A bit of paradise in the city, Casa Abierta is one of the most highly recommended B&B's in San Jose. Elegant home in the heart of quiet and safe Barrio Dent/Escalante, considered by locals to be the "in" neighborhood in central SJ. Walking distance to top restaurants, gastropubs, galleries, shops, museums, parks and the University of Costa Rica. Scrumptious breakfast. Gracious and knowledgeable hosts.
Relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of our home's tranquil, multi-cultural, warm and welcoming ambiance. Savor the handcrafted furnishings, the collection of local art, the loveliness of the garden and fountain with its constant array of visiting birds. Enjoy interesting conversations, sleep in quiet elegance and breakfast on fresh tropical fruits, local delicacies, homemade bread and jams, organic cereals, yogurts and rich Costa Rican coffee.
Poas is a spacious, high-ceilinged, beautifully furnished room with queen bed. If Poas room does not appear available check all our listings at:
If any room does not appear available on the dates requested, please contact us as we may still be able to accommodate you.
The first floor of our home consists of a great room (living room and dining room with an adjoining garden and patio), guest bath, large modern kitchen with all appliances and utensils, pantry, laundry room and our Barva room. Upstairs there is a den/library, large master suite and our Poas and Irazu rooms. The downstairs floors are covered with a warm terra cotta tile while the upstairs floors and built-ins are all of fine Costa Rican hardwoods. The home is decorated in rich earth tones and features hand carved woods, mimbre, wrought iron, fine fabrics and carpets and a collection of multi-cultural art. Almost all of the furniture was handmade in either Honduras or Costa Rica. There is high-speed wireless internet service throughout the home.
Although the rooms we offer are private spaces, the rest of the home is available for you to enjoy throughout your stay. Great conversations, local recommendations, and daily breakfasts are included. Laundry services are available upon request.
Interaction with guests
Although not intrusive on your privacy, the hosts are available to share conversations, meals, and assist you in any way.
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If you have any questions, concerns, booking problems or any of the rooms appear unavailable send us a message, and we will do our best to accommodate you. We can book transportation, tours and assist you with other needs. We are happy to help you in any way. Just ask!
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