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Ave 5 and 7 Calle 40 Sabana Este, San Jose 10108 Costa Rica
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#39 of 97 hotels in San Jose
We are committed to creating a unique concept, away from the big chain schemes, preserving the style and family hospitality! Everything is in the details! Our daily goal is to offer every guest a unique and different service that contains elements of our Costa Rican culture while learning more about our traditions and customs! We are the best option for family travel, business or pleasure. Considering the needs of our guests the authentic Hotel, offers pool areas, restaurant and parking. Authentic Hotel is a destination city, with a family atmosphere that highlights the charisma of Costa Rica
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children's television networks
Car hire
Conference facilities
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish


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Grade: 83 out of 100
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0Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Alexandra S wrote a review 9 Jan
1 contribution
Would not recommend this hotel. Staff is slow and unmotivated. Breakfast is the poorest we had in Costa Rica. When we asked a police officer for the way to the hotel they told us to use a taxi even in the middle of the day because the hotel would be in an unsafe area. Smelled like pee all around the neibourhood
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Tara K wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel's Favourite
Wonderful place to stay. The staff are so friendly and welcoming they make you feel like you are staying with friends. The food is amazing. The rooms are beautiful and clean and the bed is very comfortable. Beautiful pool. Great location. Airport shuttle very convenient. Highly recommended staying here.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Melissa C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Auténtico Hotel
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thanks for your awesome review, ho happy you had a great time with us
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Megan T wrote a review 4 Jan
2 contributions
I came to visit San Jose with a friend of mine and we felt a little under the weather/ exhausted from a previous day of excursions. We spent the majority of a day by the bar and pool having drinks and were introduced to the Pacific Ocean drink. It’s a super yummy pool drink with cacique in it. Highly recommend. The staff at the hotel has been super friendly and accommodating of our very poor Spanish speaking and it’s been a very pleasant experience so far! Their authentic breakfast is also delicious.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
Andrés Felipe L wrote a review Oct 2021
2 contributions
Excellent attendance in the hotel, from the reception to the restaurant, the people in there were really kind, and they truly were seeking my stay to be more pleasant. You get nice ice cream when you check-in. Once you go to the restaurant, you will find Julio and the server's team. They really took care of me (especially Julio), they made of my work-stay something really great. Nice to meet you again guys. Take care. I suggest to the hotel to improve the lighting in the rooms, that would be helpful when you are on a working trip.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Mike B wrote a review Jul 2021
Jerusalem, Israel681 contributions60 helpful votes
The Autentico Hotel is Just 15-20 minutes walk from downtown, and close to the Art Museum. The rooms are clean, AC, Wifi, nice shower. Breakfast is includes and is delicious. The hotel has a nice bar, and a swimming pool.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Ana Hernández, Revenue Management at Auténtico Hotel
Responded 4 Jul 2021
Buenas tardes Mike, Muchas gracias por sus excelentes comentarios, estamos muy contentos de saber que los servicios y la atención brindada en Auténtico fueron de su agrado. Esperamos recibirle nuevamente. Saludos cordiales.
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US$64 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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Frequently Asked Questions about Auténtico Hotel
What are some of the property amenities at Auténtico Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Auténtico Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Auténtico Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Auténtico Hotel?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Auténtico Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Machu Picchu, Las Mananitas, and Machu Pichu.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Auténtico Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Auténtico Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Auténtico Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Auténtico Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (2.2 km), Ruinas de Ujarras (3.7 km), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (2.1 km).
Is Auténtico Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.