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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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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
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    • Excellent53%
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    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “water slide” (12 reviews)
    “costa rica” (165 reviews)
    “hot tub” (44 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    A great place to stay in the heart of San Jose. Within walking distance of the National Theatre, museums and great places to eat. We met the owner (Thomas) at breakfast who was friendly, helpful and welcoming - a real 'bon viveur' and we appreciated...More

    1  Thank Garold_of_Stone
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 16 March 2015

    Hi Gerald, Lots of Europeans this year , that snow has been nasty and it's pretty nice here ! Many do what you both did, stay a few days to adjust, a day tour or a nice soak in the jacuzzi after a long flight....More

    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    Stayed 2 nights, it was a beautiful place, room was clean and spacious (had a room on top floor). Owner was very friendly and made sure he met everyone of his guests which is not common, at least for most hotels we stayed before. Breakfast...More

    1  Thank MaitreOttawa
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 18 March 2015

    Hola Matire, What an outstanding year for our Canadian travelers, you guys are great. Yes the hotel is running very full and I don't get it either, that hot tub has six jets all located at different heights so that you make a circle around...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    Great location. The hotel is right in the heart of San Jose, and within walking distance to just about every attraction the city has to offer. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the rooms are clean. Our room was upstairs and very small. However,...More

    2  Thank CObeau
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 18 March 2015

    Hi Cobeau, What a spot on review and great information for the first time visitor, traveler. I love that term you invented playcation, Yes San Jose traffic can be a challenge. We work with car rental companies that will bring your car here free of...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    We are so glad that we stayed at Hotel Santo Tomás! We are not keen on staying in cities, so Hotel Santo Tomás was just what we needed to feel safe, comfortable and supported. Thomas, his wife and their staff are friendly and went out...More

    Thank Melanie P
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 23 February 2015

    Hola Melanie, A very clean, accurate description of what travelers can expect and you booked us direct also for the best rate, service and availability on the net! That jacuzzi has 6 different jets located at different heights to hit the entire back, so just...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    We spent our first evening in Hotel Santo Tomas. Our room was clean and comfortable, although the bedspreads were a bit worn. We had little natural light (needless to say, no view) and inadequate reading light, otherwise it was fine. The hotel is situated close...More

    Thank passionflora
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 23 February 2015

    Hola Jumpinwave, Thank you for your comments, I will be inspecting rooms and replacing linens ASAP, will recheck the light bulbs in the reading lamps and your idea on a restaurant list is being prepared based on category's and closest location this minute, GREAT IDEA...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$46 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
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    Jane J
    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
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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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    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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