My wife and I booked this hotel off trip advisor comments.....wish we had not!! Upon arrival we found the bed sheet covered in paint, wafer thin and full of holes like it had been used for a drop cloth whilst painting! Upon reporting this to the front desk, the housekeeper came down to the front desk and loudly complained saying the sheets were fine(mind you she only brought down the clean top sheet...calling me a liar! So, I had taken photos and immediately got my camera and showed the front desk...they apologised! The house keeping from that day on was terrible...just make the bed and mop the floor and change the towels( sometimes).....we bought our own disinfectant for the bathroom and toilet! The room had dust in the corners and under the bed, the furnature was hammered and the bed did not have a proper matteress but a thick piece of foam! The noise is terrible.....even though we asked for a room at the rear. But not from the outside but from the guests walking down the corridors talking loud until the early hours of the next day, accompanied by the clicking of high heel ladies shoes! Then again around 6 am or sooner the noise level increased to that of the previous evening! Maybe if you got three to four hours sleep a night you were lucky! This hotel in our opinion is not suitable for couples or families! There are lots of better options out there! The only PLUS that this hotel has going for it is the front desk and kitchen staff, namely Rudy, Carlos, Juan Carlos "the chef" and Luis....as people have previously stated....genuine,friendly and decent people who tried to make our stay enjoyable! To them we say THANKYOU!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- South Beach Miami meets Costa Rican Culture. Located in Barrio Otoya and Amon, upon entering the Hotel you see the beautiful Art Deco Tile and Marble, surrounded by rich, dark native wood beams and floors. 34 rooms include 6 Penthouse Suites with King beds, 24 jet Jacuzzi tubs and personal dry sauna as well as, another 26 Luxury Rooms with either King or Queen size beds. All rooms have 80 channels of Cable TV with HBO and Cinemax, flat screen TVs, hardwire and wireless internet access, refrigerator, digital safe and luxurious mattresses. You will find these quiet Barrio's are away from the noise and traffic of downtown but still only a short 5 minute walk to all of San Jose's main attractions - The National Theatre, Museums, Shops, Restaurants, Casino's, Nightlife and Exotic Parks. As always free wireless, long distance calls to USA and Canada and laundry. Breakfast included in price. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- La Amistad Hotel
- La Amistad San Jose
- Hotel La Amistad Costa Rica/San Jose