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Alta Hotel

#2 of 17 Hotels in Escazu
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Alto de las Palomas | Hwy 121, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here two separate nights. Lovely facility, very nice and comfortable rooms. Staff is attentive, friendly and mostly fluent in English, for those who care. There is a nice pool deck and comfortable chairs and towels changed frequently. Great for kids, and the food is wonderful.

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at hotel Alta on our way to drake Bay. What a Beautiful refuge above the hills of San Jose. The room was large with comfortable bed and stunning views. Every staff member we spoke to was extremely friendly and helpful. We'll definitely be back.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our time there. Service was impecable. Boutique hotel done correctly! The pool was amazing and the food was delicious. From the time you check in to the time you check out your are treated like a VIP! Will definitely stay here again.

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at Alta is outstanding and I always use when in San Jose both the evening before my departure abroad and return. It is conveniently located to the International Airport. The rooms are very nicely appointed and have lovely balconies to enjoy the views of and breezes of the central valley. Restaurant La Luz is outstanding. Can't wait for... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I was greeted at the front desk, I felt welcomed and noticed the impeccable details that stand out when you enter the hotel, the colors, the fresh flowers, the amazing architecture, etc. The room had the perfect ingredients, a fantastic view of Santa Ana and Valley, the comfortable bed and the spacious bathroom. The following day I... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights, arriving tired and jet-lagged from the UK. The room we had was lovely, with a fabulous view across the valley as we woke early (UK time) and enjoyed the sunrise. Breakfast was delicious and made to order (no buffet). We enjoyed a day by the pool. Lunch was good value and, for me, consisted... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in San Jose for one night but Alta appealed to me because the beautiful views offered and its proximity to nearby amenities. From the second I stepped into the lobby I knew that this place was special. The decor is a mix of classic and modern with much attention to detail like Old Hollywood meets Spanish Colonial.... More 

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real gem of a boutique hotel! The service, the beautiful rooms and what great sheets and pillows! The view is amazing! And the restaurant is wonderful, very unique. I would reccomend anyone going through San Jose to stay at this special hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking a beautiful hide away this is it. The view is awesome. I don't think I'll ever forget the view from the balcony. The bed was huge and comfy and the bathroom was great even though I really was looking forward to a tub. What's strange was the staff. There were several time when we needed things and... More 

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

Hello Paulynnate, Thanks for taking the time to write your nice comments about the hotel. Our guests really like our rooms and their balconies. Regarding the service you received at the reception, the woman you referred to is a manager who was providing training to our new receptionist. I am so sorry we did not communicate that to you, I... More 

Montezuma, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I live in Costa Rica and travel to San Jose every couple of months to go shopping and run errands. We stay at the Alta Hotel every time because it is comfortable, clean, quiet and has beautiful contemporary decor. It's not easy to find such a quiet, safe and comfortable hotel in San Jose. We've stayed many... More 

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