We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 85 San Jose hotels

Hotel La Amistad

Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel La Amistad to your Saves list
Hotel La Amistad
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
83%
Ranked #5 of 85 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
EBoux Jaco, Costa Rica
Write a Review

201 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    118
    43
    21
    15
    4
See reviews for
6
59
71
33
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (19)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Jaco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Always look forward to staying At the Amistad. Not really for families I believe all the rooms only have One bed. The Mona Lisa is an American Style hotel with good prices But just have the atmosphere Of the. Amistad

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have been traveling to CR since 2001 and La Amistad is quite frankly the best place that I have stayed to date. The staff is second to none...The food is top shelf...anything you get on the menu is great...I mean that... I booked 7 days there and it was the best time ever...The all inclusive package is your best... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

By far the best kept secret in the world.Don and Matt made my travel to CR for dental treatment so pleasurable.The room service was great and the great food they serve all day was fantastic.The rooms are kept beautiful everyday,and all the staff were outstanding.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After walking nearly a mile with a 70lb piece of luggage I finally arrived at Hotel Amistad. I had been told at Hotel Morazán that they could not confirm my reservation even though I had a confirmation number from hotels.com. After I explained my dilemma Mr. Carlos at Hotel Amistad got me a room, asked me to have a beer... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Evergreen, Colorado
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Once again Matt and Don have made a business trip a pleasure. This was my third or fourth time at La Amistad, and as I said, a great hotel! They go out of their way to make sure you have what you need, the bar and restaurant are top shelf. This has to be the best kept secret in San... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very conveniently located and the food package is a great value! The food is excellent and that was the frequent comment when I was asked where I was staying. The hotel is an old mansion and rooms are different but all are nice. The hotel is near a commuter train track and so the rooms on that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Hotel La Amistad is the place to stay in San Jose. It offers an All-Inclusive package for as low as $89 per night for a queen room. This includes breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as cocktails and to top it all you get your taxi paid for back to the airport if you stay at least 4 nights. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Parker
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Yes it is on the edge of the "red zone", but unless you import the ladies you will not be bothered. It is more a business place than a family place. The Hotel is very clean, the staff is great, the food quality is top level and the all inclusive price makes it a steal. WiFi signal is strong. Ok,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel La Amistad, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel La Amistad? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel La Amistad

Address: Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Despegar.com so you can book your Hotel La Amistad reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
La Amistad Hotel
La Amistad San Jose
Hotel La Amistad Costa Rica/San Jose

55 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (48)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (12)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in San Jose with
any amenities