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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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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montezuma, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Because of our travel plans in Costa Rica, we had to stay in San Jose once during the week and then again the night before we flew back to the States. The Alta Hotel was suggested because it was close to the part of the city where we needed to be for the first part of our visit to Costa... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed in this hotel for one night at the end of our holiday to Costa Rica. It's very close to the airport but removed from the hustle and bustle of San Jose, though this might not be ideal for everyone as there isn't that much to do in the surrounding area. Rooms are really nice and ours had... More 

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New York
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place literally left me in awe as my experience at this property was magnificent. Although I only stayed here for one night before heading to the Jaco, it was exceptional in every way. From the pre booked taxi from the airport to the greeting and front desk assistance to the wonderful service in the restaurant for breakfast and dinner,... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views Great attention Great location. Rooms ok but could be .... Restaurant / Bar do not know how to make a Martini or Gibson! Bring your own cebollos. Good parking. Perfect coordination with Nature Air for all adventures on either Pacific or Caribbean. ✈️🌃

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

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 March 8, 2015

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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