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Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here our first and last night of our stay and it was a good hotel. Walking distance to a mall with shopping and food court. Also a lot of restaurants around the hotel. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Good location, trendy location with lots of restaurants near the zone (walking distance), also the biggest mall of Costa Rica is at a walking distance, if you want to go shopping. Friendly staff, attentive and helpful. Variety of options in the menu if you decide eating at the hotel, breakfast buffet includes everything you would to eat in the morning,...

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About Hotel's Favourite Review
Ma José O, Gues Experience Champion at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Ocmika, Thank you so much for choosing us as your lodging host during your stay in Escazú. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us; Your well being and complete satisfaction is our number one priority, we are pleased to know we achieved your service, gastronomic and location expectations. As you mentioned, we are walking distance from Plaza Itskatzu,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used the hotel as a stop over for a trip to Los Cocos Islands . It was rather high priced for one night . The pool is very small . the lounge has no ambience , breakfast was not included,. it is in a commercial area there are many westernized restaurant options .The staff was helpful.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear tnvtz, Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. I am pleased to know you liked service you received from our staff. I am sorry you were not satisfied with the facilities we have available and we do not have breakfast included. We have rates that includes breakfast or you may also try our hotel...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is situated in a very nice part of San José close to Av. Escazú. There are many nice places to eat and a few bars at walking distance from the hotel (although nobody seems to walk). The Hotel itself is very nice, rooms are large, comfortable and clean. There is a complete buffet breakfast everymorning that is quite good.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very modern and located in great spot. Lots of shopping and restaurants within walking distance. The Wi-Fi was good and hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was good size and very clean and modern. Would definitely stay at this hotel again.

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Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I arrived at this Hotel around 12:00 midnight with no reservation. The night Manager Maria Jose was more than helpful to me at a time when I was in need. Although this Hotel was full, this young lady, made several calls to other Hotels in the area to see if they had accommodations elsewhere. While most of the Hotels were...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel before boarding a live aboard to Cocos island, because the tour operator only had to pickup points. I would preferred to stay in San Jose, while this hotel is in the middle of nowhere. It has a small gym and a even tinier pool at the roof deck. Nice breakfast but nothing out of the...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review

Dear Whitewaterluksus, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are happy to know that you found our breakfast options to be nice. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding our fitness center, pool and service level. Reviews like yours are very...

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A modern clean hotel not far from the airport which was a bonus after an 11 hour flight from London. Checking in was quick. We were on the 5th floor near the outdoor pool and gym. Coffee making facilities and robes available, even an iron but no mini bar or fridge. Two lovely double beds which were extremely comfortable. Did...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The hotel looks relatively new with nice rooms and an executive floor for IHG Priority members. Rooms are large, internet is fast, and its in a complex that has some nice restaurants. There is a Starbucks and more restaurants about a 10 minute walk away. There is also a mall close by (but would take a taxi because its up...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 23 March 2017

location is good if you need to stay close to escazu area in Costa Rica. The hotel opened recently so seems to be not organized at the time to check in. If your room is next to the Price Smart next door to the hotel, there's a lot of noise in the morning. Friendly staff . Gym area was ok...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location The new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú is strategically located in the most upscale business, residential and commercial zone in Escazú, in the Prospero Fernandez Highway, next to Cima Hospital and Plaza Tempo, a multi-purpose development that includes a corporate center and a shopping arcade.Rooms and Suites Holiday Inn San José –Escazú is the first of its kind in the country. It has been designed with the latest in environmentally friendly technology, security, energy efficiency and water savings. It has 160 comfortable rooms, 2 modern suites and 16 rooms specially adapted for the physically challenged meeting ADA requirements. All the rooms offer the following services and benefits:• Free buffet breakfast and 10 Mb symmetrical WiFi. • Free local calls, Safety deposit box for laptop.• Two phones with voice mail. • Spacious desk with ergonomic seat.• Eco-model 37” television and Cable TV with 87 channels.• Luxury Simmons® beds with choice of pillow. • I-Home clock radio. • Iron and board, Coffee maker, Hairdryer and individual AC. • Bath & Body Works amenities.• Full sprinkler system and flame-proof furnishings.• Laundry, parking, gym and business center.Fogo Restaurant A contemporary, refined ambiance with meticulous service will enhance your dining enjoyment in our restaurant, offering international and local specialties and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner service. Acqua Lounge Bar The perfect place to enjoy premium brand liquors, cocktails and marinated snacks. You will love our selection of gourmet coffees and delicious pastries. Meeting and Banquet Rooms: For social or business events, Holiday Inn San José – Escazú offers 8 modern and functional meeting spaces to professionally attend from 5 up to 150 people with high service standards and technology. We look forward to welcoming you to the new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú for a genuinely enjoyable and green stay; you’ll make and feel the difference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

Address: Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: €80 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu
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“request high floor room and not facing the street.”
ElMariachito, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the upper floor and it was quiet, despite the fact that it overlooked a busy highway”
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“Try to pick one room on the 4th or 5th floor to have an excelent view from the sunset.”
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“Please, try to book a room away from the ice machines.”
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“Any hotel not in Escazú”
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