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Hotel Santo Tomas

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Galluis, France
Reviewed 25 August 2014

always a person to clean every part of the hotel. People are very nice and want to help breakfast is OK rooms are OK, would be better with some refurbishment walls are thin we could hear our neighbours practicing some sport early morning...

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2Thank stephan78490
AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hola Stephan, Great you and your family stayed and I know your children really enjoyed the pool and, jacuzzi and waterside! The new annex upstairs has our new rooms. Clean is good and important, thank yo for the review. Thomas

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We checked in and out of the hotel three times during our stay in Costa Rica. We decided against renting a car and this was an excellent option. The overnight tours we chose picked us up at the hotel, and we brought only what was needed for those times. Santo Tomas held the rest of our luggage so we didn't...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hola 707Roadtripper, Thank You for the review and many clients use us as their home-base while traveling around the country. We assist many guests with their day tours and have been doing it for almost 25 years now. I am not sure which restaurant you went to but there are at least 40 restaurants with in a four block radius,...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed at Hotel Santo Thomas for 3 nights in January 2014 and truly enjoyed it.Our room was very quaint and comfortable with a large bathroom.Everything is very clean and well kept with a beautiful courtyard to relax in.Breakfast is plentiful, made to order and accompanied by an assortment of fruits.The owner of the hotel is very personable and sharing...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hi Claudia W, I remember the both of you , wonderful to know you had a great cruise and arrived at the port no problem. A most outstanding review and what I appreciate the most is that you stayed here in January and remembered us to write the review. Your review , is short , concise and I think pretty...

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I visit San Jose often and have stayed at many different hotels. Hotel Santo Tomas has become my favorite. The staff speaks English, and are always very friendly & helpful. I love that they have a great gym, swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. And it's only a few blocks from the middle of downtown. It is quite literally my home...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hola CWhites, Always great to have all of our repeat clients return and I really enjoy chatting with you and everyone else. We just replaced the carpet in the gym and are sprucing up the machines and room a bit more, Great when guests use the gym! Jump in the jacuzzi after a work out and cool off in the...

Reviewed 17 August 2014

We chose the Hotel Santo Tomas for its proximity to downtown, and we were not disappointed. When we first pulled up to the hotel, we were concerned as there was no visible signage from the street and the security bars surrounding the entry were a bit ominous. Once inside, however, we felt like we were in a calm oasis in...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hola Lori, Wonderful that you and your children enjoyed the pool, jacuzzi and water slide! Lots of families stay with us for several days and then off they go, most of the time allowing us to assist them with their rental cars , tours and just good travel tips and information. Great Review thank you so much! Warmest Regards Thomas

Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Wonderful and really helpful staff. Made us feel welcome. Room was great. Helped us plan our day trips. The owner and staff were really awesome. We will stay here again for sure. The hotel is gorgeous, well taken care of, really clean, close to everything. We give it a 10 for sure

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hi to the both of you! What a fun time getting to meet and know you both better. It's always a treat to meet happy clients who know how to really enjoy themselves traveling. Keeping an open mind about new things, not focusing on the small differences and not passing judgment or comparing will always make for a much nicer...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We landed in San Jose and decided to spend the first night downtown before heading around the country. We were so fortunate to find the St. Thomas. A great hotel to start the trip, with better Wi-Fi than we have in San Francisco! Thomas himself was over the top helpful, providing us tips on restaurants and places to visit throughout...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hi Donald, Great having you both stay and for me it's always fun to help make our guest stay memorable! That's what a Costa Rica vacation should be about. Wonderful to know you had an outstanding experience in Costa Rica. Thank You so much for the review, just love those five green dots! Warmest Regards Thomas

Vermont
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We stayed for two nights. Everything about our stay was positive. Our children loved the pool, the room was spacious and clean, the free breakfast was good, and the staff was very helpful. The location was excellent - a very easy walk to everything we wanted to see. The owner, Thomas, was there to greet us and the other guests...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hola Wilvey, Lots of families do just what you did, slide in here for a day or two, let us assist them with their rental car and off you go! Just email my front desk and we can assist with rental cars. tours, or just about anything you need , we have been doing it now for 25 years this...

Michigan
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed here in room #10 for one night's stay. The room was quaint and clean. Lovely high ceilings with a ceiling fan to move air around. The bed was extremely comfortable with plenty of bedding which was great since I became chilled after being out in the rain. There is a small pool with an elevated hot tub complete...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hi Traversecity, Fantastic review you have given us , Thank You, you stayed in one of the original rooms and at around $52.00 US per night including a hot cooked breakfast not bad. Lots of clients do spend just a few dollars more and stay in the new section upstairs enjoying the views and lovely sitting areas. Again nice review...

Mooresville, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My husband and I recently stayed here and had a great experience!! They staff was very friendly and helpful in planning activities. The place was spotlessly clean and the breakfast was one of our favorites in all of Costa Rica!! Oh and the coffee was amazing... the first time in my life I was able to drink coffee with NO...

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AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Fun time chatting with you and your husband and showing how fresh , good brewed coffee needs nothing added, just saved you lots of dollars on milk and sugar in the coming years! Costa Rica coffee will spoil you. Just a lovely review and can't beat those five green dots you have given us, Thank You both so...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great downtown location in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotel Santo Tomas provides free hot cooked to order breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi 20 Mbps, security box, swimming pool, hot Jacuzzi, gym, secure on site parking. Only four blocks from San Jose, Central Avenue and an easy stroll to most local attractions. Offering 30 non smoking rooms and has been newly renovated and expanded. Also available 24/7 : tour, travel & car rental services, currency exchange and laundry for our guests. Come and enjoy our wonderful open air gardens, flowers and covered terraces all to enjoy the volcano views here at Hotel Santo Tomas in San Jose, Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santo Tomas

Address: Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $79 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santo Tomas 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#4 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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“I believe that the interior rooms are quieter, but the second floor rooms have a sliding door that opens to a balcony overlooking the pool.”
LostGringo2013, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“I was in room 26. nice and quiet”
SteveP751, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“New rooms upstairs seem to be the best ones (even the owner told us that!) but the open rooms on the ground floor looked okay too.”
, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any looked amazing...”
tonijoye, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“upgrade to second floor rooms with queen size bed”
66birchpoint, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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