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Bronx, New York
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel was not exactly in the center of San Jose but a few minutes out of the main city. This I did not mind because there was a supermarket walking distance. The pool was very nice and medium sized. The rooms were comfortable and moderate with hot water considering other hotels have complicated procedures to get hot water. My... More 

2 Thank iliana98
Saint Louis, Missouri
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104 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

The hotel was okay. The rooms were fine though I never figured out how to reach the ceiling fan that had a pull chain designed for very tall people. The shower had hot water which was a nice treat as other places I stayed in Costa Rica required one to turn on an electric heater to heat the water as... More 

2 Thank NearlyRetired68
Where I am
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114 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Have stayed twice - once in a renovated room, once in a older, very outdated room NOTE: Hotel is undergoing renovations Feb 23 -Mar 30, 2015 The good: Food is very good - enjoyed both breakfast ($8 if not included) and dinner ($15-20+) at the restaurant Very clean Nice, small pool and garden area God showers, no problems with hot... More 

4 Thank neferTT
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110 reviews
69 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2015

We stayed here twice in January . The rooms are simple but clean and spacious. The bathroom is adequate with a good supply of hot water. The breakfast was really good on one day and less good on two other mornings. The buffet evening meal was tasty and well prepared. There is a lovely well kept garden and small pool

2 Thank mfeakin
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed here in February 2015 for two nights and paid 66 USD for a large room. Especially if you are 2-3 people it's great value for money. Only 20 min drive from airport and 20 min walk to city centre. Breakfast and dinner buffets are limited in choice but very good. Friendly staff. WiFi in room. Would recommend to... More 

2 Thank Fabian B
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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79 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This Hotel is a busy hotel only for 1 or 2 night. Hotel is niche far from airport and not far from the center with shops and restaurants. A supermarket is just around the corner. Rooms in the hotel mostly noisy. Pool is nice and quiet. Breakfast is expensive and quality not acceptable for the price. Dinner and lunch also... More 

1 Thank manuela r
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Pros: Clean Quiet Accessible to airport TV WIFI - bit intermittent Friendly reception/staff Well decorated rooms Clean pool Cons: Basic no frills I recommend this place as a short stay in San Jose as there isn't much to do in the capital or this hotel. Basic rooms that are clean and quiet so that's all you need!

4 Thank Oliver A
San Jose, California
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This is perfectly average hotel for a night or 2 in San Jose while on your way to the more scenic areas of Costa Rica. Stayed here before & after an adventure tour. Very easy to get to from the airport - about 15 or 20 minutes. The hotel is nothing to look at but it is in a decent... More 

4 Thank MicroAdventurer
Romford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Clean, 5 minute walk from supermarket / ATM, walls are thin as paper though so you can hear literally everything... Good shower pressure/heat, I didn't have breakfast there so can't comment on that. Bed was very comfortable though and room was kept at a comfortable temperature.

Thank Ahsha O
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

great place to stay, not to bad on the wallet. staff were super as well as the lay out for breakfast. i stayed in a room that was facing the street and in morning the rush our traffic was my alarm clock, this i did not like. . did not know about the traffic. so over all great place, just... More 

1 Thank dowd70

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Authentic Hotel offers guests the experience of an oriented values and customs of the Costa Rican people personalized service. With a total of 80 rooms, guests have a wide variety of facilities to meet their different needs. Considering the needs of our guests the authentic Hotel, offers pool areas, restaurant and parking. Authentic Hotel is a destination city, with a family atmosphere that highlights the charisma of Costa Rica ... more   less 

Additional Information about Autentico Hotel

Address: Ave 5 and 7 calle 40 | Sabana Este, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $87 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Autentico Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Get one away from main room. I was in 27 and very quiet there.”
 of 5 bubbles yakermary, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“My room is #31 and facing their swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles kkosig, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid a room near the poo. Can get loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Profssor, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You will not be disappointed here.”
 of 5 bubbles 740billb, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the pool are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles malgorzatar598, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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