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Isla Verde Hotel
2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #6 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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“Wonderful service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I was traveling with a group of friends during our recent trip to costa rica when one of our bags got stolen with my friend's passport in it. We had to take a long bus ride back to san jose for the us embassy and we came across this hotel only about 2 blocks from it. We were tired and hungry and the lady at the front desk was a life saver for us. her name was luica and she was amazing. so sweet and so helpful. she answered all our questions and even printed out things from the internet to help us. It was just what we needed after what had happend. a hope that the rest of our vacation would get better. The rooms were very clean and the free internet access was a good thing.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This place is just as nice as any 4 star U.S. hotel without the spa. I stayed a couple of weeks here and it was always clean, comfortable and secure. They also did a great job with my laundry and dry cleaning. Nice comfortable room and bedding with the best Chinese restaurant in San Jose

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Found this great place only about 2 blocks from the US Embassy in San Jose (pavas). Super clean and very quiet. Have stayed their on 2 seperate trips now. Rates are also good. I use this hotel now as a base to fly the local air carrier ( Nature Air Lines) The hotell is only about 2k from the airport at Pavas. Food is great also.. Well worth checking it out!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Additional Information about Isla Verde Hotel

Address: 2 blocks West from US Embassy | Pavas, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in San Jose
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#8 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel and Restaurant Isla Verde is a family owned business. We are located 2 blocks West from the US Embassy in Rohrmoser, close to most important bussiness centers, embassies, commercial and industrial areas, of San Jose. We are 2 miles away from the Tobías Bolaños Airport, and 12 miles from the Juan Santamaria International Airport.We have 40 rooms in total, 17 Standard rooms and 23 Deluxe rooms. Our Standard rooms are equipped with: full size and twin size beds, cable TV, private bath, AC, security box, and telephone.Our Deluxe rooms are brand new and larger rooms, equipped with: queen size beds, cable TV, 32" flat screens, modern bathrooms, AC, security box, hair dryer, telephone, complimentary gourmet coffee, and free ethernet connection to internet. All rooms include complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet, use of our business center and gym.Our mission is to make you feel comfortable, wether you are in San Jose for business or pleasure. Let us service you and become "your home away from home"! ... more   less 
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Isla Verde Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose

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