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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
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    • Excellent53%
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    “costa rica” (163 reviews)
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    Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

    Beautiful hotel, incredibly helpful/friendly staff, and great free breakfast. The slide that goes from the hot tub into the pool is a great feature. The owner Tom is a great proprietor, you can tell he loves doing what he does. He was super friendly and...More

    Thank JG C
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 23 February 2015

    Hi JG C, What a wonderful , short and concise review. This has really been the year for Canadians for us. That cold weather brings you guys down this way, wonderful clients the Canadians are! Thank You so much: Warmest Regards Thomas

    Reviewed 19 February 2015

    I was a little underwhelmed by our stay at Hotel Santo Tomas. As other reviewers have mentioned, the building is beautiful but is it varying states of maintenance. The staff wasn't particularly friendly or helpful when we checked in, but we did later meet a...More

    1  Thank Angela F
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 20 February 2015

    Hi Angela, I apologize we were not up to Washington, DC standards. Kind of tough being the original building was built in 1908. The new section upstairs is only 5 years old, sorry we could not free upgrade you .Booking direct and early gives you...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2015

    We stayed with Hotel Santo Tomas for 6 days/7nights while visiting San Jose and surrounding areas. We had never been to Costa Rica before our visit. We booked with Hotel Santo Tomas because of its high ratings, favorable comments and location. In general, while we...More

    Thank Soccerwanderers
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 20 February 2015

    Hi Soccerwanderers, Well, I am going to keep it simple , you title says ( Many good things to enjoy) , That' great! The only thing I want to point out is this, there are no Denny's downtown for breakfast and I think there are...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    Arrived to SJ after a long trip. Taxi from the Airport was about $30 U.S. (I had called the hotel before leaving the states and was informed about the price and what kind of taxi to take). The hotel is clean and has easy access...More

    Thank nancy w
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 20 February 2015

    Hi Nancy, Great meeting you and family in the breakfast area. Yes when you reserve direct we send all types of info to help you before arrival, so that you feel more comfortable. I urge all clients to take a minute and read the info...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    There is nothing very wrong with the hotel and the staff were generally very nice, but we still kept wondering if the rave reviews were about the same place (or we were just unlucky). Rooms are dark and a bit damp, some without proper windows...More

    1  Thank KatiNM
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 20 February 2015

    Hi Tallinn, You stated you were on business, I don't promote my hotel as a business hotel. We have lots of business clients stay , but most know they are reserving in a historical home converted into a hotel. As you booked thru an online...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
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    • USD 63 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
    • #4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    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
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    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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    9 March 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    Hi Urber is the best now and there are avaliable 24/7 as well. If you don't feel comfortable with that I have taxis that have been working with me for over 25 years that are always here on time for the transfer. Costa is... More
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    "All the rooms are very private. The second level has balconies over looking the pool, tropical gardens and..."
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    "Room 5 was alcove-facing I think. 2Q beds, only 2 other rooms in alcove. But with window open, you'll..."
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    "Old rooms are nice and quaint. Handicap rooms available."
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