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Villa San Ignacio

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This hotel definitely deserves a higher ranking than number 9. From our first day (we stayed for 5) we got immaculate service from the friendly staff and owner. The hotel is beautifully decorated, mixing modern and vintage style. Our room was simple but clean and perfectly comfortable. The only thing we missed a little bit was a small refrigerator to...

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Nashville, TN
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Based Solely On My Guests Commentary - The rooms are old, clean, comfortable enough. Hot water had to be turned on outside the building in the morning, so they went to bed after a long day of travel with no hot water to freshen up. By the next morning, all was fine. The grounds are nice. Nice pool. Attentive staff....

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We only stayed a night here on our stopover from one location to another. It was a very peaceful setting with a great staff. The pool could have used a heater though. I needed a few drinks in me to swim in there at night.

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norfolk
Reviewed 28 February 2016

i booked two nights for the start of our trip. we are birders, and the reviews made it sound a good choice. my car hire company charged an extra $10 to deliver here, saying it was 'in the middle of nowhere', but it is only 15 minutes from the airport. our good experience started before booking, when the manager quickly...

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Blanchardville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel, close to the airport. The hotel property is a newly renovated mid-20th century structure inside a large walled acreage (I think that at one point this was a coffee plantation). I travel a fair amount for work and am always struck at how a chain hotel feels the same wherever you are... definitely not the...

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1Thank Chip H
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The grounds, the room, the staff, the food and drinks were great. Great alternative to staying in San Jose, short drive to and from airport and on the way to the Poas Volcano, Sarchi, Grecia and Zarcero. We stayed here our first and last two nights of our three weeks traveling around Costa Rica.

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1Thank awagner2287
Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 February 2016

When booking, sometimes one does not know what to expect. This property surpassed our expectations. We are season international travelers, yet always surprised still. The hotel is staff with the friendliest, most helpful and kind people, as we have found the people of CR to be. We had to leave our last booking in Arenal because what was posted as...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Stayed at St.Ignacio for 5 days & it was an amazing experience. The grounds are very quiet and well maintained. The design is vintage modern & the hotel is very cozy & quaint. The food at the restaurant in the hotel is delicious, really a good deal for what you are paying. The bartender made amazing drinks and was super...

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1Thank Angelina998
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Our stay at VillaSan Ignacio provided an excellent start and finish to our holiday . Relaxing and peaceful atmosphere at his hotel with very good food. Pablo and his staff were all very kind and friendly and went out of their way to ensure our all our needs were met. We highly recommend this hotel.ideally. Positioned for visits to Poas...

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Beautiful, modern, gallery like rooms. Comfortable, clean rooms. Very friendly staff, gorgeous views, great food, nice grounds with pool table, games, pool, lounge chairs, and bar. Close to the city and other attractions.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villa San Ignacio has been renovated to recall its original rustic charm. The vintage décor is polished but simple, and our custom furniture designed from antiques provides cozy comfort for guests while evoking the simple grace of the country. Clean, natural light makes it feel like you're visiting a cheery hacienda. Pandora Restaurant, specializing in home made dishes with fresh, local ingredients, is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With seven acres of verdant grounds and a variety meeting areas, Villa San Ignacio is the ideal location for corporate and special events. We have an outdoor pool, pool table, gaming and reading areas,fire pit, BBQ area, and nature trails in the property. The spirit of Villa San Ignacio is a visit to the past with the all of the modern comforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa San Ignacio

Address: Route 107 | Cruce de Grecia y Poas, Cruce de Poas/Cacao, 5 km (3 mi) west of cemetery, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica (Formerly Orquideas Inn)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: RM297 - RM621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa San Ignacio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Orquideas Hotel Alajuela
Villa San Ignacio Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#10 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“Far from the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles JoseCavalli, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe King Suite is huge & has a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles litagd2014, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the queen rooms are set farther into the property with great views and less noise. Rooms 1-6 are closer to the street and a little noisier”
 of 5 bubbles Kobegracie, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road”
  • Plenty of room!
  • Comfortable beds
 of 5 bubbles 2PeasTraveling, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The new section requires a walk up a gravel path from the main building (restaurant & pool).”
 of 5 bubbles costatraveler2016, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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