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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We found this as a bargain on bookings.com and it was a real surprise. Beautiful boutique hotel in a fantastic location (Palermo). Close to bars restaurants and cafes. Staff are very polite and the building and rooms are beautiful. Loved our stay here.

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Hotel H, Director de Recepción at Hotel Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our hotel and for your reviews in Tripadvisor are very important for us to improve every day our service We hope to count to you between our guests in another opportunity

Oulu, Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Okay, there are good sides in this hotel. - The building is beautiful and nice - They sell good coffee - Bed and sheets were really comfortable - Almost same price than in hostels - Location is okay. Not the best but not bad at all. However, there are huge problems that make the staying uncomfortable. I would not stay...

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Hotel H, Director de Recepción at Hotel Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thanks to recognize that our prices are that same as an Hostal. About your feedback, we don't understand the reason you made a booking through Internet platform when you were already in the hotel even knowing the policy of cancelation. You could have asked us directly for keeping your room until you get the key of your apartment and all...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights in this great hotel with great location. We loved the bed, the airco, the coffee, the service and atmosphere. All staff spoke 3 languages fluent, and were extremely helpful. I hesitate between 4 and 5 stars. Some things could be improved (eg very small bathroom and no wifi in the room->4 stars), but the price is...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managers are french and speak also spanish & english. The house is very nice, well decorated, with many stairs. Room is very clean, with a designed shower, conditioning air and a very confortable king size bed. Managers gave us some advices for restaurants and they are applying the new argentine policy concerning taxe refund for foreigners paying by credit card.

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Shalimar, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located in the heart of Palermo, the hotel layout and decor are quirky and shabby-chic - was not so keen on the saloon door between the bedroom and bathroom. Breakfast is very basic - coffee, juice and croissant. There is some outdoor space, a roof terrace. Marco at the front desk was superb and made great suggestions for local...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

A fine combination of slightly convolutes corridors and different shaped rooms. Very charming! Kind and responsive staff but our room had only window through the door. Bathroom large and clean and with a good spacious bed.

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Hotel H, Director de Recepción at Hotel Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Mr Thank you very much for visiting us and for your reviews. We have considered your opinion to make your next staying with more placent Kind regards

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I stayed a couple of days at Costa Rica, this stylish, a bit classy yet cosy Hotel in Palermo. Restaurants and bars are within reach, I always felt safe. The staff was helpful at all times, printing bus tickets, lending a SUBE card, giving advice for washing clothes, doing international phone calls etc. Silvina and the "french guys" were really...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is small boutique hotel located in Palermo area, walkable distance to all restaurants and bars. Very close to Recoleta Cemetery too and short taxi ride from Plaza del Mayo or La Boca. The hotel is small and nice, quiet. rooms are clean and nicely furnished. The staff was very friendly, speaks English and always helpful to recommend good restaurants...

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Excellent staff, accomodations, and location; close to subway line D and just blocks from the best of Palermo. Real nice rooftop terrace and other public areas and the rooms are quiet and comfortable.It's now my go to place in Bs As....

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Thank you very much for visiting us and leave your review. It will be a pleasure to count you between our guests in another opportunity. Kind regards!

Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is an old pension converted to a very nice hotel. It has the charm of an old traditional building with the amenities of a small and intimate modern hotel. The room was very comfortable and well equipped, decorated tastefully in a minimalist style. The ground floor is an attractive common area, including the inner courtyard. At the top, there...

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOTEL COSTA RICA mix the warmness of home with Palermo's style. 3 blocks away from the heart of Palermo Soho, internationally as the epicenter of night life. It counts with 25 rooms warmly decorated that invite you to have a rest after the city tour you must do.Enjoy the sun, magical sunrises on the roof and the magic of the nights in our bar sharing drinks and moments with other guests. That make the charm of our Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Costa Rica

Address: Calle Costa Rica 4137 39, Buenos Aires C1176ADE, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Price Range: £31 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Costa Rica 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Costa Rica Buenos Aires
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“Ask for a room with a view to open space”
 of 5 bubbles jenschristianj2015, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms tend to be smaller but you are next to the rooftop terrace. Lower floors with high ceilings. Any choice is good value.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexG1967, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was on the 1st Floor overlooking the inner courtyard. Others, cheaper, are on the top floor leading off the sun-roof.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffreyCardozo, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms, so be sure to select a private bathroom if you want one.”
 of 5 bubbles 909celestef, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Note that some rooms have private bathroom and others shared, so be sure to book what you want (pricing is appropriate).”
 of 5 bubbles sparklebcn, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
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