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Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu
Ranked #7 of 14 Hotels in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence
Milpitas, California, United States
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Nice place to stay for a week.”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I stayed here for a week in September/October 2013 and it was a nice hotel. I had complimentary breakfast. Shuttle runs at non-useful hours. Short walk to one of the largest malls I've ever been to... It rained on my way back and the hotel was nice enough to call me a cab to the mall, but I didn't know how to get back from the mall to the hotel. (I only speak conversational Spanish with friends) The hotel staff were bilingual and very nice. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Thank codycook
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu and for your nice comments. It will be a pleasure to hist you again soon.

Best Regards,

Ludwing Diaz
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The place is magnificent. The employers are very respectful and offers an extremely customer service that's just unbelievable. The beds, the bathroom, the breakfast....I truly miss it and hope to go there once again. If you're making a trip to Costa Rica, don't think twice about this hotel. You won't regret it!!!!!!

Room Tip: I stayed in the fourth floor and had a nice view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Carlos J R
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for staying with us and for your great comments. The whole staff has receivesd your message and we are proud to deliver our promise. We hope to have the honor to host you again soon.

Best regards,

Ludwing Diaz
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Caguas
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Hotel is in a great location, close to restaurants and a big shopping center. Rooms are modern and clean, although ours was noisy early in the morning due to a large store nearby and a whispering air conditioner. Service is excellent, as well as breakfast, except for the coffee, which was awful! But a short walk across the plaza takes you to a great coffee shop.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Thank FreqTrev
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu and for your feedback. We apologize for the noise there was on the plaza which we have addessed with the comany and about the coffee. We are glad you also found the great coffee available in Plaza Tempo.

Best regards,

Ludwing Diaz
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new york
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The location is next to a mall and a hospital. There were many dining choices to choose. I felt very safe in the area at all times. I prefer this area over San Jose. The hotel and room was very clean and nice. Most of the staff were nice but there were two that I felt was a little snobby which made me uncomfortable. I am not sure what the role of one of them was since he was just standing around. I am sensitive to people who look you up and down and roll their eyes. Other than that he did remain professional. The restaurant staff is very efficient and attentive. The food was not too expensive and was decent. The gym was small and the pool area is open so you can't swim when it is raining. I do not believe they have a spa. The driver that they have on hand was very friendly and showed me places along the way to my final destination of where I wanted to go. There are also bus stops behind the hotel as well that can take you around. The hotel also has a free shuttle that takes you to the mall and another $38 shuttle to take you to the airport.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank born2bthe1
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. We are happy to know that you would stay with us again and it would be a pleasure to host you.

best regards,

Ludwing Diaz
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29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel, close to nice malls and several restaurants across the road. Also 10min away by walk from biggest mall in San Jose. Breakfast could be better, but waiters attention was always nice. Would stay there again

Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Ivani P
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Escazu and for your kind comments. We are happy to know that you would stay with us again and we hope to have that honor soon.

best regards,


Ludwing Diaz
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Miramar, Florida
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70 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Very modern hotel, with all amenities needed for a business travel. Rooms are very spacious and clean. Excellent location as well. Everyone that works there is super nice and attentive. Breakfast buffet was excellent, with good variety to choose from. Many restaurants located walking distance from hotel, very nice as well.Great place to stay always.

Room Tip: High floors and away from elevators.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Jose C
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for staying at Holiday Inn Escazu for your business trip. We are glad you found our rooms, cleanliness, attention, service and location, to be according to your expectations. We will be honored to host you again soon.

Best regards,


Ludwing Diaz
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I recently went to San José in Costa Rica for a few days. I stayed at the Holiday Inn in Escazú. The hotel is pretty modern and the lobby smells great! The rooms are very spacious and clean. The personnel is really friendly. Just a thing, a local friend told us that the rates at the Holiday Inn are really high, so if you go to Costa Rica, compare prices!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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1 Thank DTDH
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LudwingDiaz, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu, responded to this review, 2 June 2014
Dear Guest:

Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Escazu and for your comments. We are glad to know you found our rooms spacious, clean and helpful staff. Reagrding the rates, we have dynamic prices according to availability.

We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the future.

Best regards,


Ludwing Diaz
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu

Property: Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu
Address: Contiguo Hospital Cima, Plaza Tempo | Avenida Prospero Fernandez, Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica (Formerly Los Laureles)
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Escazu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Escazu
#6 Romantic Hotel in Escazu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Location The new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú is strategically located in the most upscale business, residential and commercial zone in Escazú, in the Prospero Fernandez Highway, next to Cima Hospital and Plaza Tempo, a multi-purpose development that includes a corporate center and a shopping arcade.Rooms and Suites Holiday Inn San José –Escazú is the first of its kind in the country. It has been designed with the latest in environmentally friendly technology, security, energy efficiency and water savings. It has 160 comfortable rooms, 2 modern suites and 16 rooms specially adapted for the physically challenged meeting ADA requirements. All the rooms offer the following services and benefits:• Free buffet breakfast and 10 Mb symmetrical WiFi. • Free local calls, Safety deposit box for laptop.• Two phones with voice mail. • Spacious desk with ergonomic seat.• Eco-model 37” television and Cable TV with 87 channels.• Luxury Simmons® beds with choice of pillow. • I-Home clock radio. • Iron and board, Coffee maker, Hairdryer and individual AC. • Bath & Body Works amenities.• Full sprinkler system and flame-proof furnishings.• Laundry, parking, gym and business center.Fogo Restaurant A contemporary, refined ambiance with meticulous service will enhance your dining enjoyment in our restaurant, offering international and local specialties and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner service. Acqua Lounge Bar The perfect place to enjoy premium brand liquors, cocktails and marinated snacks. You will love our selection of gourmet coffees and delicious pastries. Meeting and Banquet Rooms: For social or business events, Holiday Inn San José – Escazú offers 8 modern and functional meeting spaces to professionally attend from 5 up to 150 people with high service standards and technology. We look forward to welcoming you to the new Holiday Inn San José – Escazú for a genuinely enjoyable and green stay; you’ll make and feel the difference. ... more   less 
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