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Hotel Casa Leon

#26 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
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Avenida 6, Calles 13-15, | de la Clinica Drs. Echandi 70 mts noreste, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Good value accommodation with comfortable and clean facilities. Short taxi fare from airport and provided good overnight stop before heading to Tortuguero. Owner was helpful and friendly. Only downside is train line next to hotel but didn't disturb us much during night.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

At Casa Leon Swiss Patric and his Costa Rican wife provide hospitality in a most favourable manner effortlessly combining flexibility and reliability with the typical Costarican "Pura Vida" way of living. The atmosphere in the hostel is relaxed, yet if Patric makes arrangements - be it a taxi picking one up at the air port, storing one's luggage, book a... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you're looking for a basic, affordable, and clean room in the center of San Jose this is your place. Patrick's a great host and is very helpful. You shouldn't expect anything more then a bed and a shower, and you shouldn't be bothered by city noise. For a first or last night in San Jose it's very good (there's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel for low budget travellers, well located in the city ! The room was spotless and our bed was comfy ! The owner is lovely and helpful. There is a kitchen , however you cannot cook. Anyway, I would highly recommend this place !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We got here late in the evening after a long flight, and the owner, Patrick was waiting to greet us. It's pretty simple and basic and the shower wasn't hot (!) but the rooms are clean and it's reasonably priced. Patrick is very helpful and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is not a hotel but a guest house- so those who are looking for luxury or generic hotel offerings- this is not the place for you- Casa Leon is like visiting a friends home -the manager Patrick who is Swiss was very accommodating- we stayed 2 nights- the first day he recommended a combo tour of the Volcano, Coffee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our arrival in Costa Rica. We had a bit of a hitch at the airport and arrived quite late (around 1am), but Patrick (the owner) was waiting for us on arrival and made us feel very welcome. Rooms are comfortable, clean and cozy. I would stay here again!

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night between arriving in San Jose and moving on to Monteverde. We arrived very late and were welcomed by the very friendly Patrick. The bed was comfy, and huge! It was a bit noisy but we still managed to sleep well. The next day Patrick helped us with our plans and was really helpful. Our... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A nice and clean place to stay right in the middle of the city. Patrick is very helpful and can help you organise additional trips to the countryside as well as car rentals etc. There's a train track in front, with trains passing in the early morning and in the evening. That was perfectly fine for me, but if your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Patrick is a very helpful host, made us feel at home and had answers to all our questions. Casa Leon is very quiet, despite the train tracks (train starts early and stops early, didn't bother us at all). The rooms were clean, the coffee was excellent, it is a comfortable place to rest. The surroundings seemed a bit sketchy, but... More 

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