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Hotel 1492

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle 31-33 Ave 1, San Jose 4988-1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 52 San Jose B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful home away from home. People who run are very friendly and helpful. It has a beautiful garden and lots of great restaurants around the corner on Calle 33. Wifi was good the whole time. I stayed there for a whole week. The only missing thing was that they didn't have a map of San Jose on offer.

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Greenfield, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It's true that loud train whistles start early on weekdays (not on the weekend), but if you or your kids are early risers you'll be up anyway. The staff are fantastic, the place is clean, and there is ample hot water (very hot!) Great location close to town, but in a quieter neighborhood. Beds aren't the greatest, but by far... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Cute little b&b ~ fun, cheerful décor. Lovely garden area out back, where guests eat breakfast. Would stay here again. Not sure about the area as we did not do much exploring. No swimming pool or fitness area but was required to rate below (hence the low rating).

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Cummington, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

First time I've ever experienced bedbugs. Ughh! The itch is terrible. This hotel is bad. The train starts blowing the whistle at 5:30am and again every 15 minutes after that there is another train. They told me that they emailed me to confirm my reservations, but I didn't respond and they held the room anyway. I'm not sure why they... More

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Deutschlandsberg, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

Rooms clean and spacious, the interior is ageing. The hotel is not far from the main road and in a save area with some good restaurants. In the night it's quite, but from 6 o'clock in the morning there are passing noisy trains (it's not only the trains: they're blowing the horn every second because of the railway crossings, so... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

This place was great. I spent two nights here in April 2013 and was very pleased. My room was clean, it was away from the main street and therefore quiet (except for one night when there was a birthday party but that was fine because we all ended up being invited!), and breakfast was simple, tasty, and peaceful. For unlimited... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here 1 night before setting off on our tour of Costa Rica. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Room was clean and spacious and we got a good nights sleep. Th hotel is a short walk from downtown San Jose, and just around the corner from some very nice restaurants. Would stay here again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We spent 2 nights at hotel 1492 with my family (5) during our trip to Costa Rica, we were very pleased by the service, the warm welcome and the support for transfers, advises... The hotel was nice, authentic, colonial style, clean, breakfast was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

I can't say enough great things about this place. It's small and the owner and his wife are almost always around to be super helpful and kind. My partner and I are vegetarian. When we asked about a restaurant on the first night that might be safe to walk to, the owner's wife said she'd give us a ride as... More

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Address: Calle 31-33 Ave 1, San Jose 4988-1000, 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 — Hotel 1492 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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