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Hotel Santo Tomas

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“costa rica”(174 reviews)
“hot tub”(47 reviews)
“balcony room”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking into this hotel, I was at peace. It reminded me of an old mansion, as I am certain it was. Hotel checkin staff is excellent, rooms are great and quiet. Breakfast was freshly made right in front of you. Swimming pool had couple of...More

Thank KumarL1960
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I recently visited Costa Rica for my Spring vacation. I resided at Hotel Santo Tomás March 2018. My stay was wonderful. The owner Thomas is as delightful as he is nice. The Hotel desk staff is all very friendly, welcoming and bilingual. Each of the...More

Thank Eugene C
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Eugene, As always it is wonderful to see our repeat clients and speaks volumes about how we are doing as a business in keeping our customers happy. At the present time , we are almost finished with a major cleaning, painting everywhere, bathroom remodels,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomas, the owner, chatted with us at breakfast one morning and was a delight. A native North Carolinian he has been in Costa Rica for 30 years and has built much of this little gem himself. It is not far from museums, etc. and the...More

Thank Darryl P
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hola DarrylP, What a wonderfully well written description: Thank You ! My wife and I strive to be present every morning in the breakfast area to chat and assist. She is in charge of our cooked to order breakfast, which now includes my wife’s home...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for three nights while in Costa Rica, and I'm so glad we did. Everyone on staff was incredibly helpful; they helped us plan our trip and seemed genuinely invested in making sure we were having a good time. The...More

Thank Liz_444555
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hi Liz, That is a fantastic title and your posting is very nice, thank you . The original home was built in 1908. We opened it 29 years ago and have added the adjoining properties to expand and give it those wonderful sitting spaces with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is owned and run by Thomas (an American) who has now been in CR for decades, and his Costa Rican wonderful wife. They have owned it and built it up into a wonderful hotel with excellent amenities and thought for what their guests...More

Thank 12TravellingG
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hi 12TravellingG, Wow: thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive and descriptive posting. I think most travelers will find it quite informative and accurate, especially as you have written almost 300 reviews. Yes, our location is spot on , only four...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$49 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (240)
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Pool & Beach (73)
Dining (37)
Amenities (42)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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Lauren N
11 March 2018|
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Response from kateandmark | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am certain you would be able to get something to eat in the city centre but you may be better off emailing the hotel I do not know about the jacuzzi but I would guess around 10pm as it is quite close to bedrooms but... More
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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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"I prefer 2nd floor rooms."
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"The upstairs rooms are the best"
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"We had booked one of the deluxe plus upstairs rooms, but were downstairs (with no windows). The room was very..."
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"I liked the older section; however, there is a newer section with city views.."
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