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Taormina Hotel and Casino

Expedia.comUS$94*
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#15 of 84 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$101*
US$94*
US$101*
US$101*
US$94*
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Benton, Arkansas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at hotel Taormina with 3 of my friends for 2 days and we all enjoyed it immensely! Super friendly staff, clean rooms with comfy beds, and great tasting breakfast. I would stay here again for sure!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Taormina Hotel and Casino is a great place to stay! The staff is absolutely wonderful and so helpful. You cannot go wrong with staying here! In a great location in San Jose and the food is wonderful. I looked forward to breakfast everyday.

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are pretty much what you would expect at a 4 star hotel in the US, clean, modern, everything was up to date. I like that there is a restaurant connected to the hotel and breakfast was included, while traveling I prefer to try local restaurants but its nice to wake up and get a little something right downstairs. They...

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is nice. Comfy but bed could be softer. My back was killing me after 2 nights. We went to front desk and asked for a more comfy bed and they moved us to a better room. Restraunt is good but the casino bar we didn't care for. To many working women and food was not good. Bar tenders were...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am traveling twice minimum every month and I never feel comfortable like this hotel , it is very clean and all the team very very friendly .. till now I visited 42 country , the only two hotel were perfect in everything is this hotel and Hayat place in Nicaragua .. the rest of the hotels were great but...

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are very happy to know that you have a wonderful experience while staying in our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to San Jose, Costa Rica.

Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful experience at this hotel. newly renovated. barrio amon is a quiet neighborhood with shops within walking distance. taxis are available right outside the hotel. staff was very courteous and viviana helped me via email to secure my room reservation. the rooms are very nice with a small refrigerator, flat screen tv and a wall safe inside the closet. bathroom...

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are happy to know that you had a great experience while visiting our property. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has upgraded their rooms over the past year. The second and fourth floors have been renovated. Location is great, in a quieter part of San Jose, yet only 6 blocks from Avenida Central. The restaurant downstairs, Il Gattopardo, is also very good. The staff is extremely friendly. Yaru and Valeria at the front desk are jovial, courteous and...

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are happy to hear you liked our facilities and enjoyed the hospitality you received. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to San Jose, Costa Rica.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great trip, and the Taormina hotel and its staff really was a big part of it. They were able to accommodate me in every way. Nice clean rooms, good food and bar is open late! Plan on going back end of June.

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at this fine hotel in San Jose. It is very close to my favorite places. They remembered me from my prior visits, which always makes you feel special. I had a nice room with a very comfortable king sized bed. Everything was great, just wish I was there a little longer.

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are happy to know your stay here went well and that you liked the hospitality you received from our staff. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Free buffet every morning. eggs, bacon, hash browns, pancakes. you name it. casino is clean, staff are friendly. Perfect location, centrally located to parks, shopping, cafes, shops. Taxi's always just outside the front doors, no waiting.

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hotel T, Public Relations Manager at Taormina Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the Taormina Hotel and Casino and we are very pleased to hear that you had a great experience here. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taormina Hotel and Casino is strategically located in the historic neighborhood of Barrio Amon in San Jose, Costa Rica near the Financial Center of the Capital. It is close to cultural attractions, entertainment, and only 25 minutes away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport. The property features 90 magnificent rooms, distributed in a four story building. We're a very inviting hotel with a distinguished Costa Rican style and a friendly bi-lingual staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taormina Hotel and Casino

Address: Avenida 11 Calle 3 Bis | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Mona Lisa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €67 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Taormina Hotel and Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 87
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Taormina Hotel And Casino Costa Rica/San Jose
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#2 Casino Hotel in San Jose
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“Yes , I am always giving that because they deserve it ”
226jihada, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“i stayed on the second floor towards the back of the hotel, very quiet.”
LatinLuver, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms toward the backside of the hotel are quieter, especially in the mornings if you like to sleep in.”
khushd, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I love the rooms on the 4th floor, but understand they have remodeled other rooms.”
Eeeeric, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are fairly quiet. no problem sleeping. Room service is excellent.”
swampthing542, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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US$94* /night
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