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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio last year when visiting Costa Rica. It felt like a home away from home, nice and private, rooms are great, separate bedroom with a walk-in closet, separate bathroom and toilet - and a fabulous lounge and kitchen overlooking the gardens. I stayed in Room 201, on the...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Lynnpdf, It was a pleasure to read all your fabulous comments about your stay at Villas del Río. Thanks a lot! We are very happy that you liked Villas del Río and that you are looking forward to stay again in May. Our main goal is that all our guests feel closer to their home! Have a nice day!...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Spent 5 nights here on a business trip. I did not expect the suite to be this large, large living room, kitchen, sitting room, bedroom and a loft with two twin beds. Overall, great experience, just some minor tweaks - some of the window screens had holes in them so there were flies in the room because the cleaning staff...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear karlsruhe_79, It was a pleasure to have you as a guest. We are really sorry for the inconvenients that you had during your stay. We are fixing the screens and other details so that you can feel even closer to your home your next stay. Every suggestion that you gave us is an opportunity to improve. Hope to see...

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice hotel with all services included so that you can feel like home (kitchen, living, dining, tv and bedrooms with 2 restrooms ) even there is a minisuper and laundry inside. The breakfast is grear and the staff is so friendly. For families by far this hotel is the best in escazu

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Carlos C, Thank your for these great comments! It was a pelasure to have you as a guest! Our main goal is to have happy clients! Hope to see you soon again! Have a nice day! Regards, Cristina

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My first review on TripAdvisor because this place deserves it! We booked this location as a last minute getaway for 5 days/4nights spanning the New Years holiday. We are ex-pat Americans living in Peru and this was our first trip to Costa Rica. Wishing to get the most of our stay and without any tours booked, we were delighted to...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear GeneEames, Happy New Year! These awesome reviews are the best ones! Thank you for choosing us as the option to stay with your family. Our goal is that you enjoy every moment and that you feel closer to your home! We will extend all your comments to the different departments and it will be a pleasure to have you...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 days & rented 1 small apartel & another big one. Everybody that worked here were all nice, accommodating & very helpful. Not very modern, but clean & modestly priced. Location was conveniently near restaurants, shopping. Will recommend.

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Huntertwinkle, Hope you are doing very well. Thank you for your opinion. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Villas del Río. Everyday we are looking forward to give our clients the best service and excellent accomodations. Thats why this 2016 we have many plans of renovations in many of our apartments and areas of...

Quebec
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Beautiful location right next to the Country Club and upscale dining and shopping options. Our room (304) was very spacious with a full size kitchen and two bathrooms. A little dated but well maintained. The cleaning crew does a thorough job, the included breakfast is adequate to good (you have to pay extra for eggs or omelettes), WIFI routers in...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Italcanerman: Hope you are doing very well! Thank you for your feedback! We are glad that you have chosen us as an option of staying in San José. Every comment and suggestion makes us improve in our apartments, breakfast and service! It will be a pleasure that you visit us again soon so that we can make you feel...

New Bedford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 September 2015

In the interest of keeping this short best I can say is believe all the positive reviews. Best place I've stood in Costa Rica. Thanks to security who knew who I was from day one. Special thanks to the second shift guard who always initiated a short chat. Thanks to housekeeping. Always wonderful. My room was always spotless. Thanks to...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Stan S, We are really happy and thankful for all your positive comments of your stay at Villas del Río. It was a pelasure to have you as our guest! I will transfer all this beautiful opinions to the different Departments. Hope to see you very soon again!!! Have a nice day! Regards, Cristina Sotela S.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We were 5 and spent just 1 night in a 2 bedroom apartotel before going to San Jose airport the next morning. This hotel is amazingly spacious, sparkling clean, modern, beautiful place located in the upscale trendy neighborhood of Escazu which is only 25-30 min from SJO airport - free airport shuttle service and included in our room rate an...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Nadsa, We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay at Villas del Río! Thank you for your feedback and nice words of your experience. We hope to see you soon so that you can enjoy the rest of the Apartotel, specially the heated pool and beautiful nature that surround us. Regards, Cristina Sotela S.

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I have been staying at Villas del Rio for many years. Recently when I was in Costa Rica, someone asked me what was it that I liked so much about this place and my answer was simple "because I feel right at home and the staff ls like part of my family". Is that simple. The customer service of Villas...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Member of Tripadvisor, It feels great to read these beautiful comments! For us it is a pleasure to make you feel really closer to your home. All our guests are very important for us, and our goal is to make them feel everyday as part of our family! Thank you for chosing us always as your option of stay...

Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I've been staying here in Villas Del Rio whenever I am on business travel. It's my 3rd time here and I still like it. The staff are really accomodating and they always wear a smile in their faces. I just don't like the daily breakfast, it's always the same type of food but I super love the fresh fruits and...

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csotela, Gerente at Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, responded to this review

Dear Cristine, Thank you for your comments of you stay at Villas del Río. For us, it is a pleasure to receive you an be part of our family. Our clients are our reason, that's why we will alway receive you with a big smile and make you feel closer to your Home. I am really sorry for any inconvenient...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You will find that at Villas del Ro, your stay will definitely feel a lot closer to home.The furnished apartments and fully equipped kitchens provide everything necessary to make your stay more pleasant and comfortable. With daily maid and laundry service, as well as a mini- market with a wide assortment of products.• Apartment-suites with one, two or three bedrooms• Cable TV, air conditioning, voice mail• Meeting room and a free 24 hour internet service• 2 swimming pools (1 heated), Jacuzzi and playground• Extensive gardens and designated pet areas• BarAt Villas del Río they take good care of the guest. The strict security measures and surveillance guarantee that your stay will be free of worries.• Spacious FREE private parking• 24 hours security• Electronic safe deposit boxesApartotel & Suites Villas del Río has an excellent strategic location for your next business or leisure trip. The elegant and ample apartments with all the modern amenities make you feel at home.• Friendly staff eager to help you 24 hours a day• Additional services and assistance upon request• Easy access to some of the most important shopping and entertainment centers, office buildings, restaurants and other services• Free shuttle service from and to the Airport (24 hours)The various lodging solutions, competitive rates as well as ideal facilities and outstanding services make Apartotel & Suites Villas del Ro one of your best choices in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio

Address: | P.O. Box 1188-1007, San Rafael de Escazu 1188-1007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Rafael de Escazu
Price Range: $129 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Shop around through multiple travel booking sites or direct for the best deal”
 of 5 bubbles Kevin_NY_too, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the exterior facing the street are noisy. Ask for room inside the compound”
 of 5 bubbles Rodrigomm, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would choose the highest floor so you don't have to listen to the people upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Liberiana1972, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for higher floors if you want more natural light; lower floors receive less light because of the dense vegetation around the apartments”
 of 5 bubbles E_Mayrit, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are lovely, however the road noise is very close.”
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