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Autentico Hotel

3.0 of 5 Ave 5 and 7, calle 40 | Sabana Este, San Jose 571-2050, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Clean Quiet Accessible to airport TV WIFI - bit intermittent Friendly reception/staff Well decorated rooms Clean pool Cons: Basic no frills I recommend this place as a short stay in San Jose as there isn't much to do in the capital or this hotel. Basic rooms that are clean and quiet so that's all you need!

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San Jose, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is perfectly average hotel for a night or 2 in San Jose while on your way to the more scenic areas of Costa Rica. Stayed here before & after an adventure tour. Very easy to get to from the airport - about 15 or 20 minutes. The hotel is nothing to look at but it is in a decent... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, 5 minute walk from supermarket / ATM, walls are thin as paper though so you can hear literally everything... Good shower pressure/heat, I didn't have breakfast there so can't comment on that. Bed was very comfortable though and room was kept at a comfortable temperature.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

great place to stay, not to bad on the wallet. staff were super as well as the lay out for breakfast. i stayed in a room that was facing the street and in morning the rush our traffic was my alarm clock, this i did not like. . did not know about the traffic. so over all great place, just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Such a horrible, sad looking hotel. Woke up to the construction noise at 6:00am, not from the street but rather the hotel itself. Overall such a sad sad and ugly looking hotel. Don't go there. Oh and the pictures are not the same as the actual rooms.

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Hamburg, Germany
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55 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I stayed for one night with a group in this hotel. The room was small and was packed with three beds. The toilet was small but everything was there. The restaurant provided a very good dinner but the portion was small and for me overpriced. The intent was not working and during the night somebody start to drill and do... More 

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Aston, PA
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 1 week at the end of October. I booked a standard room but was given a suite for no extra charge! Although the room could have used a fresh coat of paint and some tiles replaced in the bathroom, it was quite satisfactory and comfortable. The A/C worked fine, the beds... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stayed here three times during our Costa Rica trip. Rooms are clean and neat. No Elevator but only two story so no problem, Has a modern style. Staff is friendly and helpful. Hotel will exchange dollars for local money at good rate. Restaurant is clean and very good food.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I had a great experience in Autentico hotel. One of the best values for your money. It has nice kept rooms a beautiful pool and delicious breakfast. Location is very convenient and great Parking. I recommend this hotel for someone not looking for a very fancy experience.

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Panama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed a week while on a tour and transitioning into Costa Rica. The room we had was not the remodeled room and very small. We were tripping over our luggage to move around. The bathroom was tiny, toilet was cracked in three places and leaked, and when using the shower, water came oozing out onto the floor. The bed... More 

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Address: Ave 5 and 7, calle 40 | Sabana Este, San Jose 571-2050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Autentico Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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