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Costa Rica Guesthouse

Avenida 6 - Calle 21/25, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A relaxing hotel, an atmosphere of the most warm, family, very nice facilities, excellent service, the place where is located is very nice, close to the restaurants, excellent food. very good prices......

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a good place to stay for visiting central San Jose. The staff is very helpful and attentive, the coffee in the lobby is always hot. Overall, this is nothing fancy (no TV in room, but with a shower en suite, plus refrigerator and cooking facilities), providing very good value for money, though probably best suited for the high... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With my boyfriend, we choose "the Guesthouse" for 3 nights in San Jose, and it's very a good surprise to booking at this hotel. The hotel felt safe and our room in victorian house was spacious king size bed) and clean - good price/quality ratio. Great yard as well ! This pretty colonial victorian hotel, have a professional staff (Thank... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were less than impressed with this establishment. We found the male night desk attendant indifferent and generally unhelpful. They still allow smoking in the dining area which is open to the lobby. Removing ashtrays of butts in order to sit for breakfast is a turn-off. Also be warned: there is a train track very nearby and that is one... More

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Albany, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Stayed here just for one night. I had a room with a double bed. Very nice clean room. Huge bathroom!! Traffic was noisy at night on the street side. I did not have safe in the room. I believe that there are only stairs if that is a problem for you.

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Viterbo, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Relation between the coasts and the services is perfect. It's very clean and beautiful. The staff is very friendly and helpfully. And the position is very central and near the bus station TRACOPA. Reccomended. Enjoy your self!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed 2 nights, once in a small room with shared bathroom and another night in a large room with private bathroom. The room was huge, nicely appointed, with lots of natural light and the bed was huge and comfortable. The french owner was very nice to us and we felt it was competitively priced. Our large room however was... More

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Medellin, Colombia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

i stayed here twice, first alone in the dorm (where i was the only person in the busiest season!!! while all the other hostels were full) and second time in a private room. There are two sides in this guest house the hostel is in the better side, while some of the private rooms are in the area which does... More

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Farsta Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Me and my friend spent the nights there on two occasions during our stay in Costa Rica when we traveled from coast to coast. We arrived at "inconvenient" times and everything worked perfectly. Friendly staff. I can well imagine staying longer on another occasion, however, is the walk down to the city center in the longest team.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Keep in mind that the lower priced rooms at this place are in the old wing which needs to be refurbished bad. It looked like a 1970's room with a shared bathroom that was not very nice. On the plus side the room was huge with a large balcony but again it had old furniture and stuff. If they re-did... More

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Also Known As:
Costa Rica Guesthouse Hotel
Costa Rica Guesthouse Hotel San Jose
Costa Rica Guesthouse San Jose
Address: Avenida 6 - Calle 21/25, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 49 Specialty lodging in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In a 1905 colonial house, downtown San Jose near the national museum. ALL FREE - breakfast, taxes, parking, Internet, wi-fi, coffee & tea all day. 4 tropical patios, bar & restaurant on site! English, Spanish and French spoken. Excellent tour desk with very competitive prices. Special prices for groups! ... more   less 
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