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Hotel Luisiana
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 mts west and 400 mts. south to the Red Cross,, Santa Ana 20100, Costa Rica   |  
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I booked after a recommendation from a friend and because my other choice was already booked. I was in town for a dog show and this hotel is pet friendly. (there are some rules). Octavia, my dog and I enjoyed our stay. They had a nice area for Octavia to do her business. It was too cold to enjoy the pool. The restaurant was small but inviting and the menu was varied enough to suit most palates. I had the pumpkin ravioli in mushroom cream sauce. I had breakfast the next day, and it was okay. I am not much of a breakfast eater. The only disappointment was the restaurant was not open for dinner on Sunday night. boo hoo. Had to go up the road to the Taco Grill for tacos to bring back to the room.
The front office staff is super friendly. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

It is very clean. And the price is great! The swimming pool is ok, a little plain but nice. The beds are so comfortable and the front desk staff are so nice. They have a restaurant on site, food was ok but the smoothies at breakfast were fantastic.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Great little hotel, not problem with internet connection, love the location, everything is close: markets, malls, bars / restaurants, cinemas, hardware stores, etc, etc, didn't try the hotel restaurant .... for sure next time.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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hotelluisiana, Propietario at Hotel Luisiana, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
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estimado huespede gracias por su commentario , feliz que hotel luisiana sea una hotel que es parte de su estadia en costa rica , tenemos una connesion de internet de 30 mega a disposicion de nuestro huespedes , asi que puede disfrutar de pelicula y internet de buena velocidad !
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We paid $37.50 for two nights and for that rate, (we booked online) this was a great deal. If we had paid the full room rate I would change this to an Average rating. Rooms are large, clean, and beds are comfy. Mini bar only had wine would have been nice to have a bottle of water or two. Bathrooms large, water pressure was so so but we were on the third floor. Our room had two towels and two pillows and I guess for the rate we should not complain, but hand and face towels are a staple. Nice views from rooms and the pool area was quite nice too, not large or anything you would see in a resort, but very simple and clean. Excellent and secure parking. We chose to eat out, menu at restaurant was limited and it was empty at 8PM. Not too worry, close by to this hotel you will find plenty of amazing places to eat! Private cab was a nice touch but be sure to arrange it in advance. Our one issue was a communication error with the front desk staff, (helpful and friendly, but hardly welcoming) so be sure that your reservation is clear. If you have an issue, don't expect much help. But the clean rooms, nice setting, and great access to airport make this a very good deal!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I booked there for one night after a poor experience in another hotel in town. The location is a little remote in West San Jose but beautiful, with mountain views and cool breezes, in nice, upscale neighborhood. Rooms are spacious, airy, with all the modern comfort, good internet etc. They have a beautiful pool, and a small playground if you have children. Service is no outstanding but decent. I travel to San Jose in a regular basis and will definitely go back soon, whether for business or family/leisure trip. Note: Due to the relatively remote location it is nice to have a car there.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Hotel Luisiana is very upscale for the area. The hotel is very new and well-kept. Rooms were very large and could accommodate 4 adults. We were able to call the US for free which was a definite plus! Bathrooms had ceramic tub and shower separately with double sink. The bathroom was impeccably clean and well taken care of. Our room also had a PC in it and the TV had the option for Google TV and WiFi!! This hotel was very modern in those respects. We felt very safe there with the gated ample parking lot. The second floor rooms have a spacious deck with fans and seating to spend evenings hanging out on. In addition, there is a beautiful inground pool and seating area as well. We were very surprised that such a nice hotel was so affordable!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying at this pleasent little hotel for a duration of 6 days - on check-in although the receptionist was more interested in the messages on his mobile phone - it was done in a cordial manner and efficiently and to be quite frank after a 11 hour flight from Madrid I was in no mood for small talk !! A deposit of $100 is requested which was returned to me without any problems !
The rooms are spacious and nicely furnished with a large bathroom, a regular TV with a wide range of channels - beds are big and comfortable and I slept reasonably well , wifi is available without charge and was surprisingly fast !
There are 3 options for breakfast , it was served with a smile and was delicious !
As the sun rises at about 05:30 here I found the curtains in the room not sufficient to keep the light out and that did bother me a bit - it really could do with some blackout curtains and the walls seem pretty thin as you can hear very easily the rooms around you !
All in all I found this an excellent choice of hotel although next time I would hire a car as its quite isolated and I had to get taxis into Escazu where there are shopping centers and restaurentes .

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Address: 100 mts west and 400 mts. south to the Red Cross,, Santa Ana 20100, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Santa Ana
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Ana
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Ana
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Ana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Luisiana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Friendly Hotel in Santa Ana (San Jose) with a Italian restaurant Airport nearby. Close to the airport (5 miles), this Hotel is also near Multiplaza megaMall. 2 km from business district area (forum) and 1 km from the new highway S. Jose-Jaco beach, 6 miles from San Jose. Hotel Luisiana provides a Italian and Japanese restaurant, complimentary wireless Internet access 10 mega, Free international and national call, free parking and 24-hour room service, 24H Free coffee and Thea. Guestrooms open to balconies with city, mountain or courtyard views and feature beds with pillowtop mattresses and led televisions with premium cable channels (100 channel). ... more   less 
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Luisiana Hotel Santa Ana
Hotel Luisiana Costa Rica/Province Of San Jose - Santa Ana

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