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Premium bedding, in-room safe, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
888 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Gym


Explore the area

Popular LocationMorazan Park2 min walk
Popular LocationGold Museum (Museo de Oro)5 min walk
Popular LocationNational Center of Art and Culture6 min walk
AirportSan Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)20 min drive

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  • Economy Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsEconomy Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Plus Room

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Plus Room
  • Panoramic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Mountain View

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsPanoramic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Mountain View

About this area

San Jose

Located in San Jose, Hotel Santo Tomas is connected to a shopping center. National Center of Art and Culture and Jade Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Mercado Central. Traveling with kids? Make time for Ojo de Agua Spa Park, or check out an event or a game at Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica). Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as rafting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Morazan Park - 2 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 5 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 6 min walk
  • National Theater - 7 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 11 min walk
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 20 min drive

About this property

Hotel Santo Tomas

3-star Victorian hotel connected to a shopping center in Amón
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a rooftop terrace, and a microwave in a common area. All 30 rooms feature modern comforts like LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, free local calls, and ceiling fans.
Hotel Santo Tomas offers 30 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a fitness center.

Children under 8 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7 AM–9 AM
  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Waterslide


  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Rooftop terrace


  • Hydrotherapy


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Premium bedding


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower


  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels


  • Free local calls
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types


Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 8 AM to 10 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Children under 8 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Hotel Santo Tomas
Hotel Tomas
Santo Tomas Hotel
Tomas Hotel
Tomas Santo
Santo Tomas
Hotel Santo Tomas Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Santo Tomas Hotel
Hotel Santo Tomas San Jose
Hotel Santo Tomas Hotel San Jose

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Santo Tomas and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Santo Tomas offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Santo Tomas cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8 AM–10 PM.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Santo Tomas?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–7:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly San Jose hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Gold Museum (Museo de Oro), National Center of Art and Culture, and National Theater. National Park and Jade Museum are also within 10 minutes. San Jose Atlantic Station is 11 minutes by foot and San Jose Fercori Station is 13 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hotel Santo Tomas

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The location in San Jose can't be better for travellers. The area is safe and convenient to stores and restaurants. The staff is very helpful

    Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020


    • Liked: Staff & service
    Local Charm in a transitional neighborhood

    The neighborhood is "in transition" which means there are a few people sleeping in doorways and a few people at night who appear drunk or drugged. Enough that you'll want to take a taxi or Uber after dark. The hotel has large rooms. The beds were a little firm for me, but not so firm I couldn't sleep. The bathroom was large, however the towels were a bit small and always felt a bit damp. The a/c was good and the room also had a ceiling fan. It can be it a bit noisy as you can hear people in the hallway. The breakfast was nice and served by the pool. The grounds are very attractive. If you get a good rate, like a hotel with local charm (rather than a large, international chain) and don't object to taxi/Uber in the evening, this might be a good choice for you.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Room was nice and inner courtyard of hotel nice in an old fashioned sort of way. Staff friendly and helpful. Reception area needs smartening up. Outside of hotel not much to look at and area unremarkable but a short walk to centre of city, restaurants, etc.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Good value, great location.

    Is a beautifully restored old mansion on 7th Ave. It truly is a hidden oasis in the middle of San José hustle & bustle. The main upside of this property is location, breakfast & parking included (is a gated garage, super safe, so we just left the car there and walked around the area both days we were there). Just a few minutes from Avenida Central, Plaza de la Cultura and all major attractions, it makes for a great base to explore San José’s old town. Breakfast is decent, basic but good, with made-to-order eggs omelettes and fresh juices. The kids loved the pool; It has a tiled Jacuzzi (REALLY hot water) which felt great for my wife and I’s sore legs after a whole day of exploring the country’s capital. The towels were medium sized and rooms have no shampoo or equivalent. No big deal for us but come prepared and bring your own. There are nicer places nearby but you pay for it. Overall I give this place 90% for its great location and friendly staff.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020