We had a 2 bedroom. It was clean and huge!two bedrooms downstairs and the master upstairs. Breakfast was great and the staff was awesome at helping with shuttles and finding things. It was a bit noisy and the beds are hard but I think thats normal here. Had great margaritas. Shuttle was $25 from San Jose airport. Perfect temperature pool and helpful little store.
Although we only stayed for one night, it was a pleasant experience. Dinner in their restaurant was very good and afforded fantastic night views. Breakfast on the pool patio was also quite good, with a sizeable bowl of fresh fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee and delicious fresh breads.
My husband and I stayed here for the last few nights of our honeymoon so we would be able to explore the city and be closer to activities like coffee tours and volcanos. The hotel was nice, it was clean and the front desk staff were kind. It is in a business district so there are a lot of business men and women at the hotel and in the plaza. The plaza the hotel is located in has many restaurants which was convenient and its within walking distance of a huge mall where we caught a movie one night. I don't have any complaints about the hotel itself but our last night there was not great. A restaurant across the plaza turned into some kind of night club (it was Friday night) and the music was so loud we could hear it in our room and could not get any sleep until it finally turned off at 2am. It was our last night in Costa Rica and our flight left early in the morning so it was REALLY frustrating that we weren't able to get any rest.
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The Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu is strategically placed in the most upscale business and entertainment zone in Escazu, next …More
"Excellent place to stay. Wonderful staff and food."
We had a wonderful time. Hotel was close enough to go into the city and yet far enough to enjoy life in Costa Rica without all the noise and business. The staff was amazing!! Loved having a balcony in our room to overlook the grounds and the city at night. If you have time definitely look into doing the Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Waterfall Garden Tours. Would definitely go back if have the chance!
I needed a place to stay short term and this little place was perfect. My only complaint was that there was no a/c. There was a ceiling fan, but this time of year the weather can get pretty hot ( for me anyway). The window did open , but there was no screen and it was right next to the parking lot in front so there was no privacy. We asked for an extra fan which they were happy to offer. There is a nice small pool and free continental breakfast. The location is safe and a block from the bus stop.
On a hillside overlooking San Jose, the affluent suburb of Escazu is 9 km (6 mi) west of the nation’s capital. Several embassies are stationed here and, over the past decade, a growing number of expatriates from North America and Europe have come to call Escazu home. English is commonly spoken in the area’s many upscale bars and restaurants.
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