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    Hotel Santo Tomas

    Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 834 reviews

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    The owner was very friendly with our family. Rooms were spacious and clean. Pool was great. Location was very near the central market. I've stayed in several similar size spots in San Jose and this was the best.More

    1  Thank emuofevil
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 4 July 2017

    Hola Emuofevil, Hey, that is a great recommendation, you having stayed in other similar establishments and ours was the best. Thank You ! Always great having families stay with us and enjoy all of the facilities. Located on Avenue 7 , just 4 blocks from...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    We stayed at Hotel Santo Tomas twice in March/April 2017 and loved it. It's a charming hotel, boutique and very comfortable with terrific ambience. The service was superb. We had a king-size room for our second visit and it was spacious and bright.More

    1  Thank BP_explorer
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 30 June 2017

    Hi BP_Explorer, That word in your title ( Authentic ) is really what this property presents. A true taste of times go by , in Costa Rica history, built 1908. Beautiful wooden and hand made mosaic tile floors and 15 foot tall ceilings are just...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    The room was very comfortable and the facility relaxing- nice outdoor sitting areas to read while waiting out the rain in the afternoon. This hotel is walking distance to the main museums in town and has a nice size pool for kids to romp after...More

    Thank Sarah D
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 18 June 2017

    Hola Sara D, Yes, our location is really great , we are on Avenue 7 before it goes steeply downhill to Avenue 11. Not nice, being sweaty after walking uphill in the sun to start your sight seeing. With Central Avenue located only 4 blocks...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    I planned on only staying at Hotel Santo Tomas only two nights, but it turned into four. This is a bit of a throw back to the old colonial hotels of Latin America, and I really liked it. It has a super nice lounge area...More

    Thank smithtss1
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 18 June 2017

    Hola Smithtss1, Hey, overall a good value and would stay again , says it all ! The original home was built in 1908 and I designed and built a new addition 9 years ago , that for just a few dollars more is really nice....More

    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    This hotel was an oasis in the midst of San Jose chaos. Centrally located, it was easy to walk to the museums and attractions. We found lots of great restaurants in the vicinity, including an Egyptian restaurant next door and a Thai-inspired one across the...More

    Thank Anne W
    Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 13 June 2017

    Hola Anne W ! Lots of restaurants, bars and many other sights within just 4 blocks. Your review is short , concise and on the mark ! Wonderful having you stay and enjoy everything. Looking forward to your return. Thank You Thomas

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$69 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
    • #4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
    • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
    • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
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    Jane J
    11 April 2017|
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    Response from gtrot | Reviewed this property |
    If you want a hotel close to the airport (about 15 minutes 5km a bit longer to go back to airport in the morning) but quiet and pleasant try Hotel Aeropuerto . But if downtown is for you I would e-mail Hotel Tomas direct and... More
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    RussH595
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    Hi Urber is the best now and there are avaliable 24/7 as well. If you don't feel comfortable with that I have taxis that have been working with me for over 25 years that are always here on time for the transfer. Costa is... More
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    TONI M
    Warm Smiles from Tallahassee Florida. I am going to Costa Rica with my 17 year old daughter Spring Break in March 2017. We are ending our Ecoterra Tour on March 13th to be dropped off at the airport in San Jose and from there I have to find my way to lodging and more activities for 2 more nights. I am looking for decent accommodations under $80 a night that will allow us to explore the area to entertain ourselves on the afternoon of the 13th and all day the 14th and get to the airport around 10am on the 15th. This Hotel looks intriguing and seems to point out we can walk to museums and do some trinket shopping safely during the day. I like that point allot. Do you know if a shuttle is available to and from this establishment? We are getting dropped off at the San Jose airport on the 13th around 2pm by Ecoterra and have to find our way to our lodging. I want to explore the San Jose area lightly the last 2 days we are in the Country. Is this location is the best for our needs? My big concern is we don't speak Spanish and will need to get from the San Jose airport and back to the San Jose airport. If the owner of this Hotel is an American Expat, my guess is he could help arrange that for us. I saw some place where it was a $30 fee to shuttle to and from the airport. How does one arrange for it? Can you please help me figure this out? Thanks
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
    I want to say thank you to every one that replied to her. Toni , we will be happy to assist you with what ever you need. Our location will provide you with what you are looking for. Cheers ! Thomas
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    "Room 5 was alcove-facing I think. 2Q beds, only 2 other rooms in alcove. But with window open, you'll..."
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    "Old rooms are nice and quaint. Handicap rooms available."
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