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Casa de las Tias

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa de las Tias is a little oasis from the the hustle and bustle of Escazu. Sitting on the front porch in the rocking chair enjoying the wide variety of flora of their garden provides a peaceful escape while also having access to the restaurants and downtown Escazu. Xavier and Pilar are welcoming host who immediately make you feel at... More 

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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My sister and I, with our husbands, visited another bucket list place, Costa Rica. We stayed three nights with Xavier and Pilar Vela at their Bed and Breakfast home in Escazu, near San Jose. Our hosts were both multi-lingual, former residents of the USA, and extremely friendly and helpful in arranging a bi-lingual driver to take us around the Central... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Not only this precious little lodge has the feeling and the ambiance of visiting your family. They treat you like that as well. The grounds are beautiful and colorful, a peaceful retreat for afternoon walks, meditation, or simply to admire the exuberant flora of the tropics. The rooms are small but beautifully appointed, just like in your Auntie's home. We... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa de las Tias. The location is quiet and private, surrounded by beautiful gardens. We enjoyed the artwork throughout the interior, and especially spent time outside on the covered porch. Our room was charming and very comfortable with all the expected amenities, including access to a refrigerator on the second floor, stocked with drinks..The... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I stayed here two nights in June. Very quiet and secluded, even though it is only a short walk to a busy street. Nice balcony, with relaxing view. Very comfortable. But it might be difficult to find as it is tucked away, just off a major street.

Thank middendm
Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

My husband and I just spent three adventurous weeks in Costa Rica, starting at and returning back to, Casa de las Tias three times! Our hosts could not have been more gracious and helpful. It was our first trip to Central America and we had worried about our lack of Spanish and traveling to three or four remote jungle retreats/Eco... More 

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pilarxavier, Owner at Casa de las Tias, responded to this review

dear barb, thanks for this most generous review. we hope to see you back someday soon. pilar and xavier More 

Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights while I was on business and my partner had dental work done. For those having dental work this is in a perfect location as it is walking distance to a great dental clinic. Xavier and Pilar are great B&B hosts and did everything they could to make my partner comfortable during our stay including... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

My family visited Costa Rica for the first time and we were very fortunate enough to have selected Casa de las Tias as the first stop of our trip. I say that because it offers a charming, comfortable, and affordable setting owned and operated by gracious and generous innkeepers, Xavier and Pilar, whose hospitality is truly remarkable. Before we even... More 

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pilarxavier, Owner at Casa de las Tias, responded to this review

thanks,joe,for your most geneous review. More 

Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Our extended family of nine people, ages 5 to 89 spent one wonderful evening at Casa de las Tias before leaving from the nearby San Jose Airport to go home. After driving down what appeared to be a narrow alleyway off the main road we came upon the beautiful home and gardens. Even though we arrived early and the rooms... More 

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pilarxavier, Owner at Casa de las Tias, responded to this review

thanks,pat,for your most generous review. More 

Farmington, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Enjoyed the stay and would recommend. Pilar and Xavier are excellent hosts; they arranged tours to meet our needs,suggested local restaurants for evening meals, and provided a nice breakfast to begin the day.

Thank Marie H
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa de las Tias is a sprawling Victorian-style house set on a 2,300m.Estate in the charming town of San Rafael de Escaza, just 10 minutes from San Jose. The airy cedar house is unique; each room decorated with original art from various Latin American countries, and featuring private bath and ceiling fan. Within a block, visitors can enjoy a wide choice of fine restaurants and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa de las Tias

Address: Apdo 295-1200, San Rafael de Escazu 33102, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Rafael de Escazu
Price Range: $88 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa de las Tias 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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