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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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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          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 1 week ago

          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 2 weeks ago

          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 1 week ago

          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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

          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

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          I stayed at santo Tomas twice within my trip to Costa Rica which is adamant to how great a place it is! It may not look like much from the outside but looks can be deceiving and everything inside the hotel is lovely. The rooms...More

          Thank Z_Reviewz
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

          Hey Z_Reviewz, I love that last line, (Overall if you give it a chance this little hotel will surprise you! ) and the rest of your description is spot on. Yes, I left lots of common areas with grass, trees, flowers and views , just...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I spent 3 nights at the Santo Tomas before a week on the Caribbean coast, monitoring the nesting of leatherback turtles, and a further 4 nights afterwards. The hotel is unpretentious and a good base for exploring San José. It is a converted mansion from...More

          Thank V7593GYneilg
          Response from AdvisorHST, Owner at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

          Hi Yneilg, Great having you stay and wonderful you enjoyed the turtles nesting. There are many types of tours available and we urge our clients to be sure and ask about what they are and offer before booking. Sometime the traffic can be a challenge,...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
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          • US$43 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Spa Hotel in San Jose
          • #3 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
          • #5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
          • #6 Family Hotel in San Jose
          • #11 Business Hotel in San Jose
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          Jane J
          How far are you from the airport?
          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
          Is there a shuttle to the airport and if not how much would a taxi cost?
          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
          4 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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