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Hotel La Amistad

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Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
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Ann Arbor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here because the hotel offered a free. Shuttle coming back from Jaco. So I too k the free shuttle because I didn't want to wait around with my luggage to come back to San Jose. I had one of their regular rooms. It was on the ground floor. They had no windows that opened outside, instead it opened... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The food and service is great , jose the chef is fabulous and karol and ruth the waitresses and bartenders are so friendly , we had a great time and love to go back, great job the food is amazing , and for dessert we had a nice brownie with ice cream

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

first off, no elevator and narrow stairways. the service was OK, the food was passable, and the hookers were aggressive. not what I was looking for in any respect. My room was a mini-suite with a king size bed set in an alcove with only about 12" of space on each side. interesting concept, but poor execution. this was my... More 

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Fayetteville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 24-29 April 2016. As always the all-inclusive package makes this the best deal in San Jose. The kitchen is superb. The bar is a great place to relax and meet other travelers. Drawback for the mobility challenged is that there is no elevator.

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Lakefield, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This hotel is close to downtown with a great restaurant. The staff go out of there way to make your stay enjoyable. Darren the hotel manager goes out of his way to answer any questions regarding trips or sightseeing. They have a all inclusive or a breakfast plan both which are good value. The only drawback is the morning train... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I just returned from a week here. As noted in other reviews, most of the clientele are gringos of various age groups visiting for various purposes. Some I met were there on business, some like me were first time or repeat tourists, while others were there other interests. I saw a few apparent working ladies at the bar and dining... More 

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Mount Dora
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The Hotel La Amistad was very nice, I liked the restaurant menu, The Staff was very friendly. The only negative was the adnauseum whistle blowing in the morning from the commuter train, and distant dog barkings.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I stayed at the La Amistad 6 times from 2012-2015. I'm going back in the spring. I must admit when my friend suggested it on my first trip I was sceptical. Rudy and Carlos or more than friendly and they bust their butts to make everything go smooth. The last time I was able to sleep more than 8 hours... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for one night and it definitely exceeded expectations. It's located downtown in a great location. The staff was courteous and kind and were multilingual. The bed in my room was very very comfortable and the room was very clean

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I didn't have very high expectations when I reserved 5 rooms for me and my friends. I have stayed in quite a few hotels in San Jose that look nice and end up a dump. Example in March we stayed at Mona Lisa. Pictures on line looked great but the actual rooms were no bueno . Hotel La Amistad has... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
South Beach Miami meets Costa Rican Culture. Located in Barrio Otoya and Amon, upon entering the Hotel you see the beautiful Art Deco Tile and Marble, surrounded by rich, dark native wood beams and floors. 34 rooms include 6 Penthouse Suites with King beds, 24 jet Jacuzzi tubs and personal dry sauna as well as, another 26 Luxury Rooms with either King or Queen size beds. All rooms have 80 channels of Cable TV with HBO and Cinemax, flat screen TVs, hardwire and wireless internet access, refrigerator, digital safe and luxurious mattresses. You will find these quiet Barrio's are away from the noise and traffic of downtown but still only a short 5 minute walk to all of San Jose's main attractions - The National Theatre, Museums, Shops, Restaurants, Casino's, Nightlife and Exotic Parks. As always free wireless, long distance calls to USA and Canada and laundry. Breakfast included in price. Ask about our ALL INCLUSIVE options. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, All domestic Beer and Wine, Well Drinks, 50% off top shelf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Amistad

Address: Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $65 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
La Amistad Hotel
La Amistad San Jose
Hotel La Amistad Costa Rica/San Jose
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