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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We booked a room at La Boruca to start and end our trip in Costa Rica based on reviews on TripAdvisor and we're glad we did! We stayed for three nights, traveled elsewhere in the country and returned for two nights. It felt like coming home. Kenneth knows the country very well and has worked in tourism for many years,...

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Norwood, MA
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We are sorry that we are so late writing this review. My wife and I had the pleasure of staying here on two occasions, February 17, 25 and 26 and 27. The owners and their family went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. They hooked us up with the best car rental, drove us...

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Wardensville, West Virginia
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Staying at La Boruca was a great way to start and end our Costa Rican vacation. We were traveling to the Caribbean coast and it was a wonderful location to start our drive. The first night we had dinner there and it was very good. We had filet mignon and pork chops. Ken and he's wife had set the perfect...

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Arriving late in San José, it was quite a trip to find La Boruca even having GPS. However, the room, the scenery, the kindness of Kenneth, and the breakfast was very nice The place is perfectly located to visit San José, Carthago, the Irazu, etc, provided you have a car. As a secret tip, ask Kenneth to prepare dinner. The...

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 July 2013

I have finally found a place to stay on the way out of San Jose toward the Caribe sur coast. Ken, the owner of La Boruca and his family have done an excellent job to welcome travelers. The room was excellent, clean and well appointed with art and class. The personal attention and service was great. The breakfast quesadilla and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This place is great! The only reason it was not prefect across the board was because it was a little far away from the city proper but you're not missing out as there is very little to see in San Jose. The place was great. Wifi in the rooms which is the only hotel out of 4 that we went...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2013

I found this place on the internet and it was my best choice of all of our trip to Costa Rica. The rooms are luxurious and very comfortable for a very reasonable price. The area is also very quiet and worth going all that way if you want to sleep in tranquility. With a rental car it wasn't that far...

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Delft
Reviewed 6 May 2013

We stayed three nights at La Boruca, a family run hotel in the neighborhood of San Jose, Costa Rica. The place was not easy to find, Google Maps route is just approximately correct and a couple of people in the neighborhood we asked had no idea where it was. In the end, we found someone who knew and that saved...

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Assen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Very comfortable rooms for an excellent price. Very quiet neighborhood. Spacious rooms, excellent beds. The safari room has an especially nice view. The owner and his wife are very friendly, and serve tasty and varied meals. But beware that everything except room and basic breakfast is charged separately, which can change the value-for-money, especially since the place is a bit...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Ken, the owner, exteremely helpful & knowledgable about the area. He was happy to lend us his sat nav, and all questions (as it was the first placed we stayed in there wer many!) were answered in an honest & friendly manner- he also recommended a canopy/white water rafting trip which was excellent (it had rained the days before so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located 15 minutes from downtown San Jose on the hills heading to the Caribbean. The whole property is surrounded by lush gardens our rooms are modern and large all of them have high speed internet and a computer in the room with a nice flat screen to use our movie or music archive our beds are king size orthopedic, we offer hot water safe box and always free helpful advice on Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Boruca

Address: Moravia San Jose, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €67 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“You can't go wrong - there are only 4 rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles cobaltmuse, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely but make sure you get a list of what is included and what is not”
 of 5 bubbles Traveling_Vis_ion, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Safari room has the best 'view.'”
 of 5 bubbles Pistos_Sharath, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The Safari Room offers an elevated view (from windows and from the balcony) of the garden area and a view of a nearby pastoral hillside. Birders especially may find this advantageous,”
 of 5 bubbles PineywoodsBirder, 23 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Bring pants & sweatshirt. Although you're in C.R., it can be a little chilly at this elevation.”
 of 5 bubbles mateo-taiji, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
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