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Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here one night with a student group at the start of our nine-day Costa Rican tour. It started us off on a positive tone. Clean comfortable rooms. No air conditioning but good cross-breezes through the beautiful courtyards. Breakfast was very good. Staff were very attentive.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I did our last night in Costa Rica here on our honeymoon because we were flying out of San Jose. Checking in was a breeze and every staff member we encountered was genuinely nice and wanted to help. Usually when we get into a nice hotel room we flop our bags down then proceed with our plans... More 

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Springfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Seems to be in a safe location with a helpful staff. Decent food at the resturant. Middle level hotel and decent enough if you are on a budget. Walking distance to a market if you need to pick up any snacks or food items. Nice pool and common areas.

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Dover Plains, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Had several one-night stays here over the span of about 3 weeks. Staff, especially the front desk, made all the difference. Everyone was genuinely friendly and anxious to be helpful, and everyone was quite happy to converse in English when they discovered how truly awful my Spanish is. Facility is average at best, albeit on the up-swing. Not a central... More 

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Burlington, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed here in April of 2014. The standard room we first looked at was adequate but not fancy. The superior room had a few more frills and nicer decor........comparable to a La Quinta in the U.S. The restaurant food off the menu was excellent. The breakfast buffet was good, certainly better than many in the U.S. but nothing to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The rooms are quite basic (although I've heard there were better rooms) but it was comfortable and secure. It's about a 30 minute walk town but with so much to see, it doesn't feel that long. The reception were able to order me taxis and provide a map of San Jose.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

I was shocked when I read reviews of this place. I think this used to be a cruddy hotel and they are renovating the rooms now. I'm apparently I. One of the new ones because it is absolutely flawless. Our room is a standard room and it is like an apartment. Very large. Gorgeously decorated. Comfy beds. Modern furnishings. Wifi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The hotel is good, nothing extraordinary. The worst part in my opinion was the breakfast which didn't offer anything nice, but it was only 8 USD so... All in all a good hotel but you shouldn't plan on spending too much time in it. Do stuff instead! Many in the staff are good at English.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Absolutely awful, shoddy rooms:P Obviously nothing done with most of the rooms since the 1980s, dirty linen, no fridge and worst of all, no A/C - tortuous for someone with asthma. No safe to put valuables, security consisted of one crummy door lock which could easily be picked; especially unnerving in an unsavoury part of town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I was at the hotel for a ARCR seminar and it did all I needed. It is conveniently located in San Jose on the NW corner convenient to the park and central city. In only costs $5 by taxi to get anywhere. The rooms were clean but not fancy. In fact, some might like the feel and call it traditional.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Authentic Hotel offers guests the experience of an oriented values and customs of the Costa Rican people personalized service. With a total of 80 rooms, guests have a wide variety of facilities to meet their different needs. 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Autentico Hotel

Address: Ave 5 and 7 calle 40 | Sabana Este, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $60 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Autentico Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Autentico Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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