Ok. So this hotel has a beautiful garden, pretty good rooms, great beds, very helpful staff, an ok pool and a nice breakfast. Then why complain about the price?
Maybe it is because of the fact that this was the most expensive hotel during our stay in Costa Rica, probably because its proximity to the airport. But then again, no. It is just that Costa Rica is too expensive all the way. Sure, the country is better than a lot of other countries in the region, in terms of food safety, security and water quality. But it is still no way up to western standards in that respect, while the prices more than are.
This is a nice hotel, very good even for a Central American hotel, but it is still a Central American hotel. Call us Dutch, but we expect to pay less for a Central American hotel with Central American quality, than we would have to pay for a middle class hotel in Amsterdam, with European quality. And we didn’t.
It’s not fair to judge this hotel only by its country, so we won’t. But we had to let you know.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel La Rosa de America is a friendly and peaceful garden oasis conveniently near the San Jose Costa Rica Airport (SJO). With our emphasis on service, we are the vacation home base of choice for many guests visiting Costa Rica. Our staff have a wealth of information about the country and are happy to share that knowledge! The hotel is located on a gorgeous and carefully maintained property, in the sunniest part of the Central Valley - La Garita. We offer a selection of great accommodation options in rooms located around a large carefully maintained tropical garden and sparkling clean swimming pool. Rooms come in Superior and Standard types with Superior rooms having air conditioning, flat screen TV's, bar fridges and more! La Rosa is is ideally suited to guests arriving from a tiring flight and wanting time to adjust to the country in safe, friendly and beautiful surroundings. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- La Rosa De America Hotel
- Hotel La Rosa De America Costa Rica/Alajuela