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El Hipocampo de Oro - Bed & Breakfast

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
  • Nov 1, 2016
    “A wonderful choice!”
  • Dec 18, 2014
    “Wonderful bed and breakfast for a visit to San Jose”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

This wonderful inn is where I spent my first night in Central America. A wonderful choice! As a single woman traveling alone, I felt very comfortable at Hipcampo De Oro. Mafalda and staff - delightful. The neighborhood is very safe, yet has easy access to...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2014

This little bed and breakfast is off the beaten track, which makes it a delightful place to stay away from the busy city center of San Jose. Señora Mafalda is warm and helpful; her rooms are clean and cozy, and the breakfasts are satisfying. The...More

Thank Nini807
Reviewed July 10, 2013

The Hipocampo de Oro was recommended to me by the New Learning Center where I attended a course to obtain my TEFL certification. I stayed here for 4 weeks from mid November to mid December 2012. As a single woman traveler this cozy bed and...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2013

The Hipocampo de Oro is a cozy Bed and Breakfast in Moravia, Costa Rica. It is run by the owner and she has two assistants that are most helpful and accomodating. You get a wonderful breakfast served as you request it. The rooms are large...More

Thank esvoth
Reviewed June 18, 2013

My husband and I, in our 60s, have stayed with Dona Mafalda on various occasions at the Hipocampo de Oro. The B and B is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Moravia and is the only lodging in all of Moravia. We were fortunate...More

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Personalized atention.Full BreakfastMicrowave oven, fridge and coffe maker if you prefer to prepare by your own.Exclusive rooms with private bathroom.Tv Cable and Internettransport service to the Airport or More other destiny.Access to close Country Club with swiming pool,tenis court, sauna, etc. Warm Social treatment, great for study and work.Close to San Jose Downtown in a small town called Moravia.Restaurants, and Mall by walk.We keep the same prices on high season. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Moravia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Moravia
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Room & Suite (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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