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Hotel Santo Tomas

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  • Average9%
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today

We arrived in the dark after 12 hour flight plus 1 hour rush hour drive from airport so were a little tired and have to admit our first impressions of the hotel were 'oh dear what have we done', especially so after being confronted by...More

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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

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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 2 days ago

Okay, so first things first, I really don't get what people are talking about with the whole "seedy area" stuff. It's a city at night, so if you expected kittens and rainbows and cleanliness, look elsewhere. It's definitely not a seedy area of the city....More

Thank Naomi V
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded yesterday

Hi Naomi, All I can say is that you said it so well in two different languages, that is so cool ! Yours is the perspective of a traveler that has experienced all types of travel conditions. It is clear that you have stayed in...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived at night. and area did seem a bit seedy. There was a lady of the night plying her trade on the opposite corner and we were quite uneasy. The room was large and there were a lot of period features in the hotel with...More

Thank kateandmark
Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded yesterday

Hi Kate&Mark, I noticed on your reviews and you do have many and seem quite fair in your assessments, that you have never visited a city in Latin America. I do apologize if you felt uneasy seeing a little butterfly across the street , totally...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here twice - when we first arrived in December on our way to Pavones and on our way through to Puerto Viejo last week. I love everything about this place. The staff is uniformly friendly and welcoming. The rooms are spacious, the beds...More

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Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded yesterday

Hola Alaska99501, What a nice and enjoyable family you all are. I am so blessed to have such wonderful guests stay with us. Now don't get me wrong we do get the grumpy one every once in a while , that just means we have...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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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$62 - US$106 (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
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$62 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"it's quieter upstairs"
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"Ground floor rooms are the original ones"
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"Ask for a room towards the back of the property to minimize traffic noise"
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"2nd floor are quieter. No A?C as not needed. Excellent ceilng fans."
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