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Hotel Paradise

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2 KM S Iglesia San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 23556, Costa Rica (Formerly BEST WESTERN Paradise Inn & Spa)
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Ranked #11 of 17 hotels in Escazu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011
cheech007 Romulus, Michigan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Romulus, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

I stayed 6 nights & loved it.IF you want ( PEACE & QUITE ) This is the place were you need to stay.The Mountain (*>*) VIEW (*<*) at night is Breath taking of ( San Jose) from the hotel.I ate thier Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner every day & it was ( Excelent food ) with good price.The nights are cool you need a... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2010

This hotel is perfect if you are looking for peace and quiet. It is off the beaten path on the side of a mountain with a picture perfect view of the san jose valley. Dunia and Raul and the staff are as friendly and helpful as anyone can be. There IS a restaurant and if you dont like that there... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010 via mobile

Booked this after the good reviews but was shocked at how bad it was. The services advertised on the best western site were not available, the shuttle was not available, the spa was not available, there was no restraunt facility. I doubt the genuineness of some reviews of this hotel because of the massive difference in promised services and what... More

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Dallas,TX
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

Let me preface this review by saying the hotel owner goes out of his way to make you feel at home. The hotel has an amazing view of San Jose and if you want to just get away and read a good book and are on a budget and not looking for excitement...this is your spot. As with all Best... More

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Gladstone, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

We had to wonder what we were in for as we wound our way up the narrow mountain lane. But the staff were amazingly helpfull and the biker bar down the street had great food at reasonable prices. We loved their chifrijo with a cold beer! I would definitely stay there again. When it was not raining, the view was... More

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Commerce Township, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

Raul went out of his way, a really! great host. The staff is excellent! The rooms are modern, very clean. The views are incredible, especially at night. The price to value relationship is off the charts. The air is not humid and is very cool, which makes for a truly great nights sleep. This is my new favorite retreat to... More

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China Grove, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2010

We were lost, in San Jose, and saw signs for the Best Western. It was a great place with awesome views! The staff was friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Raul was a great host and the restaurant across the street was delightful (another Raul ran the place). Highly recommended if you are staying near San Jose (only 20... More

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2010

There were only 2 reviews on T.A. when I booked, so I didn't know what to expect. From the 1st, Dunia (1 of the owners) was so friendly--and not just because I had just come (also) from FL, as she had, or was moving to CR permanently (as she and Raul had). I came with my brother, who only stayed... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2010

Pros: It is on top of a mountain with fantastic views of the city. It is very quiet, peaceful, and gated with guards so you don't have to worry about thieves breaking into your car like you do around San Jose. It is also very reasonably priced. The staff is great. Free WiFi. Cons: Since it is on top of... More

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Palm City, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2009

We reserved a room (through our AAA advisor) for the one night prior to flying out of San Jose at the end of a fantastic week in Costa Rica! After the steep and dangerous drive up to the hotel, we entered a secure gate. Secured by an armed guard, due to the area...don't even think about being able to walk... More

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Address: 2 KM S Iglesia San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 23556, Costa Rica (Formerly BEST WESTERN Paradise Inn & Spa)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Paradise 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Paradise Inn And Spa
Best Western Paradise Hotel San Jose
Hotel Paradise Costa Rica/Escazu

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Located in San Jose, Costa Rica, the Paradise Cosmetic Inn Surgical Recovery Center is just a few minutes away from all major hospitals and plastic surgeons clinics, airport. Our unique surgical recovery center inn was built especially for patients looking for the best surgical retreat and aftercare. Costa Rica plastic surgery, plastic surgeons and surgeons in general are world renowned for their skill expertise and professionalism. That is why Costa Rica excels in the field of medical tourism. Enjoy the best views of Central Valley on top of a breathtaking mountain. We offer a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere in our beautiful new accommodations. Our English speaking nurses and professional staff are waiting to pamper and indulge your every need! Come and recover in the serene ambience of Costa Rica's natural beauty! Come and enjoy Costa Rica the country that offers the best medical tourism in the world! ... more   less 
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