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Hotel Alta Las Palomas

Hotel Alta Las Palomas, San Jose & Central Costa Rica

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If you're looking for a comfortable mid-range hotel within striking distance of the airport and all that central Costa Rica has to offer, Hotel Alta las Palomas is a great choice. This boutique hotel, with it's fuse of French chic and industrial style decor is positioned mountain-side and enjoys stunning views of the surrounding hills. The onsite restaurant, La Luz, serves up fresh Mediterranean fare in an elegant setting and the pool is pefect for freshening up after a long-haul flight. There are plenty of options for day trips too, with coffee plantation tours, a wildlife rescue centre and Poas all within easy reach. 

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Hotel Alta Las Palomas
  • rooms

    The Deluxe King Rooms offer a king-sized bed whilst the equivalent Deluxe Queen Rooms offer two queen-sized beds. Both enjoy a lovely private balcony with views over the gardens and beyond.

    If you're looking for more space, opt for one of the spacious Grand Suites, complete with your own living room, bedroom and balcony/ patio. The Grand Queen Suites offer two queen-sized beds as well as a sofa-bed and sleep up to 6 people, making them the perfect choice for families.

    For the best views though and the added treat of your own in-room Jacuzzi, there is the two room Master Suite with king-sized bed.

    All rooms and suites are stylishly designed with features such as filament lamps, 400+ count Indian cotton bedding as well as black and white pictures of 1920′s Costa Rica. Standard amenities include cable TV, safe and air-conditioning.

  • facilities & activities

    During the day, guests can laze about beneath a massive Guanacaste tree at Alta’s relaxing pool, and take in views of the valley. For more energetic travellers, there’s a small gym and sauna. In the evening, music frequently emanates from upstairs, where classical and jazz musicians perform.

    Wi-Fi is available is available in all areas and is free of charge.

  • dining

    La Luz Restaurant & Bar combines Mediterranean cuisine specialties with fresh and local Costa Rican produce direct from the farm. Dine on throne-like chairs,  amidst chandeliers and oropendola nest centrepieces. Top dishes include mandarin and lemon aioli sea bass and creamy pejibaye soup — a Costa Rican speciality. Guests stay on a bed & breakfast basis and we recommend trying the national breakfast of choice — gallo pinto — which is delicious. If you need to stock up on snacks, there is a supermarket nearby.

  • family

    The Grand Queen Suites have two queen-sized beds and a sofa-bed, making them the perfect choice for families. 

    As with most Costa Rican hotels, children will be made to feel very welcome and probably spoiled accordingly although there are no special family facilities as such, other than the pool. They are sure to appreciate the wildlife rescue centre nearby too!

  • location

    Hotel Alta las Palomas is situated in the mountains, off the undulating old road between Santa Ana and Escazú in the outskirts of San José. It's roughly a 30-minute drive west of downtown San Jose and Tobías Bolaños International Airport can be reached in approx. 20-minutes. In the local area there are a good selection of restaurants and bars as well as malls and outdoor shopping plazas. Poas Volcano is easily accessible for day trips and there's a wildlife rescue centre close to the hotel - Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica

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