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Ave 5 and 7 Calle 40 Sabana Este, San Jose 10108 Costa Rica
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#36 of 99 hotels in San Jose
Location
3.7
Cleanliness
3.8
Service
4.0
Value
3.8
We are committed to creating a unique concept, away from the big chain schemes, preserving the style and family hospitality! Everything is in the details! Our daily goal is to offer every guest a unique and different service that contains elements of our Costa Rican culture while learning more about our traditions and customs! We are the best option for family travel, business or pleasure. Considering the needs of our guests the authentic Hotel, offers pool areas, restaurant and parking. Authentic Hotel is a destination city, with a family atmosphere that highlights the charisma of Costa Rica
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Patio
Children's television networks
Car hire
Conference facilities
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Business
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish

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Grade: 83 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Luke R wrote a review Jul 2022
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Stayed at Autentic Hotel for 2 nights and couldn’t of asked for a better visit. For each of the two breakfasts I was offered beautiful Costa Rican food with varying bits each day. From Salchicha to huevos and Gallo Pinto. In terms of the room, it was comfortable and well equipped.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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shereenbourne wrote a review Jun 2022
Los Angeles, California607 contributions142 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Great location and close to shops, restaurants and bars. It appears many tour groups stay a night before traveling to other locations in Costa Rica. Some people on the tour used the pool and said it was a little cold but good to swim. The water in the room is a nice touch!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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GeorgeFoord123 wrote a review Apr 2022
Truro, United Kingdom94 contributions26 helpful votes
The staff are very great and could speak English with ease. The rooms were spacious clean and professional. The waiting staff were great and the prices for food were not to bad, would recommend to anyone staying in San Jose.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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kansasrod wrote a review Apr 2022
OSKALOOSA1340 contributions213 helpful votes
G Adventures chose this as the starting and ending of our 9-day tour and we were beautifully-surprised. We enjoyed the 20-minute walk to the city's center but Uber is quick and inexpensive. The hotel is great, not the neighborhood, so you do need to plan if you want to get out. But it is a very good ending or starting location if you are visiting Costa Rica. Staff were wonderful and helpful 👍
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Mia Ilsoe wrote a review Apr 2022
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My friend and I stayed at this hotel as backpackers. An advise for others: don’t ever use their laundry service. We ended up paying more for the laundry service than the stay. We are really unhappy with this experience and feel cheated.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Rebecca M wrote a review Apr 2022
Halifax, Canada49 contributions8 helpful votes
Clean hotel well located in San Jose. Spacious rooms with excellent bathrooms. Affordable prices. Breakfast buffet was delicious and filling. Airport shuttle was convenient and staff were very helpful.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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JessMcC7 wrote a review Feb 2022
Te Aroha, New Zealand32 contributions11 helpful votes
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Upon arriving early I was made to wait until the exact check in time which was fine but I was then told I would have to wait longer as my room still wasn’t ready. After finally entering the room I noticed there was no water provided and when I questioned this the lady at reception asked my room number and then without looking just assumed water wasn’t included and I was required to pay. Upon getting into bed later that night I noticed the sheets were stained and then blanket provided was also dirty after notifying reception they arranged for house keeping to change the sheets however the new set wasn’t much better. Very disappointing experience and I would certainly not recommend or return.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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rerBellevue wrote a review Jan 2022
Bellevue, WA307 contributions135 helpful votes
For a low cost hotel, we enjoyed this place thoroughly. The room was spacious and clean. The pool area was great for relaxing, although the pool was not well heated. Breakfast was fine. We paid extra to have lunch and dinner as well, and the food was good, although the wait staff did not always understand what the offer included. A negative is that there were no other restaurants close by. However, we could take an Uber for little cost to a great nearby restaurant, Aqui Es.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Ali J wrote a review Jan 2022
Worthing, United Kingdom284 contributions91 helpful votes
The location is within easy reach of the city centre by taxi or on foot. The room was a good size and very clean. The service in the bar and restaurant is good, as is the breakfast. The dinner menu is reasonable, if uninspiring. Cheap and easy transfers can be arranged to the airport.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Alexandra S wrote a review Jan 2022
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Would not recommend this hotel. Staff is slow and unmotivated. Breakfast is the poorest we had in Costa Rica. When we asked a police officer for the way to the hotel they told us to use a taxi even in the middle of the day because the hotel would be in an unsafe area. Smelled like pee all around the neibourhood
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$73 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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Frequently Asked Questions about Auténtico Hotel
What are some of the property amenities at Auténtico Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Auténtico Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Auténtico Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Auténtico Hotel?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Auténtico Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Machu Picchu, Las Mananitas, and Machu Pichu.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Auténtico Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Auténtico Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Auténtico Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Auténtico Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (1.4 miles), Ruinas de Ujarras (2.3 miles), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (1.3 miles).
Is Auténtico Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.