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Apdo 295-1200, San Rafael de Escazu 33102, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If someone dropped you here and you awoke you would think you were on a Plantation. You would envision acres of coffee plantations just out side the gate....BUT you are right in the midst of the city and close to everything. Quiet and gorgeous surroundings. My only complaint is that the beds could be softer. The furnishings are exquisite and... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very personable hospitality by the owners of this charming B & B. All my needs were enthusiastically met. Nice gardens & convenient location close to a bank and restaurants. Cab to the airport arranged for me.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had one short night in this beautiful house. I wish we could have spent more time there and enjoy the breakfast on the terrace! Pilar and Xavier are really nice people, the room was clean and cosy and the location is perfect (very close to the airport but yet far enough from San Jose). Wonderful experience, highly recommended... More

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Largo, FL
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6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay our first and last nights in Costa Rica. The property is very beautifully maintained with huge mango trees, tropical vegetation and hummingbirds feeding on the flowers. The owners were very attentive to our requests and breakfast was delicious. I will make this a regular stop anytime I'm passing through San Jose.

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Our first time in Costa Rica,this was a good choice coming from the airport after dark. The driver and cab promised us didn't show so we took a taxi after a wait. { Finding the place confounded all taxi drivers but could be done especially with cell phone directions.} The splendid old house was quiet and comfortable, with the feeling... More

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I was in Escazu from the U.S. for a dental appointment and Casa de las Tias was chosen for the perfect location - I could walk to the clinic and restaurants and shopping. It was so much more than a perfect location - the hosts, Pilar and Xavier, were friendly, attentive and helpful in every way. I wasn't feeling well... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This B & B is utterly enchanting. The hosts - Xavier and Pilar - have decorated the sumptuous rooms with art from their world travels with U. S. A. I. D. and are the perfect hosts, attentive but not intrusive. The grounds are beautiful and the location is ideal, close to shopping a walking tours but secluded. My wife and... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Wonderful place and hosts!! Couldn't have asked for anything better. The breakfast served was delicious and enjoyed it sitting outside with a beautiful view. Can not wait to visit again! Xavier and Pilar are wonderful hosts and are very helpful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I loved their home and friendly environment. Owners very helpful and social. Breakfast good. Close walk to good restaurants. Hard to find for taxis but they. Seem to figure it out. A refuge in a busy area.

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Oakand, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A special and amazing place to stay. And the perfect place to begin and end you trip. The gardens are very lovely and accessible. There's a big porch in front or places to sit for breakfast, or otherwise, in the back. Our room had a private where we unwound and watched the birds after our travels. It's a beautiful, big... More

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Address: Apdo 295-1200, San Rafael de Escazu 33102, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Rafael de Escazu
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Casa de las Tias is a sprawling Victorian-style house set on a 2,300m. Lush garden estate, in the charming town of San Rafael de Escaza, just 10 minutes from San Jose. The airy cedar house is unique; each room decorated with original art from various Latin American countries, and featuring private bath and ceiling fan. Within a block, visitors can enjoy a wide choice of fine restaurants and shops. ... more   less 
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