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    Hotel Santo Tomas

    Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent51%
          • Very good35%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travelers talk about
          “water slide” (12 reviews)
          “hot tub” (43 reviews)
          “balcony room” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed November 27, 2014

          One of the strongest measures of a great establishment is the longevity of employment of the people who staff the place. Mauricio, Miguel, Jose, and Omar have all been there for years. Each time I return, they recognize me by name and make me feel...More

          Helpful?2  
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hi Fran, Great having you as a repeat customer, one of the many after 25 yeas in the business ! I will make sure all of my staff sees, reads and understands your praise of them, it's wonderful. They are the ones that make my...More

          Reviewed November 24, 2014

          Right from the start I thought I was going to enjoy my stay at Hotel Sto Tomas and I was right. The room was spacious and comfortable. The staff could not possibly have been any more friendly and accomodating and helped us do the final...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hi John , As you may know ( Things are Bad Everywhere) but here in Costa Rica it still is a pretty nice place to be. It really makes it nice when we receive all five of those green dots in Trip Advisor ! Wonderful...More

          Reviewed November 24, 2014

          I can't say enough about this hotel. This is the second time I've stayed here...so you know it is positive. Old world charm located in the downtown. Clean and friendly little hideaway. Very reasonable rates for the budget and a very good free breakfast included....More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hola Eddiefuego, I love your picture, that is (Sitting on the dock of the Bay). Great you mentioned Mauricio by name, he has a been a loyal and devoted part of the staff for over 10 years now. All of my staff goes out of...More

          Reviewed November 23, 2014

          First time to Costa Rica we didn't know what to expect and we were pleasantly surprised. Arrived at Hotel Santo Tomas later in the evening and were greeted like friends.Our room was old world charm with modern flair(very clean)We had a relaxing hot tub and...More

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          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hola Murray ! A most outstanding review: Thank You ! That is too funny about the self-entitled whiners who need to learn how to travel: yep we do get a few of those and most of the time they are the ones who rent the...More

          Reviewed November 22, 2014

          I have stayed at this hotel numerous times over the past 3-4 years. Safe location is perfect in downtown San Jose, lots to do within walking distance, close to bus stations. Thomas and his staff are always first rate. They are extremely knowledgeable and helpful...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo Tomas

          Hi Carroll, Great review , Thank You ! As you know I am there almost every morning to chat and assist with what ever our guests desire or need. I truly appreciate all of our repeat clients and its always pleasurable to see them when...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
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          • $59 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
          • #4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
          • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
          • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
          • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of San Jose >
          • San Jose Metro >
          • San Jose
          • Also Known As
          • Hotel Santo Tomas Costa Rica/San Jose
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          Traveler (218)
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          Jane J
          How far are you from the airport?
          April 10, 2017|
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          Response from gtrot | Reviewed this property |
          If you want a hotel close to the airport (about 15 minutes 5km a bit longer to go back to airport in the morning) but quiet and pleasant try Hotel Aeropuerto . But if downtown is for you I would e-mail Hotel Tomas direct and... More
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          RussH595
          Is there a shuttle to the airport and if not how much would a taxi cost?
          March 8, 2017|
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          Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
          Hi Urber is the best now and there are avaliable 24/7 as well. If you don't feel comfortable with that I have taxis that have been working with me for over 25 years that are always here on time for the transfer. Costa is... More
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          TONI M
          Warm Smiles from Tallahassee Florida. I am going to Costa Rica with my 17 year old daughter Spring Break in March 2017. We are ending our Ecoterra Tour on March 13th to be dropped off at the airport in San Jose and from there I have to find my way to lodging and more activities for 2 more nights. I am looking for decent accommodations under $80 a night that will allow us to explore the area to entertain ourselves on the afternoon of the 13th and all day the 14th and get to the airport around 10am on the 15th. This Hotel looks intriguing and seems to point out we can walk to museums and do some trinket shopping safely during the day. I like that point allot. Do you know if a shuttle is available to and from this establishment? We are getting dropped off at the San Jose airport on the 13th around 2pm by Ecoterra and have to find our way to our lodging. I want to explore the San Jose area lightly the last 2 days we are in the Country. Is this location is the best for our needs? My big concern is we don't speak Spanish and will need to get from the San Jose airport and back to the San Jose airport. If the owner of this Hotel is an American Expat, my guess is he could help arrange that for us. I saw some place where it was a $30 fee to shuttle to and from the airport. How does one arrange for it? Can you please help me figure this out? Thanks
          January 3, 2017|
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          Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
          I want to say thank you to every one that replied to her. Toni , we will be happy to assist you with what ever you need. Our location will provide you with what you are looking for. Cheers ! Thomas
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