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Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

First let me say that this was where I stayed for an overnight in San Jose to catch an international flight out at the end of an amazing stay in Costa Rica. Everywhere I went the country, accommodations, and people were outstanding. So I was a bit disappointed here. It is ridiculously far away from the international airport and the... More 

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

Dear 0Val0: Thank you very much for your feedback on our hotel and thanks for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, Costa Rica. We appreciate customers who let us know when things are not completely right so that we can improve. I am very glad to hear that the restaurant was FABULOUS! and with very reasonable... More 

Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The first time was for two nights on March 26th and 27th, and again for another three nights from April 1-3 when we returned from Nicaragua. The 3 staff at the front desk were very friendly and helpful. I am an early riser, and Mauricio the night manager would always make a pot of fresh coffee for me every morning.... More 

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vesuviocr, Manager at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear burmaboy: Thank you very much to you and your wife for your for amazing feedback! And thanks for sharing this positive comment with all of the TripAdvisors readers. It is so important to us, to hear about your great experience at Hotel,Vesuvio. I am very glad to hear that all of our staff exceeded your expectations. We all remembered... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Hotel sent shuttle to pick me up. Hotel is in great area safe clean with wifi and hotel water. Staff very friendly caring they went out of their way to make things awesome I really hope you stay at this hotel so you get to enjoy what me and my husband did. Great price location and room. I really recommend... More 

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vesuviocr, Gerente at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jelly196: We are more than glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay so much at Hotel Vesuvio and the service provided by our hotel staff was so much appreciated. We are constantly evaluating our staff to provide the best possible service. I am also glad to hear that the WIFI worked perfectly according to your expectations. Thank... More 

Tulum, Mexico
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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

simple, secure, not expensive place to stay in the capital of costa rica. not more than a night its in a secure neighbourhood in san jose, the front desk is extremely nice and helped me in what i needed. the rooms are simple, bathrooms really small and the street in the end of the afternoon is extremely noisy. beds are... More 

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vesuviocr, Gerente at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose, and thanks for sharing your good experience with us. We really appreciate it when our guest let us know what they love about our hotel or what we can improve on. We agreed with you that Hotel Vesuvio offers a very good "value for money " ,... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Really enjoyed my stay. The young lady who works until 10 p.m. is a sweetie and was very friendly and helpful as was all the staff. Great location. Breakfast was very good. Helped with taxi to airport, and he arrived right on time. Manager a great guy. Would return...in fact can't wait to!

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

Dear Richard M; Thank you very much for your nice review and for sharing with TripAdvisors's readers your good experience during your stay in Hotel Vesuvio. We all remembered you perfectly, you stayed with us just a few days ago and I am very glad to know that the hotel staff could help you with all your needs. I am... More 

Globe, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

We arrived late night completely exhausted. Although we believed to have paid before, the receptionist ask for payment and we stated that it has been paid. We got the key to our room right away and the next day the receptionist asked again for payment. After a good night sleep, we realized that this was the one hotel we have... More 

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

Dear Biner_Globearizona First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation. Thanks for your review and for sharing your good experience at Hotel Vesuvio with TripAdvisors readers. I am glad to hear that the hotel staff was helpful during your stay with us, and that finally everything was clear about the payment. It... More 

Grass Valley, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I would highly recommend this hotel. The grounds are beautiful, and the staff was incredible. Carlos went above and beyond in accommodating me and figuring out what was in my best interest in figuring out transportation to and from the hotel. Unlike other places, where they will help with touring because they get a cut of the cost, Carlos helped... More 

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

Dear Gemmer983 Thanks for your review and thanks for sharing your good experience with TripAdvisor's readers. Carlos and Juan Carlos, our chef, remembered your stay very well in the hotel just some days ago. They really enjoyed having you with us. I am glad to know that the hotel staff can help you with all your requirements and that you... More 

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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We stayed here prior to a group tour and found the hotel to be simple, clean and have friendly staff. Any thing going on in the halls and next rooms could be easily heard at night.

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

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Tapave: Thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio during your stay in San Jose, Costa Rica. We really appreciate you bringing these issues to our attention so that we can improve our guest’s happiness. We are really sorry to hear that the noise coming from the hall and other rooms disturbed you; but we want to let... More 

Eagle, Co
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We stayed here when the hotel we wanted to stay was booked. The room was decent size with a king bed. It had an rank smell. The bathroom smelled like sewer. The people were helpful and friendly. The terrace was a great place to sit and meet other travelers. The ¨breakfast¨ was a piece of toast, banana and coffee. Would... More 

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vesuviocr, Gerente at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, they are really important for us to improve our service. We are working hard to resolve the problem with the noise. I hope that you stay with us in your next trip to Costa Rica. Laura Jimenez General Manager More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Reception staff - mostly business-like but not friendly. Basic hotel. Has a little restaurant at the side for breakfast/evening meals - the chef is the kindest man (and very friendly). Guests appear to be allowed to take prostitutes back to their rooms and the staff don't seem bothered. I have no issues with this except when I have an early... More 

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

Dear GaynorV. Thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation. We really appreciate you bringing these issues to our attention so that we can fix these items to maximize our guest’s happiness. The guest satisfaction is our highest priority in Hotel Vesuvio. We are constantly evaluating our staff to provide the best possible service. Thanks for taking your... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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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