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Santo Tomas Hotel
3 stars

Santo Tomas Hotel

7th Avenue, Between 3rd And 5th Street, San José, Costa Rica
+506 2255 0448

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About Santo Tomas Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
Set in the traditional Barrio Amon neighbourhood of San Jose, Hotel Santo Tomas offers an outdoor pool and hot tub, surrounded by colourful flowers all year round. Free Wi-Fi and a free breakfast are provided. Rooms at Santo Tomas Hotel have classic décor, with wooden floors, hanging plants and flowered bedding. All have free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV with cable channels, and some have private balconies. An authentic Costa Rican breakfast is provided, and includes traditional Gallo Pinto, seasonal fruits, juices, toast and eggs cooked to order. A variety of restaurants can be found within a short walk of the hotel. Other facilities at the Santo Tomas include a gym, currency exchange and tour desk. Guests can visit the Jade Museum, Gold Museum and National Theatre, all within 4 blocks of the hotel. Hotel Santo Tomas is 9 km from Tobias Bolanos International Airport. Pacifico Central Beach is a 2-hour drive away.

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Amenities at Santo Tomas Hotel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Solarium
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit box


  • Hairdryer
  • Open-air bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Water slide

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Santo Tomas Hotel

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Clean, safe, comfortable, and friendly and professional staff. Has gym for a quick workout. You can tell owner takes pride in his property. Breakfast is what owner likes to eat every morning and his wife makes the green hot sauce from scratch. Ended up staying three days instead of one. Location is really good for walking around downtown.
Cons:Rooms are a little dated but are nice and clean and beds are comfortable. Enjoyed stay very much.
8.0 Very Good
Pros:Friendly helpful staff in front, especially David. Convenient location in San Jose. Good breakfast from a choice of three. Comfortable room for the price. The owner Tomas was very nice and helpful.
Cons:Our safe in our room was problematic as it didn't always function. However, on a positive note they did fix it. Computer was older and rather slow though the latter may be more of an issue with the server in the area.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:great staff, very helpful informative, Thanks Raul
6.5 Okay
Cons:no ventilation or fans that cool the rooms down well enough to sleep
9.4 Wonderful
Pros:Well run, very clean convenient and friendly place to stay in the center of old city. Owner, Thomas, is very friendly, accommodating and helpful. Rooms are spacious with modern conveniences. Staff is friendly and helpful. Great breakfast is included in AM.
Cons:Prefer for breakfast start at 6 vs 7am. Most of our tours started around 6.30 and we missed breakfast. Would prefer a larger size pool.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:I fish in costa rica every year. I always stay here when I arrive / leave. folks are very helpful / friendly. close to things I value. on your own, taxis can be a problem - they take care of that too. I don't use the packages they have for "things to do," but I'm certain that they are excellent value for money. highly recommended!


7th Avenue, Between 3rd And 5th Street, San José

What's nearby

  • Barrio Amón176 m
  • Morazan Park185 m
  • Parque Espana291 m
  • Museo de Oro383 m
  • Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica0.4 km
  • National Center of Art and Culture0.5 km
  • Museo del Jade0.5 km
  • San Jose Cathedral0.6 km
  • Parque Nacional0.6 km
  • Mercado Central0.7 km
  • Children's Museum0.7 km
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica0.7 km



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FAQs when booking at Santo Tomas Hotel

  • Where is Santo Tomas Hotel located?

    Santo Tomas Hotel is located at 7th Avenue, Between 3rd And 5th Street in Carmen, 2.2 km from the centre of San José. Barrio Amón is the closest landmark to Santo Tomas Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Santo Tomas Hotel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Santo Tomas Hotel.

  • Does Santo Tomas Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Santo Tomas Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Santo Tomas Hotel offer free parking?

    Yes, Santo Tomas Hotel offers free parking.

  • How far is Santo Tomas Hotel from the airport?

    Santo Tomas Hotel is 7.1 km from San José Tobias Bolanos Intl. Santo Tomas Hotel is 15.5 km from San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

  • Does Santo Tomas Hotel have a pool?

    Yes, Santo Tomas Hotel has a pool on-site.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

2.2 km

Nearest airport

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Distance to airport

15.8 km