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Hotel Beacon Escazu

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   150 mts Oeste del Parque Central, Escazu 4013, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in three areas during our excursion to Costa Rica; Langosta, Tamarindo, and Escazu. And the Beacon was hands down the best hotel we stayed at. The room was lovely and very well kept. The food in the restaurant was worth every penny and some of the best we had. The staff is amazing and went out of their... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There are other upscale "name" brand hotels in the area. Beacon offers great accommodations at better prices! It is also located a short cab ride away (depending on traffic of course) from some of the best restaurants in San Jose. And close to the nicest mall too! Plus some good night spots. Not all the area is upscale. It is... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A very luxurious place for the money. There are other "Name" brand hotels in San Jose area. Which are supposedly more upscale. Maybe not! This hotel gives you very nice accommodations for a lot less. Definitely worth checking out! And you are a quick cab ride away from some of the best restaurants and shopping mall in San Jose. Warning,... More

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Dominical, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here because online the photos of the junior suite had a full living room and looked great. When we got here the junior suite was a small regular hotel room with no sofa or living room. We were very disappointed and will not stay here again. You do not get what you see in the photos. The walls... More

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The hotel is a nice facility with a great view from the roof. The room had a comfortable bed and the air conditioner worked fine. No windows to let in light unless you open the floor to ceiling drapes next to the door. The hair dryer and toilet paper holder were missing. The hotel seemed empty. At the restaurant, I... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I got lucky and booked this room at the last minute for around $70. The room and bed were first class, the only negative is that the room did Not have a window. The hotel itself is in the city but outside the city center. It is gated and has protected underground parking. As I only stayed in San Jose... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I am on my second day at the hotel, and I really like it. It's not a 5-star hotel according to American standards, but I think it is still really nice. Bonus: FREE local and international calls from your room! There is also free wifi and free breakfast (which is more than just fruit; I thought it was great). The... More

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Douglas, Wyoming
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4 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed at Hotel Beacon for two nights at the end of our vacation in Costa Rica. I made the reservation last minute and our first night was indicative of my lack of planning. My husband and I had to "share" a double bed and our 12 yr old son opted for a roll-away, rather than sharing... More

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Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I stay there for 2 nights with breakfast included. The price of the Deluxe room was $79 plus taxes and I think that this is one of the best quality/price that you can get in San Jose, they have a little jacuzzi in the middle of a little tropical garden, the food at the restaurant is good and yes it... More

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Front D, Director de Recepción at Hotel Beacon Escazu, responded to this review

Hello Hotel-Pasatiempo wow, I really appreciate your nice and sincerely review, is nice to hear that you liked the Hotel, And yes our price are very reasonable, also our restaurant is very nice, do not forget our Spa your next time :) Also remember the Sauna & Steam Room at the second floor, I hope you come back soon. Best... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I went for information about the hotel and asked to speak to the manager, he came out of his office on a rage, I even though he was going to get physical with me, he started to scream at me. He was really mad about me asking for him and didn't let me speak, I just left to never come... More

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Address: 150 mts Oeste del Parque Central, Escazu 4013, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Beacon Escazu 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Beacon Escazú is nestled on the hillsides overlooking Costa Rica’s mountainous terrains. It was designed in the Spanish colonial style that characterizes the town of Escazú, while also incorporating a modern touch and evoking a sense of rest and relaxation. ... more   less 
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