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This guest-house formula offers our guests the advantages of having a spacious home away from home, shared with a selected few, plus the comfort and privacy of their own space. Steps away from La Sabana Park. At your disposal a fully-equip kitchen.

The space

One of 5 bedrooms in an elegant, sunny and spacious apartment. This single room with a doble bed offers quality mattress and bedding, Bathroom with towels and toiletries, a work-desk and chair, ceiling fan, in-room cable TV and high-speed Wi-Fi, Free cleaning maid service, Free breakfast and all-day kitchen use. No deposit required. (See our 4 other listings)
NOTE: To see all our 5 listings, click on the host PROFILE and view the listings on the left by scrolling down.

We are two flights up from ground floor, in a small attractive apartment building, in a safe, central, up-scale neighbourhood. There is Free in-door parking with remote-controlled garage entrance, and camera-equipped intercom system.

Guest access

Besides the bedroom, all areas are accessible to guests: massive fully-equipped kitchen, bright dining room and living room that both open to covered balconies, library, computer, free fast wi-fi, free local calls, central work-station, free storage in case of return.

Interaction with guests

We are a retired Canadian couple, who have their own residence on the same floor, so are always present to receive guests. Having been hotel owner-operators for 2 decades in Costa Rica, we offer all the travel and re-location assistance that may be requested, while guaranteeing the privacy of our guests. Their sole comfort is our goal!

Other things to note

The Residence is dedicated to the serious, the quiet, and the respectful. Perfect for short or extended-stay vacations, for work or study, for dental-medical tourism.

The space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is flexible

Pets are not allowed in the building, nor are un-registered overnight guests.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

1 night minimum stay

127 Reviews

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Yamilka User Profile
September 2017
Diane-Alexis & James, are without any doubt, the best hosts I've had so far! They are friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and they made me feel very welcome. The house is clean, comfortable, practical and on top of that, it's pretty. In a very nice area, just a few minutes walking from Sabana Park and National Stadium. Safe area, surrounded by many amenities I could go on and on about how amazing Diane-Alexis & James's place is, all I can I say is, I definitely recommend it!

Julia User Profile
August 2017
My stay here was perfect. Traveling alone to Costa Rica for the first time, I was a bit nervous about my stay. I found La Paz air B&B and had a good feeling about this place and the hosts. Once I arrived in Costa Rica, Alexis and James reaffirmed my good feelings! Alexis has always communicated so well with me and was always quick to respond, especially when I told her about my worries of traveling alone! Once I landed, Alexis was quick to communicate with me and let me know where I should go in order to avoid all of the insistent taxi drivers. James picked me up from the airport and immediately made me feel comfortable and relaxed. We had good conversation and he was so kind! The residence was clean and neat, with a full kitchen to cook in. Beautiful place and AMAZING hosts! Whenever I need to stay in San Jose again, I will book Residence La Paz. (:

Patrick User Profile
July 2017
Alexis and James's place was awesome, the neighbourhood is quiet and safe, a pretty upscale area that is close to public transit, a huge activity park including the national stadium and a healthy walk to the city is you're up to it. There are restaurants and supermarkets also in walking distance, Even a Starbucks. The best part of the whole experience is the hosts. Alexis and James are adorable and go to great lengths to ensure the well being of their guests. It'd be my first option when I am in Costa Rica again.

Sergio User Profile
June 2017
PERFECT!! Clean, comfortable, safe, quiet. We felt at home. Perfect location and price. Hosts was extremely helpful and welcoming. Breakfast, the kitchen, and dining area were ideal to start the day on the right foot. The complimentary umbrellas came in handy. We would not change a thing; it was a perfect experience. We will visit you again and we will recommend it to many people.

Julie User Profile
June 2017
This was a great safe residential area with plenty of amenities close by. Alexis and James were great hosts and did there best offering guidance and support. There were quite a few small bugs in the room and kitchen but it was only to be expected in tropical climate, the place was very clean and tidy. I would definitely stay again. Julie
Diane-Alexis & James User ProfileDiane-Alexis & James is a superhost.
Response from Diane-Alexis & James:
Indeed, insects are endemic to the tropics, most particularly at the beginning of the rainy season, which in no way relates to the cleanliness of the premises. We always recommend that guests close the windows at night and turn on the strong overhead fan. Not all comply. Since Julie was the only one inconvenienced, we have to take her on her word: she is particularly attractive to insects (she explained why), and particularly sensitive. Our sincere apologies nonetheless.
June 2017

Eurie User Profile
June 2017
It was great staying at Alexis and James place. Actually it was my first trip abroad by myself. Little bit acared. But once I met them, everything went well. From airport pickup, schedule for what to do, booking. Alexis and Jame literally did everything for me. I didn't even make 1 phone call during this trip. This is more than thank you~~~~~

Greg User Profile
May 2017
Awesome place to stay! I was there on a dental visit and couldn't be happier with the location and security . Diana and James are terrific!

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Diane-Alexis & James User ProfileDiane-Alexis & James is a superhost.

We are a retired Canadian couple, who have their own residence on the same floor, so are always present to receive guests. Having been hotel owner-operators for 2 decades in Costa Rica, we offer all the travel and re-location assistance that may be requested, while guaranteeing the privacy of our guests. Their sole comfort is our goal! Pura Vida Costa Rica!

Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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