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    Hotel Santo Tomas

    Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
    011 506 2255 0448
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good34%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “costa rica” (164 reviews)
    “hot tub” (50 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 843 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The managers are extremely friendlly and helpful with everything, arranging trips, restaurant suggestions, etc. The remodeling of a century old house is very well done, conserving the old style floors and high ceillings, but modern TV, bathrooms with hot water, ceiling fans, outdoor covered lounge,...More

    Thank Chanita75
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

    Our first time in CR so wanted to start off on the right foot. Trawled all the usual hotel reviews but was drawn to the HST because each and every review received a response from the owner. A sure sign (in my eyes) that here...More

    Thank 57JPC
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 8 August 2017

    Hola 57JPC, Just a great, very complete posting, that I am sure will be of great value to potential travelers. I love meeting and having a chat with our clients, have been doing it now for almost 28 years, love it ! So wonderful that...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful old hotel. High ceilings and large rooms. Unfortunately the staff are extremly rude. I was staying here with my grandmother for one evening before flying home. The man at the desk noticed we were nervous about being in the area at night. Instead of...More

    Thank Lisa T
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Lisa, First you accuse all of my staff and that is incorrect. I was able to track down your reservation, you booked a standard room thru Expedia with one queen sized bed and stayed September 1st, 2017. The same clerk FREE upgraded you and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed here 3 days at the end of my trip, and will plan to return for a day every time I go back to Costa Rica. If you are staying at a hotel in San Jose, choose here. This place is amazing. Hopefully by...More

    Thank austinmcdaniel
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 2 weeks ago

    Howdy Austinmcdaniel, fantastic that you really saw, understood and enjoyed what is here for the traveler ! Yep, when I designed those bathrooms, I thought: I am 5'11' 200 lbs 46 inch chest, what would I really need to feel comfortable in this shower stall...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had an amazing service from the guy at the main desk, very friendly. We met the owner who used to live in USA, great guy, very passionate. The place is clean and preserved a nice touch of the original construction and decoration. Outside pool...More

    Thank StompaWampa
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hola StomapWampa, That's a great , short , concise and accurate description ! Yes: the idea is to create lasting Costa Rica travel memories , something I feel we have been doing now for 28 years. I try to be there every morning at breakfast...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$ 63 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
    • #4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    maria p
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    Hi, yes , we have off street , secure parking for $11.30 US $ per day includes the 13% CR tax. Regular price in lots are $1.25 per hour. Thomas
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    Jane J
    11 April 2017|
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    Response from gtrot | Reviewed this property |
    If you want a hotel close to the airport (about 15 minutes 5km a bit longer to go back to airport in the morning) but quiet and pleasant try Hotel Aeropuerto . But if downtown is for you I would e-mail Hotel Tomas direct and... More
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    RussH595
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    Hi Urber is the best now and there are avaliable 24/7 as well. If you don't feel comfortable with that I have taxis that have been working with me for over 25 years that are always here on time for the transfer. Costa is... More
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    "Old rooms are nice and quaint. Handicap rooms available."
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