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Hotel Santo Tomas

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed March 6, 2015

The drive and street scene on your way to Hotel Santo Tomas can be stressful but once you arrive you are welcomed by a warm staff and leave the hustle and bustle behind. The owner/operator Tomas really is a Saint. He will help you in...More

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

Hola Maria, Love that name of your town, so much fun just to say it and I have even been their: when I commercial fished out of Kodiak , Alaska! We have lots of different room types and budgets to accommodate most clients. I suggest...More

Reviewed March 1, 2015

San Jose is not the most civilised of cities and after trundling our cases along uneven pavements, hoiking them over unfeasibly deep gutters and avoiding the ubiquitous cars and motorbikes, we were very grateful to find this oasis of calm on what looked like a...More

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

Hola Kath, What a wonderfully well written review and so descriptive. Yep, I remember talking to the both of you and your comment about how easy the hotels website was to use. Those comments really help me to track how everything is running. You reserved...More

Reviewed February 28, 2015

A beautiful former coffee plantation which is an oasis in a busy section of San Jose. You are really looked after at Hotel Santo Tomas. Thomas, the owner, connects with all the guests over breakfast to ensure their stay is going well and is a...More

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

Hi Solidaritygril, Great title ( “Fantastic Location and they take care of their guests”) Hey this is what we do, I have been hitting it for the past 25 years, can't believe it. I thoroughly enjoy almost all of our guests ( I do get...More

Reviewed February 24, 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 March 16, 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 February 23, 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 March 18, 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

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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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US$59 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$59 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Lauren N
March 10, 2018|
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Response from kateandmark | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am certain you would be able to get something to eat in the city centre but you may be better off emailing the hotel I do not know about the jacuzzi but I would guess around 10pm as it is quite close to bedrooms but... More
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adnyl68
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so.
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maria p
August 30, 2017|
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Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
Hi, yes , we have off street , secure parking for $11.30 US $ per day includes the 13% CR tax. Regular price in lots are $1.25 per hour. Thomas
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"The Hotel is safe, very clean, is gated, offers parking, free breakfast, exercise facility, reasonable prices..."
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"Second floor rooms are quieter, no foot traffic noise above from the halls"
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"Our room looked out over the pool courtyard - nice view, but people in the small pool/hot tub later in the..."
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"All rooms are different and unique."
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