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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 January 2013

One of the highlights of my stay in Costa Rica was the beautiful oasis at Kaps Place, a hostel that feels like your home. From the welcoming and beautiful Karolina to the excellent staff, from the imaginative paintings and decorations in each room to the full-on showers (best in town!), this is one sweet and reasonable place to stay. They...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2013

I am not a backpacker and this place is noted in Lonely Planet as 'mid range'. I wouldn't say that. It is (good) backpacker style accomodation and reasonably priced. That said, I liked it. Most of all, the front desk is very, very helpful (thank you Dorothy and Carolina for all of your help). I was in chalet 4. It...

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san francisco, ca
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Previous reviewer who we met during New Year at Kap’s already described the place very accurately and eloquently with 5 stars, so I decided to be brief. We stayed at Kap’s place for couple days during our Christmas vacation. The place has lovely character and it is quite cozy. Our room was basic but decent. It is located close to...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We had a great stay here for far too short a time on our honeymoon, though it was packed with great memories! Karolina is AMAZING! She was very quick in email response and extremely accommodating. The place is beautiful, and the pictures don't do it justice at all; nor does the front entrance, though once you walk in the front...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place is a safe, secure family oriented and quiet hotel B&B where we like to provide service and tranquility to all ages. We like to provide you an home in San José where you feel welcome and in the hope to be a repeat guest in...

Lake Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 January 2013

I have traveled the world on business and pleasure for 45 years. A recent month and a half stay at KAP’S PLACE in Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose, Costa Rica proved a finer a stay than experienced in much more expensive hotels and pensions. The location of KAP’S is very convenient to downtown. The neighborhood is clean and safe. You will...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place offers accommodations for long and short term stays with personalized service with a smile. With hotel amenities not often find in hostels. We are extremely pleased to know that you have enjoyed your long term stay with us and we do hope to be of...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We've stayed at Kaps dozens of times in the past and never had any issues, clean rooms, friendly service, quiet and calm atmosphere, things must have changed because after staying only one night I couldn't sleep due to the incessant noise, we were put in a room literally next door to reception which wasn't bad but being that close to...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 13 December 2012 via mobile

Great place, clean and comfortable with a friendly and helpful staff. A little outside of the city center, but in a nice (and safe) neighborhood. I stayed three nights and would have stayed longer if I hadn't already booked my flight.

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward serving you again in the near future.

Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This was my first trip to Costa Rica, and I stayed for the month of November at Kaps Place. As a single female traveler, I felt very comfortable and safe in the neighborhood. The room and common areas are VERY clean. Breakfast was plentiful (I am missing the wonderful fresh fruit) and coffee and tea were available all day. Karolina...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place stands for your home in San José with personalized service with a smile. Our accommodations, common areas and room amenities are those found in hotels but not hostels. For that we like to stand out by offering our guests that comfort and convenience. We are...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 December 2012

My husband and I have been there for three nights along our trip to Costa Rica. The place is extreamly clean, there's a great breakfast (get up early for pineapples! mmmm...), the crew is very welcoming and willing to help in anything! If you get there late at night - walk for a minute to the chinese restaurant around the...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place stands for your home in San José with personalized service with a smile. Our location does offer lots of convenience to travelers on the go or for long stay. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stays with us and we look forward...

Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 2 December 2012

I had contacted Karolina thru Airbnb before arriving, & the rate was $25. for a private room & bath, which is what I agreed to. Upon arrival a private room was available, but only with a shared bath. I said that was ok (altho surprised she hadn't let me know, since I had contact with her a few times by...

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karolinakapsplace, Owner at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Hello Christy, I am trully sorry your experience at Kaps Place was not to your satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time to write us about it. With regards to the issue of the blankets the hotel policy is one blanket and one comforter per bed. Actually is weird, you are making this complains because we gaved you 4 extra...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An authentic Costa Rican family will host and meet your needs providing accommodation, travel agency & personalized services (Spanish lessons, Post Surgery Care & meals). A clean, safe, colorful & comfortable setting w/kitchens, 1st class beds, safety boxes, cable TV, hot water. Complimentary: breakfast buffet, tea, coffee, WiFi, internet access, luggage storage & VOIP calls to more than 60 countries. Walk to: downtown, Gold, Jade & National Museums, National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, Bolivar Zoo & Central Market. No sexual tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaps Place

Address: 1142, Street 19 | Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose 2000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $52 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaps Place 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Kap`s Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place San Jose
Kaps Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place Costa Rica/San Jose
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