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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, clean room and good breakfast. The guest house is central enough and the staff was very helpful. We enjoyed our holidays there, shower is outside the room but it did not bother us at all.

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Landvetter, Sweden
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in a private room, 2 adults and 2 kids. For $40 with breakfast included I think this was a great deal. The room was very clean, comfortable beds and a nice breakfast with four different options. Would definitely stay here again.

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CRGuesthouse, Responsable relations publiques at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ! We hope to see you soon at Costa Rica Guesthouse ! Pura Vida ! More 

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We first stayed on a shared bathroom room and it was ok. The bathroom was clean everyday. But later on the trip we stayed in a private bathroom room and it was beautiful and pretty big, and it was just for like $5 more. So if you can book one of these ones, do it! The staff is very helpful... More 

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München
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and helpful staff, complimentary tea and coffee. My room was spacious and very clean. Could be a bit more cosy though. No decoration at all. The location is good. Haven't tried the breakfast.

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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

All in all this is a quaint little boutique hotel located in a central district in San Jose proper. Having arrived covered in dust from the volcano, it didn't dawn on me that I was breathing this dust all night. Probably the cause of my tongue and lips burning in the morning. If they were conscientious and even were aware... More 

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CRGuesthouse, Public Relations Manager at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't like the room. We have a little budget, and with the price of our rooms we can't install the A/C. Moreover, the A/C is unusual in Costa Rica. It's writing nowhere that we have air conditioning, however, we have ventilator in every rooms. But, we hope to see you again at Costa Rica Guesthouse... More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay; nice place to stay one night ; location is perfect , close to restaurants, malls, bars, not walking distance but with uber location works perfect . No A/C, no TV in the room, beds are not that comfortable

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CRGuesthouse, Public Relations Manager at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't like the room. We have a little budget, and with the price of our rooms we can't install the A/C. Moreover, the A/C is unusual in Costa Rica. However, we have ventilator in every rooms. But, we hope to see you again at Costa Rica Guesthouse ! Pura Vida ! More 

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I liked the welcome and the breakfast was awesome. The room and everything was clean and setup according to standards. The lounge room was also comfortable and the information for visitors was accurate. Excellent customer service! Love to come back.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 26, 2016

This is a quiet, nice hostel which comes close to a hotel. Staff is nice, atmosphere sometimes a bit reserved. My room was a bit dark but on the other side super big. Location is nice, there are some nice bars/restaurant in walking distance. All in all a nice place to stay.

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Ventura County Coast, California
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

We stayed here for four nights during our trip to Costa Rica. It is safe, clean, and the included breakfast is pretty good. All of this for about $40.00 a night? You can't beat it. My family of four stayed in 3 different rooms, and they were all comfortable and spacious. We stayed in a shared bathroom room, and the... More 

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We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay, thank you to share your experience ! We hope to see you soon ! More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

A nice guesthouse with friendly and helpful staff. The room itself was pretty basic and we had a shared bathroom, but there was a nice relaxed atmosphere in the communal spaces and the place felt secure - which is good as San Jose itself is a bit sketchy to say the least. The surrounding areas seemed particularly dangerous at night... More 

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CRGuesthouse, Responsable relations publiques at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review. The hotel is located in the same block as the Police Station and the same area of the Justice Court of San José, it's a safe area. But if you feel safer to take a cab, there is no problems we can call at anytime (24/7) the Taxi's Central ! We hope to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 5-minute walk from Avenida Central with restaurants, bars and shops, colonial-style Costa Rica Guesthouse has free Continental breakfast, coffee and tea. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and private parking. The spacious rooms feature private or shared bathrooms with shower. Costa Rica Guesthouse serves breakfast in its Common Lounge. Guests can use the shared kitchen. Restaurants are within a 10-minute walk of the property. In the immediate vicinity of Costa Rica Guesthouse are various museums. A shopping center is within a 15-minute walk of the property. The International Airport of San Jose is 20 minutes away by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Costa Rica Guesthouse

Address: Avenida 6 - Calle 21 y 25, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $27 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Costa Rica Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Have them re-read you the immensities of the room so that you don't discover something is missing”
 of 5 bubbles F8074IIrobertd, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“upstairs rooms are best, but they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles trvldddy, Aug 4, 2016 | Read review
“value, breakfast, families”
 of 5 bubbles Lanje9, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“No A/C needed as its quite airy and cool at night”
 of 5 bubbles Dickiesmith, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“corner, second floor to get a cross breeze”
 of 5 bubbles sunnyday711, Dec 12, 2015 | Read review
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