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Hotel Inca Real

3.0 of 5 Avenida 11 entre calle 3 y 5, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
#76 of 85 hotels in San Jose
67 Reviews 2.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The only good thing to say about this hovel, is that some of reception staff are really nice and accomodating. I travelled in March 2014. When i turned left i ended up at a bar with what could only be described as working girl minors, looking for their pay day. Very unnerving. If i turned right out of the hotel... More

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Pinellas Park, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had a family reunion. There 9 of us total 4 different rooms. The lobby is real cute. The rooms look cute. But, Each room had its issues. One smelt like raw sewage, they all had German cockroaches you will only see them at night by the bathrooms, There is mold in the bathrooms some rooms worse than others. All... More

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Tampa, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
50 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I really liked the price of the hotel. After I checked-in which took a while (reception lost the key to the room) I thought that the hotel wasn't bad for the price I got. I had cable, internet, breakfast, and security. The location also isn't bad during the day and it is 5 blocks from the center of San Jose... More

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San José
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I like the way the hotel is decorated, very homely. Our room was clean and smelled fresh. Only bad thing is that you can hear EVERYTHING going on outside and breakfast was 2 rolls,1 hot 1 cold and half cooked eggs. No menu, you sit and they bring it out to you.. Awesome friendly staff though.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Cheap, nasty and with a lying surly man on the desk. The lie involving a remote control for awful radio from the (empty) hotel bar he denied having. Nobody here looks happy. Also it looks nothing much like in the photos.

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Brooklyn, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

close to calle central. Beautiful location with very clean rooms. Everything was new and modern. San Jose can be scetchy in areas, but not this area. Close to busses, gas stations and shopping. Very helpful front desk. This is the only place I will stay in San Jose. They also will arrange very fair airport transport for you.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Run! This place is a hole-in-the-wall. No A/C or ventilation in the room. The rooms are dirty and smell like backed-up sewer. I would class this place more like a 20 dollar motel. The breakfast is crap and eggs cost an additional 2 dollars.

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Williams Lake
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19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

An old-fashioned but well-kept small property a few blocks from the downtown area. Mid-range priced with ok rooms for the price. Not a top-end place but decent for a night or two while transiting through San Jose. This gated hotel with security prevents just “anyone off the street” from wandering in. Staff was friendly and helpful and breakfast was copious.... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Room was fine. We shared a big room with 3 beds with 2 couples. That was fine. The hotel is old fashioned but cosy. Breakfast is typical Costa Rican. Casso Pinto, toast en marmalade. The hotel is situated in the center of San Jose. Therefore is was very noisy in the night. We have not experienced a feeling of danger,... More

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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143 reviews 143 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Stayed here as a transitional point upon arrival in San Jose on the advice of the cab driver we hired at the airport. He told us it was a decent place to stay near the city center. The hotel itsself is old and dated but outside appearance was good. The staff was friendly and very helpful, especially Damien who was... More

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Address: Avenida 11 entre calle 3 y 5, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Inca Real 3*
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Thanks to our location in the aristocratic neighborhood Amón, our customers will enjoy all the facilities for transportation around Costa Rica as well to live the culture and nightlife of San Jose. With the best comfort and kindness that you enjoy in our hotel at the best priceWe have spacious rooms with all amenities to make your stay in San Jose is as pleasant as possible. ... more   less 
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