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Hotel Cacts

Avenida tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #32 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012
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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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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Our 12 day stay in this hotel was a nightmare. The echoing of the noises from this multiple story stone building, and the loud flushing sounds coming from plumbing pipes(if you happen to be staying on the lower floor)- made this place unbearable. The stone stairs for three levels was a work out,and unsafe for older people. We just wanted... More

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TAMPA FL
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

What an incredible first trip to Costa Rica! I was there to see Dr Marcos for dental work and it was very convenient due to being right next door literally foot steps away! The staff at Hotel Cacts made me feel safe and were always there for me when I needed anything. The free breakfast in the morning was something... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Rooms are modest, functional, and clean. Breakfast ever morning up stairs, very nice, eggs, gallo pinto, buffet of fruit and juice, toast and 24 hour coffee and tea available also Included. No matter where we travel, ( I worked for an airline all my life ) I always got spray Lysol and did the hotel rooms and beds and bath... More

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

i killed two cockroaches in the bathroom! the hole room smeel very very bad, nobady carried my suitcase, the shower and the sink were dropping, the blankets were too DIRTY , the toilet papper was the cheaper i ever used i paid 60$ it was a terrible experience y leave next day and for 40$ more (112$) y found the... More

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Very secure hotel with clean sheets and towels. Bedding is old. Breakfast is included which is nice. All in all, good value. I wouldn't go walking around outside of the hotel though.

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2011

I've been in Cacts from March 20th to 28th and It was an amazing experience. The first day the recepcionist received us very good, she was worried for us and give us a little paper for each one with the hotel address and telephone, she explain us how to visit the downtown and give us a map. The hotel is... More

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Denver, CO
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

After Gaudys Backpacker gave our room away to someone else after I reserved 1 month in advance and reconfirmed our reservation twice, we ended up staying at Hotel Cacts and it is a very nice place with very friendly staff. San Jose itself is not the best or safest place to stay, but if you are staying in San Jose... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

The place is older, but not run down; real character architecture. I loved sitting in the restaurant area, feeding the birds and admiring the view of the mountains; pretty serene place. They serve you a nice breakfast every morning, and you're close by everything in San Jose. Owner is super nice, friendly and above all helpful.

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california city, ca
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

Stayed a total of 32 days on 2 occasions. Unbeatable. Close to Dr. Cavallini's Dental Clinic (the purpose for the trip to Costa Rica) - Clean rooms. Best value around - Safe, secure area (across from Police Station). Nice swimming pool. sauna. No AC but this is Costa Rica, not Las Vegas, NV (where egotistical types got with more money... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

The cleaning staff leave the ceiling fans on for a reason-to help deal with the musty smell and poorly ventilated sewer system. The sheets and towels are about a year past their usable life in most other hotels. The pool is barely deep enough to swim laps in and there is no "hot" in the hot tub. The wifi is... 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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