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Hotel Santo Tomas

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  • Average9%
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“water slide”(10 reviews)
“costa rica”(177 reviews)
“hot tub”(46 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Arriving at Hotel Santo Tomas after a long trip to San Jose from Alaska was truly a wonderful relief. At checkin, everything was in order: the owner introduced himself, showed us to our room, gave us a recommendation for lunch, and even confirmed our pick...More

Thank Karen M
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 8 July 2015

Hi Karen, A real joy speaking to everyone in your group and wonderful you enjoyed the hotel and Costa Rica. Yes it is a great old home , original part constructed in 1908 , new annex 5 years ago. I have put my heart and...More

Reviewed 30 June 2015

I'd say this place is Good, but not Very Good. They gain a star for the awesome hot tub/slide. Seriously. It's awesome. They lose a star for the bad breakfast. Bed was so comfortable, and the shower was nice and warm. Not super clean but...More

Thank jmercednut
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 30 June 2015

Hi Jmercednut, Yep as you said it ( that hot tub! ) now let me see: you stayed in an economy room if booked on the hotels web site is $57.00 plus tax. There is no other San Jose hotel with a water slide and...More

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Santo Tomas for our first night in Costa Rica. The place is very clean and the location is great. But what made this place special was Tomas, the owner, who was a great help with planning the rest of our trip. Thanks...More

Thank Domalking
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 29 June 2015

Hola Domalking, Love that Costa Rica coffee ! Just ask and I'll give my special selections. Yes, our location is really good we are located on Avenue 7 right at the top of the hill before it goes steeply down to Avenue 11. This is...More

Reviewed 26 June 2015

We spent three nights here upon first arriving in Costa Rica. Hotel Santo Tomas is in a great location downtown, near the Central Market and the Metropolitan Cathedral. It was very easy for us to walk around downtown and see all the sights and shops,...More

Thank Lucy K
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 29 June 2015

Hi TyMom, Very nice review Thank You ! Many clients spend several nights upon arrival and then one at the end of the vacation here. It's always my pleasure to assist with travel planning and many clients take one of the combo day tours. Those...More

Reviewed 24 June 2015

We stayed at Hotel Santo Tomas as our first stop in Costa Rica. The hotel was central, spacious, clean with great service. The owner, Tomas, is interesting, witty and helpful. San Jose is not a superb city, but you will probably have to go there...More

Thank onetwochachacha
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 25 June 2015

Hola My onetwochachacha !! Great having you both stay and next time maybe grab me for some San Jose ideas or take a day tour or two. A good example is the Combo Poas, Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfalls , includes breakfast, lunch,...More

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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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US$62 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#5 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$62 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#5 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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adnyl68
24 October 2017|
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so.
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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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"Some rooms have a small balcony over looking the pool."
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"Rooms 25, 27 and 29 have a private balcony."
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"Be sure to ask for a room in the newer section."
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"All rooms are nice, clean, safe and comfortable! Feels like staying at a friend's house."
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