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Taormina Hotel and Casino

3.5-star hotel in Amón with casino and restaurant

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
$78

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Avenida 11, Calle 3 Bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
8.4.Very Good.
  • Hotel is nice, good enough breakfast. Housekeeping needs vast improvement. Carpeting was…

    Sep 9, 2021

  • Nice hotel, friendly staff. Good restaurant and casino on premise. Would stay again

    Sep 2, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Convenient
Dining options
Quiet
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 87 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa services

What’s around

  • In Amón
  • Morazan Park - 4 min walk
  • Parque Espana - 7 min walk
  • Pre-Colombian Gold Museum - 7 min walk
  • Plaza de la Cultura - 8 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 8 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Amón
  • Morazan Park - 4 min walk
  • Parque Espana - 7 min walk
  • Pre-Colombian Gold Museum - 7 min walk
  • Plaza de la Cultura - 8 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 8 min walk
  • Simon Bolivar Zoo - 8 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 9 min walk
  • National Theater - 9 min walk
  • Children's Museum (Museo de los Ninos) - 9 min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 35 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 14 min walk
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 15 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 15 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Avenida 11, Calle 3 Bis, San Jose, Costa Rica

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 87 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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

  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Casino

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Services

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

Facilities

  • Elevator

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Dining

Il Gattopardo - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per vehicle (one-way, Maximum occupancy 4)

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene and cleanliness

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

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Gioconda House
  • Taormina Casino San Jose
  • Taormina Hotel and Casino Hotel San Jose
  • Taormina Hotel And Casino Costa Rica/san Jose
  • Gioconda House B&B
  • Gioconda House B&B San Jose
  • Gioconda House San Jose
  • La Gioconda House Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
  • Taormina And Casino San Jose
  • Taormina Hotel and Casino Hotel
  • Taormina Hotel and Casino San Jose
  • Taormina Hotel Casino San Jose

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Taormina Hotel and Casino 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. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Il Gattopardo offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include La Estancia Argentina (3-min walk), El Cafe Rojo (4-min walk), and Restaurante y Bar Criollita (5-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 30 per vehicle one-way.
  • Yes, the 1292 square-foot casino features 55 slot machines and 6 gaming tables.
  • Taormina Hotel and Casino has a casino and spa services.
8.4.Very Good.
  • 4.0.Fair

    Marginal

    Very unorganized and understaffed. Almost impossible to get a drink at either one of the bars.

    Andrew, 1 night trip with friends, Sep 2, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great breakfast and nightlife. This is a not a family friendly hotel.

    4 night trip, Aug 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good rooms and room service to 1am.

    3 night trip, Aug 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A+

    Great hotel at an excellent price close to a lot of downtown San Jose! Free breakfast was also really good. Will stay here again thanks!!

    george, 1 night trip with friends, Jul 27, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent hotel in downtown San Jose

    This is an excellent very well managed property. Friendly and professional staff. Clean and updated. Excellent restaurant onsite with excellent food. Nice dinners.

    6 night trip, Jul 26, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Jonathan at front desk is best.

    Jonathan at front desk is really good customer service 👏 Very professional and highly motivated. Food is really good .Clean room

    Sachin, 2 night trip with friends, Jul 24, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The water was shut off overnight and no one was able to resolve the issue. No manager on site to approve refund to go to another hotel. Horrible experience to end my trip.

    1 night trip with friends, Jul 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Awesome place. The staff was great especially in the casino!!!

    Patrick, 2 night trip, Jul 3, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very nice and clean hotel. A bungalow. Toucans flying up on your balcony. Monkeys in the trees beautiful.

    matt, 1 night trip, Jun 20, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    My room was clean, the staff was very nice and accommodating. I would recommend to a friend

    Michael, 1 night trip, Jun 18, 2021

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