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Sportsmens Lodge

Casa 949 en Barrio Otoyo | Calderon Guardia, Calle 13 Ave 9 y 11, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time staying in the San Jose area and staying at the Sportsmens Lodge didn't disappoint. This is an older converted mansion that is now a combo sports bar-hotel. I ws able to watch all the NFL playoff games during my stay as well as other sports related programming. This is really a hotel that guys stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

I accidentally ran into this place. I work for an international company and I travel on last minute. So booking a hotel is impossible. So I ended up in this neighborhood at 11 pm. I really needed a place to stay. Hotel was heavily guarded and got me curious. If your traveling alone this hotel is for you. Smoking is... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Spent 5 nights at the Hotel with initial thoughts of staying a couple of nights and seeing some of Costa Rica. Well that did not work out that way. Ended up not leaving the compound the entire visit. The owner Bill and his Family run a top notch establishment where your comfort is their utmost priority. The Staff are professional... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The people at reception were very helpful and nice and could speak english very well. My room was clean and comfortable, but it was one of the rooms surrounding the bar area which means it was loud until the bar shut down. The late night 24/7 guards that let you back into the property were very professional. Overall it is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

As soon as I arrived at the airport, the driver from the Sportsmen's met me and took me back to the hotel. He also offered his services to drive me ANYWHERE while I was in Costa Rica-which I took him up on instead of dealing with the dreaded bus service to get to Samara. Was it a bit pricey-sure-but for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

You will see quite simply the most beautiful women on the face of the planet here. I didn't stay, just mingled a bit. The bar is located in the middle of the hotel's courtyard. There are plenty of TVs showing american football and not much else. But, who cares? Being there is like being in a Playboy photoshoot.

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Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

General Manager Manfred is the heart and soul of this business. He understands the definition of customer service. The hotel needs to offer an outdoor designated area for cigar smokers. Morning continental breakfast was poor and always out of items.

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place is strictly for the single, male traveler looking to score chicks in San Jose, CR. Which is what I am. Having said that, The room I stayed in left something to be desired, and it wasn't girls. The rooms don't have numbers, they have names. The one I stayed in was called Paz which is Spanish for peace.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place has everything you need if you're there for pay for play action, it's a bit noisy in my opinion but the food and drinks prices are reasonable. The staff was friendly and able to speak decent English. I felt that the safe included was good enough for the materials I kept within it. It's not a good place... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I would just like to take time to thank some of the staff individually. Priscilla and Cynthia have helped me at the front desk many times ,every stay. Dayanna and Maritza, in the back are great and really know their stuff. Everyone from the owner down has made me feel comfortable and happy. The housekeeping , security , cooks and... More 

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