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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We really enjoyed the helpful staff at CACTS during our two night stay that book-ended a 12-day stay on the Caribbean rainforest coast. The dorm rooms were clean, if dated (you have to be accustomed to the common style of mismatched decor of local hotels in South/Central America) with relative quiet during our stay. The morning breakfast on the open... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have been going to Costa Rica every 4 to 6 weeks for 9+ years. About 8 years ago, I found this hotel. When not staying with family or friends, I have tried to stay at Hotel Cacts. Over the years I have stayed there 20 to 30 times. Excellent service with clean, comfortable rooms were provided each time. Hot... More 

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Alajuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Hotel Cacts is a good option If you are looking for a nice hotel in San Jose area. The hotel offers typical breakfast, WI FI, parking lot and Swimming pool. The are very carefully with the guests and help you in everything, especially Alexia the owner she is great.

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Schofield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The hotel staff are the best we have found anywhere in our travels. They consistently went out of their way to help us navigate San Jose and make our stay easy and comfortable. Elexca was so helpful to us in booking the room, arranging our pickup from the airport, our rental car and even let us borrow one of the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I have traveled to San Jose frequently over the years from 1999 onwards. I stayed at a number of hotels in and around San Jose until I found Hotel Cacts, and now I never go anywhere else. It is simply the best the best hotel in terms of comfort, cleanliness, value, safety and service you can find in the region.... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This hotel was beautiful! It has a great Costa Rican feel, and it is well managed. The beds were nice, the bathrooms were clean and the staff was very friendly. My favourite part was the balcony. You could see most of San Jose! I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

In my opinion, Cacts Hotel is a wonderful experience because the hotel is situated between downtown San Jose and a large beautiful park with a 15 minute walk to both. Cacts is also in a quiet and safe neighborhood with police station across the street, a dentist next door and grocery store 10 minutes walk away. Just 5 minutes walk... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My first visit to Hotel Cacts was in 1999 as a member of a group of volunteers heading to Cano Palma Biologica Station near Tortuguero. I have since been a guest at the hotel on a regular basis (10+ visits) with my last visit on February 22nd, 23rd, and March 5th, 2014. My visits to Costa Rica usually involve group... More 

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a great place to use as a base for seeing San Jose. Rooms are tidy and provide phone and wifi. This is an older building with unique features and lots of interesting plants. Breakfast is served on a rooftop patio that is lovely. The front desk staff are gracious and very helpful. Convenient if you are seeing the... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Although I have read some reviews that are less than flattering, I can tell you that the person who said he registered at the Cacts did,, in fact, not have a room there. The closest he came to a hotel room was the lobby. He was upset because he had parked illegally in the space in front of the hotel... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Cacts

Address: Avenida Tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $64 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Cacts 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Cacts Hotel San Jose
Hotel Cacts Costa Rica/San Jose
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