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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this hotel to be quaint and clean. The rooms were small but it was suitable for a short stay. I would not recommend this place for any duration. We could hear every other person in the hotel and the constantly opened windows allowed the birds outside to wake us up. It should be mentioned, lots of Costa Rican... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

My wife and I needed to catch a morning flight. We were traveling with our cat and we were looking for a hotel that accepts pets. Although there is an additional $20 fee for a pet. We found this hotel quite accommodating.

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The hotel is in a good location and it is safe and easy to walk to the centre. There are a couple of nice restaurants within easy walking distance. However, the room we had was very basic. The lighting was dull. The bathroom was very small- the toilet bowl very very close to the basin so had to manoeuvre past... More 

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Thank RosEngland
vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. England: Thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, and thanks for sharing your experience with us. We really appreciate you bringing these issues to our attention, because when our guests let us know what they love about our hotel or what we can improve , is great for us, because we can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Vesuvio has a very helpful and nice staff. Still only one of them was able to tell the right station to Quepos. Guy in the restaurant was really nice too, unfortunatly food wasnt good. I ate fish and got diarhea and we waited food for ages.

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Thank Mikko S
vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mikko: Thank you very much for your great comment about our staff and for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor's readers. The guest satisfaction is our highest priority in Hotel Vesuvio, we are constantly evaluating our staff to provide the best possible service and try to improve it, so for this, we appreciated very much your comment. We regret... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Nice restaurant, quiet, clean. Good array of food choices. Medium range prices.Recommend it and would go back. Fish was good, not overcooked. Chicken in blackberry sauce was most delicious. Good sized portions, did not have room for dessert.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

I'm still here for another night and glad I chose this hotel at the beginning of our four weeks here from the UK. Wifi, food and comfy bed is great. Gated property is a bonus for security. The staff are very pleasant and even crack a joke or two. I wish folk would stop complaining and go to an expensive... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We booked at this hotel through getaroom.com about 6 weeks in advance of our travel with another couple. We had our transportation service transfering us from Tamarindo to San Jose which is about 4-5 hour drive. When we arrived at the hotel with our luggage for our next day flight back to US, the hotel reception told me that they... More 

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vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dharma We regret not having had a room available for the dates you had your reservation. However our hotel reservation honored by this in a hotel of a higher grade than ours located less than a block from our hotel and all the services included in accordance with the agreement (breakfast included). Additionally, the Hotel Vesuvio expenses paid fare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A great hotel,very delicious food,very friendly staff,they even celebrated my friend birthday,and it was a wonderful surprise.The hotel is old but have a very beautiful view.I really like it and like Sorrento!

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Madison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at the Hotel Vesuvio Restaurant- we stayed at a different hotel who recommended eating dinner here. We arrived just as they opened on a Monday night at 6pm and enjoyed a wonderful meal- we had the place to ourselves. Juan Carlos gave us wonderful service as well as made us 2 delicious meals- the special... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

This place has secure parking. The place is gated in. They give u a full breakfast and the staff are pleasant and help full. This isn't somewhere I would stay for an extended period but a night or two u can't beat it.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Vesuvio Hotel is located in the historical downtown, walking distance from the most important attractions of San Jose city, such as The National Theater, The Cultural Plaza, The National Library, Museums, Shops, Restaurants, Banks, Nightlife and beautiful exotic parks. The hotel is located in Barrio Otoya, one of the oldest districts in the area and is away from the noise and traffic of downtown, yet close enough to be able to walk the central business district within a few minutes. The management makes it a priority to give their guests the fullest attention to every detail. Personalized service is the key to this owner management hotel.The hotel has 20 carpet and comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water, cable color T.V., phone and safe deposit box, restaurant with international cuisine, room service, private parking, laundry service, Fax and Internet access. The American Breakfast is included in the rate.*Free parking.*Free Internet access.*Free children under 12.*Free breakfast.*Free storage room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vesuvio Hotel

Address: Avenida 11, Calle 13-15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $47 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vesuvio Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Vesuvio Hotel San Jose
Vesuvio Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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