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Costado Oeste Escuela Santo Tomas, 113100 San José, Costa Rica – Show map
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Outdoor Pool, Grounds
Tennis Court, Sauna, Fitness Center, Massage
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant With Dining Menu, Snack Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Car Rental, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Daily Housekeeping, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Dutch, Spanish, English
From 2:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 11 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 11 years is charged USD 12 per person per night in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged USD 12 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 12 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Apartotel La Sabana is in central San José and has accommodations with kitchen facilities, free Wi-Fi access, breakfast included in the rate and an outdoor pool.
Score from 307 reviews Excellent
This modern hotel near Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose features a casino, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour fitness center.
Score from 220 reviews Wonderful
In central San José, Fleur de Lys offers individually decorated rooms in a Victorian mansion. It features an attractive terrace, gardens and a restaurant.
Score from 622 reviews Very good
A former hacienda located on a 30-acre coffee plantation, this hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools, a golf driving range and a coffee-inspired spa.
Score from 52 reviews Excellent
1. The staff was friendly, accomadating and well trained 2. The gardens were beautiful 3. Location was very ideal
No complimentary breakfast No iron in the room
Great sporting facilities and restaurant
Nothing, was excellent!
The grounds are superb. The hotel is clean, comfortable and well run. We had no issues at all and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The front desk was very helpful in setting up transport and tours. A little removed from the center of San Jose but for us that was a plus.
A tip rather than a complaint. Both the Garden View and the Mountain View rooms have great views, Mountain View are at the front of the hotel overlooking San Jose to the volcano and you can guess what the Garden view overlooks. Mountain View rooms are often cheaper. The decor and fittings are identical the one big advantage of the Garden view rooms is they are substantially quieter. Whether this is worth the extra cost to you is not for me to say we had a Mountain View room and it was perfect for us.
garden and restaurant, good price
restaurant is not very attractive compared to the vert nice garden. we went out for dinner
The room was spacious and comfortable. The restaurant, bar and shop were excellent. The grounds were fabulous and encouraged walking. The gym equipment was very good especially with great views out.
We wanted King beds, but were provided with 2 queens. The room was not air conditioned and the ceiling fan was noisy
Rooms were beautiful with comfortable beds and all the amenities. A large balcony overlooked a gorgeous garden, acres in size. The bar and dining room were great and wifi worked well in the room. Only 20 minutes or so from the airport and the hotel will arrange transportation for you. I recommend this hotel to anyone flying into San Jose.
This was a wonderful place that was centralized to the country. We used this place as a hub to other hotels. It was a calm and peaceful place to have our down time.
The rooms are very spacious and the beds are incredibly comfortable. We had a garden view which was amazing. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They even explained the areas of San Jose to avoid on our walking tour.
I didn't like having to leave.
gardens are amazing. actually the entire property is amazing. rooms are nice. very comfortable.
traffic is terrible.
The staff were so welcoming, friendly and helpful! The grounds were beautiful and the food was very good.
We stayed 4 nights and the breakfast buffet was always the same. It would be nice to vary it a bit.
I have stayed at this property for 10 years. My wife and I had an outdoor wedding on their courtyard grounds 7 years ago, complete with white skirted chairs, flowering trellis altar, and red carpet runner. The staff has always terrific, and still remember us when we visit for even one day. It is one of the VERY BEST hotels in the San Jose area!
Nothing!! This hotel and property are superb!
Spectacular gardens, nice big rooms, great food, wonderful staff.
The hotel is beautiful, in particular its well-tended, colourful gardens. Reception staff was incredibly helpful and breakfast was both delicious and set in a beautiful room with views of exotic birds that visit the grounds.
The hotel is perhaps more appropriate for mature guests and anyone who needs a base the explore sites outside San Jose, such as the surrounding volcanoes, coffee plantations and the central valley. It is a short $15 taxi ride away from San Jose centre, but this is the only transport option.
Staff was excellent, Hotel facilities were fine. Environment was good... Beautiful garden
It was very clean, the bedding was soft and the beds very comfortable. The gardens were beautiful!
We used the gps coordinates but they took us to a completely different area. We had to call the hotel to get directions. Also, no air conditioning, did not prove to be an issue while we stayed there.
The grounds of the hotel were just beautiful, the garden, the pool, the view, the breakfast, the staff were always friendly and helpful, the rooms were spacious and comfortable
The area around the hotel doesn't have much, so it was a bit inconvenient to go in and out, requiring a taxi all the time.
The grounds are absolutely beautiful. I would definitely return to this hotel. I wish we had spent more time while in Costa Rica at the Hotel Bougainvillea.
This is a review for our second stay in a 2 week period. We love this hotel and its lovely property and everyone who works there. We were also here 25 years ago and don't plan to wait so long to come back.
having to leave to come home. I wouldn't change a thing.
Their Eco-philosophy, gardens were immaculate and so amazing. Thank you for making such a beautiful place.
We began our Costa Rica trip with three nights in our favorite hotel and last three nights. Best linens ever. I want their sheets. Lovely rooms with great views. Lush gardens go on forever...or look over the city at the volcano...beautiful day or night. We felt pampered and ate most of our meals, delicious, right in the hotel. Quick room service. Amazing "rock" collection of the owner had my husband enthralled for hours. I think he was giving tours to other guests, geology being one of his passions. Omar was a huge help and there isn't enough space for this lovely people organization.
sus hermosos jardines
The facility was clean, the gardens beautiful, and the staff outstanding. The breakfasts were excellent and offered a variety of choices. The dining room was always well staffed and the food was excellent.
We were a little nervous driving from the airport to the hotel because of the surrounding area. But once we arrived our worries were taken away. The grounds are breathtaking and the staff were so friendly and helpful. A must stay after a long flight from the US.
We liked everything with a special thank you to Omar for securing our auto rental, which turned out to handle all of the roads and conditions that Costa Rica could throw at us. We are planning on returning in a week for another two days. We stayed there because we stayed in the old Bouganvilla hotel downtown 25 years ago, and loved it then. Gardens were so beautiful, the employees so eager to please. It was a real pleasure.
we loved it all!
We arrived much later than we planned so we did not get to see the beautiful gardens. Staff was extremely accommodating helping us manage a trip back to the airport early the next morning.
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