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Hotel Santo Tomas

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A great downtown location in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotel Santo Tomas provides free hot cooked to order breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi 20 Mbps, security box, swimming pool, hot Jacuzzi, gym, secure on site parking. Only four blocks from San Jose, Central Avenue and an easy stroll to most local attractions. Offering 30 non smoking rooms and has been newly renovated and expanded. Also available 24/7 : tour, travel & car rental services, currency exchange and laundry for our guests. Come and enjoy our wonderful open air gardens, flowers and covered terraces all to enjoy the volcano views here at Hotel Santo Tomas in San Jose, Costa Rica.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I stayed here three times in November/December 2018, and were I ever in San Jose again, I would stay here. Good central location, near the Holiday Inn. The large, old (circa 1915) two-story building was reportedly the mansion owned by a coffee plantation owner. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Walk_in_Beauty
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 3 days ago

Hola Walk in Beauty: Wow, I see you travel a lot and post many reviews, so you are a seasoned traveler ! I truly appreciate that you understand that hotels can have charm charter and as another client put it nicely : The place has...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The owners and staff of this hotel work extremely hard to make your stay as perfect as possible. They are all so amazingly helpful and kind, especially the front desk staff. They helped with restaurant bookings, tour bookings and even got me medication after a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 19 September 2018

Hola JoAllman, Just lovely, having you both stay with us. You were smart and booked direct on the hotels web site and paid cash for the additional discount! With our new Anti-aging clinic in the hotel, we now have doctors in house on call for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose this hotel for a quick stay the night before our flight home. First of all, finding this place was a bit of a challenge, when driving yourself. It is located on a busy street in the heart of San Jose. The hotel has...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 days ago

Hola Lj55C, Yes, the original home was built in 1908 and as such has 15 foot high ceilings, beautiful hard wood floors and walls, along with hand made Mosaic tiles floors as well. Lots of great photos on the internet. Driving in San Jose, as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown San Jose isn’t the prettiest of areas but Hotel Santo Tomas is a little jewel nestled here. The building is 1800’s so has a lovely character. The staff were really helpful, friendly and accommodating. We stayed for two nights and had a great stay....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 days ago

Hi IKclairem, You review of the hotel is very nice and seems based on your comments it would have been five dots, if not for San Jose. Bummer for me ! But , we really appreciate it when our guests enjoy everything we offer. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 6 nights at Hotel Santo Tomas & enjoyed it immensely! Great location, wonderful hot tub, amazing & friendly staff! My room would be already cleaned by the time I finished the complimentary breakfast! Beautiful building & kudos to the owner for his renovation...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bluejeans501, you got a cool name dude ! Love your title, that is part of what we strive for everyday. Creating those lasting Costa Rica vacation memories. You were smart and booked direct for the discount and best price on the net. I am...More

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Greg D
30 October 2018|
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Hi, I have closed the restaurant , but as you know due tour location there are many others one very close.As you have not been here in at least 4 years , there is an Egyptian restaurant right next door that is very good and... More
11 October 2018|
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On booking tours contact the hotel at info@hotelsantotomas , I do recommend you be careful booking the next day after your arrival especially if you arrive late or if you have any delays or missed flights it may cause you... More
27 August 2018|
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Hi Breakfast is served from 7 to 9 am by the pool. Thomas
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"The rooms with balconies overlooking the pool are worth the extra charge."
18 Sep 2018
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"Quiet; ceiling fan was adequate for air, microwave available. Best customer service."
31 Aug 2018
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"The rooms in the old mansion section do not have a/c, but I never needed it during my stay in August."
20 Aug 2018
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"No elevator so if stairs are an issue ask for a first floor room."
16 Aug 2018
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US$57 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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