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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
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On my visit to Santa Ana, CR to visit my daughter who goes to school there we decided to take a chance on Alta Hotel since it was very close to her school. What we discovered was a JEWEL! We were struck by the fascinating architecture and super chic furniture of the lobby as soon as we entered. We were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to start a holiday from the welcome juice onwards. This hotel has modern facilities, comfortable rooms and stunning design. There is a small pool and garden outside the restaurant and bar, and most rooms have a terrace or balcony. The staff are attentive and friendly, and the dinners were excellent, with an emphasis on fresh local produce.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here at the beginning of our trip to Costa Rica and at the end. What a great little hotel. Delicious breakfast, very professional staff and the rooms were very clean and modern, comfortable beds, great views on the balcony. The manager is from Quebec City and went out of his way to greet his guests and we were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised when arriving at the Alta hotel. I frankly wasn't expecting such a peaceful and sophisticated place after already having been staying in San Jose at another few places. It's extremely well designed, has excellent customer service, and was a real breath of fresh air compared to basically every other hotel I'd seen in San Jose. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the warm welcome upon arrival to the check-out, the professional and informative staff made our stay memorable. We were greeted with welcome cocktails (refreshing fruit juice) and personalized letters providing information about our stay. Frederic, the general manager came to greet us, in an friendly yet professional manner. We were a party of three, occupying two rooms, and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for relaxing and enjoy the best gourmet food menu at the restaurant La Luz. This hotel has a great view of San Jose central valley and the west Pacific coast. Beautiful Garden's and rooms balconies. The Staff hotel very professionals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel is wonderful. We spent 2 nights there ns a lovely suite. It had a big bedroom, nice sized living room, big bathroom and walk-in closet. It also had a terrific covered balcony that was private and had a nice view. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to be helpful. We ate... 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:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#4 Family Hotel in Escazu
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu

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