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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We stayed one night after arriving late from Canada. The hotel staff had arranged a taxi for us and told us the price of the fare in advance. The pick up was smooth, the hotel was clean, breakfast was good. We will definitely stay there again.

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

It is always good for us to learn that everything went smoothly with a guest's travel arrangements that we assisted with! Thank you for letting us know. We appreciate your time in writing your comments to us. We noted that though overall you were very happy with your stay, we did not 100% achieve your expectation for the quality/value of...

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 August 2012

We had a great stay the first night of our trip. If you want to experience Costa Rica, don't book the American hotel chains! The grounds are beautiful and the service excellent. And you can't beat the free breakfast with amazing banana bread, eggs, and fresh fruit. Not all the rooms have air conditioning so make sure you ask if...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed our grounds, property, breakfast and service! It was a pleasure to host you! With respect to air-conditioning, we are installing it in all our Superior Cabins but as you indicate, due to our favourable climate, it is really not needed at night . Therefore we are not planning to install it in our Standard Cabins...

san diego
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We stayed two nights at the beginning of our trip and one at the end. This is a great hotel, close to the airport but far enough away to be quiet and restful. Breakfast was good, the rooms were clean, the gardens were lovely. The front desk staff were wonderful - very helpful, sweet and friendly.

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay so much. The staff here at La Rosa take a very active interest in our online reviews as to a large degree their pride in our hotel defines our success. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we are...

Scamander, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2012

From the minute we arrived, we were greeted like family - Grisska and Alexa were so helpful with suggestions of where to visit and where to eat. We were even supplied with umbrellas! The gardens at La Rosa are truly beautiful, as was the breakfast (included) The only disappointment we had was that we had only 2 nights there! Thank...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We appreciate your compliments of our hotel. Our largest "complaint" from guests truthfully is that they did not book extra nights with us so they could see many of the incredible things in our "backyard" and unwind at the same time. I am happy you liked our highly visible and rather pink signature umbrellas!! Certainly functional, they also stand out!...

Reviewed 5 August 2012

A business associate and I were accomodated perfectly during our stay at this quiet, well run establishment. Though business travelers comprise a minority of their guests, the staff at La Rosa de America are top notch at anticipating and meeting needs. Hotels that specialize in business people rarely deliver like La Rosa De America. From transportation to communication (including perfect...

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing our competitive pricing policies and our staff efforts at La Rosa. From a businessman perspective, we very much appreciate your positive analysis and recognition of our services and rates. Costa Rica is a very expensive country in our opinion and cost control and efficiency is a very large part of our business model. We are grateful...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We really enjoyed staying at the hotel. The Rooms were nice, clean and included everything we might have wanted. The pool looked nice, I wish I had time to enjoy it. The staff at your location are very nice We came back late the evening we stayed and even the night guard was great. Breakfast was perfect. I have nothing...

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. It is always gratifying to know that a guest has enjoyed their stay with us and that they specifically found our staff and service to be top notch. We hope that you will return to us in the future - and stay to enjoy our pool! Thank you!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 July 2012

I did not stay at the La Rosa. I had intended to, but due to illness had to cancel my trip a little less than a week before I was to depart. Thus, my rating is for the excellent customer service I experienced with the La Rosa in terms of booking, confirmation, cancellation, and being refunded. Ad Latjes was always...

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We are very impressed at your dedication to recognize our service! Thank you for the response. This is the first response we have ever received from a guest who was unable to stay with us! The person to whom you refer is actually an independent booking agent for the hotel and we are grateful for the confirmation of his service...

Tampa, Fl.
Reviewed 20 July 2012

For a special garden-like restful place there is no where to compare with the La Rosa Hotel in Alajuela! The rooms are clean, nicely arranged and located in the middle of a garden of many flowers, trees and shrubs.; the pool is centrally located and surrounded with its own garden and always clean and refreshing. Lovely and beautiful! The staff...

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed staying with us! We take great pride in the quality of our gardens and believe that this sets us apart from many of our competitors. Thank you for recognizing the efforts of our staff to ensure everything is "just right". We feel our team of employees is one of the hardest working and happiest in...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I have stayed here for 4 Julys now and I am always amazed and pleased at the quality of this place. The rooms, managment, the views from every room, the pool and that delicious breakfast is just fantastic! I really love this place and cant wait for my trip next year!

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

For us at La Rosa, we consider repeat and referral business to be the best indicator of our success with respect to guest relations. To return four times is gratifying to us! Thank you for your loyalty! It has been a pleasure to host both you and your group from Florida each year. We look forward to seeing you again...

Reviewed 7 July 2012

After a full day of traveling, we arrived late from the airport to the hotel ( starving I might add) little to realize that restaurants close at 9pm. To my surprise Alexia went out of her way to cut up some fabulous fresh fruit and gave us her own nut mix and brought it to our room with a beautiful...

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Rob_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you took to both write such a positive review of our SJO airport hotel, but also the fact that you recognized the efforts of one of our employees! We have ensured that Alexa has been made aware of your review and she is very happy with the recognition! It can be a bit hard to find...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel La Rosa de America is a friendly and peaceful garden oasis conveniently near the San Jose Costa Rica Airport (SJO). With our emphasis on service, we are the vacation home base of choice for many guests visiting Costa Rica. Our staff have a wealth of information about the country and are happy to share that knowledge! The hotel is located on a gorgeous and carefully maintained property, in the sunniest part of the Central Valley - La Garita. We offer a selection of great accommodation options in rooms located around a large carefully maintained tropical garden and sparkling clean swimming pool. Rooms come in Superior and Standard types with Superior rooms having air conditioning, flat screen TV's, bar fridges and more! La Rosa is is ideally suited to guests arriving from a tiring flight and wanting time to adjust to the country in safe, friendly and beautiful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Rosa de America

Address: 100 mts Sur y 75 mts Este de La Mandarina | La Garita, Alajuela none, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $96 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Rosa de America 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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#2 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#3 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#7 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“I think all of them are similar and nice”
 of 5 bubbles martinribe, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the right of the gardens seem to be better than those on the left near the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles rmc12York, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are bungalow style, ventilated, and atmosphere controlled. The dining area and pool is close by and security is a priority.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely, updated, and surround beautifully tended garden and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles dblrnbo, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms do not have air conditioning so be sure to book one that does if you are interested.”
 of 5 bubbles LoriS259, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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