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Hotel Kaps Place

#1142 Street 19 Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose Costa Rica
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#14 of 84 hotels in San Jose
An authentic Costa Rican family will host and meet your needs providing accommodation, travel agency & personalized services (Spanish lessons, Post Surgery Care & meals). A clean, safe, colorful & comfortable setting w/kitchens, 1st class beds, safety boxes, cable TV, hot water. Complimentary: breakfast buffet, tea, coffee, WiFi, internet access, luggage storage & VOIP calls to more than 60 countries. Walk to: downtown, Gold, Jade & National Museums, National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, Bolivar Zoo & Central Market. No sexual tourism. We also offer: Free Special Breakfast Buffet Free maps and tourist information Free fresh linens Free luggage storage Free Wifi internet and PC's with internet unlimited Free Parking Free table games (pool , pingpong & fussball) Kitchen facilities Free DVD movies/hometheater Book Exchange Hot showers Reception 24/7 And more…. In addition (optional & for extra fee) Laundry Service Airport Shuttle – Private service 24/7 Free International & local phone calls Tours Booking Car rental Bottled water, juice, beer and sodas for sale Discounted tours Spanish, dance, yoga & cooking lessons Massage &beauty in-house service Medical & post surgery recovery assistance Extra info Just 12 minutes walking distance from San Jose downtown Supermarkets, bars, restaurants, hospital, clinics, around the hotel Breakfast & taxes are included in the rate Front desk 24/7 Check in: 2:00 PM (if the room you booked is clean and available when you get here, you can check in) Check-Out: 12:00 MD (you can leave your bags in our luggage Room and pick it up later on) We offer anything you need during your stay. Kaps Place is Your home away from home "Su Casa en San Jose" PURA VIDA!!!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Robert D wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
We've been traveling to Costa Rica for the last 19 years doing mission work and now an incredible camp for kids over the last 5 years. When we started bringing big groups for the camp, we needed a place for our team to stay before and after the camp. The owner of Kaps, Karolina and her husband, Marino, have been fantastic to us. They are always willing to help us with whatever we need and we love staying with them and Kaps. They are now part of our family and we feel like we're part of theirs. Thanks so much for making us comfortable, feeding us amazing meals, and taking great care of us while we're in CR.
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Date of stay: January 2020
drmadlene wrote a review Nov 2019
Winnenden, Germany11 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed two times at Kaps Place during our vacation in Costa Rica. The second time there was no running water until late at night, that was slightly inconvenient, but the next day everything was functioning again. The rooms are basic and clean, the breakfast was good, the staff is very helpful and polite. We spent most of our time in the common area, which was the highlight of Kaps Place, it was very spacious and cosy and very "pura vida" style, I really liked it. Overall it offered great value for money.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Rooms in the back are quieter
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Duina B wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our mission group has been staying at Kaps Place before and after our mission week in San Jose for the last 5 years. It is a quaint, beautiful, and unique place nestled in San Jose. The location is convenient to walk to shops and markets. The rooms are clean, comfortable and no 2 rooms are the same! Every room has a private bath. It’s bright and cheerful with family like service. The breakfast buffet is plentiful and delicious. I look forward to our next visit soon.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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angie550 wrote a review Sep 2019
Richmond, Virginia76 contributions31 helpful votes
Kapsplace is a homey oasis in San Jose. I have been visiting Costa Rica a few times per year (for mission work) for the past five years and every time I land at Kaps I know I am home. This family owned business is run with integrity and love. Karolina, Marino and Jose Luis REALLY care about providing everything their guests need. Unobtrusive but helpful at the same time.They all are passionate about hospitality and excellence. If you are bringing a team to CR, then you should absolutely reserve this location. The accommodations are simple but comfortable, restful, colorful and fun. Beds are comfortable and showers are HOT with good pressure. The kitchen is ready to meet your needs. My 30 person team is always excited to get to Kaps. Within walking distance of the restaurant district if your tastebuds crave something unique. Karolina can also arrange airport transportation which is so helpful in CR. (Promised rental cars are not always available when you arrive in high season.). Pura Vida!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Ibrahim H wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
Great hotel with amenities such as pool table and table tennis with a breakfast buffet and they have trips that go all over Costa Rica like Tortuga Island and many more!!! Great location close to many stores and restaurants!!!!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Karolinabv, Director General at Hotel Kaps Place
Responded Aug 24, 2019
Dear Guest: Thank you for sharing with us and TripAdvisor users your lodging experience at Kaps Place Hotel. We are always aware of providing a warmth and efficient service. We’ll continue improving our service and trying always to please all our guests. From all of us thank you very much. We look forward to having you as our guest in the very near future. Muchas gracias! Pura Vida!!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Kaps Place
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Kaps Place?
Nearby attractions include Parque Nacional Park (0.1 miles), Feria Verde de Aranjuez (0.1 miles), and Parque España (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Kaps Place?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Kaps Place?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Kaps Place?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Kaps Place?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Kaps Place?
Conveniently located restaurants include 11.47 Restaurante, La Terrasse French Cuisine, and Al Mercat.
Does Hotel Kaps Place have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Kaps Place offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Kaps Place located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of San Jose.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Kaps Place?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Kaps Place?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (0.7 miles), Ruinas de Ujarras (1.2 miles), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (0.8 miles).
Is Hotel Kaps Place accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.