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Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio

3.5 of 5 | 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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Denton, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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187 reviews 187 reviews
38 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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MIAMI, FLORIDA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2007

A "local" suggested this hotel, which I found to be perfectly adequate for a business trip, not as a charming hotel or bed & breakfast. That being said, the rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean, though not very nicely designed. We had internet access at the lobby, complimentary breakfast, nice pool, and gym. The location was nice, in mainly a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2006

We stayed at the Villa del Rios for a corporate trip for almost 6 weeks and loved every minute of it! The staff is VERY helpful, and tried to provide us with every amenity they could. The breakfast is complimentary, and more than hearty. It includes many fresh fruits (even sliced mango!), croissants and muffins, breads, jellies, cereal, yogurt, and... More

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Address: | P.O. Box 1188-1007, San Rafael de Escazu 1188-1007, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Rafael de Escazu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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