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Hotel Paradise

2 KM S Iglesia San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 23556, Costa Rica (Formerly BEST WESTERN Paradise Inn & Spa)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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 4 weeks ago

My Costa Rican girfriend called to Hotel Paradise in the morning to confirm our reservation, a lady called Beatriz Ortiz picked up the phone and she was really rude with my girlfriend, Beatriz Ortiz told her that she cannot give her any information about our reservation because the reservation was under my name, and my girlfriend told her that she... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

if you are a nature lover and have a choice to stay up in the mountains where Paradise Hotel located or pay more money and stay in busy San Jose Area which is just like a fish market . i bet you will not regret staying at Paradise Hotel. My group of 54 Island Hikers from Trinidad and Tobago just... More 

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Auburn, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stay here every time we are in San Jose. The view of San Jose simply cannot be beat, especially at night. The hotel is situated high up on a hill with fresh air and a nice cool breeze. The grounds are surrounded by a fence and there is 24 hour security, making it feel very safe.... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This hotel was 30$ a night and 50$ a night for the view that overlooks San Jose from the top of the hill. It has the most amazing view because of its height in the mountain and at night you can see the whole city lit up beneath you. Breakfast is included and so is wifi and also.....you get free... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The staff is very friendly and helpful--I planned a lot of day trips with their help and advice, and my son and I had a great time. The hotel is a ways up on the mountain on the southwest side of town, and not near the airport or the city center. For the money, you can't beat it--it has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights and it was perfect. Nice and quiet, beautiful views everywhere you looked! The area is quiet but there are a few resturaunts within walking distance, and the bus to the city is just down the road. It was cheap and easy to take to and from the city. Our room was nice and clean, breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

The lights of the entire San Jose region will sparkle below you at night when you stay in this hotel up in the hills above Escazu. The place is set up nicely with the balcony rooms offering quite expansive views. Many rooms have buildings in the way of the views or they don't have views so make sure to get... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very nice, clean hotel with friendly staff. The staying in the hotel we were enjoying a lots. It was too much beautiful and relaxing place, that we didn't wanted go outside from the hotel. The hotel has very nice view, you have feeling you are in sky, or in some plane who just landing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great view of San Jose and surrounding mountains/volcanos. Staff is very attentive and supportive. Rates are very reasonable. We have brought mission teams from our church in Texas the last three years to work with the CCA church in Alajuelita and we will be back again next year.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If your staying any more than one night you'd have to be crazy. If your staying for a few days following cosmetic surgery change your plans. Bad area of town, small rooms, dirty, smells terrible, didn't speak English. I had nine days scheduled for an after surgery retreat. I got in at 10 p.m. and I was so shocked I... More 

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