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Isla Verde Hotel

2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was so impressed with how helpful the staff were. Some of the best customer service Ive experienced. They really went out of their way to help me organize flights and were always there with big smiles to assist in translating from English to Spanish with other staff. Really delicious Chinese food also. Good value at around $50 USD for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a conveniently located Hotel. Staff is courteous. Make sure to locate in the renovated areas as the old rooms show deteriorated signs. It is close to a highly transitated road so expect vehicle noise throughout the night.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for my family when we were staying one night in San Jose before flying back home. It is right near an airport (Tobias Bolanos), just not the international Santamaria airport. That wasn't so bad, it was a $30 taxi ride from the airport to the hotel, and a $40 taxi ride back (there were six of... More 

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San Isidro, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is nit in a great location if you need to be in the town centre but it was within walking distance of the British School where I brought a group of adult students to sit an exam. Since it fwas a group and people were coming and going at different times, ours was a complicated booking but staff... More 

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LucyShum, Owner at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for your nice comments on Trip Advisor! We are glad to hear you and colleagues enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks again for preference, and we look forward to see again next time in San José! All the best, Lucía Shum More 

San Vito, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay at this hotel just down the street from the U.S. Embassy because it has underground secure parking and was a short cab ride from all the places we needed to go to complete our paperwork and receive our cédulas. Little did we know that this gem of a hotel was very modern and had the best... More 

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LucyShum, Owner at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tica2014, Thank you for nice comments on Trip Advisor! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our beds and your overall stay with us! As per the internet, we did experience some issues with our former provider. We changed with another company and hopefully will be better service next time you are back. Thanks again and we look forward... More 

los angeles
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel was the perfect cocktail of modern and homey. The owners (Lucia, Natalia and one other lady) who also work at the front desk are super helpful and easy to talk to. They all spoke very good English like native speakers and personally made sure that I was taken care of on numerous occasions. Fredrick working the day and... More 

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LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chalsea, Thank you for your nice comments on Trip Advisor! We were very pleased to have you with us, and help you with your non planned extra days in San Jose! Thanks again and we hope to see you again! All the best, Lucy, Veronica, and Naty More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'm sure I can find more luxury, but this was first class. I'm sure I can find better food, but this was just fine. I'm sure there are other more beautiful locations but this felt safe and very convenient. I'm not sure I can find staff that's any nicer than these, and I'm almost positive I won't find all if... More 

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LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bowlover, Thank you for such flattering comments on Trip Advisor! It encourages us to give our best to our customers. We appreciate your preference and we look forward to see you again next time you´re in San Jose. All the best, Lucía, Verónica and Naty. More 

Jaco, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

I would highly recommend Isla Verde to anyone I know. We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are nice and the entire property was immaculate. Then to top it off the staff is very nice and accommodating. Thanks for everything!

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LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ToddTravelsPlaces, Thank your for your comments on Trip Advisor! We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay with us. We thank you for choosing and recommending us, and we look forward to have you again next time in San José! All the best, Lucía Shum More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was traveling alone. I had one day and night between flights. The staff went out of their way to help me. A driver met me at the airport, lunch at the restuarant on premises was Asian and quite good. I went out for a walk to find a restuarant for dinner, got lost and caught in the rain and... More 

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LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ponyweaver, Thank your for your comments on Trip Advisor! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for choosing us and we look forward to have you again in your next trip to San José! All the best, Lucía Shum More 

Round Rock, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This hotel is a little hard to find and the area makes you want to think twice but that's San Jose. Really clean hotel with a cute little foyer in the middle of the place. Looks like they brought a garden indoors. Perfect location near the airport which took is 15-20 mins to get to without traffic as we left... More 

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LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michele E, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor! We´re glad to hear you´ve enjoyed our stay with us. We´ll take into consideration about offering decaf coffee. About the security in the area, San Jose as many other cities you must be cautious about theft, which no city is exempt. We are located in a commercial/residential area and... More 

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Address: 2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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Isla Verde Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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#1 Business Hotel in San Jose
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#8 Romantic Hotel in San Jose

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