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Casa Primo CR

Calle Diagonal 66, #17 Residencial Cariari 1km South/East from Ramada Herradura Convention Center, San Jose 40703 Costa Rica
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#8 of 98 B&Bs / Inns in San Jose
Welcome to Casa Primo CR, your San Jose “home away from home.” Casa Primo CR aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. For those interested in checking out El Pueblo (2.6 mi) while visiting San Jose, Casa Primo CR is a short distance away. Rooms at Casa Primo CR provide air conditioning and a desk, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at Casa Primo CR guests have access to a sun terrace and beach chairs. You can also enjoy a pool and breakfast. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Casa Primo CR. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out La Focaccia Di Martino, Los Antojitos, El Novillo Alegre, and Lima Picante, which are some seafood restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Looking to explore? Then look no further than National Museum, Gold Museum - Costa Rican Handmade Gift Shop, which are some popular San Jose art galleries – all conveniently located a short distance from the Hotel. Casa Primo CR puts the best of San Jose at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
Car park
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Special diet menus
Car hire
Shared kitchen
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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Calle Diagonal 66, #17 Residencial Cariari 1km South/East from Ramada Herradura Convention Center, San Jose 40703 Costa Rica
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Riad E wrote a review Mar 2020
Houston, Texas2 contributions
Fabulous stay! The owner Lily was welcoming and always helping and warm. The room was clean and had a good AC, which is not common for a boutique hotel. It did not have a fridge but we never felt need in it. Breakfast (choice of traditional rice&beans, pancakes or omelette with ham - our favorite) combined with delicious morning coffee, fruit and toasts with jam - fueled beginning of every day with energy. Lily has advised on the best tours in CR and actually connected us with an English-speaking taxi driver whom we hired for a few days, which turned out to be more convenient, cheaper and safer (not sharing a van with other tourists during the coronavirus outbreak). I highly recommend Casa Primo and would definitely stay there again!
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Date of stay: March 2020
Grateful traveler wrote a review Nov 2019
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We loved Casa Primo. The owner was wonderful and helped us find great places to visit that were not in the tour guides. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast of eggs, fruit, juices of all tropical varieties, and coffee was filling and served hot. It is in a good neighbor near the airport with excellent restaurants in the area. Will definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
nfromlondon wrote a review Aug 2019
London63 contributions41 helpful votes
The spacious room with two big beds, a big bathroom and air-conditioning (with an additional small area for snack prep/storage) was comfortable; our easy late check-in at 11 pm was much appreciated after our flight arrived more than four hours late. We liked the nice breakfast (we all had pancakes) and the pool/garden area for relaxing in. Lily the owner was also very friendly. We took our own taxi from the airport which was straightforward. A good start to our holiday in Costa Rica.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Ruth from MA wrote a review Apr 2019
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What a delightful first night in Costa Rica we had at the Casa Primo CR. Despite arriving extremely late, our hostess was extremely friendly, thoughtful and welcomed us warmly. The hotel itself was charming, with indoor/outdoor cafe-style seating for breakfast and a beautifully designed pool. Breakfast of fresh fruit, omelets and gallo pinto was a delicious introduction to CR cuisine. The hotel was just 5 minutes from our car rental office, but felt very secluded and quiet. Wonderful place to stay-- we highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Colleenk wrote a review Mar 2019
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What a find!!!! I have been in the trave industry for over 30 years and this is truly one of the best small hotels I have ever stayed at. From the moment the door is opened you are welcomed home. The rooms are large even oversized compared to regular hotel rooms. Beds are very comfortable and decor is quite Spanish with all the wood mohagany. There is a kitchen you can use and a lovely common area with classic music playing in the back ground. Small pool with an adjacent hot tub. There is a $25 surcharge to use the tub as the heat needs to be turned on 3 hours prior. We used it the first night we were there and it was well worth it. The breakfasts were incredible....either omelettes or typical Costa Rica. Lots of fresh fruit and fresh squeezed juice. The owner Lily made us feel like family in the 3 days we stayed there. More than happy to answer all questions in either Spanish or English. The hotel is close to the airport and to do day trips from. I will definitely advise this hotel to my clients.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Room 101 has 2 queen beds and a mini fridge
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US$62 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Primo CR
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Primo CR?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Casa Primo CR?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Primo CR?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Primo CR?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Primo CR?
Conveniently located restaurants include C Lounge - Cariari, Giorgio's Pizza, and El Novillo Alegre - Cariari.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Casa Primo CR?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Casa Primo CR have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Casa Primo CR offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Casa Primo CR?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Primo CR?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Casa Primo CR?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (9.6 km), Ruinas de Ujarras (11.1 km), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (9.5 km).
Is Casa Primo CR accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.