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Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio, San Rafael

Family-friendly San Rafael aparthotel with 2 outdoor pools, connected to a shopping center

  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
From
$116 CAD

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East side of Costa Rica Country Club, San Rafael, Costa Rica
9.2.Superb.
  • Unfortunately we awoke with strong allergic reactions, headaches and congestion. We…

    Jan. 7, 2021

  • Very nice place, full apartment style accommodations with kitchen, fridge, everything!!…

    Dec. 1, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • 48 hours gap period enforced between guest stays

Guests rated location

Safe
Walkable
Dining options
Shopping
Quiet
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 64 apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Room service
  • 24-hour fitness center

Feel at home

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Separate dining area

What’s around

  • Escazú Village - 22 min walk
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 34 min walk
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica - 36 min walk
  • Plaza Itskazú - 37 min walk
  • Avenida Escazú - 38 min walk
  • Plaza Tempo - 38 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Studio, 2 Bedrooms
  • Full Suite
  • Family Suite

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Escazú Village - 22 min walk
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 34 min walk
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica - 36 min walk
  • Plaza Itskazú - 37 min walk
  • Avenida Escazú - 38 min walk
  • Plaza Tempo - 38 min walk
  • Multipark - 42 min walk
  • La Salle Natural Science Museum - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Sabana Park - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Estadio Nacional - 3 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 35 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • San Jose Pacific Station - 10 min drive
  • San Jose Pavas Station - 11 min drive
  • San Jose Viquez Square Station - 11 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
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East side of Costa Rica Country Club, San Rafael, Costa Rica

At a glance

Size

  • 64 apartments

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*

Parking

  • Onsite extended parking (CRC 30000 per week)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English, Spanish

At the aparthotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Beach towels

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Grab bar - in shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Things to enjoy

  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 42-inch Smart TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 17000 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Beach shuttle, shopping center shuttle, and theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children and extra bedsPay at property

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge

PetsPay at property

  • Pet deposit: CRC 58000 per stay

ParkingPay at property

  • Extended parking costs CRC 30000 per week

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Apartotel Villas Rio Aparthotel Escazu
  • Apartotel & Suites Del Rafael
  • Apartotel Suites Villas del Rio
  • Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio Aparthotel
  • Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio San Rafael
  • Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio Aparthotel San Rafael
  • Apartotel Villas Rio Aparthotel
  • Apartotel Villas Rio Escazu
  • Apartotel Villas Rio
  • Apartotel Suites Villas del Rio
  • Apartotel Rio Aparthotel

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Extended parking costs CRC 30000 per week. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
  • Yes, pets are welcome. A deposit of CRC 58000 per stay is required. Food and water bowls are available.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Saúl Bistro (8-min walk), Mocapan (10-min walk), and Bell'italia (12-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 17000 per vehicle one-way.
  • Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio has 2 outdoor pools and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as a garden.
9.2.Superb.
  • 4.0.Fair

    This hotel is listed a 3 1/2 stars. It might have been 20 years ago. The unit we rented was worn out. It had not been updated for many years;e the floors were worn out, the shower/bath had sections of the coating missing, the bathroom taps had been used so much that the chrome was worn off. The furniture was '80s style. As others have stated, people moving chairs in the unit above could be heard clearly. It's old. It is at most a 2 star hotel. The front desk people were very friendly and check in was easy. The guard at the gate didn't have us on any list, and was confused, but was typically friendly as Costa Rica. The unit is very spacious, and clearly used to be an apartment building. The storage area with shelves was immense. Parking was secure and convenient. Access was a little challenging during rush hours.

    DD, 2 night family trip, Mar. 8, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Great location, excellent service all round and good breakfast buffet included in the price.

    1 night romance trip, Mar. 3, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel have 24/7 front desk and security services. A heated swiming pool and a seasonal temperature swiming pool are in place. Front desk services, Meal service (Breakfast) and room cleaning services and shuttle service to and from airport are excellent! We feel like we were at home while we were staying in we were staying in Villas Del Rio! Definitely we will book this again in the future vacation.

    Tom, 7 night family trip, Mar. 1, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    The breakfast is too minimal Stop using individual pouches for butter, mild, jam What a waste! Costa Rica is very nature friendly so please think of the planet and stop wasting

    1 night family trip, Aug. 6, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I like how quite and private it is. Pool and hot tub are well maintained. If you require anything your attended to right away. Pleasant staff. Good Food. Laundry facilities on site. Grocery store , banks , restaurants within walking distance nearby . Free shuttle service to and from airport. Shuttle van is new and well maintained. The driver Alberto is very pleasant and professional .

    4 night trip, Mar. 19, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good location for us. Good breakfasts included. Airport transportation included. Good coffee all day in lobby and great helpfulf people at the front desk.

    8 night trip, Mar. 19, 2019

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Too far from the beach and everything including tours were expensive. Nothing to do at the resort and workout equipment was all broken. Food was good.

    7 night family trip, Mar. 9, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    The airport shuttle is advertised as free, but then staff said I had to stay 2 days.

    1 night family trip, Feb. 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Friendly and accommodating staff. Clean pool, spacious rooms, beautiful views. Clean and safe. Highly recommend this property for value.

    KBeier, 2 night family trip, Jan. 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This hotel had everything you need. The apartments were huge and well equipped. The big pool and hot tub were an amazing place to enjoy the day or evening with friends and the gym was very clean and bigger than most hotel gyms. The free breakfast included was also very nice and convenient. I would definitely stay again.

    Bryony, 3 night family trip, Nov. 22, 2018

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