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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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    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    This is definetely the place to stay in San Jose, you can walk to everything, so the location is great. The rooms are very clean (which was important to us), the breakfast is ok (it's free), and there are hot showers. There is no air...More

    Thank HanneKN
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 8 August 2017

    Hi Hanne, Yep, we strive to be a great value hotel and all of the items you mentioned we believe is what the traveler is looking for. The ceilings are 15 feet tall and San Jose has the most perfect climate. There are just tons...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    The day staff were awesome. Super friendly and considerate. Great location However, the breakfast made me vomit. The rooms were dirty and full of cobwebs. The pool was ice cold and unbearable to swim in. There are other hotels, with better rates, that are leaner,...More

    Thank Sheldon W
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 2 August 2017

    Hi Sheldon, I urge all clients to read this reply in full please. The title of this reply I call ( A Smokers Revenge ) I was able to trace your reservation , not too many Sheldon's in the hotel. You booked thru Expedia and...More

    Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

    Location location location... Our room was the only one with mould on the ceiling and due to that was musty smelling . A real problem due to humidity. Breakfast was excellent, location was as said just brilliant , only one street away from the art...More

    Thank frangii
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 21 July 2017

    Hola Frangii, Almost perfect is getting pretty close ! I was able to track down your reservation and know which room your are speaking of. I have already spoken to my staff and we are on it ! That was just a lapse in our...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    We enjoyed our stay at this charming hotel in San Jose. We stayed one night on our arrival in Costa Rica and again on our last night before flying home. Staff were friendly and helpful, and the rooms, though simple, were clean and comfortable. I...More

    Thank Monica M
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 17 July 2017

    Hi Monica , We have lots of travelers use us for their arrival and departure hotel. Many Europeans stay 2 to 3 days at the beginning to just relax, recharge and gather some current , up to date info from us to fine tune their...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2017

    Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in June, 2017. It has a good location just behind the downtown San Jose Holiday Inn. Cool converted mansion to hotel, with modern add-on. Nice pool and jacuzzi. Free breakfast was a treat. Staff was great, excellent service....More

    Thank JRCZM
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 9 July 2017

    Hi JRCZM, Great Place to Stay is really good ! Yes, we have lots of space from pool side seating to open air view terraces for one to sit , relax, recharge and make new friends. All of the staff is trained to assist with...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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    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$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
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • 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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    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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    RussH595
    8 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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