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La Boruca

Moravia San Jose, San Jose 1200, Costa Rica
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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can "go home again!" We stayed here 5 years ago and came back and found everything in pristine condition and Ken and Susannah are still there and still the best hosts in Costa Rica! We stayed for 2 nites when we arrived and 1 night before we left Costa Rica - culminating in a great barbecue dinner with some... More 

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Cambridge, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for two nights. Nice accommodations. Very quiet, especially one night when there were no other guests. Ken is a wonderful host. Very friendly and full of helpful information. Dinner prepared by his wife was delicious and breakfast was good too. Friendly dogs and a cat. Beautiful area and great place to walk, with less... More 

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Albuquerque
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127 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I found the traffic in San Jose to be miserable so rather than spend another night in town we booked at this little B&B on the road leading out of town to Limon. Ken's place is just a short drive in case you absolutely needed to be in town. He has several lovely rooms, all very comfortable and serves a... More 

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Austin, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here on an impulse- the place was recommended by one of our travel guides in Costa Rica. Pros: - Really (I mean 4 star quality) nice rooms with Wifi and access to lots of movies. - We liked the warm welcome but things went downhill in the morning. Cons - Not transparent on pricing (Offered pickup for free... More 

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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We planned to stay here for 1 night but stayed 3. Great room, nice and clean, and a super friendly atmosphere. Kenneth helped us with everything. Great job. Impossible to not like this place. Great value too

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 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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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

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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