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Charming B&B in Best Neighborhood: Irazu Room
Charming B&B in Best Neighborhood: Irazu Room

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

A bit of paradise in the city, Casa Abierta is one of the most highly recommended B&B's in San Jose on Airbnb and Trip Advisor. 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.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 24%


The space

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 the 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.ffee.

Irazu is a spacious, high-ceilinged, beautifully furnished room with queen bed. If Irazu room does not appear available please review 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, our Poas and Irazu rooms and our Orosi Suite. 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.

Guest access

Although the bedrooms 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 breakfast 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.

The neighborhood

Why stay in the suburbs, far from cultural activities requiring expensive taxi rides through heavy traffic to get to where you will want to go?

Considered by locals to be the “in” neighborhood in the heart of the city, we are centrally located, safe, quiet and within walking distance to both the city center and the University of Costa Rica. Within a few blocks of our home, you will find the most popular restaurants and gastro-pubs in the city along with an abundance of galleries, museums, parks, theaters, cinemas, shopping areas and excellent public transportation. At the end of our street is a lovely park that runs along a creek for several blocks.

Getting around

Secure parking inside our complex with easy access to all forms of public transportation. We can book tours, transportation needs and provide personal recommendations to the city's best restaurants and cultural activities.

Other things to note

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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 assist you in any way. Just ask!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is flexible

Only registered guests, please.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

7 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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