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Hotel Santo Tomas

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Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“costa rica”(177 reviews)
“hot tub”(49 reviews)
“recommend hotel”(10 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
A great downtown location in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotel Santo Tomas provides free hot cooked to order breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi 20 Mbps, security box, swimming pool, hot Jacuzzi, gym, secure on site parking. Only four blocks from San Jose, Central Avenue and an easy stroll to most local...
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Offers & Announcements: Free 1 Hour Massage
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Location and contact
Avenue 7 Between Streets 3 and 5 | Barrio Amon, 250 meters west of INS Building, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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6.4 km to Tobias Bolanos Intl Airport
90 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived in San Jose by night and got there a great welcome ! We faced some credit card problem and the owner, Thomas was very helpful. Clean rooms, nice local breakfast and refreshing pool. Everything is well combined to rest after a long flight....More

Thank Romain B
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded today

HI Romain, Thank you for your posting and its nice to know we were the perfect start to your trip, very nice. Here is something you may not understand, when a three dot review is posted, that is a 60% rating and as such hurts,...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I recently visited Costa Rica for my Spring vacation. I resided at Hotel Santo Tomás March 2018. My stay was wonderful. The owner Thomas is as delightful as he is nice. The Hotel desk staff is all very friendly, welcoming and bilingual. Each of the...More

Thank Eugene C
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Eugene, As always it is wonderful to see our repeat clients and speaks volumes about how we are doing as a business in keeping our customers happy. At the present time , we are almost finished with a major cleaning, painting everywhere, bathroom remodels,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't go anywhere else. The staff and owner are very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast is on the early side, but worth it. They just started offering massages and anti age treatments. The massage with Raquel was incredible! Everything is clean and it's super...More

1  Thank Alejandro F
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded today

Hi Alejandro, Great having you stay and were smart and reserved direct and paid cash for our 20% discount special we have for a limited time on the hotels direct website. Yes, that Raquel does have some magical hands and our opening full one hour...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night after flying in from the states. When we arrived late at night the area was really sketchy. "Working" ladies on the streets and a general run down desolate feeling. Even our driver didn't want to drop us off until...More

Thank Jen78703
Response from AdvisorHST, General Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jen, Latin Cities are very different from the US and Europe, that is just the way it is, part of the travel experience, no one bothers you here. There are five nice, wide steps to enter the hotel with handrails and our bilingual front...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly very quiet and calm in middle of city (step through the doors and you really feel like you're shutting out the city!); plenty of communal seating areas; lovely decoration and feel wth very high ceilings in hallways; pool area nice garden and view (we...More

Thank Roadtrip099
Response from AdvisorHST, Manager at Hotel Santo TomasResponded 1 week ago

Hi RoadTRip, We do recommend that our clients Urber, taxi or public into the hotel and allow us to assist you and have your rental car delivered the next morning after your Free Hot Cooked Typical Breakfast. Saves, time, stress and money and our supplier...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$59 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$59 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (240)
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Pool & Beach (73)
Dining (37)
Amenities (42)
Family and Play Areas (8)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Lauren N
11 March 2018|
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Response from kateandmark | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am certain you would be able to get something to eat in the city centre but you may be better off emailing the hotel I do not know about the jacuzzi but I would guess around 10pm as it is quite close to bedrooms but... More
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adnyl68
24 October 2017|
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so.
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maria p
31 August 2017|
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Response from AdvisorHST | Property representative |
Hi, yes , we have off street , secure parking for $11.30 US $ per day includes the 13% CR tax. Regular price in lots are $1.25 per hour. Thomas
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"We had booked one of the deluxe plus upstairs rooms, but were downstairs (with no windows). The room was very..."
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"I liked the older section; however, there is a newer section with city views.."
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"we stayed on the 2nd floor both times and were satisfied. There are nice tables and couches outside with..."
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"Upgrade from Economy"
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