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La Boruca

#2 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in San Jose
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Moravia San Jose, San Jose 1200, Costa Rica
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have stayed there one time when it first opened but have sent friends and family many times and have know many more who have stayed and everyone enjoy the experience. The property is pretty and rooms are large and private. This is family run with everyone taking pride in food, clean rooms and making you stay enjoyable in all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed with Kenneth at La Boruca on Dec 24 & 25. It was a great location, just outside the city, so it felt like an escape. The property is beautiful, as are the rooms. Kenneth has great internet access and a huge collection of movies and music in each room. We ate dinner at the hotel both nights. On... More 

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Watchung, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

hello everybody , I stayed here on November 2014 for two days , I wanted a place with a pool . a little away from San Jose , it was really good, the place is clean , Ken provided all we needed for a good stay and a lot of good advice, the food is excellent and the wine too,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

La Boruca is amazing. Ken is great host from before you arrive until after you leave. The room is cozy, well laid out, and has all the amenities you need. Ask Ken to help you plan your stay, and he will gladly setup transportation and tours for you. I would recommend La Boruca to anyone looking for a place to... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I stayed at La Boruca for only one night. I felt welcomed immediately. The room was perfect. The food was delicious. You're a ways out of town, which was perfect for me, but without a car you won't likely be going out and about. I'd happily return.

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Abilene, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was our second stay at La Boruca (each three nights). We were with a group that occupied all four rooms. All group members were equally satisfied with the accommodations (which are spacious, comfortable and clean), the ample daily breakfast (included), and the delicious meal prepared by Kenneth and his wife during one of our nights. We also enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Our private room had a big bed, tv, WiFi, PC for Internet usage, a host of newer movies for viewing, fridge, safe, fresh towels & linens, free breakfast & excellent coffee each morning. Ken continually went above & beyond assisting us. He knows the area VERY well so he can make good recommendations for your travel needs. He even let... More 

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412 reviews 412 reviews
107 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Absolutely fantastic. This is the best B&B we have been to in Costa Rica I’m sure. Ken is absolutely wonderful to chat will and my entire family had a great time there. The rooms are large and well equipped, the food is fantastic. We chose to have dinner there, the dining area is a beautiful outdoor patio, we later found... More 

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Magnetawan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Little off the road but we'll worth the drive.Rooms are great,Ken the owner one great guy,very helpful. super was as well as breakfast right on. super was $16 per person very good.Nice pool and garden area.Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Nice place, spacious bedroom and above all a very gentle and helpfull host. First arrival, late in the evening couldn't be better. We asked a pickup at the airport, no problem. Kenneth gives you a warm welcome to CR.

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Address: Moravia San Jose, San Jose 1200, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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  • Free Breakfast
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We are located 15 minutes from downtown San Jose on the hills heading to the Caribbean. The whole property is surrounded by lush gardens our rooms are modern and large all of them have high speed internet and a computer in the room with a nice flat screen to use our movie or music archive our beds are king size orthopedic, we offer hot water safe box and always free helpful advice on Costa Rica. ... more   less 
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