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Vesuvio Hotel

Avenida 11, Calle 13-15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 1316, Costa Rica
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Ranked #50 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at the Hotel Vesuvio Restaurant- we stayed at a different hotel who recommended eating dinner here. We arrived just as they opened on a Monday night at 6pm and enjoyed a wonderful meal- we had the place to ourselves. Juan Carlos gave us wonderful service as well as made us 2 delicious meals- the special... More 

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succasunna
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

This place has secure parking. The place is gated in. They give u a full breakfast and the staff are pleasant and help full. This isn't somewhere I would stay for an extended period but a night or two u can't beat it.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I and my partner chose this hotel after my first hotel was full. It was reasonable price. One of best thing is staffs who always helped us for all information around. Our room was spacious and clean. I will be back.

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vietnam First of all we want to thank you on behalf of all the staff Hotel Vesuvio for taking the time to share your positive review on tripadvisor, our goal is always to make the comfort of our guests, and always try to provide the best service at the best price . We are glad to know that the... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I stayed at Vesuvio for a few nights in 2008. At that time, it was clean, hot water was temperamental, but occasionally there. We had a room with three beds for one of the nights, and it was very spacious. We ate at the restaurant once, good food, reasonable prices. All in all, for the price, location and space, it... More 

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Winnip 1: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, we always try that our guests feel comfortable and receive a good attention from our staff. We agree with you the Hotel has a... More 

Munster, Indiana, Usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I just spend a few nights at the Vesuvio and was quite pleased I have been to Costa Rica over 30 times and usually stay at a nearby hotel but it was closed for remodeling. A fellow that owns a small shuttle business recommended it to me. It is not for everyone. If you want something modern or upscale, then... More 

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Donche2010: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose. Thank you so much for taking the time and write your positive review about Hotel Vesuvio and thanks for sharing your experience in our hotel with TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear that the hotel staff was so helpful... More 

Cartago, Costa Rica
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed at the Hotel Vesuvio for one night. While it was hard to find , once I got there I was pleasantly surprised. It is clean, the service is great and there is a pretty good restaurant on premises. It was not the quietest place I ever stayed but I think that is part of its charm. 10 minute... More 

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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a nice, economical place to stay overnight before heading to the airport or vice versus..Nice to spend a morning visiting downtown San Jose. The city has changed a lot in the last 10 years and quite charming. Nice renovated, historical buildings, especially, the post office. It has nice little restaurant with good food and very nice staff. The... More 

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tolomuco: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation. Thanks for your review and for sharing your good experience at Hotel Vesuvio with TripAdvisors readers. I am glad to hear that the hotel staff was helpful during your stay with us. We agree with you about Hotel Vesuvio being the perfect... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Used this hotel as s stop over on arrival in Costa Rica and then again at the end of our trip. Very basic thin walls etc. but reasonable nights sleep hot running water and a reasonable breakfast and very near all the sights and sounds on San Jose. Would definitely stay again

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment about Hotel Vesuvio and thank you for choosing our hotel for your lodge accommodation in San Jose, Costa Rica. The guest satisfaction is our highest priority so we are very glad to hear about your good experience staying with us. We agreed with you about Hotel Vesuvio being the perfect location, 5... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for three days. You have to first remember this is a low cost hotel. Rooms are clean and basic, bathrooms are a little small, front counter staff are very good, wifi is included all be it slow. The area is safe quiet area and a short walk to city centre. The hotel is fair value

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 19Bruce59: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, Costa Rica. I am very glad to hear that the hotel staff was very helpful during your stay with us and I am very happy to hear that you really enjoyed our restaurant. We agree with you about Hotel... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Located walking distance from downtown San Jose, we found the Vesuvio Hotel to be a charming Bed & Breakfast fit for the solo, business or adventure traveler. Also recommended for small groups. The rooms are all equipped with private bath, phone, wi-fi, hot and cold water, hair dryer and security safe. Price ranges from $40 to $75 per night. Spending... More 

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Costa R: We are very pleased with your comment. Thanks for taking your time to make this review and thanks for sharing your good experience with TripAdvisor's readers. We really appreciate you choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose. We agree with you that Hotel Vesuvio has the perfect location, 5 minutes walk from the most... More 

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