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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 14 February 2015

    The strong suit of this well run hotel is its location - close to the downtown museums and to the new Jade Museum and National Museum of Costa Rica. The hotel's owner is thoughtful to email information concerning various ways of getting to the hotel...More

    1  Thank travel-till-I-drop
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 16 February 2015

    Hi Travel, You did mention the pool, but left out the nice hot jacuzzi, you just did not see it above the pool, kinda cool check it out on the hotels photos. That also means you stayed in our economy rooms downstairs and did not...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2015

    This is just a comment to Joeroen_Go, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, response concerning the rates. I am not sure if that's really true, as the rate quoted by a tour operator for a Standard room is higher than the...More

    Thank c1defence
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 16 February 2015

    Hola C1defence, I'll try to answer this as short and accurate as possible. It's pretty simple, if you go to a hotels direct web site , you get a better treatment and availability than any where else. Do you think all of those companies work...More

    Reviewed 12 February 2015

    We stayed at Santo Tomas for two nights in the middle of our holiday and one night before returning to the airport. We loved it and would definitely return. The historic building has lots of character and the outside areas are cleverly designed to provide...More

    1  Thank lizsh
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 16 February 2015

    Hola Lizsh, What a great title , thank you so much for that! We have lots of couples to stay with us here and just relax, recharge and use us as their home base while traveling . The free baggage storage is used by many...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    Our party of four booked two rooms at Hotel Santo Tomas for our two night stay in San Jose, after which we travelled to Cahuita for four nights. We were greeted and checked-in by Miguel, who was very pleasant and helpful with directions to some...More

    Thank AnneandBobZ
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 12 February 2015

    Hola Ann & Bob, Great having you all stay with us and return! As I said mi casa es su casa, the idea is that the guests of Hotel Santo Tomas have a memorable Costa Rica Vacation experience. Thank you so much for taking the...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2015

    We stayed here for our last night in Costa Rica after 3 weeks of travelling. It's a nice old colonial building with spacious rooms, it looks authentic. It wasn't the best hotel, it wasn't the worst. For San Jose price-quality was OK (although you might...More

    2  Thank Jeroen_Go
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 9 February 2015

    Hola Jeroen, It was nice meeting you both briefly and thank you for the review. I was sick on Saturday and even on Sunday morning, but I still went in as the same today Monday. I have had a chance to go back and review...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
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$46 - US$106 (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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    • 30
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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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