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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 55 San Jose B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed as a family of 5. The rooms were quiet, the breakfast was good, the staff was wonderful. We had to leave at 4am for an early flight and leaving the hotel was easy as was the drive to the airport. The hotel is hard to find but worth the effort. It is walking distance to downtown San Jose... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 10
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