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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 July 2013

I have finally found a place to stay on the way out of San Jose toward the Caribe sur coast. Ken, the owner of La Boruca and his family have done an excellent job to welcome travelers. The room was excellent, clean and well appointed with art and class. The personal attention and service was great. The breakfast quesadilla and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This place is great! The only reason it was not prefect across the board was because it was a little far away from the city proper but you're not missing out as there is very little to see in San Jose. The place was great. Wifi in the rooms which is the only hotel out of 4 that we went...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2013

I found this place on the internet and it was my best choice of all of our trip to Costa Rica. The rooms are luxurious and very comfortable for a very reasonable price. The area is also very quiet and worth going all that way if you want to sleep in tranquility. With a rental car it wasn't that far...

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Delft
Reviewed 6 May 2013

We stayed three nights at La Boruca, a family run hotel in the neighborhood of San Jose, Costa Rica. The place was not easy to find, Google Maps route is just approximately correct and a couple of people in the neighborhood we asked had no idea where it was. In the end, we found someone who knew and that saved...

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Assen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Very comfortable rooms for an excellent price. Very quiet neighborhood. Spacious rooms, excellent beds. The safari room has an especially nice view. The owner and his wife are very friendly, and serve tasty and varied meals. But beware that everything except room and basic breakfast is charged separately, which can change the value-for-money, especially since the place is a bit...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Ken, the owner, exteremely helpful & knowledgable about the area. He was happy to lend us his sat nav, and all questions (as it was the first placed we stayed in there wer many!) were answered in an honest & friendly manner- he also recommended a canopy/white water rafting trip which was excellent (it had rained the days before so...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2013

The best choice I made throughout the trip to Costa Rica was staying at La Boruca. The food was homemade, very tasty and very reasonably priced. Ken, his family and staff were the perfect hosts. Ken knows the country and travel issues very well so he gave us some valuable advice that enabled us to use our time more efficiently,...

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Turrialba
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We found La Boruca through TripAdvisor, and we were very happy with our stay there. We have stayed in many places in Costa Rica, and this was one of the most comfortable and inviting places that we have stayed. For a place to stay near San Jose -- if you don't want to be right in the city (we did...

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Houston,Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2013

I highly recommend staying at La Boruca. We stayed here 5 nights from November 30 - December 7, 2012 (2 nights were spent at Manuel Antonio). We traveled with my elderly parents, husband, and 17 month old toddler. The rooms are very clean, and the service is excellent! This is a family own and operated B&B, and Kenneth and his...

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Orange, California
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Excellent B&B outside of San Jose. Great location for using as a base for excursions farther away (such as Poas volcano). Very friendly family runs the B&B. Good price. There is a taxi service to help transport you to various places. Clean rooms. Good food. Very bucolic countryside.You can be in the San Jose area without having to actually be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located 15 minutes from downtown San Jose on the hills heading to the Caribbean. The whole property is surrounded by lush gardens our rooms are modern and large all of them have high speed internet and a computer in the room with a nice flat screen to use our movie or music archive our beds are king size orthopedic, we offer hot water safe box and always free helpful advice on Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Boruca

Address: Moravia San Jose, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $102 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“You can't go wrong - there are only 4 rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles cobaltmuse, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely but make sure you get a list of what is included and what is not”
 of 5 bubbles Traveling_Vis_ion, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Safari room has the best 'view.'”
 of 5 bubbles Pistos_Sharath, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The Safari Room offers an elevated view (from windows and from the balcony) of the garden area and a view of a nearby pastoral hillside. Birders especially may find this advantageous,”
 of 5 bubbles Abilene_Birder, 23 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Bring pants & sweatshirt. Although you're in C.R., it can be a little chilly at this elevation.”
 of 5 bubbles mateo-taiji, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
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