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 would do this as I had already confirmed the room with a credit card previously. They said they tried to contact me when I was in the rainforest not sure how I could check my email in the rainforest. When I got home and checked my email. . . it was a lie. They never tried to contact me.
Also, I had to ask for towels and the man checked my room first to make sure that I knew where to look for the towels.
Wow, I've had such good experiences in Costa Rica before that I am amazed to find this terrible place.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel 1492 is a cozy hotel near downtown San José, with only 10 rooms you will feel this experience as if you are in your own house. Located in a safe residential area "Barrio Escalante", one of the first neighborhoods in the 1940's, with parking lot ideal for the passengers traveling with car, it is close to San Jose, downtown. Three words discribes our Hotel 1492 Peaceful, Art and History - come and stay with us!!! 12 excellent nearby restaurants, cinemas and shopping centers. Ideal for executives who visit Costa Rica for business or vacationing families. 10 conmfortable rooms that include cable TV, Wi-Fi, private bathroom with hot water, full a la carta breakfast served in the Typical Ranch surrounded by a beautiful green garden. Due to the very nice weather of San Jose, it is not needed the air conditioner, all our rooms have ceiling fans instead, hairdryer, phone, cable TV, security box. We coordinate transportation airport-hotel / hotel-airport car rental and tours for your enjoyment. We offer corporate rates for longer stays. We accept credit and debit cards. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel 1492 Costa Rica/San Jose