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Hotel Ave del Paraiso

50 Meters North of the Fuente de la | Hispanidad, San Pedro 612-2050, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: cleaner than most, spacious, decently well-equipped, friendly staff, comfortable beds. Cons: poor room lighting, poor internal decorations, prices don't include taxes, small TVs, small beds, rooms not very well ventilated (thus developing a funny smell, not too bothersome though).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The grounds were decorated with some fantastic sculptures when we recently stayed at the hotel. The combination of sculptures, the lovely murals and other art works gave the hotel a very special ambiance. The hotel's architecture and gardens made it even prettier. Oscar was especially helpful and friendly. The onsite Cafe was a great lunch and dinner spot, too. Very... More 

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Plantsville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great place to stay, cozy, clean, friendly atmosphere, lots of helpful people around you. I felt like a piece of paradise in San Jose. Good breakfast and delicious coffee every morning included in the price of the room. Next door to the University, close to mall and restaurants. I will definitely stay here again next time I am in the... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Located adjacent to the University and walking distance to a mall and several restaurant options. Rooms are surprisingly quiet. Staff were very helpful. Rooms are simple but clean. Breakfast was free and provided a nice assortment of options.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is probably the best place to stay in the city. Adjacent to the University, like a tropical oasis in the heart of the city. Comfortable, cozy, great staff, beautiful, well maintained grounds, great food at the cafe next door (Krakovia, also run by members of the same family). I will definitely stay only here when coming to San Jose,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has a very laid back vibe and a lovely collection of quirky outdoor statues made of found materials welded together The Krakovia Cafe out front is owned and operated by the Adamski boys, sons of the owners and is a good quality cafe/restaurant with a full dinner menu and a college atmosphere given the University clientele

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We organized a seminar at Hotel Ave del Paraiso and the guests stayed at the hotel, the food at Café Krakovia was excellent, the service of the staff very warm, the rooms were very quaint and nice. An option I will definitely have in mind. Of course, the location is simply perfect too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

On the recommendation of a family friend, my family chose to try out this hotel while we were in the San Jose area of Costa Rica. This is not a chain hotel, instead it is a family hotel and landmark with authentic architecture, fun sculptures created by one of the owner's son and a friendly and quite helpful hotel staff.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I've stayed at Hotel Ave del Paraiso at the beginning of my trip, at the end of November and it was really a pleasure to stay few days in this hotel in the middle of San Jose. I feared a little bit the big city but if you're traveling alone (with friends or family too of course!) this is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is a really pretty property, just steps away from the UCR campus. It has several different buildings, including some private cabañas (we stayed in one), and lovely gardens. Our room included a reasonably comfortable bed, ceiling fan, fridge and tv. Bathroom was small and water not quite hot enough, but fine. There is nice outdoor seating around the hotel... More 

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Address: 50 Meters North of the Fuente de la | Hispanidad, San Pedro 612-2050, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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