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Residence Inn San Jose Escazu
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 14, 2013

We only stayed one night, but really liked the accommodations. This is in a better part of town, with shopping, Starbucks, restaurants, etc all right at hand.
The rooms felt spacious and it was a very good location for our first visit, first night in Costa Rica.
The free breakfast we received with our rate was good with made to order omelets and a make your own Belgian Waffle machine.
The service was very professional and friendly. We felt welcomed.
We drove right past it the first time and had to circle back around on the toll road - don't miss that turn!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
It was a pleasure to have you here the first night of your first visit in Costa Rica. We hope that you had a great time in the country and that Costa Rica becomes one of your favorite places to visit. Thank you for sharing your comments about the omelet station. Our Restaurant staff takes a lot of pride in the quality of the food and the variety of options.
Hope to see you in the near future again in your home away from home “The Residence Inn by Marriott”
Warm Regards,
Claudia Sanchez

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Reviewed March 30, 2013

We stayed here for one night before heading back home. The hotel was immaculate, the front desk was excellent and the complimentary breakfast was one of the best we had all week. I was amazed to find an omelette chef and full buffet to choose from. We were also able to purchase our departure tax for a few extra dollars which was worth every penny because the lines at the airport were extremely long. Highly recommend and we are a family of 5.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank mommy3girls
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your comments about the experience on the last night of your trip here in Costa Rica. We are very happy to know that you and the family enjoyed the hotel, the breakfast and the service of our staff.
We look forward having back again at the Residence Inn by Marriott.
Warm Regards,
Claudia Sanchez

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Reviewed March 30, 2013

Great location within walking distance of the mall and very good restaurants. The staff was very nice, but not very helpful in setting up any sightseeing trips or other activities. The room had loud a/c that blew directly on me while sleeping. I constantly woke up due to noise.

There are a number of private cabs waiting to take you to the office or wherever you need to go at double the rate of the metered cabs that require a 5 minute wait. Recommend either offering them half the rate or asking the hotel to get you a metered cab.

At checkout, they converted to USD without asking at a significant markup.

Room Tip: Get a room on a high floor. Street noise can be loud.
  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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1  Thank MandLinNJ
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your comments about the experience. Please accept our most sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations this time. We take guest satisfaction very seriously and appreciate when a guest let us know where we need to improve and what we can focus on. We have shared your comments with the staff and have looked into the different feedback you have given us to work on this.
We hope that you give us the opportunity to host you back again and show you the true Marriott way.
We look forward having back again at the Residence Inn by Marriott.
Warm Regards,
Claudia Sanchez

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

I have stayed there for two weeks. It is located in a very nice area, walking distance to shops, a mall, hospital, many world class restaurants, Starbucks across the street and two supermarkets within a short drive, one of them being a Walmart. The security in the area is guaranteed by mall security guards holding shotguns so big that I have never seen then out in the open like that. This hotel has the same perks a Residence Inn has in the US, one of the perks being the social hour with free finger foods, salad and non-alcoholic refreshments (common to other Residence Inn hotels I have stayed at) but at this property it is not every weekday, on the 1st week it was held on Tue, Wed and Thu, and on the 2nd week on Wed and Thu only. No alcohol was served as in other social hours I have participated. Huge parking lot, if spots are not available at the hotel, you can use the mall parking.
They had a supermarket shopper service, in property coin laundry and complimentary breakfast. All rooms have cabled and Wifi available. The only detail I would have fixed is the water that does not get heated properly at some early hours. Besides that it is a highly recommended hotel.
A nice touch was when my wife arrived at a later day during my recent stay; they cared to send her a small fruit basket and a welcome card. Well done.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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1  Thank andytravelerrr
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
Thank you for allowing us to be your home away from home here during your trips to San Jose. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and letting us know how much you enjoyed all the amenities of the hotel and the places neear by. We are glad to know that your wife enjoyed the fruit basket.
We look forward hosting you again in the near future.
Warm Regards,
Claudia Sanchez

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Stayed here last night (3-14-2013) and will be returning next week. This property is next to a Starbucks and a half dozen of the best restaurants in the city. It's also in arguably the best commercial development district in the city. And though hopefully you won't need to visit, the newest, most modern hospital in the country is also next door.

For business travelers, I highly recommend this property. The bed was comfortable. The wifi connection was outstanding, and the rooms were incredibly clean...though they should be given the young age of the property.

The downsides are minimal. Though the rooms have kitchens complete with large refrigerator, electric stove and dishwasher, there is no minibar (in case that's something you want), and the bathrooms are somewhat spartan. I wouldn't describe the price as an incredible value, but it's decent. And I suspect that if you are planning an extended stay, the hotel will work with you on the price.

One final thing I would note is that the staff members were uniformly helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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1  Thank Craig67
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your stay. It is great to know that you enjoyed your time with us and particularly the WI-FI connection, the room, location and service. It is nice to hear that you liked our hotel so much. Thank you also for recommending us.
We look forward hosting you again soon in the near future.
Warm Regards,
Claudia Sanchez

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Reviewed March 13, 2013

I had an accident and was treated over time at CIMA as an outpatient and the staff at this hotel was outstanding. They catered to me and assisted me and had an amazing bilingual staff that was friendly and caring in a distressful time. I loved this hotel so much that I will continue to come here and recommend it to anyone that is visiting. There location is incredible. I really can not say enough amazing things about this place. A hotel can be an impersonal place but the people there add the heart and this place is full of love.

Room Tip: I was always located on the top floor. Fantastic every time, very quiet.
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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4  Thank evapistola
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
Your friends at the Residence Inn by Marriott hope that you had a successful recovery and that you are doing much better. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to take care of you during this time; especially when you needed us the most. We thank you for your loyalty and preference.
We look forward to have you back soon in your home in Costa Rica, the “Residence Inn by Marriott”.

Warm Regards,

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Loved this place. As much as we did not enjoy Escazu, we loved this hotel. It wasn't insanely busy and the staff was extremely helpful. The rooms are very comfortable and have great amenities like dishes, stoves, fridges, etc. Nice not to have to go out constantly to eat. We enjoyed the breakfast buffet every morning. We found it to have plenty of options and everything was fresh. The pool is a nice area and the fitness center is quiet and handy. If you like to shop, this is a great location. We dislike busy city centers and only stayed here because we had points and no other Marriotts had room. That being said, the hotel was great we just did not enjoy the location. Many people would, though! It's a few blocks away from the Multi Plex with great shopping. And there are a few shops and restaurants right outside the hotel. Would stay here again for sure.

Room Tip: Stay here if you like trendy areas with lots of action.
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank NickyEric
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Claudia S, General Manager at Residence Inn San Jose Escazu, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear guest,
Your “Home away from Home”, The Residence Inn by Marriott thanks you for taking the time to share your experience during your stay with us. We are glad to know that even though the location was not to your satisfaction, the hotel met and exceeded your expectations. Your feedback about the breakfast is highly appreciated. The team has been working really hard to keep improving the variety during breakfast. Thank you so much for your loyalty to our brand and for being one of our Marriott Rewards members.
We look forward to have you back soon in your home in Costa Rica, the “Residence Inn by Marriott”.

Warm Regards,

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Address: Ave. Escazu Complex, Prospero Fernandez Hwy, Escazu 1250, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Escazu
#2 Family Hotel in Escazu
#3 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
Price Range: $129 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Residence Inn San Jose Escazu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 109
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Enjoy the comforts of a extended-stay at the Residence Inn San Jose Escazu. Surrounded by activity in San Jose, Costa Rica, your after work hours will become leisure. ... more   less 
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