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Vesuvio Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida 11, Calle 13-15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 1316, Costa Rica
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Ranked #55 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014
Winnipeg1234 Winnipeg, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
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 

Monteverde, Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I will like to give 4 star but at the same time i will like to give 2....so at the end 3 stars isn't bad. pro: very friendly staff good location good Price good restaurant food large size room cons: - you can hear people walking and talking while you are sleeping (almost sleeping) - I founded some hair on... More 

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vesuviocr, Gerente at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, and thanks for sharing your experience with us. We really appreciate you bringing these issues to our attention and when our guests let us know what they love about our hotel or what we can improve ,it is great for us, because we can take care of... More 

Grande Prairie, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We stayed at this hotel about one year ago the first time. It definitely is a long way from the airport but it's location proved to be a winner. We had always avoided downtown in the past but decided to change it up a little. That turned out to be a great decision. If you're a walker, and like parks,... More 

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vesuviocr, Gerente at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Duane: Thanks for your review and for sharing your good experience with TripAdvisor's readers. We all remembered your stay very well in the hotel just some days ago. I am glad to know that the hotel staff gave you and incredible service and that you were very satisfied with our breakfast and dinner. We agree with you about... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

First let me say that this was where I stayed for an overnight in San Jose to catch an international flight out at the end of an amazing stay in Costa Rica. Everywhere I went the country, accommodations, and people were outstanding. So I was a bit disappointed here. It is ridiculously far away from the international airport and the... More 

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

Dear 0Val0: Thank you very much for your feedback on our hotel and thanks for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, Costa Rica. We appreciate customers who let us know when things are not completely right so that we can improve. I am very glad to hear that the restaurant was FABULOUS! and with very reasonable... More 

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Address: Avenida 11, Calle 13-15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 1316, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vesuvio Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Vesuvio Hotel San Jose
Vesuvio Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose

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