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Hotel La Amistad

#10 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Hotel La Amistad
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 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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McKinney, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Let me begin by saying Thank You to Rudy,Henry, Michael, Hazel and the entire staff at La Amistad for making my first trip to Costa Rica very warm and welcoming. The hotel reminds me of a gentleman's country club that is very well established. Its very comfortable and easy being there. The food is absolutely the best and plentiful. The... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed for three nights during a biz trip based on previous TA reviews, which were accurate. Went for the fully inclusive rate, which I highly recommend, as you can eat and drink as much as you like for breakfast, lunch and dinner of a pretty good menu, with food cooked to order. It takes the hassle out of trying to... More 

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saskatchewan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a frat house for older guys. But with very good service. Meals are good, room service very good, rooms are clean. The train is noisy during the day(but I want to ride that thing) The location is good to walk around downtown after a 20-30 minute walk(I'm slow). The front desk is very helpful at arranging things and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is a great place to stay, it's close to everything in the city of San Jose. The service is great, and you can't beat the all inclusive for food and drinks. They have different size rooms for you to choose from with prices that are very reasonable.

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Valley Center, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

their all inclusive makes a nice place even better. The food and drink are plentiful and of a high quality. The staff is great, and the location, just on the quiet edge near everything in Bario Amon, cannot be beat. Lots of friendly travelers in the lobby, restaurant and bar areas, make this a perfect place to start your CR... More 

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Cozumel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Warning! This is not a family hotel, it's only for men in San Jose on business or monkey business. That is all I'll say on that topic.This is a decent hotel, some good rooms, some not so good rooms. Do NOT get room 101, it's right next to the kitchen and pots & pans get used starting at 6a.m. I... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Not sure where to begin but if i were to encapsulate our stay experience at 'La Amistad' in one word it would be STUPENDOUS! Stayed there 5 nights and every new day brought a different staying experience. The hotel is a uniquely converted mansion providing comfortable rooms, great facilities and soothing charm . The 'All-Inclusive' package is off the hook... More 

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

had a great time. stayed for 4 days and had the all inclusive package. it is the best deal in town the food is amazing service was great the free laundry service was good and staff was very friendly and help full

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Jaco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

after my first few stays at Meson del Angel which is near the Children's Hospital I have been staying here.. The ownership is very accommodating to foreigners in the all-inclusive includes all the food beer and liquor (except top shelf and imported beer is 50% off). if you stay 4 nights you even get your ride back to the airport... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

First, let me say that it was my first time at this hotel. Myself and a friend try to make it to Costa Rica every year for some R&R, We usually stay at the Sportsman or the Del Rey. Well we decided to give the Amistad a shot. We were both very happy with our choice. Matt (Owner) was great,... More 

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