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    Ara Macao Inn

    Calle 25, Barrio California | 50 metros Sur de Pizza Hut, La California, 09022, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 3 June 2015

    I stayed at the Ara Macao at the recommendation of a friend in San Jose. The hotel is located just down Calle 25A from the Nicaraguan Embassy. It is NOT on Calle 27 as depicted on Google Maps. It is located next to a bar...More

    Thank Biff J
    Reviewed 24 August 2014

    Stayed at this hotel when my first choice was unexpectedly unavailable. Location is within walking distance of principal museums and shopping. Breakfast was great. Best of all, the hostess was very helpful in navigating this area of San Jose. Price was $40/night including aircon, private...More

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    Reviewed 6 October 2013

    The Best part is the staff. They are very helpful and friendly. The location is perfect! Word of caution - Friday and Saturday night it is very loud since the hotel shares a street with 5 or 6 night clubs with loud music, and loud...More

    Thank isakall
    Reviewed 29 June 2013

    This Inn/b&b is located 5 min from downtown San Jose where the main shopping boulevard starts. You are also close to restaurants, attractions, nightlife and other things that Costa Rica has to offer. Employees at Ara Macao Inn are friendly, very helpful and always willing...More

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    Hotel description
    Your own home away from home! Convenient safe central location on a quiet side street. Easy walk to museums, restaurants, nightspots and casinos. The Ara Macao Inn has a charming patio with barbeque for cookouts and lounge chairs for sun bathing. Bilingual staff in a friendly, informal, relaxed atmosphere. Use the hotel as your home base to explore Costa Rica. The staff can make all your Costa Ric
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    "Room #9 is more quiet and is very comfortable."
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