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Hotel Santo Tomas

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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“costa rica”(173 reviews)
“hot tub”(47 reviews)
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All reviewscosta ricahot tubbalcony roomtile floorssmall poolhotel ownerwithin easy walking distancean oasisceiling fanfew blocksold mansioncentral marketheart of san josefelt safehome basesecure parkingbreakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel. Lovely interior and fabulously furnished. Comfortable beds and fantastic staff. The pool is great and the breakfast is really good. You can’t go wrong with this little gem right in the midst of the city.More

Thank Travellingfamily003
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Travelingfamily, Love having the children there enjoying the pool, jacuzzi and water slide. My daughters idea when she was 8 years old, she was the first one down ! Many families use us for their home base and most allow us to assist them...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in an old, converted house. Rooms are simple, but perfect for any traveller. The staff are absolutely fantastic, so friendly and helpful. They really make you feel welcome and appreciated. It's not fancy, but it's quiet and was great as a single...More

Thank Miranda W
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Miranda, We have many single travelers just as yourself that say the same thing: Thank You ! Yes, our economy rooms are simple but a good bargain, especially if you book direct and pay cash like you did. Or for just a few dollars...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the hostel down the road and were shocked by the low quality and high price. So tried the St. Tomas and were nicely greated, offered a nice room and ended up staying there for 2 nights. was a very good experince. the...More

Thank חגית מ
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nan, I tried to write your name in your language , but could not do it, sorry. Yes, that hotel is right across the street in front of our parking lot, The Pangea. We have many clients do exactly what happened to you ,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrid place to stay.eveing/ Am staff arrogant and homophobic,rooms which havent been renovated since Colmbus landed . Time to tell the owner to dig into his pockets a spend some of that money he has been making hand over fist . Much better places at...More

Thank patrick t
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patrick, By your first sentence and my 28 years in business and knowing Costa Rican culture, you most likely arrived and right off the start, insulted some one or tried to bring in some UNSAVORY CHARACTERS you met partying while here and my front...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 6 nights in Feb., 2018. Front desk clerk who met us upon our arrival (Omar) was excellent and very helpful. Breakfast is a bit limited, but made to order and very tasty. You can very easily walk to all of the...More

Thank Bob B
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Bob B. ! Love that title you have and as you said we are right in the center and an easy walk to most attractions. I do believe we assisted you with a tour or two as well, with the pickup and drop off...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
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Lauren N
11 March 2018|
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Response from kateandmark | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am certain you would be able to get something to eat in the city centre but you may be better off emailing the hotel I do not know about the jacuzzi but I would guess around 10pm as it is quite close to bedrooms but... More
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adnyl68
24 October 2017|
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so.
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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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"Second floor rooms are quieter, no foot traffic noise above from the halls"
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"Our room looked out over the pool courtyard - nice view, but people in the small pool/hot tub later in the..."
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"All rooms are different and unique."
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"We took a tour & all rooms are great!"
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