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Out of Bounds Hotel

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#9 of 15 Hotels in Escazu
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed twice in this hotel within a short period of time. The rooms are spacious and clean, with good beds, and nice views over the San Jose valley. The receptionist, Fernando, was very kind and helpful. The place is a bit hard to find as from the outside it is not well announced that it is a hotel. It...

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Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I've been coming to Out of Bounds Boutique Hotel for YEARS. More times than I have actually reviewed it in fact. This was my first time visiting the hotel since Meranda and Matteo sold their hotel and business. And gotta be honest... the experience here is not the same.. The hotel is basically the same...rooms are the same, amenities are...

1Thank Kiki_19
Reviewed 28 June 2016

There are only 5 rooms here but the views are incredible from the deck and the rooms have fans and AC if needed. But at 4000 ft the weather is moderate. We never used the AC in June and had light blankets at night. A good breakfast is included, and Lorrena the cook and housekeeper is wonderful. The bus stop...

1Thank kamani74
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kamani74, thank you for your nice review. Is our pleasure having guests like you! Regards, Fernando Ramires, Front desk manager

Nosara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were three nights in this little Boutique, Fernando the front desk manager was nice, he helped us with directions and tips, the price was good thinking in Escazu lol, the service and the view amazing!! Highly recommended!

1Thank Ben Styl M
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Front Office Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Ben, thank you for the terrific review! We are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the Out Of Bounds Hotel. We really appreciate your wonderful comments about our friendly staff, and it's great to know you enjoyed our hotel overall, as well as our mountains view. Thanks for staying with us, and we look forward...

Reviewed 16 April 2016

Very comfortable with a warm and happy atmosphere. Wonderful staff. Fernando, the resident manager, is a great guy and will handle any requests while keeping you smiling and laughing. This hotel isn't full of luxury amenities but left us wishing we had another week or two to stay just for the serenity. Hard to find- aim for the Taj Mahal...

Thank Bill C
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Front Office Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bill, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Out of Bounds Hotel during your trip to San Jose. We are happy our location was convenient for your visit and that you were pleased with our service with a staff. However, we apologize for the inconvenience caused with the little sign, we are thinking in better options but we...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is hotel is really nice. The staff is super nice and will go out of there way. I was in room 4 which is in the 3rd floor and it has fantastic views of the city. If you go try to request room 3 or 4! The only thing I didn't like was it was hard to find at...

1Thank Tamim S
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review! We are expecting you back with us soon! Manager, Out of Bounds.

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Fernando our receptionist/translator/guide was very helpful recommending places to go, and was nice enough to order pizza for us when we were too tired to go out for the night. Views of the city from our balcony were unparalleled. Highly recommend.

1Thank Conner S
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Front Office Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Conner, Thank you for being our guest at the Out of Bounds Hotel and for sharing your detailed review about your stay with us. We are happy that you were pleased with our quick desk service, on-site facilities, convenient location and your well-appointed room with breathtaking views. We appreciate your observations. We were happy to have you as our...

Southampton, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We have stayed at Out of Bounds several times over the past few years. The rooms are clean and functional, and the breakfasts good and hearty. Staff are uniformly pleasant, helpful, and unilingual in Spanish except for the owner. The view overlooking San Jose and area is very nice, especially at night, from the rocking chairs in front of each...

Thank relaxing_dad
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Front Office Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, We really appreciate the time you took to write a review and for being our guest. It seems to have had a pleasant stay in our hotel and found our prices, staff, clean rooms, breakfast and location to be good, and our views. However, I must apologize for the noisy traffic in the rush hours you had. Rest...

SeaTac, Washington
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great location central to shopping, restaurants, main highway. Small boutique hotel with very friendly owners. Great view from top suite of all the city. Great value for what you get. Will return on my next trip to Costa Rica

Thank Ken T
Hotel-Out-of-Bounds, Front Office Manager at Out of Bounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ken T, We are very grateful for your nice comment and great description of our Hotel Boutique, we felt very flattered and happy that you could shop with success and fastly your things, we are also happy that you liked our location and Mountains View, you are Welcome here in Escazu! Thank you and regards! Fernando Silva

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 November 2015

There are a lot of reviews on here about how fabulous the upper level rooms and the views are, but I wanted to make sure the four (from what I could tell) interior rooms were represented, because ours was really unsavory. We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica as we had a morning flight and were coming...

Thank laurengineered

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What better description than the ones our guests have left here. We are a small boutique hotel where comfort and hospitality are #1, operated by the owners to ensure the best service is given. Our ideal location is a plus, within walking distance to shopping centers, supermarkets, restaurants and more. Take in the amaizng Views of 3 Volcanos and the Valley while eating your Free Breakfast. Free Wifi and calls to Canada and the USA included. Pura Vida! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Out of Bounds Hotel

Address: West of Commercial Paco, Old Road to Santa Ana 1 km | In front of Restaurant Taj Mahal, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Price Range: €52 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Out of Bounds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All room choices, some with kitchen”
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kamani74, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a room with the balcony.”
billcK3276SS, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The King size bedroom does not have much storage space at all for clothes.”
relaxing_dad, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Do not book a room in the main building unless you are very desperate.”
  • A few of these really helped me get through my underwhelming stay here.
  • The stand-up shower (and the bathroom in general) was a positive.
  • The bathtub (and bathroom in general) was a positive.
  • Dark, dingy room.
laurengineered, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor if available, the views are beautiful”
thatsillyCanadian, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
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