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Apartotel Don Francisco

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel, featuring quiet efficiencies, is located just behind the District 4 shopping center and Escazu. Escazu is about 12K west of the San Jose airport. The hotel appears to be family run and has a welcoming staff. Parking (in the rear) is secured with electronic access. Rooms are functional and clean. Americans will find the furnishings rudimentary. The property... More 

Thank tcbell
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74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A great place to use as a base when we travel to San Jose to shop for our business. Very accommodating hosts, close proximity to hotel supply and electronics shopping. Good restaurants and supermarket close by. Rooms are spacious and comfortable.

Thank Harvey38
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Chosen for the great rates and convenient location to my business at hand, ApartHotel Don Francisco is now a favorite, especially for longer stays with the kitchen. It is clean, quiet and very friendly staff. The parking is secure and it easy to come and go from.

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Very nice. We needed a place to stay overnight. Nicely appointed with enough room for our large family to be comfortable. Breakfast offerings were a nice mix of continental and American options. Recommended to our family there as a great place to visit.

Thank Kim D
Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This apartotel is located in Gauchepelin a suburb of San Jose. Unlike a typical hotel, each room is set up as an apartment with fully equipped kitchens and enough room to spread out and relax comfortably. While located on a quiet street, it is within walking distance of a new commercial center featuring several restaurants and shops, including a supermarket,... More 

1 Thank George K
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I chose this hotel because it was within walking distance of my Costa Rican Dentist, Dr. Mario Garita... The hotel was a pleasant surprise ... The room was large with high ceilings, fully equipped kitchen, living room and bedroom with large shower...it was very clean and kept that way for the 14 days I was there... The most surprising part... More 

2 Thank jwj123
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I originally booked a room via e-mail. When I arrived late in the evening after an arduous journey, I was shown to the suite and settled in for the night. However, because I'm a little exacting in my preferences, I was not entirely happy with my particular room. It was nothing bad, it's just that I felt that a forty-night... More 

Thank Stephen K
Miami, Florida, United States
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96 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We picked this hotel from a list of close-by to dental office (Mario Garita "Dental Experience). 10 minutes down the hill; 12 minutes back. Clean, comfortable and with very capable and friendly staff. At the close-by 4th District Mall there are four excellent restaurants (8 minute walk; under $2 usd taxi), a supermarket (taxi directions: "supermercado"), and a Pharmacy. These... More 

2 Thank BobH966
Matagalpa, Nicaragua
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Was in town for a week and found this cute hotel. It's actually called an Apartotel, and for good reason. For less than you would pay for a basic "standard" hotel room, you get an apartment that actually makes you feel at home. Each of the rooms are different. A couple are just large rooms, most are two room suites,... More 

4 Thank JohnSHolmes
Panama City, Panama, Panama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This hotel is a delightful break from the rest of this area in Costa Rica which tries so very hard to be like Fort Lauderdale. If I wanted the Marriott, Embassy Suites, etc., I would have stayed in Charlotte. The Apartotel Don Francisco offers a nice Costa Rican touch while providing all the amenities. It is convenient to shopping and... More 

1 Thank Robert_Murdoch
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Apartotel Don Francisco we offer apartments for our guests that include fully-equipped kitchens with full size refrigerators, in-room free Internet service via direct connection or WIFI, cable TV, free movies, washers and dryers for our guests to use, and all suites are air-conditioned. We offer the lowest rates in Escazu. The Apartotel is located 400 meters (1/2 block) from Distrito Cuatro Guachipelin Escazu which has shopping, eight restaurants, Starbucks, a pharmacy, and a Super Market. The Apartotel is within walking distance of Multiplaza, the largest shopping mall in Central America. CIMA Hospital is 1.5 Km away. Dentavac Dental Clinic, Dr. Garita's Dental Clinic, and Dr. Williams Dental Clinic are all within one block of the Apartotel. The Apartotel has 24-hour security as well as camera surveillance. There is a secure parking lot in the rear of the hotel which offers free parking for the guests. The Apartotel Don Francisco is less than a half Km from Route 27 San Jose-Caldera Highway which offers fast access to the Pacific Beaches, downtown San Jose, and to and from the airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apartotel Don Francisco

Address: 400 Meters Southwest of District Four Escazu | Guachipelin,Escazu, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: $54 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartotel Don Francisco 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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