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Alta Hotel

#2 of 17 Hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence
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Alto de las Palomas | Hwy 121, Escazu, Costa Rica
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  • 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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Crewe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed our last night here before flying home the following day. We arrived mid afternoon and were able to get a late lunch in the wonderful restaurant which was delicious. Our room was spacious, clean and airy with magnificent views of San Jose. Both the evening meal and breakfast were great, served beautifully by smart waiters. It is so... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel perched on hillside but convenient to airport and city. Tiered floors, with many nooks to sit and sip coffee. Room is wonderfully appointed, the wood trim and doors are beautiful. View from terrace of San Jose is gorgeous. We had a delicious late lunch: sea bass taco, salmon quesadilla, saltado and spinach ravioli were all fresh and tasty... More 

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west sussex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With its very easy link to the airport, the Alta was a perfect choice to start our holiday. Our room was very generous and spacious, which was perfect having been cooped up in a plane for many hours. The architecture of the hotel is beautiful and unexpected, with many places to sit, read and enjoy being there. Standards are very... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been lucky to stay in a lot of nice hotels in many places in the world and all in all our experience at Alta was among the best ! I would highly recommend this property to anyone going to San Jose !

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Puerto Vallarta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can not write enough good things about Alta. I am writing this from my King size bed with my doors wide open and the most amazing view of the lights of San Jose. I have just finished the absolute best room service dinner I have ever had! I travel for business. And I'm female, and sometimes it's really hard... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant stay at this magnificent hotel near San José. The service, facilities, comfort level, internet connection and restaurant were outstanding. Traffic to get to and from the hotel at certain hours needs to be considered to get to appointments and/or the airport.

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187 reviews 187 reviews
89 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a short stay to or from the airport (20 mins away) it would be hard to improve upon. Quiet comfortable rooms, well appointed,good beds. The breakfast is rather odd with limited choice and slow service. The night we stayed there was a somewhat indifferent buffet for dinner.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like everyone does we looked at the reviews of too many hotels to mention before choosing the Alta and boy are we glad we did. Great place to catch our breath at both ends of our tour. Located outside of San Jose - but for us that was a good thing and helped kickstart the holiday. Staff are wonderful and... More 

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

Dear Timetosleeplater Thanks for posting your nice comments. I am glad that we have lived up to our reputation. As you saw, there is no shortage of accommodations in the region; we are delighted that you have elected alta and that we were a good fit for you. Thanks for staying with us. We hope to see you again soon.... More 

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gem is set in the hills of Escazu with a fantastic view of the city of San Jose, the hotel is upscale, but not too expensive. The rooms have private balconies with a cafe type table and chairs and the first night we were in Costa Rica we sat out there with a bottle of wine and enjoyed the... More 

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

Dear Nancy Thank you for staying at alta hotel. We really appreciate your review and your superb comments about the hotel. We do pay close attention to all the comments of our guests in order to keep progressing. Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, it is much appreciated. Frederic Spahr General Manager More 

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