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Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Although price might be not the best one, since it is located in place which offers you a lot of options for lunch and dinner. It is being a place that I will definitely will be back. Try the pizza at the boulevard!!! Quality amazing with a low price!!!

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Thank wokuba
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Wokuba, Thank you for your comments. We are gratified to know that you enjoyed your stay in Escazú and gastronomic offer inside and out the hotel. We would love to host you one more time and as many times you like. Our doors are wide open for you and your beloveds. See you soon, Best regards, Ma. José Ortega More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The Holiday Inn in Plaza Tempo is a really nice hotel, with a modern feel and look. But Plaza Tempo is not the place in Escazu, no many restaurants, no other attractions in the place. If you want more fun you can pick Residence Inn or InterContinental in the Full Service tier. The problem is not the hotel is Plaza... More 

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Thank AndrewNY2015
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear AndrewNY2015, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. I am pleased with your kind comments regarding our hotel. It is just regrettable that you did not enjoy the area. I do hope that you will return and allow us to host you again in the future. Sincerely, Faith R Case Manager IHGService More 

Varna
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

It is not a bad place if you need to spend some time in San Jose. It is funny how different are Holiday Inn chain hotels in different parts of the world. In US they are cheap-cheap but in Costa Rica it is a fancy place. Rooms are very good with all the extras. Restaurant is fancy. Close there is... More 

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Thank Achird
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Good evening dear Achird, thank you for taking the time to review your experience with all the users plus ourselves. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our home, your home away from home :) and that we over pass your expectations. Thank you for choosing us, our hotel is not just another Holiday Inn, we... More 

Vail, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stayed here when a baby was being born at CIMA. It was an easy walk to hospital and they gave us a special rate because that's why we were there. Rooftop pool gives you a beautiful view of SAn Jose, especially at night. Breakfast is included and is more than you typical cereal, pastries affair. Eggs several styles, Gallo... More 

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Thank 8283Judy
Ma José O, Guest Experience champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Ms Judy, nice to talk to you again :) thank you for taking the time to review with us your experience. We love that you and your beloveds enjoy everything and that you could appreciate San José's city from our rooftop. Gallo pinto and myself will be waiting for you, your new grandchild and everybody every time you visit the... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I travel to Costa Rica every other month and the Residence Inn Escazu is a great hotel, with a great location and fantastic staff. Paula and her team are polite and professional while making you feel right at home.

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Thank evickless70
Ma José O, Guest experience champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Evickless70, We are glad you enjoy your stay en San José. If you ever come back to Costa Rica, Holiday Inn Escazú has it's doors wide open for you, we would love to meet you. best regards and Pura Vida, Ma. José Ortega Holiday Inn Escazú More 

Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel one night while transitioning to Puntarenas! This is a beautiful, clean hotel wonderfully located a block away from one of the nicest, large shopping malls to which I've ever been!! I walked to the mall, spent the afternoon just looking around and then ate dinner there. The included breakfast the next morning at the hotel... More 

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Thank DivingOver60
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear DivingOver60, Thank you for comment :) We are pleased to hear we reached your expectations. We invite you to spend more days with us, in Escazú before you head Puntarenas. There are many things you can do in just 1 day ! Poas, Arenal Volcano, Rainforest, beach, hot springs, shopping, walk around, theater and more. We would love to... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Standard corporate hotel, but located in an upscale part of San Jose so overall things were quite nice. The hotel staff was friendly, check in was super fast and they volunteers to make us breakfast to go since we were checking out before complimentary breakfast opened at 6am. There are several restaurants and other things within walking distance, though you... More 

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Thank Erik S
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Good evening Mr Erik S, thank you for comment and reviewing with us your experience at our hotel. We are pleased to know we achieved your expectations of lodging and service. If you ever check out before 6am and your breakfast is included, we will offer you a -to go- bag, you can ask for it also at front desk... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The room was clean and the housekeeping was decent day to day. The hotel markets itself as a green hotel, with signs, etc. However, perhaps as part of the efforts to be "green" the thermostat in the room would not go below 22C. This was fine during the day, but I prefer a cooler room at night. Oddly, the desk... More 

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Thank satstokes
Ma José O, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Satstokes, Thank you for reviewing your experience with us, it is very important your perspective of all aspects for us to improve everyday. We are exciting about meeting you expectations regarding staff service, our most valuable resource. As you mentioned, we are a "green" hotel, we work with Costa Rica's turism institute (ICT) in order to take care of... More 

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We came from Samara to do a shopping/errands trip in San Jose, and stayed at the Holiday Inn, Escazu. We were very disappointed with our room. The window was completely cracked and looked like it would crumble at any moment, the bathroom door wouldn't close, the wifi connection was terribly slow, and even though we were charged for each additional... More 

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Thank Tess M
Ma José O, Guest experience champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Tess, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us, your opinion is very valuable in order to achieve our number one goal that is to give our guests a great experience regarding product and service. We do not like the fact that we could not meet your expectations in any way. The window is... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stayed for a week with my wife and were very pleasantly surprised by the room appointment, size, beds and quality of service overall. It exceeds what you expect from a Holiday Inn ! Breakfast could definitely be better, food quality is so/so. The bell man Gerardo and Elena at house keeping were amazing help. Thank you very much !

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1 Thank Vassil D
Ma José O, Guest experience champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Vassil D, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us, your comments are very important for our growing. We are glad we could achieve your expectations in service and sleep quality specially Gerardo and Elena. We are going to celebrate with them the fact they positively impact in your experience. Regarding breakfast, i am pleased... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location The new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú is strategically located in the most upscale business, residential and commercial zone in Escazú, in the Prospero Fernandez Highway, next to Cima Hospital and Plaza Tempo, a multi-purpose development that includes a corporate center and a shopping arcade.Rooms and Suites Holiday Inn San José –Escazú is the first of its kind in the country. It has been designed with the latest in environmentally friendly technology, security, energy efficiency and water savings. It has 160 comfortable rooms, 2 modern suites and 16 rooms specially adapted for the physically challenged meeting ADA requirements. All the rooms offer the following services and benefits:• Free buffet breakfast and 10 Mb symmetrical WiFi. • Free local calls, Safety deposit box for laptop.• Two phones with voice mail. • Spacious desk with ergonomic seat.• Eco-model 37” television and Cable TV with 87 channels.• Luxury Simmons® beds with choice of pillow. • I-Home clock radio. • Iron and board, Coffee maker, Hairdryer and individual AC. • Bath & Body Works amenities.• Full sprinkler system and flame-proof furnishings.• Laundry, parking, gym and business center.Fogo Restaurant A contemporary, refined ambiance with meticulous service will enhance your dining enjoyment in our restaurant, offering international and local specialties and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner service. Acqua Lounge Bar The perfect place to enjoy premium brand liquors, cocktails and marinated snacks. You will love our selection of gourmet coffees and delicious pastries. Meeting and Banquet Rooms: For social or business events, Holiday Inn San José – Escazú offers 8 modern and functional meeting spaces to professionally attend from 5 up to 150 people with high service standards and technology. We look forward to welcoming you to the new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú for a genuinely enjoyable and green stay; you’ll make and feel the difference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

Address: Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: $90 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu
#6 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
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