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Casa Primo

Cariari | 1km South/East from Ramada Herradura Convention Center, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Lovely setting, walking distance to a variety of restaurants. Safe neighbourhood. Clean and comfortable rooms with ensuites, also very spacious. Very friendly owner, one of the nicest hotel/hostel owners we have met in our travels. She also speaks english. Definitely reccommend staying here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

BI was booked solo at Casa Primo by a travel agent for a package trip to Costa Rica and really enjoyed my stay there. I had my pick of the rooms and so got to tour them all, all were very well-designed, some more romantic and couple-friendly with a fireplace and a duo of wine glasses and bottle of wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Casa Primo for one night prior to our trip to the Corcovado National Park and for three nights on our return. Elizabeth was an absolute gem of a host! Prior to our arrival, I had contacted her regarding transportation from the airport to her place since some reviewers had mentioned getting lost on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Woowwww!!!! Unbelivable! Perfect. We went there, by surprise, because we were supposed to pass few days ont the carabiaan side. We booked the day before and we passed 5 nights there. The pool and the spa are clean. We can go by walk at the grocery store, the golf club and the Hard Rock Café. The airport is close so... More 

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Cayce, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed three nights at Casa Primo and we could not be more pleased. Elizabeth met us at the door with "Welcome Home" and she made us feel like family. We had ag reat suite room with a sitting area, a HUGE bathroom and a private view/ access to the garden area. We spent a lot of time on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Being in Elizabeth's home is like being in your own. She instantly makes you feel welcome and you soon are aware of what customer service should be. Always available but never intrusive, she will help with all the little issues that we all have when on the road. The home is spacious, wonderfully appointed and in an upscale, safe neighborhood... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

After almost two weeks traveling to many locations throughout Costa Rica and staying various lodging, some not so nice, it was a complete joy to arrive at Casa Primo and be greeted by Elizabeth. The facility is immaculate. Our suite at the end of the hall closest to the pool was spacious and wonderfully decorated. We were treated like family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

A lot of places advertise that they treat guests like family, but Casa Primo is the real deal. Elizabeth and her crew are absolutely some of the nicest, most helpful and accommodating people I've ever met while traveling. From the moment we arrived, everyone could not have been nicer or more genuinely interested in making us feel at home. Whether... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a beautiful property on the out skirts of san Jose and has the advantage of being close to the airport. The owner and staff provided help and advise prior to our travel and during the course of our stay in Costa Rica, nothing was ever too much trouble. We stayed on arrival and again on departure from Costa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Pros: Staff was exemplary, breakfast was delicious, rooms were beautifully appointed and large, pool was clean and the perfect temperature, value was excellent. Cons: A little difficult to find. But then, so are a lot of things in Costa Rica. Our experience at Casa Primo began prior to our arrival, when I e-mailed to ask about the area and restaurant... More 

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