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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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    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    We loved our stays at Santo Tomas. We stayed a few times over the course of our 3+ weeks in Costa Rica. We flew in to San Jose, stayed a few days, went to Tortuguero, came back for another day, explored other areas of the...More

    Thank trvlbug72
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 14 January 2015

    Hola Trvbug72, Wonderful to have such a nice family stay and enjoy the services. We have many families do just what you did and use us as a home base, we have free baggage storage to make it easy to get around , especially for...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2015

    My wife and I were very disappointed with this hotel. The younger man working the reception on our arrival was rude: his attitude made us feel like unwanted guests, and when he finally took us to our room, he simply dropped our suitcase on the...More

    2  Thank Camil G
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 14 January 2015

    Hi Carril, From Queens New York, First I have had a meeting already with my employees to reinforce our check in procedure and information given upon arrival. I am not sure what transpired upon your entering the hotel , I do know that sometime travelers...More

    Reviewed 9 January 2015

    We were able to plan our wedding at this lovely hotel before arriving. We contacted Heidy (wife of Thomas - the owner), who is an attorney and has scheduled or performed many weddings. Everything went off without a hitch. We had family present and the...More

    1  Thank Cliff M
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 14 January 2015

    Hola Cliff, What a great experience having you and your new bride stay and marry here on the property. In the past 25 years , my wife has performed many weddings and it is just nice to be able to participate in that ceremony. Looking...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2015

    Tomas, the owner, an American expat, has lovingly restored this circa1850 mansion with modern pool, hot tub, plumbing and parking in a convenient location for stays in the downtown area. We had a comfortable bed in the least expensive room, quiet with soaring ceilings and...More

    1  Thank mlle56
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 5 January 2015

    Hi Mille, The home was built in 1908 and is almost 9000, sq. ft. I have constantly renovated and added on over the past 25 years in operation. I am not sure about the building being flattened by earth quakes, that is really true of...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

    My husband picked this hotel based on price, reviews, and location. Our best hotel choice this trip. The room includes a breakfast (your choice of about 3 or 4 options). The rate was extremely reasonable for the holidays and location. Everything you need is within...More

    Thank tazgirl64801
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 15 January 2015

    Hola Tazgirl, Just to have you call it your best hotel pick on your entire vacation speaks volumes. Your comments are right on the mark I believe and will be most helpful for interested travelers. Great, short , concise and accurate description of the property....More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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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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    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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    "2nd floor are quieter. No A?C as not needed. Excellent ceilng fans."
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    "All the rooms are very private. The second level has balconies over looking the pool, tropical gardens and..."
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