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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Our family has been staying at Kaps Place for a couple weeks. It is in an excellent location...super close to downtown San Jose (we walked there last week) and very close to UCR, lots of US fast food chains, the San Pedro Mall (great shopping) and the language school where my husband is enrolled. The staff is very friendly and... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

I have stayed at Kaps four (4) times in the past. The atmosphere has always been great with a friendly helpful staff. Kaps was originally recommended to me by a local San Jose dentist. Kaps is in a safe San Jose location near a local University & Hospital. I have walked all over San Jose from Kaps & other than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Clean rooms, friendly staff, nice atmosphere in a quiet and secure surrounding. The airport pick up worked very well. Cold beer and other beverages are available and have to be paid directly to the staff. Free internet service and international phone calls. Shops and restaurants are in walking distance, the center of the city is about 15 minutes by foot.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

I have been there for 2 months and it's been a wonderful experience, it's like being home. The owners and the staff in Kaps are kind and friendly, the place is very clean and is located in a very quiet and secure neighborhood. As one of the reviewers said, Kaps it´s a unique place to stay...! I will definetly recommend... More 

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Hatley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Nice staff, clean room, nice neighborhood 15 minutes from downtown, with good restaurants at walking distances. Rooms tend to be a little noisy, because of the thin walls and inside windows, but quiet hours (8 pm to 8 am) are respected.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

Located on a quiet street in Barrio Aranjuez, about a 12 minute walk to the central business district. Hot water and clean rooms with TV. Safe to walk around at night. Karla and Luis are very helpful with maps directions, etc.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

We booked a night in Kaps Place for our last night in Costa Rica based on the great reviews it had in the Lonely Planet guide (their 'pick'). Clearly 'guesthouse' means something different to them than it means to us. This place is a hostel, not a hotel or B&B. As a hostel I'd say it was ok but not... More 

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KapsOwner, Owner at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guests: We apologize our property did not meet your expectations. We, however, are extremely surprised by your comment as you can see most 2s or 3s are due to infrastructure concerning high security and tedious paperwork not to the quality of rooms, bathrooms, service, cleanliness. If in Costa Rica we invite you to stay here free of charge so... More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

If you are like me and enjoy staying in a place that is unique... that definitely does not exist elsewhere in the world, well.. this is the place in San Jose! The staff is friendly, the rooms are comfortable and the decor adorable! We were three girlfriends travelling together, so it was wonderful to have a room with three beds.... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

My girlfriend and I, against my uncle's advise, had planned on staying at a place across the street, that was more well known, and had a good reputation, but we hadn't made a reservation (I know, I should have listened). Of course they were full, it was evening, and we didn't know what to do. They mentioned Kap's Place, across... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

I want to recommend Kaps Place as an ideal location for adventurous travelers seeking a genuine feel for the real and enticing Costa Rica. Its industrial-appearing frontage belies a warm and inviting interior and a friendly, welcoming, and helpful English-speaking staff. It seems exceedingly receptive to the educated -- students, teachers, researchers, and those seeking quiet surroundings. A fine self-serve... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaps Place

Address: 1142, Street 19 | Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose 2000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $44 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaps Place 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Kap`s Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place San Jose
Kaps Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place Costa Rica/San Jose
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