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Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people and good spot, but just far too noisy to have any decent sleep. From the trains and the horns blasting, to the room literally shaking when the trains go past and the thin walls where you can hear everything going on in the surrounding rooms (and I mean everything). We also went to get into bed on the...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is good, people are super nice and friendly. The place is well positioned close to the bar district and center. Cosy, clean and in general good value for money. I Would recomend it to other travellers for a short stay in San Jose.

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Hello Bubeto: Thanks to you for taking some time to do this review of our hotel. We all hope to see you back in the near future. Best Regards Sandra Esteves Owner

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very, very friendly and helpful staff who were sooo accommodating. Lovely breakfast and also all three rooms we stayed in were great. Highly recommend for not only backpackers but for couples and families too.

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Hello Leila: Thanks a lot for writing a review of your stay with us. One of our golden rules is to be flexible to fit our customers needs as much as possible. We all hope to see you and your group back in Costa Rica soon. Best Regards Sandra Esteves Owner

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our first night in Central America. Overwhelmed and tired this was the perfect sanctuary for us. The staff went above and beyond to help us, upgrading our room, making calls on our behalf and pointing us in the right direction towards restaurants which were surprisingly only one block down. Although it doesn't look like much from...

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Hello David: First of all thanks a lot for choosing us for your first night in Costa Rica. I can see in your review that you really valued our daily struggle for being a nice place to rest in San José. You can trust we will keep serving all of our customers as much as possible. Hope to see you...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Staff welcomed us on a very late arrival and were gracious to newcomers in the country. He gave us a map and told us where the best sites were. We also felt safe because the building is staffed 24/7 and you needed to be let in. Great location and Wonderful!

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Dear Stephie: Thanks for choosing Costa Rica for your vacation time and our hotel as your home in San José. Los Yoses is a very safe area of our Capital City and we all struggle to keep that way. Two weeks is not enough to know all we have to offer, so I hope you will come back soon. Best...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel twice whilst in Costa Rica, very nice place and very accommodating putting three of us in a room together! Everything you need from a hotel and in a good location for food/drinks/sightseeing. Felt very safe here and enjoyed a lovely breakfast! Would recommend.

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Hello Lizzie: Thanks a lot for your review. Accomodate a group the way they want is part of our service, althought your last hour request put us in a rush, we were able to fullfill it. I am glad to know you noted our struggle. Hope to see you back in the near future. Best Regards Sandra Esteves Owner

Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is so clean and well put together. We love how hospital the front desk staff is and helpful for every detail and tour arrangement. Great walking distance to a grocery store for small needs and not far from many good restaurants and bus stops. We will return here cfor our future San Jose stops.

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thanks a lot for your review. We all hope to see you back in the near future. Best Regards Sandra Esteves Owner

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Las Orquideas is located in the heart of San Pedro which is my favorite neighborhood in San Jose. The hotel is very cute and the staff are so sweet. The price is great, but my only complaint is that the walls are paper thin, and you can hear absolutely everything going on outside!

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Dear Gabriela: Thanks a lot for taking some time to make a review of us. I recall you stayed in one our rooms located in the old family house that served as base for the rest of the hotel. Those walls are made of wood and the street noise is a little harder. But only four of our 25 rooms...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel twice, at the beginning and end of a G Adventures tour. The hotel is located on a main road so there is a lot of noise from the street at night. The beds at the hotel are quite hard mattresses but the rooms are a good size with ensuite facilities. The cleanliness can not be...

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Hello Hannah: Thanks for your review highlighting our location. Just one correction: A ride to the airport with one of our drivers cost only $30, up to three passenger. And if you hire us the round trip it will cost you only $55. For a group of 4 or more, like yours, it is $10 per person. Best regards Sandra...

Reviewed 8 July 2016

First of all, nice and cheap, and you get what you pay for. We didn't chose this place by our self, it was booked via an agency. It appears to be a hostell more than a hotel, with narrow corridors, small rooms with too much in them (1 single bed and 1 king size bed, an armoire of some kind,...

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BHCO, Propietario at Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We would like to clarify one small detail. We are a three star hotel. The room in which you were consists of three parts: 1 private bathroom. 2- bedroom with a king size bed. 3- sitting area with a table and a sofa and another tv, a kind of living room. With regard...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BHCO is a small family business that provides hosting for many different type of travelers like you, who need, during the time away from home, feel the same comfort that you're used to. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas

Address: Central Avenue, Between 35 and 37 Streets | 75 Mts. West From Auto Mercado Los Yoses, San Jose 204-2050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: £39 - £58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Boutique Hotel Casa las Orquideas 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Right next to a Starbucks and has great wifi! Their breakfast is so good too!”
 of 5 bubbles neverbrokeforfood, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Towards the back are more quiet”
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“The rooms facing the interior garden are quieter.”
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“Sleep in the back away from the street to escape the San Jose street noise.”
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