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Alta Hotel

3.5 of 5 Alto de las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ithaca, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was fortunate to find Alta Hotel when looking for a relaxing place to stay following an extensive dental procedure in Escazu. It is a true boutique property (just 24 rooms) with lovely architecture, a fine restaurant, large pool area and rooms with balconies for enjoying the fresh mountain air and amazing views. My experience with the staff has been... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wearing to the Caribbean from Vancouver island we wanted a few days to just relax in San Jose. The Alta was the perfect place for that. Very peaceful. We stayed in one of the master suites which was huge and private. The meals were outstanding. The beds very comfortable.

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We departed London at 6.30 am and arrived at The Alta Hotel in San Jose at sunset some 16 hours later. What a delight! Approximately half an hour from the airport and set high on the mountainside with a spectacular view of the city. The staff were welcoming, the room simple but clean and designed round a mix of Spanish... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is located on the hills of Santa Ana and offers fantastic views over the valley. The hotel is very charming with a great mix of styles. Each room has a terrace or access to the garden, comfy bed(s) and a big bathroom. The restaurant serves delicious food all day long. There is also a pool and gym, which... More 

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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to unexpected circumstances we had an overnight stay in San Jose. We could not get a room at the usual hotel we stay at so a friend of ours went on line to see what she could find that was not to expensive yet clean and not to difficult to find. She was able to book us a room... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was lucky enough to visit the hotel recently with a family member visiting the area. At first glance the hotel reminded me of a castle nestled on the side of hill just like in the movies. As I entered I amazed by the layout of the hotel, the high ceilings really gave you that feel of being in castle.... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Alta Hotel. The hotel is nice and eclectic. We enjoyed walking around and listening to the birds. The breakfast was wonderful but what really impressed us was the customer service. I left my sweater behind and the hotel called me that day and delivered it to me the next afternoon in a... More 

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Frederic S, General Manager at Alta Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Alidoleza, Thanks for writing such a nice review. We pride ourselves in giving personalized service. I was very happy to hear that our team went the extra mile for you, I will inform them about your comments. We too are looking forward to your next visit. Frederic Spahr General Manager More 

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I come from the Caribbean side to San Jose twice a month. Chain hotels are out for me and to find something nice that is a little upscale boutique is usually outside my budget. Lots of attention to detail. Design is like Spanish Colonial Meets Art Deco. Stunning views and most important for me, quiet! Definitely recommend.

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Frederic S, General Manager at Alta Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Colinsito, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Alta. We seem to receive more and more regular guests from the beach towns. They always tell us how convenient it is to stay at the atla for their regular visits to San Jose. We also appreciate the fact that you let us host your family visiting... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We where very surprised and happy to find in this wonderfull and charming place. Thank you to the whole team for your friendliness. Beautifull garden and pool area. Bathroom very comfortable. We had only one night befor leaving: Its a good choise for the last day, not far to the airport.

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Frederic S, General Manager at Alta Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Baensch, Thanks for your nice comments. I will inform the whole team, they are always eager to hear the comments of our guests. Thanks for choosing Alta for your last night in San Jose. It was a pleasure to host you and I hope we will have the chance to have you here again for a longer stay. Frederic... More 

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect and we were pleasantly surprised. The design of the hotel was really unique and fun. Modern, with a large attention to detail, but very warm at the same time. That's hard to pull off, and they nailed it. The staff was great and the restaurant was excellent. We'll be back on our next trip... More 

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Frederic S, General Manager at Alta Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Bobby W, Very nice reading your comments, thank you very much! Besides your wonderful comments about the hotel itself, I particularly appreciate what you wrote about my colleagues and the food. We put the guests at the center of everything we do and the best reward is to find out that we have surpassed the expectations of a guest.... More 

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Address: Alto de las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alta Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Alta Hotel Escazu
Alta Hotel Costa Rica/Escazu
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#5 Family Hotel in Escazu
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu

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