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Alta Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Alto de las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nosara, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend a night or two in San Jose every month and have come to depend on the Alta to meet all my needs. While many reviews focus on the architecture of a hotel, my main interest is on staffing. The Alta has the most professional staff of any hotel I know in this part of the world. Yes, the... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on our last night in Costa Rica before flying home. When we arrived we were upgraded to a suite which was massive - lounge area, bedroom, washroom, shower room, toilet and bidet room, walk in wardrobe and two lovely balconies with stunning views over the city. The menus for lunch and dinner were very good and the food... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Alta. . First night, last night and once in between the trip. It is a lovely small hotel with a great restaurant, a quiet pool area and views over San Jose. We were traveling with a 14 and 12 year old and they enjoyed it. The staff were very accommodating and it was always... More

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Halifax, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Hotel has charming European style. Our room was spacious. clean and had a full balcony with table and chairs. The room had a great view of the city. Staff were excellent. Our vehicle was parked in the hotel lot. The staff informed us that we had a flat tire and they would take care of it. We assumed they would... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This hotel is very welcoming after a long day. We were greeted with a cool welcome drink and shown to a beautiful room. The bed was divine!! The hotel offers a great view of the city and is in a very quiet part of the city. Breakfast was great.

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Hong Kong
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

What a great, little hotel. Bedroom spacious and comfortable, decor in public areas impressive, great restaurant with William in entertaining attendance, and a very nice pool area for serious relaxation.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Great location, not too far from SJ airport, quiet, full of charm, rooms have a great view and are of a good size. True 4*, which was a good surprise. Poll and garden are lovely. Breakfast is quite simple and there is not enough.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Alta is a boutique hotel with a lot to offer. The rooms had ample space, a balcony with a wonderful view of the town. The bed was comfortable and staff were helpful and friendly. The decor was pleasing and tasteful, both in the rooms and all inside the hotel. The pool was a plus!

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Hannover, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Nice an quiet location, fantastic view over the city of San Jose, big rooms with balcony, clean, very polite, helpful an friendly people working there! The Service at the restaurant was fantastic. Go there, if you´re flight arrives at San Jose!

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

This is a small cosy hotel built on a hill which means access for a coach is a bit difficult as it does not really have any grounds on the front. As a result of the hill a lot of the rooms especially on the ground floor are spread across a lot of levels and there are a lot if... More

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Also Known As:
Alta Hotel Escazu
Alta Hotel Costa Rica/Escazu
Address: Alto de las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
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 Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#5 Family Hotel in Escazu
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alta Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
the alta hotel is a collection of 23 rooms with private balconies and expansive views of costa rica`s central valley. This means you'll often find an adventure-weary traveller dining at la luz restaurant+bar, kicking back and soaking up the views after an epic expedition, or regrouping to head out again. Their roomy balconies leading you to an exotic garden scene, or if staying in the master suite, the mountains and volcanoes beyond Valle de Santa Ana. Local organic farmers supply the ingredients for la luz restaurant+bar whose menus feature an eclectic mix of influences. let our chef indulge your senses with an exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, renowned as one of the best restaurants in san josè. ... more   less 
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