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Kansas City, MO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very well maintained and clean hotel. The owner, manager, and staff take great pride in keeping the grounds and buildings in great shape. The grounds were beautiful, rooms large, clean, and comfortable beds. They even have added hiking trails in the back of their hotel for guests to use and now have a fire pit. Restaurant food...

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Ukiah, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time at this hotel. Villa San Ignacio was excellent in all areas. The staff was courteous and a delight to deal with. It has much to offer from a light stroll on a beautiful three hectare property to its gorgeous views from the hotel room. Property is gated and safe. There is an excellent restaurant on...

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Calgary
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We picked this hotel based on other reviews. We travelled with our two children (11 and 14). Check-in was simple.. Staff were always more than friendly. Our boys enjoyed the pool area and games room, especially the pool table. The breakfast was quite good, with two choices of meal, the typical (Costa Rican style breakfast) and the Continental. The rooms...

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

Your punch line really describes what we are trying to develop at Villa San Ignacio! Adding character and personalized service in an unique way to your traveling experience is what sets us apart. Very glad to hear you liked the game/reading rooms and the pool table. We will keep adding items to keep the young ones entertained! Thanks for sharing...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay. The service is outstanding. The man at the bar (unfortunately we don't remember his name) did everything for us to make us feel at home, even organized to get our laundry washed. Thank you so much!!! Breakfast was delicious and the pool very nice. There is even a billard table. Loved it!!

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had such a great experience at Villa San Ignacio! We will keep up our staff's dedication and motivation towards excellent service. Thomas, the bartender, is a clear example of that positive attitude! Thanks for the motivation and great review!

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We spent only one night at the hotel but we enjoyed it a lot. The rooms were comfortable and the personnel was extremely helpful. Unfortunately, our room was very close to the street so it was a little noisy. Other than that, everything was very niche. It is an excellent option outside San Jose and on your way to the...

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

Thanks again for pointing out our staff's helpfulness and attitude towards great service! For people looking an option outside of San José, and avoiding traffic jams in the capital city, we are definitely a great option in the area. As you mentioned, we want to be set apart by our design and character -minimalistic rooms, art gallery, green areas, and...

Guatemala Department, Guatemala
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This Garden-Hotel its an amazing experience touching the nature with a tropical forest around. I appreciate the service and carings from the staff. Nice pool and the location is really good cause you are outside from Alajuela´s rush hours. Best regards!

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

A large amount of our 3 hectares of property is dedicated to our gardens and green areas, that's why you get the feel of being in the middle of a tropical forest, even though we are located 20 minutes from the International Airport Juan Santamaría in Alajuela. Thanks again for pointing out our staff service and caring! We love what...

London
Reviewed 1 November 2016

main area of hotel is nice and decor is cool. Food and cocktails are good. Downside is that rooms arent so hip or well appointed- and location isnt nice- its near airport in a part of Alajuela which is really grimmy and located on road..but from inside the complex, you wouldnt notice so its OK. The bathrooms in particular arent...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night before flying back home. We found the hotel in last minute and went there literally 30 mins after making a reservation online. The hotel is among the community which can be very busy during the rush hour. The staff were very nice and friendly and helpful. The room was okay for me, the bed was...

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the overall positive review. Glad you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. We appreciate the recommendation for others to stay a night or so at Villa San Ignacio when people are near the airport. We will address the noise incident with the staff, so we are more careful about noise levels around the rooms....

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This hotel seemed to be of the cleaner ones, you will still find bugs, that just seems to be the norm in these countries- so be prepared. The AC works VERY well, and is super cold, cools the room in minutes. Sheets & towels were very clean, room was cleaned daily. I did not like that there was no TV,...

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San Diego, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here the last night of our Costa Rica trip. It was an inexpensive but clean and safe hotel. The rooms were minimalistic (see photo) but clean and comfortable. It was also half the price of the first hotel we stayed for 3 days in Alajuela when we arrived 11 days back. The hotel is hard to find --...

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Villa San Ignacio, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the positive review! We are glad you found the hotel up to your standards. Indeed, our style is simple and elegant - and we appreciate the comment about being clean and comfortable. In terms of being hard to find, we have updated our map on the website and uploaded a map with an easy route to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villa San Ignacio has been renovated to recall its original rustic charm. The vintage décor is polished but simple, and our custom furniture designed from antiques provides cozy comfort for guests while evoking the simple grace of the country. Clean, natural light makes it feel like you're visiting a cheery hacienda. Pandora Restaurant, specializing in home made dishes with fresh, local ingredients, is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With seven acres of verdant grounds and a variety meeting areas, Villa San Ignacio is the ideal location for corporate and special events. We have an outdoor pool, pool table, gaming and reading areas,fire pit, BBQ area, and nature trails in the property. The spirit of Villa San Ignacio is a visit to the past with the all of the modern comforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa San Ignacio

Address: Route 107 | Cruce de Grecia y Poas, Cruce de Poas/Cacao, 5 km (3 mi) west of cemetery, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica (Formerly Orquideas Inn)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: ₹ 6,076 - ₹ 9,557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa San Ignacio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Orquideas Hotel Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#10 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“Do not be afraid to call. Staff is bilingual and speak perfect english. Call if you have any questions or concerns.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnny0110, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Far from the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles JoseCavalli, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe King Suite is huge & has a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles litagd2014, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the queen rooms are set farther into the property with great views and less noise. Rooms 1-6 are closer to the street and a little noisier”
 of 5 bubbles Kobegracie, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road”
  • Plenty of room!
  • Comfortable beds
 of 5 bubbles 2PeasTraveling, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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