restaurant suggestions, etc. The remodeling of a century old house is very well done, conserving the old style floors and high ceillings, but modern TV, bathrooms with hot water, ceiling fans, outdoor covered lounge,...More

    1  Thank Chanita75
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 30 October 2017

    Hi Chanita75, This is a short , concise and really well written review: love your title ! Thank You: Yep, we are an easy walk to almost all of the sights and it makes it nice so that you can go and come several times...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful old hotel. High ceilings and large rooms. Unfortunately the staff are extremly rude. I was staying here with my grandmother for one evening before flying home. The man at the desk noticed we were nervous about being in the area at night. Instead of...More

    Thank Lisa T
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 13 October 2017

    Hi Lisa, First you accuse all of my staff and that is incorrect. I was able to track down your reservation, you booked a standard room thru Expedia with one queen sized bed and stayed September 1st, 2017. The same clerk FREE upgraded you and...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2017

    I stayed here 3 days at the end of my trip, and will plan to return for a day every time I go back to Costa Rica. If you are staying at a hotel in San Jose, choose here. This place is amazing. Hopefully by...More

    1  Thank austinmcdaniel
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 8 October 2017

    Howdy Austinmcdaniel, fantastic that you really saw, understood and enjoyed what is here for the traveler ! Yep, when I designed those bathrooms, I thought: I am 5'11' 200 lbs 46 inch chest, what would I really need to feel comfortable in this shower stall...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    We had an amazing service from the guy at the main desk, very friendly. We met the owner who used to live in USA, great guy, very passionate. The place is clean and preserved a nice touch of the original construction and decoration. Outside pool...More

    1  Thank StompaWampa
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 29 September 2017

    Hola StomapWampa, That's a great , short , concise and accurate description ! Yes: the idea is to create lasting Costa Rica travel memories , something I feel we have been doing now for 28 years. I try to be there every morning at breakfast...More

    Awards & Recognition
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • USD 62 - USD 106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
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    • #5 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    25 October 2017|
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    Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
    Don’t think so.
    maria p
    31 August 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    Hi, yes , we have off street , secure parking for $11.30 US $ per day includes the 13% CR tax. Regular price in lots are $1.25 per hour. Thomas
    Jane J
    11 April 2017|
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    Response from gtrot | Reviewed this property |
    If you want a hotel close to the airport (about 15 minutes 5km a bit longer to go back to airport in the morning) but quiet and pleasant try Hotel Aeropuerto . But if downtown is for you I would e-mail Hotel Tomas direct and... More
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    "it's quieter upstairs"
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    "Ground floor rooms are the original ones"
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    "Ask for a room towards the back of the property to minimize traffic noise"
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    "2nd floor are quieter. No A?C as not needed. Excellent ceilng fans."
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