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Hotel La Rosa de America

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 29 September 2012

I stayed here as a start and finish for my Costa Rica trip. I got in late the first night and left early the last day. The staff was extremely helpful and made the proper accommodations even outside of normal hours, where they packed me a "to go" breakfast for me since I left before the kitchen opened. Rooms were...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We appreciate being chosen as your "bookends" for your Costa Rica vacation! Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your positive experiences at La Rosa. Though you were not at the hotel a long time, we are glad that you found our services to be as you hoped and expected they would be! We are happy...

South Jordan, Utah
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We only stayed one night at the Hotel La Rosa de America but we certainly enjoyed it. We were greeted by a young man who showed us our room, assisted us with our bags and hooked us up with some drinks and treats. We had a very bad experience with Europcar rental car and needed some assistance. The manager and...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us and to recognize our efforts to help you with your car issues! It was our pleasure to help you with your car problems. It is a disappointing fact that your experience with the rental agencies is one of the most common guest problems we deal with at La...

Yukon
Reviewed 18 September 2012

This was our second trip to Costa Rica. We once again started and ended our trip at Hotel La Rosa. The location is perfect..15 minutes to the airport; quiet & secure, close to a few restuarants and Zoo Ave. The beds have been upgraded since our last visit and were very comfortable. The rooms are very clean and nicely decorated....

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

It was great to see you again! All the way from chilly Whitehorse! Seeing you and your husband again at the hotel brought back fond memories the only guest to date who single handed, changed one of our propane cylinders! Anyways, now our shower systems have been upgraded as you noticed in your room! Thank you for your observations of...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Really nice peaceful hotel about 15 mins away from San Jose Airport. It is significantly less expensive than the Holiday Inn / Hampton Inns near the airport and has a lot more character and warmth. Feels like you found a little oasis! If that is what you are looking for, you found the right place. (though I should point out...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that we could help, even if it was in a rather unusual way! Having restricted access to your funds while in a foreign country could definitely have a rather negative impact on your overall vacation. Certainly at La Rosa, we did not want to see that happen especially after learning that this...

Boerne
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Lovely and Peaceful little hotel, great launching point for your Costa Rica vacation. Lovely garden and landscaping, clean comfortable rooms, helpful staff. Good Price and close to the airport but feels out of the hustle and bustle. Coldest beer in Costa Rica just around the corner at Chery's Bar and Restaraunt.

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed staying with us as part of your trip to Costa Rica! We put significant effort into making sure our hotel offers a peaceful and safe start for our arriving guests so we are happy that you were able to benefit from this! Please let us know if you will be coming back to Costa Rica!...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 8 September 2012

For our vacation in Costa Rica, our particular focus was on two of our major interests: coffee and parrots! I mapped out the locations of coffee plantations, parrot breeding programs and other places we wanted to visit, and discovered that mostly we wanted to be around the central valley of Costa Rica. So rather than using La Rosa as an...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for such a detailed and positive review of La Rosa! As Owner, I rely heavily on my staff to provide and maintain the service standards that guests have come to expect of us and your review clearly indicates that even when the Owner is not available, the hotel staff carry on professionally! If you decide to return to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This was a great place to stay for our first and last night in Costa Rica. The staff was wonderful and helpful. They helped us plan out trip in Costa Rica - getting us a car rental service and shuttle to and from the airport. I definitely recommend staying here! Though, don't try to find this place on your own...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation to stay at La Rosa! It was our pleasure to help you with your car and shuttle needs. We enjoyed spending time with you and helping you plan your Costa Rica vacation! You are right about the road signs in Costa Rica. For years the lack of signage has been rather embarrassing for the country...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Beautiful garden setting. Quiet neighbourhood. Yet v close to airport. Rooms are simple but clean. Breakfast is also simple, but enough. Staff are very good at customer care. Would definitely go back if I were passing through San Jose again. For light sleepers: note that the curtains do not block out all the light, and that windows have louvres, so...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We value reviews like yours very much as it tells us clearly what you liked and conversely what you think could be improved. Ultimately for us we are happy that you would definitely stay with us again as a repeat guest if you come back to Costa Rica! With regards to the curtains, we have actually designed them to allow...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Our family stayed here in 3 rooms on our last night in the country, and we would definitely consider it as a base in the area in the future. It's a lovely series of buildings with a few rooms each spread out over very nicely landscaped grounds. The kids had a great afternoon in the pool. The breakfast was good,...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing La Rosa to host your family for your last night in Costa Rica! We are glad you enjoyed our new Superior Room option for your family. We have really spent a lot of time trying to learn from the feedback of our past guests as we put these newly refurbished rooms together. We appreciate your time...

NANTES
Reviewed 2 September 2012

I stayed at this hotel 4 nights with my husband and 2 kids. Everything has already been said about this excellent hotel !!! -Rooms are simple but very clean and comfortable -Staff : very efficient -Breakfast : very good -Swimming pool : very clean -Beautiful gardens There is a good restaurant called Cherys very close to the hotel (5 minutes...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup por votre critique! We very much enjoyed hosting you too! Your so positive comments regarding our hotel are greatly appreciated and it means a lot to us to know that we are connecting with our guests in the way that we hope to be! We do hope you had a great time here in Costa Rica and if...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel La Rosa de America is a friendly and peaceful garden oasis conveniently near the San Jose Costa Rica Airport (SJO). With our emphasis on service, we are the vacation home base of choice for many guests visiting Costa Rica. Our staff have a wealth of information about the country and are happy to share that knowledge! The hotel is located on a gorgeous and carefully maintained property, in the sunniest part of the Central Valley - La Garita. We offer a selection of great accommodation options in rooms located around a large carefully maintained tropical garden and sparkling clean swimming pool. Rooms come in Superior and Standard types with Superior rooms having air conditioning, flat screen TV's, bar fridges and more! La Rosa is is ideally suited to guests arriving from a tiring flight and wanting time to adjust to the country in safe, friendly and beautiful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Rosa de America

Address: 100 mts Sur y 75 mts Este de La Mandarina | La Garita, Alajuela none, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: ₹ 4,581 - ₹ 7,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Rosa de America 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Alajuela
#2 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#3 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#7 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“We were in a Superior Room which was newly renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles beachmommy2016, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Treat yourself to one of the "all teak" rooms. They are beautifully done. Just ask at the desk for #18”
 of 5 bubbles brian2017ab, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of them are similar and nice”
 of 5 bubbles martinribe, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the right of the gardens seem to be better than those on the left near the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles rmc12York, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are bungalow style, ventilated, and atmosphere controlled. The dining area and pool is close by and security is a priority.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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