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Hotel Cacts

Avenida tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #34 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014
jeff k Schofield, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Schofield, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The hotel staff are the best we have found anywhere in our travels. They consistently went out of their way to help us navigate San Jose and make our stay easy and comfortable. Elexca was so helpful to us in booking the room, arranging our pickup from the airport, our rental car and even let us borrow one of the... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I have traveled to San Jose frequently over the years from 1999 onwards. I stayed at a number of hotels in and around San Jose until I found Hotel Cacts, and now I never go anywhere else. It is simply the best the best hotel in terms of comfort, cleanliness, value, safety and service you can find in the region.... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This hotel was beautiful! It has a great Costa Rican feel, and it is well managed. The beds were nice, the bathrooms were clean and the staff was very friendly. My favourite part was the balcony. You could see most of San Jose! I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

In my opinion, Cacts Hotel is a wonderful experience because the hotel is situated between downtown San Jose and a large beautiful park with a 15 minute walk to both. Cacts is also in a quiet and safe neighborhood with police station across the street, a dentist next door and grocery store 10 minutes walk away. Just 5 minutes walk... More

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My first visit to Hotel Cacts was in 1999 as a member of a group of volunteers heading to Cano Palma Biologica Station near Tortuguero. I have since been a guest at the hotel on a regular basis (10+ visits) with my last visit on February 22nd, 23rd, and March 5th, 2014. My visits to Costa Rica usually involve group... More

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a great place to use as a base for seeing San Jose. Rooms are tidy and provide phone and wifi. This is an older building with unique features and lots of interesting plants. Breakfast is served on a rooftop patio that is lovely. The front desk staff are gracious and very helpful. Convenient if you are seeing the... More

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Plant City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Although I have read some reviews that are less than flattering, I can tell you that the person who said he registered at the Cacts did,, in fact, not have a room there. The closest he came to a hotel room was the lobby. He was upset because he had parked illegally in the space in front of the hotel... More

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Denton, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I stayed here in August, I loved this hotel so much that I extended my stay instead of going to a hostel. The rooms are quiet and comfortable, plus they have TV. The pool is cold but nice. It is located a few blocks from Calle Central, which is good because street noise is minimal. The rooftop view is the... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I stayed here far too many nights for a variety of nights. Needless to say, it was great and what I needed at the time. This hotel was included in my travel package, and served as my home base throughout 4 months. It is safe, and had a great breakfast.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed in the old part and the room was fine. Although we didn't swim, others did and seemed to enjoy it. Great views from the upper part and a great place to relax in the evening or morning. The person on the desk was great. I'd lost my credit card on arrival at the airport. It took a lot... More

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Address: Avenida tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Also Known As:
Cacts Hotel San Jose
Hotel Cacts Costa Rica/San Jose

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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