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Kaps Place

1142, Street 19 | Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose 2000, Costa Rica
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  • Jade Museum
    0.9 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 28 November 2016
Great Value, Friendly and Helpful Staff, Great Breakfast!
I stayed here for three nights, and was very glad that I chose... more
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had a reservation here. I cancelled it in a timely manner prior to arrival, via email. Although the email was received, Kaps took the full money from my credit card without warning or my permission. I've emailed them for the return, and they've refused with a rude and nonsensical reply. Total thieves. Have had to raise a complaint with...

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Huacas, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed here for three nights, and was very glad that I chose this location. For the rate, it is a very nice hotel. My room (I was in the Annex, #4) was clean, the place was quiet, and the breakfast that is included had so many options. I am an early riser, and almost everything was ready when I...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My second time at this place...and I would choose it again...close to city but quite...surroundet by shops and restaurants...and a good restaurant by itsself...breakfast was one of the best I had in whole centrel america...everybody was very kind and helped you quick with everything you need...Thank you Kaps place

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Kapsplace is an incredible value conveniently located in San Jose. Karolina and her amazing staff make every effort to provide comfort and support for a relaxing stay. The rooms are clean and cozy and many have private baths. Plenty of privacy and places for groups to debrief as well. There is an updated restaurant with a delicious and fresh breakfast...

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UK
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I initially chose Kap's place based on its location -- five minutes from the place I would be working during the week I was in San Jose. I was then delighted to read wave after wave of positive reviews on Tripadvisor. My experience was largely positive, but a few things could have been better. First of all, the positives. The...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We came to San Jose after staying a month in Cuba, which was rather shocking in regard to price/performance and that you always had to negotiate about everything. So probably this review is a bit biased ;) About the hostel: from outside it looks quite small and uninviting, but once inside it changes to a small Oase in this -...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I came here as part of a tour group and stayed an extra day in my own. The rooms here are nice and clean. There are common areas with ping pong and pool. The staff is friendly and helpful. There is a cafe on site which is very convenient.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Kaps Place a number of nights on different dates throughout a two week period in Costa Rica. The hostel is very relaxing with a number of communal seating areas both inside and out. In addition it is only a short walk encompassing an attractive park to the downtown areas of San Jose. Staying in three different rooms,...

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Seattle
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I needed a hotel in SJ for a week. Kaps Place was near where I needed to be and has attractive rates. In fact, you can find rooms that vary from hostel beds with a shared bathroom to a furnished apartment. Of course the rate will vary according to the type of room. The hotel is sort of rambling and...

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Karolinabv, Director General at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your commentary, we're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Kaps Place. We're always trying to be better for our clients and when we read a positive review, we feel that we're heading the correct way. Once again, thank you very much and we hope to see you again! Pura Vida!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Prior to arriving at Kaps we had a fabulous 3 weeks touring Central America, staying in some great accommodation as organised by our tour group. Such had been the quality of the accommodation throughout the tour we didn't hesitate to book an additional night at Kaps (without analysing reviews) after the tour had ended. When booking the additional night post...

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Karolinabv, Owner at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Noula and Marty, I hope you had a great trip back home. Thank you for taking the time to make a review of your booking situation vs our policies. It's a shame for me that I can't upload a screenshot of the email I replied to you in order to your requested of cancel the reservation one day in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An authentic Costa Rican family will host and meet your needs providing accommodation, travel agency & personalized services (Spanish lessons, Post Surgery Care & meals). A clean, safe, colorful & comfortable setting w/kitchens, 1st class beds, safety boxes, cable TV, hot water. Complimentary: breakfast buffet, tea, coffee, WiFi, internet access, luggage storage & VOIP calls to more than 60 countries. Walk to: downtown, Gold, Jade & National Museums, National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, Bolivar Zoo & Central Market. No sexual tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaps Place

Address: 1142, Street 19 | Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose 2000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM191 - RM245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaps Place 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Kap`s Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place San Jose
Kaps Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place Costa Rica/San Jose
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