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Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
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Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
codycook Milpitas, California, United States
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Milpitas, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a week in September/October 2013 and it was a nice hotel. I had complimentary breakfast. Shuttle runs at non-useful hours. Short walk to one of the largest malls I've ever been to... It rained on my way back and the hotel was nice enough to call me a cab to the mall, but I didn't know... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu and for your nice comments. It will be a pleasure to hist you again soon. Best Regards, Ludwing Diaz More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is magnificent. The employers are very respectful and offers an extremely customer service that's just unbelievable. The beds, the bathroom, the breakfast....I truly miss it and hope to go there once again. If you're making a trip to Costa Rica, don't think twice about this hotel. You won't regret it!!!!!!

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying with us and for your great comments. The whole staff has receivesd your message and we are proud to deliver our promise. We hope to have the honor to host you again soon. Best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

Caguas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a great location, close to restaurants and a big shopping center. Rooms are modern and clean, although ours was noisy early in the morning due to a large store nearby and a whispering air conditioner. Service is excellent, as well as breakfast, except for the coffee, which was awful! But a short walk across the plaza takes... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu and for your feedback. We apologize for the noise there was on the plaza which we have addessed with the comany and about the coffee. We are glad you also found the great coffee available in Plaza Tempo. Best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

new york
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location is next to a mall and a hospital. There were many dining choices to choose. I felt very safe in the area at all times. I prefer this area over San Jose. The hotel and room was very clean and nice. Most of the staff were nice but there were two that I felt was a little snobby... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. We are happy to know that you would stay with us again and it would be a pleasure to host you. best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Nice hotel, close to nice malls and several restaurants across the road. Also 10min away by walk from biggest mall in San Jose. Breakfast could be better, but waiters attention was always nice. Would stay there again

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Escazu and for your kind comments. We are happy to know that you would stay with us again and we hope to have that honor soon. best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

Miramar, Florida
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
39 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very modern hotel, with all amenities needed for a business travel. Rooms are very spacious and clean. Excellent location as well. Everyone that works there is super nice and attentive. Breakfast buffet was excellent, with good variety to choose from. Many restaurants located walking distance from hotel, very nice as well.Great place to stay always.

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu for your business trip. We are glad you found our rooms, cleanliness, attention, service and location, to be according to your expectations. We will be honored to host you again soon. Best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I recently went to San José in Costa Rica for a few days. I stayed at the Holiday Inn in Escazú. The hotel is pretty modern and the lobby smells great! The rooms are very spacious and clean. The personnel is really friendly. Just a thing, a local friend told us that the rates at the Holiday Inn are really... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Escazu and for your comments. We are glad to know you found our rooms spacious, clean and helpful staff. Reagrding the rates, we have dynamic prices according to availability. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the future. Best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

Woodbury, Minnesota
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I liked it. It was a mid-level hotel. Simple but very clean. People were nice. Internet worked. Buffet breakfast was good, a light selection but it met my needs. Stayed only afew days. Shopping, restaurants, and a movie theater was in walking distance. Easy trip to the airport. I did leave very early for the airport and was just call... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. We are glad you had a nice stay, even though we are not an airpoprt hotel, as we are located in Escazu, a suburb of the city. We hope to have the pleasure to host you again in the future. Best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

chicago, il
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

You will live this hotel. All was perfect!! Please put this one in your list. Staff us great. Rooms very modern and the breakfast was fabulous!! Trust me on this one you must try it. Restaurants around are amazing. You gave a American and international cuisine. Big win win.

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for selecting our hotel for your stay and for your kind comments. We are very proud to know our services and location were wonderful for you. We will be honored to host you again in the future. best regards, Ludwing Diaz More

Leon, Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is a great place to stay if you go to San José de Costa Rica, especially if you go the Escazu area. The rooms are clean a spacious, the staff of the hotel are extremely nice and is walking distance from a few nice restaurants. In addition you can also walk to Multi Plaza and Plaza Roble, or you... More

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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu and for you nice comments. Our mission is to provide excellent service to our guest, so we are very happy to read and share your opinion. We also hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again in the future and we wish you all the best. Kind Regards, Ludwing... More

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Address: Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu 3.5*
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Amenities

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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Escazu
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location The new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú is strategically located in the most upscale business, residential and commercial zone in Escazú, in the Prospero Fernandez Highway, next to Cima Hospital and Plaza Tempo, a multi-purpose development that includes a corporate center and a shopping arcade.Rooms and Suites Holiday Inn San José –Escazú is the first of its kind in the country. It has been designed with the latest in environmentally friendly technology, security, energy efficiency and water savings. It has 160 comfortable rooms, 2 modern suites and 16 rooms specially adapted for the physically challenged meeting ADA requirements. All the rooms offer the following services and benefits:• Free buffet breakfast and 10 Mb symmetrical WiFi. • Free local calls, Safety deposit box for laptop.• Two phones with voice mail. • Spacious desk with ergonomic seat.• Eco-model 37” television and Cable TV with 87 channels.• Luxury Simmons® beds with choice of pillow. • I-Home clock radio. • Iron and board, Coffee maker, Hairdryer and individual AC. • Bath & Body Works amenities.• Full sprinkler system and flame-proof furnishings.• Laundry, parking, gym and business center.Fogo Restaurant A contemporary, refined ambiance with meticulous service will enhance your dining enjoyment in our restaurant, offering international and local specialties and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner service. Acqua Lounge Bar The perfect place to enjoy premium brand liquors, cocktails and marinated snacks. You will love our selection of gourmet coffees and delicious pastries. Meeting and Banquet Rooms: For social or business events, Holiday Inn San José – Escazú offers 8 modern and functional meeting spaces to professionally attend from 5 up to 150 people with high service standards and technology. We look forward to welcoming you to the new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú for a genuinely enjoyable and green stay; you’ll make and feel the difference. ... more   less 
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