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Pension de la Cuesta B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Avenida Primera Calle 11 Y 15 | 50 Metros Oeste Parque Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #21 of 53 San Jose B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stopped here a couple of nights before heading to the Caribbean coast. Very pleasant. Our room was comfortable and reasonably clean. The hotel was quiet but friendly. Shared bathrooms were fine. Helpful staff. Would stay again.

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Carrieres-sous-Poissy, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place near the center of San Jose. The people working there are available to help (thanks Daniel and Luis). Not enough bathrooms though (only 2), but the breakfast is included. Good hotel with good prices.

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Charlotte, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Two years ago we made a reservation here for the return portion of our trip. When we arrived at the hotel, they said they had no rooms available. No explanation, just "it was a mistake". They sent us to another place whicht was a dive. Forgiving this mistake, this time we made reservations about a week ahead. Again for the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

La Cuesta is an easy-going hotel with a good location. I splurged on a double with a private bathroom - clean, comfortable. There's a good central public area where it's easy to meet other travelers and swap stories. The staff is helpful and accommodating. There are four slow computers to use in addition to wifi. The kitchen is minimal and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

about the nice: 1.price is nice, I lived 2 nights in dorm and double room. you can find the price on the website. 台灣人有打八折 the house is built by wood,therefore, you can here the sound of walking and everything. the bed is so so, so prepare earplug is necessary. 2.breakfast is nice. there are fresh toast , fruit, coffee... good... More

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São Paulo, Brasil
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Good localization, close to the downtown; breakfast is included (coffee, milk, cereal, fruit, juice). I was for 3 night alone at the female dorm - 12US a night. The staff were wonderful - Alvaro knows a lot of things about Costa Rica, and like to help you! For me the biggest problem was that the collective bathroom was not that... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The personnel are easy to get along with and accommodating. A good breakfast is included. Cereal, toast,jam and a seasonal fruit with coffee or tea. Three computers and wifi are there to use but the Internet is ,as usual in Central America, slow. No fault of the hostel. They do have private rooms for those who want it. It is... More

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Location is perfect, hotel is clean, staff is helpfull and available, wifi works, nice common area with TV and amazing breakfast (coffe, juice, bread butter jam, corn flakes, milk and fresh pineapple !) I totally recommend that place!

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Miami, Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

My stay at the guest house was ok. The first few nights I stayed, there was a middle aged male Costa Rican staff member who was running the place. He really goes above and beyond the call of duty. I thought he was the owner because he was so caring and attentive. It has a nice homely feel and I... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I have been staying here for 20 years, The first time it was 1993, it was 6$ a night. While the price has gone up its still a good value. Centrally located, you have access to everything. The breakfast is ok, but it does the job. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The last time iwas ther I got... More

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Address: Avenida Primera Calle 11 Y 15 | 50 Metros Oeste Parque Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pension de la Cuesta B&B 3*
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Also Known As:
Pension De La Cuesta Hotel San Jose
Pension De La Cuesta Bed And Breakfast
Pension De La Cuesta B&B Costa Rica/San Jose

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