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Hotel Cacts

Avenida tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #31 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We stayed in both the older part and the newer. The older part is not safe. The floor is split and you can see straight through. it is very noisy. The stairs are not safe to the older rooms. There was no hot water and the sheets were so thin that I could see the mattress. The newer section where... More

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Also Known As:
Cacts Hotel San Jose
Hotel Cacts Costa Rica/San Jose
Address: Avenida tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #31 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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