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Secret Garden

#14 Rohrmoser Blvd | Rohrmoser, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Secret Garden
Ranked #6 of 52 San Jose B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Charlottesville, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

Charming B & B, and the owner, Ric, is a great host! I can't wait to go back! Asha, VA

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

I am very disappointed with the Secret Garden bed and breakfast. I made a reservation at this place, because it was recommended by a friend. I called to let the staff know that I would be arriving around 9 pm, however when I got there, no one was there. I called numerous times and even hit the horn of my... More

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Rick_Secret_Garden, Owner at Secret Garden, responded to this review

I am really sorry we missed each other. I understood you were arriving at 5pm. I waited till 8:30pm and then I left for dinner with other guests. More

Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2010

... really deserves to be recognized! I gave it all 5's in relation to price vs quality of service and accommodations. The Secret Garden is a actually the home of Ric, an American gentleman who opened this B&B a few years back. Each room has it's own separate entrance from the outside through a nice garden walkway and patio. The... More

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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Maybe dull is good, compared to some of the scarier city neighborhoods. The owner, Rick, is a charming host, and was quite patient with my unreliable transportation provider. The room was spacious and comfortable (although the bathroom was a little small). Breakfast was included in the rate. There a fun bar/restaurant two short blocks away. the location is good for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2008

Again I stayed at the Secret Garden and enjoyed my experience. I booked a room for 7 days and was very happy with all aspects of this great little B&B. Rooms are nicely decorated and the beautiful patio / garden area is so relaxing and peaceful. Ric is the host and goes out of his way to see that you... More

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San Francisco
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214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2007

We stayed at this hotel because it was inexpensive. We were looking for a place to sleep after a long flight and were looking to quickly get in and get out of San Jose. The hotel served its purpose. It was basic and everyone was very friendly. However the hotel location is not ideal. It is on a very dark... More

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Rick_Secret_Garden, Owner at Secret Garden, responded to this review

I am not quite clear if you stayed at our place. We are clearly not a hotel and I have lived here for 8 years and never seen prostitutes on our street or in our neighbourhood. Our place is located in a total residential neighbourhood and not ideal for prostitutes. Sorry about your experience. More

Toronto, ONT
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2006

In a quiet residential suburb of San Jose, on bus route to downtown. Owner Ric is very friendly and helpful, and a riot if you get to know him! Room has everything you need. A nice garden with lots of trees and flowers. Breakfast served in the garden consists of fresh fruit salad, eggs or pancakes, toast, juice, coffee and... More

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Address: #14 Rohrmoser Blvd | Rohrmoser, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Secret Garden Costa Rica/San Jose

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