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Hotel Villa Los Candiles
Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence
Los Angeles, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Serene, clean and professional”
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Los Candiles offers comfortable, spacious, well-appointed rooms with all the amenities (free WiFi) also needed for the business guest at an excellent rate. The tropical setting is very peaceful and quiet with only the birds to wake you with their singing. The people are very kind, knowledgable and helpful from the front desk staff to the delightful ladies who cook made-to-order breakfasts on the outdoor garden patio. It is now the only place I stay when coming to work in Santa Ana. I would like one day to have them plan some outing for me to the beautiful countryside!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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AndresAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 22 May 2013
Dear Guest
We are pleased that you enjoy our rooms, the environment surrounding the hotel and of service is offered by our staff.
We would love to arrange a visit to some beautiful place in our country. Our front desk staff can give you all the necessary information.

Regards.
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Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

I spent two nights here while on business. The bed was very comfortable. The rooms are very spacious and the shower is not only big, but also has a bench & window on each side. My husband accompanied me and the front desk staff was very helpful in organizing a tour for him while I worked. Breakfast was in a small, garden area. Eggs made to order, freshly baked cake/bread and fresh fruit along with really good coffee were some of the choices. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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AndresAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 22 May 2013
Dear Guest

We're glad you enjoyed the two nights stay at our hotel and enjoy the facilities of our rooms. We are pleased that our service and also enjoyed the breakfast offered beside the garden and pool.
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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I travel to Costa Rica a few times a year and always try to stay at Los Candiles. Everything about it is inviting - from the friendly service, great breakfast, and comfort. They have some wonderful suites with refrigerator and microwave. Very comfortable beds, too.

My only problem with writing this review is that it may become so popular that I won't be able to get a room the next time I go to Santa Ana! Great for them, but bad for me.

p.s. I do not generally write reviews, but have made an exception for Los Candiles. Truly a great value and a great place to stay.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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AndresAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 22 May 2013
Dear Guest

First I want to thank you for taking a moment of your time to write about our hotel, thank you for your words and we are pleased that you enjoy our service and facilities.

We hope to see you soon again in our hotel.
Kind regards.
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Evanston, Illinois, United States
Level 4 Contributor
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

This hotel is very convenient to the international airport, very safe, secure and in a nice area. It is also quiet and has a helpful staff. Very Costa Rican? No. But if you're in a transitional state and want to be near the airport, in or out of the country, it's perfect. The staff at the front desk is fluent in English and very helpful in finding a local bank and/or a nearby restaurant. A nice kitchenette and wonderful breakfast. A quiet neighborhood.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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AAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 2 May 2013
Dear Guest, thank you for choosing us during your trip and we are pleased that our location near the airport was convenient for you and you liked our breakfast.
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

I have just arrived back after spending a week at Hotel Villa Los Candiles.

It was one of the nicest hotel experiences I have had to date. From my late evening arrival to a friendly helpful staff, clean and spacious room, pretty garden, tranquil private environment to my departure in the middle of the night a week later, I was as delighted with the accommodation.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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AAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 2 May 2013
Dear Guest, we are pleased that during the week in our hotel was of your satisfaction and that you enjoyed our facilities and rooms.
We look forward to serving you in the near future.
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Dunakeszi, Pest, Hungary
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

The Hotel Villa Los Candiles was an excellent choice, everybody was great, and the rooms are just beautiful. We enjoyed very much being there. When we arrived we didnt had a laptop to connect the internet, but the officer helped us very friendly in the first moment. Also we needed taxi, some information to San José, and the officer helped us very friendly. Thank you again!

Room Tip: room 11 was a great choice
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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AAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 17 April 2013
Dear Guest, First thank you for choosing us for your stay. We are glad that our staff has helped you from the moment you arrive and quickly solved the issue with the computer and that have helped to evacuate their doubts about San Jose and other questions.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

We stayed at Villa los Candiles when we arrived in Costa Rica. It is a good place to spend your first nights. We had an upgrade to the junior suite which was nice. It was spacious, the bed was really nice and the bathroom was spacious. It was clean and the hotel is wel taken care of. The ladies who make the breakfast are really friendly and make a nice breakfast. The guy at the reception was really helpfull and patience in explaining how it works to take a bus etc.

Santa Ana is is just a village and nothing special. It is easy to take the bus to San Jose it will take you about 20 minutes.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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AAlvaradoS, Director de Recepción at Hotel Villa Los Candiles, responded to this review, 17 April 2013
Dear Guest, we are pleased to know that it was to his liking the rise of room that was offered for your stay and that you enjoyed the breakfast and the service we received. We're glad that our receptionist could help them all they needed.
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Property: Hotel Villa Los Candiles
Address: From Mas Por Menos, 350m. East, 25m. South, 250m, East, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Santa Ana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Santa Ana
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Ana
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Ana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villa Los Candiles 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Villa Los Candiles is known for its beautiful Victorian style. This style of construction was brought by the first coffee exporters that were influenced by the wave of Victorian style of that time. The warmth and elegance of the building is complemented by the best, most comfortable and modern furnishings. The hotel has 16 rooms in 3 different styles: Standard Room, Junior Suite, and Family Suite, all equipped with air conditioning and private bathroom. In addition to being perfectly located in a quiet and safe area, the Hotel Villa Los Candiles is very close to the main business centers, hospitals and shopping centers. ... more   less 
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