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Hotel Casa Leon

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Avenida 6, Calles 13-15, | de la Clinica Drs. Echandi 70 mts noreste, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night as a pit stop between flying into Costa Rica and making our way to Puerto Viejo. It's very central and rooms are nice and clean. What really stands out is the owner who's name I can't remember! He booked us a taxi to meet us at the airport and also provided us with a... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

It's clean and if you are from a German speaking country it's quite enjoyable to have the Swiss owner as someone who can give you advises in your own language. But it is really simple, the train goes directly in front of the house (DIRECTLY!) and doesn't include brakefast. And that for a price that isn't really cheaper than other... More 

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Thank Janna S
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Good value accommodation with comfortable and clean facilities. Short taxi fare from airport and provided good overnight stop before heading to Tortuguero. Owner was helpful and friendly. Only downside is train line next to hotel but didn't disturb us much during night.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

At Casa Leon Swiss Patric and his Costa Rican wife provide hospitality in a most favourable manner effortlessly combining flexibility and reliability with the typical Costarican "Pura Vida" way of living. The atmosphere in the hostel is relaxed, yet if Patric makes arrangements - be it a taxi picking one up at the air port, storing one's luggage, book a... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a basic, affordable, and clean room in the center of San Jose this is your place. Patrick's a great host and is very helpful. You shouldn't expect anything more then a bed and a shower, and you shouldn't be bothered by city noise. For a first or last night in San Jose it's very good (there's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel for low budget travellers, well located in the city ! The room was spotless and our bed was comfy ! The owner is lovely and helpful. There is a kitchen , however you cannot cook. Anyway, I would highly recommend this place !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We got here late in the evening after a long flight, and the owner, Patrick was waiting to greet us. It's pretty simple and basic and the shower wasn't hot (!) but the rooms are clean and it's reasonably priced. Patrick is very helpful and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is not a hotel but a guest house- so those who are looking for luxury or generic hotel offerings- this is not the place for you- Casa Leon is like visiting a friends home -the manager Patrick who is Swiss was very accommodating- we stayed 2 nights- the first day he recommended a combo tour of the Volcano, Coffee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our arrival in Costa Rica. We had a bit of a hitch at the airport and arrived quite late (around 1am), but Patrick (the owner) was waiting for us on arrival and made us feel very welcome. Rooms are comfortable, clean and cozy. I would stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night between arriving in San Jose and moving on to Monteverde. We arrived very late and were welcomed by the very friendly Patrick. The bed was comfy, and huge! It was a bit noisy but we still managed to sleep well. The next day Patrick helped us with our plans and was really helpful. Our... More 

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