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Hotel Casa Leon

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very good service; helpful, informative and guest orientated. Beds very comfortable and the room we had was pretty with big windows. We will definitely stay here again the next time we visit San José. Very clean.

Thank BineHa
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Nice stay in the heart of san jose. Superb located near nice restaurants, bars and shops. Very friendly hosts, patrick and his wife. Clean rooms. As written in the description, the hotel is located next to a train route, so it can be loud. I would recommend this place.

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

a very nice and lovely hotel; very nice and super soft bedclothes, very comfortable bed, super friendly owners. Casa Leon in situated in a small street, close to the main street and all atrraction, 2 minutes from the hotel is a shop/bar with cofee and someting to eat,nice restaurants in the near

Thank Goska Z
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I was really happy with my stay at the Hotel Casa Leon, Patrick (I think his name was) was very nice and easy to talk to. He was super helpful with where to go and how to get around. The hotel itself is VERY close to downtown blocks and the central market. I would stay there again.

1Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as a pit stop between flying into Costa Rica and making our way to Puerto Viejo. It's very central and rooms are nice and clean. What really stands out is the owner who's name I can't remember! He booked us a taxi to meet us at the airport and also provided us with a...

2Thank Lauren E
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 22 November 2015

It's clean and if you are from a German speaking country it's quite enjoyable to have the Swiss owner as someone who can give you advises in your own language. But it is really simple, the train goes directly in front of the house (DIRECTLY!) and doesn't include brakefast. And that for a price that isn't really cheaper than other...

1Thank Janna S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Good value accommodation with comfortable and clean facilities. Short taxi fare from airport and provided good overnight stop before heading to Tortuguero. Owner was helpful and friendly. Only downside is train line next to hotel but didn't disturb us much during night.

2Thank Oliver M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

At Casa Leon Swiss Patric and his Costa Rican wife provide hospitality in a most favourable manner effortlessly combining flexibility and reliability with the typical Costarican "Pura Vida" way of living. The atmosphere in the hostel is relaxed, yet if Patric makes arrangements - be it a taxi picking one up at the air port, storing one's luggage, book a...

1Thank Swallow08
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a basic, affordable, and clean room in the center of San Jose this is your place. Patrick's a great host and is very helpful. You shouldn't expect anything more then a bed and a shower, and you shouldn't be bothered by city noise. For a first or last night in San Jose it's very good (there's...

1Thank Sebo12
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Great hotel for low budget travellers, well located in the city ! The room was spotless and our bed was comfy ! The owner is lovely and helpful. There is a kitchen , however you cannot cook. Anyway, I would highly recommend this place !

Thank Bilie D

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since a few years the Casa León is under Swiss Management.Our rooms are equipped with a double bed, private bathroom and ceiling fanValues such as hospitality and cleanliness are of course a matter for us.It makes us happy to see you soon as our guest and to give you useful advises for a happy travel in Costa Rica. Our house is located in the heart of San José, attractions such as National Museum, Gold Museum or the Central Market and the bus terminals are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Casa Leon

Address: Avenida 6, Calles 13-15, | de la Clinica Drs. Echandi 70 mts noreste, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 1,832 - ₹ 2,356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Casa Leon 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The three different rooms we had were perfect. Just tell Patrick what you need!”
 of 5 bubbles 211catherinep, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles GayleUK, 25 Dec 2013 | Read review
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