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Hotel Alta Las Palomas

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Whissendine, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For the first night of our 3 week trip we stayed here after arriving jet lagged from the airport. Very easy check in and helpful staff we had a great night's lepton comfortable beds. The room we had was spacious and well appointed with a good shower. The coffee available in the lobby was very welcome in the morning. Breakfast... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm, welcoming staff made us feel at home. Exquisite food in La Luz Restaurant exceeded our expectations. Very unique layout with great view of San Jose from the balcony! Thanks to all for a great time!

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Sofía V, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Hello Poppa, Thank you very much for your nice review! We are glad that you enjoyed our exquisite food and amazing views. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location The hotel is located 25minutes from The airport and 10minutes from Santa Ana which has a couple of restaurants and shops First impression We arrived in a rain storm but was greeted by the bell boy who took our luggage and gave us a fruit juice. Reception checked us in rapidly Room The rooms are OK nothing luxurious. We... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is an excellent place to stay. The architecture is striking. The room was large, with a balcony that overlooked the city. Staff were friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is excellent and the service was impeccable. We had booked a room here for our last night in Costa Rica because we had a morning flight. It was perfect.

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Sofía V, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for recommending our hotel! We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and you admire our detailed architecture as well as our amazing views. We have no doubt that our restaurant and customer service are impeccable; we are always trying to improve it. We hope to see you again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews on trip advisor, we decided to spend our last night in Costa Rica with Hotel Alta Las Palomas as though it was a nice boutique hotel with positive reviews. We arrived there around 9.30 pm and had to wait for 20 mins to check in as there were other guests prior us. The bad... More 

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Sofía V, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Dear Mam, We apologize to you and your husband for the unpleasant experience you had during your stay with us at the Hotel Alta. We constantly strive to give the best service to all our customers. An unfortunate lack of proper communication resulted in that the two rooms which were under repair were not properly blocked off. This process has... More 

Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here one night for the first leg of our honeymoon before, traveling to the rain forest. We LOVED this hotel. The room was incredibly clean and had a mixture of traditional and modern decor. Our room (#4 maybe?) had a small deck with an amazing view of the city at night. One of the coolest... More 

Thank Taylor F
Sofía V, Digital Marketing Specialist at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Hello Taylor, We truly appreciate your awesome review and we are very glad that you appreciate details like the architecture in the hotel , our amazing view and the delicious food in La Luz Restaurant. It's good to see that you also had a great costumer service! We hope to see you again and send the best wishes to both... More 

Ramat Gan, Israel
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Alta only for an afternoon and part of the night, but were very impressed with the decor, the staff and the room - we were treated to a room with a balcony and a nice view of the surrounding area. The room itself was very big, the bed was comfortable, the shower was delightful and they even... More 

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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Hotel Alta has a beautiful location overlooking the city of San Jose with beautiful views of the city lights. The hotel restaurant was wonderful with delectable sea bass, highly recommended. It was rainy for our one night stay, so we didn't utilize the pool. The workout room/gym was a little ancient, but still managed to get in a workout. The... More 

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Sofía V, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Hello Gary, We really appreaciate your review and we are glad that you label us as one of the best Boutique Hotels in San José. The views are amazing, and seems that you could appreciate it even it was raining one of the nights, we also put a lot of attention to our restaurant so we are happy that you... More 

Thoiry, France
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed overnight after a long journey from France to San Jose. The hotel is a delight; gorgeous furnishings and extra comfortable. We were too tired to eat dinner but the next morning enjoyed an excellent breakfast.

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Thank Sandra C
Sofía V, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Hello Sandra, Thank you for your review, we are glad that you had a good time in our hotel after your long jorney. We also appreciate that you liked our furnishings and our delicious breakfast. The restaurant is incredible, hope you can try it the next time. We will be happy to see you again! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wonderful experience with great professional customer service. They were excellent and welcoming and very attentive. We felt like we were treated like royalty from the beginning and we would easily stay here again.

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Sofía V, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Alta Las Palomas, responded to this review

Hello Katie, You have no idea how much we appreciate that you let us know the way you felt with our attention. Our goal is to treat you like royalty because we want to make you have a delightful stay. We will be expecting you back soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Alta Las Palomas is a collection of 23 rooms with private balconies and expansive views of costa rica's central valley. This means you'll often find an adventure-weary traveller dining at la luz restaurant+bar, kicking back and soaking up the views after an epic expedition, or regrouping to head out again. Their roomy balconies leading you to an exotic garden scene, or if staying in the master suite, the mountains and volcanoes beyond Valle de Santa Ana. Local organic farmers supply the ingredients for la luz restaurant+bar whose menus feature an eclectic mix of influences. Let our chef indulge your senses with an exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, renowned as one of the best restaurants in san jose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alta Las Palomas

Address: Hwy 121 | Alto de las Palomas, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: ₹ 9,478 - ₹ 15,683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Alta Las Palomas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Alta Hotel Escazu
Hotel Alta Las Palomas Escazu, Costa Rica
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#1 Business Hotel in Escazu
#4 Family Hotel in Escazu
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“Ask for a room with a balcony and city lights view.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryP272, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was quiet and overlooked the luscious gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles 201sandrac, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room is different, ask for the first floor, there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Rick_Lpz, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The swimming pool should be heated”
 of 5 bubbles Mhalfin, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful views on upper level. ”
 of 5 bubbles LAPMJT, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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