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Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio

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| P.O. Box 1188-1007, San Rafael de Escazu 1188-1007, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Recently been traveling to San José quite a bit on business. Stayed at the Intercontinental, the Holiday Inn, and the Residence Inn. This hotel is the most Tico. Staff is great and makes you feel right at home.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

The dentist recommended the Villas, located across the street from the office, for my recent stay in Costa Rica. I didn't want to be limited to a single hotel room for fear of boredom between visits to the dentist. The Villas were ideal. The delicious breakfast each morning out on the patio overlooking the courtyard, was outstanding. The rooms are... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This was my 2nd stay at this great apartotel.My husband was getting dental work nearby, and we stayed here for Feb.3-17.The staff is so nice,they help in every way.Since my husband was having pain from the dental work, I know the area pretty well, there are so many good restaurants nearby,and the mall also.So this time I didnt get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

This was my wife and I's first trip to Costa Rica (or any developing nation), and we didn't speak a lot of Spanish, so we were a little cautious about where to stay (for security and for ease of navigation). The hotel was great - they helped us with booking tours, with navigating public transport, getting to and from the... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

We love this place. The one bedroom apartments are a great deal. We used hotels.com to get a price under $100+taxes. It is 10 minutes walking to a grocery, pharmacy, beer, and several dining areas. It is within a block of the American Embassy. The hot tub and pool are great and never crowded.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

I just came back from Costa Rica.The first part of my trip-4 days, I stayed at Villas del Rio.The apartment had everything,including a kitchen.Theres a really nice heated pool,a mini market,& breakfast is included.The staff is reaally nice,Christina at the front desk especially.Mostly families there,and you can even bring your dog.I will come back again,and bring my dog Ziggy,I'm sure... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

This place is highly recommendable for its very good service, friendly staff, good installations, big suites, warm pools, fresh croissants and fruits/juices of all different kinds

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

After reading many bad things about staying in San Jose we decided to stay at the del Rio in the suburb of Escazu. A very good experience. They provided a smooth airport pickup. Initially we were given a noisy suite too near a busy road. When we respectfully asked for a change we were given a quieter & upgraded suite.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

A wonderfull place to come for holidays or business. The rooms are big with a lot of lights and all the facilities that you need. I've passed 9 days in this place and it's really one of the best.

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La Josefina, Costa Rica
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

After leaving the Maria Alexandra, we stayed one night last week at the del Rio. Cost including tax for a one bedroom suite was just under $120 (ask for a corporate rate). The construction quality and quietness was a considerable improvement, but then again, the price was 25% higher. The internet connection in the room is outdated, but serviceable. Breakfast... More 

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