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Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The food and service is great , jose the chef is fabulous and karol and ruth the waitresses and bartenders are so friendly , we had a great time and love to go back, great job the food is amazing , and for dessert we had a nice brownie with ice cream

Thank scubadave1999
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 May 2016

first off, no elevator and narrow stairways. the service was OK, the food was passable, and the hookers were aggressive. not what I was looking for in any respect. My room was a mini-suite with a king size bed set in an alcove with only about 12" of space on each side. interesting concept, but poor execution. this was my...

Thank Jerry B
Fayetteville, NC
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed 24-29 April 2016. As always the all-inclusive package makes this the best deal in San Jose. The kitchen is superb. The bar is a great place to relax and meet other travelers. Drawback for the mobility challenged is that there is no elevator.

Thank Mike M
Lakefield, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This hotel is close to downtown with a great restaurant. The staff go out of there way to make your stay enjoyable. Darren the hotel manager goes out of his way to answer any questions regarding trips or sightseeing. They have a all inclusive or a breakfast plan both which are good value. The only drawback is the morning train...

Thank Fraser H
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I just returned from a week here. As noted in other reviews, most of the clientele are gringos of various age groups visiting for various purposes. Some I met were there on business, some like me were first time or repeat tourists, while others were there other interests. I saw a few apparent working ladies at the bar and dining...

3Thank M Q
Mount Dora
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Hotel La Amistad was very nice, I liked the restaurant menu, The Staff was very friendly. The only negative was the adnauseum whistle blowing in the morning from the commuter train, and distant dog barkings.

1Thank MtDoraGhostWalk
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I stayed at the La Amistad 6 times from 2012-2015. I'm going back in the spring. I must admit when my friend suggested it on my first trip I was sceptical. Rudy and Carlos or more than friendly and they bust their butts to make everything go smooth. The last time I was able to sleep more than 8 hours...

Thank VtownLeeroy
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for one night and it definitely exceeded expectations. It's located downtown in a great location. The staff was courteous and kind and were multilingual. The bed in my room was very very comfortable and the room was very clean

Thank M_Tucker28
Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

I didn't have very high expectations when I reserved 5 rooms for me and my friends. I have stayed in quite a few hotels in San Jose that look nice and end up a dump. Example in March we stayed at Mona Lisa. Pictures on line looked great but the actual rooms were no bueno . Hotel La Amistad has...

3Thank Karen F
Beecher, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This is a very well run property with a great staff. I stayed there from Sept 30th- Oct 8th 2015. It is a converted mansion with many rooms some being penthouses down to comfortable queen accommodations. Anything I needed was provided without question including laundry, ironing, taxi service. The chef cooking is excellent and they have a extensive menu for...

1Thank Tim S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
South Beach Miami meets Costa Rican Culture. Located in Barrio Otoya and Amon, upon entering the Hotel you see the beautiful Art Deco Tile and Marble, surrounded by rich, dark native wood beams and floors. 34 rooms include 6 Penthouse Suites with King beds, 24 jet Jacuzzi tubs and personal dry sauna as well as, another 26 Luxury Rooms with either King or Queen size beds. All rooms have 80 channels of Cable TV with HBO and Cinemax, flat screen TVs, hardwire and wireless internet access, refrigerator, digital safe and luxurious mattresses. You will find these quiet Barrio's are away from the noise and traffic of downtown but still only a short 5 minute walk to all of San Jose's main attractions - The National Theatre, Museums, Shops, Restaurants, Casino's, Nightlife and Exotic Parks. As always free wireless, long distance calls to USA and Canada and laundry. Breakfast included in price. Ask about our ALL INCLUSIVE options. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, All domestic Beer and Wine, Well Drinks, 50% off top shelf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Amistad

Address: Calle 15 Avenida 11, San Jose 1864-1002, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $91 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
La Amistad Hotel
La Amistad San Jose
Hotel La Amistad Costa Rica/San Jose
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“Higher floors are less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 261ferdinandc, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“book early, no lift so you'll be climbing stairs daily, its good for you, or opt for first floor”
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 of 5 bubbles DuncanPutter, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Gotta do the All-Inclusive.”
 of 5 bubbles PuraVida2211, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the all you can eat and drink inclusive..you cant go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles 331tims, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 924fraserh, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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