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Isla Verde Hotel

2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to CR many times and was tired of the same huge hotel chains. Isla Verde has the same comfortable rooms as you would get at any other hotel. The staff is fantastic and being a small hotel, you instantly feel the small family warmth. The food is very good, the hotel started as an excellent Chinese restaurant... More

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Denver, CO
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had the opportunity to stay at the Isla Verde twice in the last year. It is not only a very attractive, extremely clean and well appointed hotel, the hands-on owners are just the very best. They are all so helpful and are ready to go out of their way to help you. the menu is a wide variety... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had some issues with leaving the country and had to stay an extra day near the US Embassy to get everything sorted out. This hotel was very convenient-walking distance to the Embassy. It was also in a nicer area of San Jose. You felt comfortable walking to restaurants and super markets in the area during the day. The rooms... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed here our first night in Costa Rica - following a tornado in Denver and a missed connecting flight. The hotel was very understanding of the bad start to our trip and graciously didn't charge us for the night we had to cancel. The room was clean, modern and quiet. We used the gym which was a little warm,... More

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We arrived in San Jose Costa Rica and stayed at the Isla Verde Hotel. This place is accommodating and just past the US Embassy building. The staff & owners were pleasant and responsive. We found a house to rent the first day of a 2 day reservation and they charged us for only one night after we found our house... More

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Montezuma, Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed one night before some appointments at the US Embassy and it was super convenient. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean and up to date and the staff was really outstanding and very accommodating. Our only complaint with room 31 was that we didn't get the wifi signal (but our host checked it out immediately and apologized and... More

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New Lebanon, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

First and foremost the service is the best from any hotel I've stayed in. The friendly and very helpful staff was there all the time with smiles to answer my questions. Rooms are clean with great beds but missing a small fridge which would of been nice to have.

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Harrison, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I have used the Hotel Isla Verde for more than 25 years. We first found it while living in Costa Rica and we would put our guest there. For the past 8 years we have been based in the US and travel back to Costa Rica often. We always stay at the Isla Verde. The staff is so friendly, the... More

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here one night because we had an appointment at the US embassy. Isla Verde is a family-run hotel perfectly situated within walking distance to the embassy. They have free breakfast and a Chinese restaurant on site. The place is immaculate and comfortable. My kids liked the inner courtyard. Great value and location. Like many boutique hotels in Costa... More

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Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I chose the hotel for its location close to the American embassy (and not too far from the airport). Although we arrived on a late night flight, it was no problem as the reception was manned 24/7. The staff was extremely helpful and pleasant and assisted us in any way they could. The hotel and rooms were modern, bright &... More

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Address: 2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#5 Best Value Hotel in San Jose #7 Business Hotel in San Jose #9 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel and Restaurant Isla Verde is a family owned business. We are located 2 blocks West from the US Embassy in Rohrmoser, close to most important bussiness centers, embassies, commercial and industrial areas, of San Jose. We are 2 miles away from the Tobías Bolaños Airport, and 12 miles from the Juan Santamaria International Airport.We have 40 rooms in total, 17 Standard rooms and 23 Deluxe rooms. Our Standard rooms are equipped with: full size and twin size beds, cable TV, private bath, AC, security box, and telephone.Our Deluxe rooms are brand new and larger rooms, equipped with: queen size beds, cable TV, 32" flat screens, modern bathrooms, AC, security box, hair dryer, telephone, complimentary gourmet coffee, and free ethernet connection to internet. All rooms include complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet, use of our business center and gym.Our mission is to make you feel comfortable, wether you are in San Jose for business or pleasure. Let us service you and become "your home away from home"! ... more   less 
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