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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 5 weeks ago

          Location: it is located a few blocks north of the walking street and a lot of the museums/attractions you would want to visit in central San Jose. It's easy to get orientated and walk around. Room: We were on the upper level in one of...More

          Thank Rachel P
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hi Rachel, Your title and description is really well written and informative for prospective clients and I am sure will be of great value to them. San Jose, has a wonderful climate and as such no heating or air con is needed, how nice and...More

          Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

          This boutique hotel in downtown San Jose is clean, friendly and close to all amenities you could want. You can walk to the national museum, the zoo, the butterfly garden or just the market. Plus they will arrange for any excursions you like. There are...More

          Thank snickel123
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Howdy Snickle123, That is a really short, concise and very informative review, that rocks ! All of my staff is trained 24/7 to assist with any type of travel arrangments or needs you may have. Hey within reason , I do get some crazys sometimes...More

          Reviewed 16 April 2017

          Hotel Santo Tomas is one of the best hotel's I've ever stayed in. The location was perfect, about 4-5 blocks from the main part of San Jose (shopping, landmarks, food). The hotel staff was friendly and helpful, the hotel itself was clean and beautiful and...More

          Thank Shanna S
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hola, Shanna, Hey that is a really great recommendation , Thank You ! Yes only 4 blocks from almost all attractions , it makes it very east and nice to go out and come back many times in a day, really important.Clean, safe and beautiful...More

          Reviewed 4 April 2017

          Beautiful historic building, excellent hospitable service, comfortable rooms. The courtyard is beautiful. There are a number of comfortable seating areas around the property, lots of opportunity to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful San Jose weather. Breakfast was tasty and filling. Location is ideal for...More

          Thank TravelingBuster
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hola TravelingBuster, What a wonderful review, Thank You ! Your title and description is really helpful for travelers that are seeking this type of Costa Rica travel experience. Lots of history here: built in 1908. There are also many days tours that leave and drop...More

          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          We arrived early afternoon on March 13th, after being dropped off by our Tour Bus. Avenue 7/Calle 3 area. We were warmly greeted and helped with our luggage. You enter and exit via a secured gated foyer as the Hotel is off Avenue 7 street....More

          Thank TONI M
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hola Toni and your daughter ! It was a real pleasure having you both stay and allowing us to assist you in the many ways we did. Great that you took and enjoyed several days tours and all of the many other sights in San...More

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          • Breakfast included
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
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          • US$59 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
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          • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
          • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
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          Jane J
          How far are you from the airport?
          10 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
          Is there a shuttle to the airport and if not how much would a taxi cost?
          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
          TONI M
          Warm Smiles from Tallahassee Florida. I am going to Costa Rica with my 17 year old daughter Spring Break in March 2017. We are ending our Ecoterra Tour on March 13th to be dropped off at the airport in San Jose and from there I have to find my way to lodging and more activities for 2 more nights. I am looking for decent accommodations under $80 a night that will allow us to explore the area to entertain ourselves on the afternoon of the 13th and all day the 14th and get to the airport around 10am on the 15th. This Hotel looks intriguing and seems to point out we can walk to museums and do some trinket shopping safely during the day. I like that point allot. Do you know if a shuttle is available to and from this establishment? We are getting dropped off at the San Jose airport on the 13th around 2pm by Ecoterra and have to find our way to our lodging. I want to explore the San Jose area lightly the last 2 days we are in the Country. Is this location is the best for our needs? My big concern is we don't speak Spanish and will need to get from the San Jose airport and back to the San Jose airport. If the owner of this Hotel is an American Expat, my guess is he could help arrange that for us. I saw some place where it was a $30 fee to shuttle to and from the airport. How does one arrange for it? Can you please help me figure this out? Thanks
          3 January 2017|
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          Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
          I want to say thank you to every one that replied to her. Toni , we will be happy to assist you with what ever you need. Our location will provide you with what you are looking for. Cheers ! Thomas
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