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Apartotel La Sabana

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I love this hotel, every detail, the service, the personal is superior in every aspect, the rooms clean and well kept, the pool area is beautiful, the breakfast is delicious . I been in Costa Rica 4 times, and I stayed here 3 timmes, my favorite place, I highly recomended

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments!! And for your multiple visits to la Sabana and to Costa Rica!! We are so happy and excited to know you have made us your home in San José!!! We hope to always have a surprise for you every time you visit. Anything from a new creation at breakfast to a fully renovated kitchen in...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel was really beautiful, across the street from parque la sabana. The room was nicely decorated, spacious, the bed was comfortable, the pool was clean. The breakfast was delicious too. I highly recommend it.

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments!! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Our secret weapon is our founder Miu Kan Cheng. She is responsible for all the art work decorating our walls!! She transitioned from analytic chemist in Mainland China to business woman to lovely artist in her late 60´s!!! Amazing art from an amazing woman....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great, quiet place with beautiful grounds/pool. Really nice to be greeted at check-in with cappuccinos! The room wasn't too large but comfortable and clean. The breakfast was delicious and different every day. Best part of staying there had to be the staff though... so friendly and helpful!

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us!! I must agree with you, the two best parts are the cappuccinos and our great staff!!! We are all coffee and people lovers at the hotel! Connecting with our guests and enjoying the hole process of tending to your every need is something very enjoyable...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after landing in San Jose to recover from the journey and this place was perfect. Comfortable beds, clean, good sized rooms and friendly service. We stayed in the one bedroom apartment which had two doubles in the bedroom and a separate room with seating area and kitchenette. Breakfast at the hotel was lovely - typical Costa Rican...

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to help re-charge batteries and prepare you for your tropical adventure in Costa Rica!! Many of our guests call us the Oasis in the City. We like to think of the hotel as a heaven where you will be able...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms were very clean, and the hotel itself was beautiful. The breakfast was without a doubt the best part, and was probably the best breakfast I've ever had at a hotel. It was a good distance away from the craziness of the city, but still close enough to walk to places you...

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!!! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We like to think of the hotel as a little jewel and an oasis in the city. Every little corner has been thought of with much care and love. It´s tranquil surroundings and beautiful gardens really make you forget you are...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Always staff has been very helpful and friendly. The one thing we noticed lately is a little noisy...maybe more young families this last time....but overall a great place to stay when visiting San Jose.

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you very much of your review!! We are so glad to hear we´ve had the privilege of serving your many times!! We really love our returning customers and work hard to keep earning the honor of calling ourselves your home in San José!!! July and August are summer vacation time and this brings more families to our hotel. Their...

Austin, TX
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Brief stay. One night. Extraordinarily helpful staff. Room was very comfortable. We slept in the two bedroom unit. Our friends were in the one bedroom unit and they were very comfortable. We spent two weeks in Costa Rica, the pillows at this facility for that one night were the most comfortable pillows we had our entire stay. Our room was...

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!! So glad you enjoyed your stay and we were able to help put the cherry on the pie to your two week vacation in Costa Rica!! Sounds like the grand finale performance from your daughters was a great hit!! We try our very best to accommodate any need that might arise during your...

Pilot Hill, CA
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A very nice place, with a great staff and breakfast is very good. Location is good, near downtown but not IN it. Only problem I ever have there (and I've stayed many times) is the slowness and unreliability of the Internet. Other than that, it's excellent!

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! So glad we´ve had the honor of serving you many times throughout the years! We are so glad you enjoy our service, breakfast and location! Please pardon the inconvenience regarding the internet. Our provider has been doing maintenance work on their network. We are looking into changing the service to a fiber optic...

Matthews,North Carolina
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have stayed here multiple times and never had a bad experience. Is located in a residential area and very quiet. Its close to a few places to eat and there is a park within walking distance. The staff is very nice and helpful.

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SofiaHon, Gerente at Apartotel La Sabana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!! We are so happy to hear from our returning customers!! Nothing that makes us happier than to be called your home in San José!! We will always strive to improve and reach for excellence, so that we will never loose this honor! Hope to see you again very soon. Have a great day...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This hotel is affordable, clean, cozy and has great staff and breakfast. The pool is beautiful and there are second floor verandas with lots of seating for anyone. Wasn't t able to book the free and 5.00 transportation to and from the airport because of time. Taxi will cost 34.00USD from airport.

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Thank you so much for your review! So happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and were able to experience the ambiance of our facilities and the human touch of our staff!! Sorry to hear you didn´t have enough time to book the transport. Because the transport is not an ongoing shuttle (because of environmental reasons), we do need to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Apartotel La Sabana is the perfect mix between an apartment and a hotel.Our fully serviced apartments are the ideal lodging with the comfort of home yet with all the benefits of a hotel, such as room service, front desk services, private parking, laundry, safe deposit box, breakfast and more.We have very competitive rates, specially for long-stay trips either for a single corporate business traveler, for family groups or groups of friends.Enjoy all the privacy that you need with great independence in a friendly environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apartotel La Sabana

Address: Sabana Norte | From Rostipollos Restaurant 150 Meters North, San Jose 658-1200, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $126 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartotel La Sabana 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Apartotel La Sabana Hotel San Jose
Apartotel La Sabana San Jose
Apartotel La Sabana Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in San Jose
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#3 Family Hotel in San Jose
#5 Business Hotel in San Jose
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