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Casa Cambranes Lodge

3.0 of 5 150 mts sur de Cafeteria Spoon, Los Yoses | San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San Jose 2261/2050, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Louisville, KY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The previous reviews that I read prior to booking were all good, but not really good enough! There were 2 of us. The owner and his finance were wonderful! Their service was above and beyond. They recommended places that we were considering visiting (and some that we hadn't considered) and all were great. They organized a day-long tour to visit... More 

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Newton, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I cannot speak highly enough of the service, cleanliness, and the charm of this "hidden gem". I spent two wonderful weeks at this comfortable hotel while having dental work done (a block away). I have been traveling to Costa Rica for years and was recently told by friends in San Jose that Casa Cambranes was the place to stay. I... More 

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Colorado
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221 reviews 221 reviews
40 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Family member recently completed an excellent 2 1/2 month stay here. We did not know what to expect in San Jose and feel so very fortunate that he stayed at the Casa Cambranes. What so many others said is true--a wonderful place to stay, with Carlos and Nati more like friends and family than staff. All the little issues you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

When we arrived in Costa Rica we didn't have any reservations so we told the cab driver that we wanted to find a place in a nice community, reasonably priced, and near a shopping mall if possible. The cab driver at the airport says "I know just the place." Wow!! I wished I had given the cab driver a bigger... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I spent 4 weeks at Casa Cambranes with Carlos and Nati, and I feel lucky to have chosen this hotel as my main hotel. The hotel is located near a grocery store, quality restaurants, museums, Magaly Theater, dentists, San Pedro Mall. and a few universities. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, breakfast is served every morning, and customized... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Casa Cambranes is a small, but cozy hotel. Hotel administration recently changed, but it remains a family owned place and people are extremely friendly. Rooms are basic, but clean and location is perfect if visiting San Jose center or the East side of the city.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Casa Cambranes is a fantastic family run hotel in San Pedro. I stayed there for a week in April 2014 while studying at the CRLA language school. Carlos and Natalia went out of their way to make me feel welcome by showing me around, helping me practice my Spanish and even taking me to their local bar to meet... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I stayed at Casa Cambranes late October 2012. It was excellent. The owner/manager Don Julio as well as his staff were very attentive, the rooms were beautiful (I was given a choice), and it was very quiet. In fact, I had the best sleep in a long time. I didn't rent a car and walked everywhere, due to the hotel's... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I stayed for 1 week in this hotel for business and had a really good experience here. The staff was very nice and helpful from the beginning until the end. For breakfast you can choose if you want a normal international breakfast, or something typical from Costa Rica. As you can expect, the coffee was great as well. They adviced... More 

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asheville, nc
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133 reviews 133 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

My partner and I spent two nights at the Casa Cambranes. I chose it for the location. It is close to the "non downtown" places I was interested in (Los Yoses) but off the main thoroughfare, so quiet. The man who greeted us didn't speak great English, but he was most accommodating and pleasant and quickly took care of anything... More 

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Address: 150 mts sur de Cafeteria Spoon, Los Yoses | San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San Jose 2261/2050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Cambranes Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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