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Casa Laurin B&B

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#76 Avenida Nogal, Trejos Montealegre | Escazu, San Jose metro, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
Casa Laurin B&B
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is large and comfortable. The Host are wonderful, helpful and attentive. My room is very comfortable and I have been sleeping better than I do at home. Breakfast is tasty and filling. The pool is clean and beautiful. The location is great for shopping or dining, plenty in walking distance and cabs are available and cheap. There is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Casa Laurin is the best B&B in San Jose. Accomodations are great and Ginette, the owner, is attentive to all your needs. The correct place for a pleasant vacation, where you will feel at home away from home.

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Casa Laurin is Ginette Laurin! A most amazing lady! Casa Laurin is a beautiful large home with decorative comfortable beds in rooms, a library, fine dining room, computer, puzzle room, 2 kitchens,a pool with lounging etc. Gloria has beautiful flowers and arrangements all around the house. Once you contact Ginette, you become part of her family. She will confer with... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Kathleen, you can make any B&B host blush! Thank you for your kind comments. I am looking forward to your next visit. Loretta and Gale are trying to schedule their next visit to match your dates. I have feeling that we will have another round of laughs and good times... More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have been staying at Casa Laurin for more than 10 years. For 6 of those years I lived in Costa Rica in a rural area and usually stayed at Casa Laurin on my frequent trips to the San Jose area. Since moving back to the U.S. I have visited Costa Rica every 12 to 18 months and I still... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is quite a compliment to get a review like this after so many years which means that we have kept up the quality that you expect. It is always a pleasure to see you and don't hesitate to ask for assistance when your relatives and friends need help in planning their trip.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We were celebrating my wife's 50th birthday and from a suggestion by a friend we decided on Costa Rica. CasaLaurin was a bright spot in a great trip! Ginette was a wonderful host and helpful from start to finish. She organized transportation back and forth from the airport, south to Ojochal, and fed us wonderfully every morning. I highly recommend... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Kevin for reviewing us. It was a pleasure to host your family on such a special event and I am looking forward to seeing you all again soon! More 

Westmont, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Spent 8 nights at Casa Laurin last month. Accommodations excellent, breakfasts superb, host very helpful and accommodating, use of Wi-Fi and Magic Jack, pool available, very peaceful and relaxing environment. Easy to get around or set up tours through Ginette. Helped get taxis, recommend local restaurants, Would highly recommend.

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for reviewing us. It was a pleasure having you here last month and I trust that you have completely recovered from your dental treatments by now. Looking forward to your next visit - it would be awesome if your wife could come with you on your next trip. Ojala! More 

Central Florida, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My sister & I returned to Costa Rica after being away for many yrs - wanted to be in this area so chose this B&B - not really sure what to expect after so long, but were SO taken by this Wonderful and Delightful B&B. From the minute we were welcomed in the beautiful front entrance, our Hostess Ginette was... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review Murph! It was lovely to have you and your sister here and 'be part' of your adventure down memory lane. I know a lot about Costa Rica but it was wonderful to hear your recollection of how things were back then. I am glad that you could make 'new memories' of... More 

Naples, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Much better than the Holiday Inn experience next to the hospital. Peaceful surroundings, warm hospitality and Ginette is a wealth of local information. Walking distance to restaurants and Cima hospital.

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, Jan. I am very glad that you and your son felt like home here and I thank you for trusting me to care for him after you left. He is still recovering and doing better every day. He loves his room with his own balcony and now with a king size bed (after you left).... More 

Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I travel in Costa Rica fairly frequently. When I go to Casa Laurin, they treat me like family. When I travel, I like to mingle with the locals and learn and understand local culture and customs. Ginette helps with that because she is always available to help me to arrange things and get it right. She always sees to my... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Rob! It is always a pleasure for us to have you here and yes, over the years guests become like family. Getting repeat guests is getting a flow of love coming in the house. We appreciate you as much as you like us. Friendship sounds like that - doesn't it? More 

Tambor, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This B&B warrants every positive comment that has been made about it: The house is beautiful: the rooms are very clean; The greeting is friendly and the management gives very useful advice and information. There is a great choice of offerings for breakfast, the best I ever had in a B&B. And as I live in Costa Rica and drive... More 

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Ginette L, Propietario at Casa Laurin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Madeleine for reviewing us. I have lots of frequent guests who live in the country full or part time and I have a feeling that you will become one of our regulars as well as a friend. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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