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Hotel La Amistad

Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 85 hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
yss2130 Washington DC, District of Columbia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Dallas, Texas
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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

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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

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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.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
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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

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Evergreen, Colorado
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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

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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

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Fort Myers, Florida
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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

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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

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I just finished staying here at la Amistad this past week and was extremely pleased with my decision to do so. it's a lovely boutique-style hotel with a small but hardworking staff. rudy and carlos at the front desk were helpful and attentive and patient with me and helped me book tours and get cabs and direct me to where... More

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Address: Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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