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Apartotel La Sabana

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Sabana Norte | From Rostipollos Restaurant 150 Meters North, San Jose 658-1200, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Linda K Santa Clara, California, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Clara, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

La Sabana was perfect for our two-day stay in San Jose. The grounds, room, service and staff were all top-quality. The breakfast was generous, and the coffee especially good! Snacks in the afternoon were a great treat!

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!! So happy you enjoyed your stay with us!! We are coffee lovers here at Apartotel, and what better way to enjoy a cup of coffee than with freshly baked cookies! Just one of the ways we like to pamper our lovely guests. Hope to have the honor of serving you again very soon.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We only stayed one night - got in around 7pm. Free shuttle from airport was waiting for us which was awesome! Everyone was friendly and helpful. Clean, albeit, small room. Breakfast was nice. Did not use the pool but it is cute and clean with a beautiful mosaic serpent at one end. There is a great Argentine restaurant on the... More 

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Thank you very much for your review! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We are so lucky to be located in North Sabana Park. It is boosting with apartment buildings and quickly becoming San José´s urban center. Perfect place for restaurant hoping and for enjoying beautiful Sabana park. Happy to hear your transport service was clockwork! Hope to... More 

Ringgold, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at the La Sabana was still exceptional, including Francisco, Cesare and Mauricio. The included breakfast was excellent also, making the La Sabana a value for a traveling family. My issue was the room. Last year, we had a balcony room for two. This year, while traveling with our two sons, we needed a family apartment. We were put... More 

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Thank you so much for your review! Please accept our sincere apologies, it would´ve been our biggest pleasure if you had enjoyed this second visit as much as your first one. As you well mention, we are very much a sustainable hotel, both in environmental and social issues. And when light fixtures are to be evaluated, LED technology is the... More 

Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recommend this hotel especially for longer stays. The location was excellent for our visits to dental office ($ 5,-- cab fare no car rental needed). also we dined at about 5 restaurants which were located within walking distance od hotel. Neighborhood is safe

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Thank you for your review! We are so happy to know you enjoyed our location! We are lucky to be able to offer the best of both worlds: easy to get to, but tranquil and peaceful. We are right on the outskirts of downtown, next to beautiful Sabana Park. This makes our location very accessible, 3 minutes to downtown and... More 

Kensington, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a wonderful oasis in the center of San Jose. The rooms were spotless, and very comfortable. The staff at the hotel were some of the nicest and most helpful people, especially Cesare and Francisco. I came to San Jose for Dental work and felt that the staff was very helpful after surgery making sure that I had... More 

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Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear we were able to help during your recovery from dental treatment! We know it is a sensible time, and that these procedures are hard on the body and also on the soul! So we try to give some extra pampering to our recovering guests! Vegetable soup, jello, and yogurt... More 

Arvada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value hotel. Friendly staff. The highlight was the breakfast! They could use stronger wifi in the second building. One issue we ran into was the location. Apparently the taxi drivers have no idea where this place is or they are trying to up the fare. Not the best place to walk around and explore.

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Thank you for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed breakfast! We put a lot of heart into designing every day´s menu. The ladies in the kitchen are not only kind and gentle, they are also extra creative! We call their inventions: Tico Fusion, an interesting twist on traditional dishes! We are happy to inform that we have completed... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel. Good price. Free parking. Good location. Friendly staff. Small pool. Highly recommended for a city hotel, better than expected. Walking distance to central market/ shopping. Great country.

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Thank you for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Also great to hear you enjoyed exploring the city, it is a trully unique place. There is always something happening outdoors and the cultural scene is always booming! Thank you again and have a great day. Best regards! More 

Lakeland, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was helpful in arranging local transportation and tours. It made our trip to Costa Rica enjoyable and less stressful. We would recommend this apartment style hotel to anyone who needs a little more room for good value. Can't beat the free breakfast and shuttle service to/from the airport.

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Thank you for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We are so proud to the ladies in the kitchen. They are the kindest and nicest ladies, but is doesn´t stop there, they are trully creative!! They love coming up with different recipes and have created a new Tico Fusion style breakfast. Traditional dishes... More 

Frederick
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing staff, clean room, great breakfast, good value, nice pool, excellent location. Will stay here again. Make sure to visit l olivio italian restaurant around the corner for dinner, great service and food.

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Thank you for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We focus on offering our guests a whole experience while staying with us! So glad you felt the warmth of our service, the great taste of our food, the color of our gardens and the singing birds that accompany us every day during breakfast!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would definitely recommend nice small hotel with great service and clean. Breakfast very good staff friendly and helpful and knowledgable about the area . Always willing to help. Would stay there again .

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Thank you for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! La Sabana is quickly becoming the best place to experience Tico Urban Life, and we are happy to help our guests enjoy and explore it! Hope to serve you again very soon. Thank you again and have a great day. Best regards! More 

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