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3 reviews
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We landed in San José at 730 am after flying all night long. We could not wait for a hot shower and comfortable bed. Due to the early morning rush hour traffic we arrived about 2 hours later and were immediately showed to our room before the usual check in time. We were very grateful for that! Although there is... More 

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stayed here on our first night after arrival in Costa Rica. The owners were very friendly, driving us to an ATM and showing the street with restaurants close to the hotel. The room was spacious and clean. Great way to start of holidays in Costa Rica

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed July 12, 2016

I stayed 3 nights and I was happy . The staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is great...there is a lot of bars and restaurants on calle 33 ...it is also close to mall san pedro and downtown ( 10 minutes walking distance) . During the day you will hear the train .I did no bother me at... More 

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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This room is good for a quick one night stay. While the room was very large..some housekeeping was lacking. Curtains hid dirty window sills and the bedding felt unclean and dirty. There was also just a fan in the room no a/c. However, the owners were very accommodating and hotel was convenient to downtown and local restaurants and market.

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Hotel1492, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel 1492, responded to this review

Best regards I apologize for the inconvenience, currently there are many points that need to improve. We would have liked to notify the front desk to give a solution. We maintain quality standards and this should not have happened. apologize again, as compensation please email us at reservaciones@hotel1492 and give you a courtesy. Thank you. More 

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Reviewed June 11, 2016

Cheap hotel, free parking and breakfast included. Service was pleasant and the room was fine for what we needed. We left soon after breakfast so didn't spend much of our trip there, but it had everything we needed for a stop over and was easy to find.

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Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and helpful. It was good value for the money and there were many restaurants within a short walk from the hotel. There was a train track immediately behind the hotel and the trains passed by frequently, for me this just added to the charm of the place but if I were sensitive to noise it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

We stayed here just for the first night of our trip before we left to Tortuguero early the next morning. We arrived pretty late. The guy at the front desk woke up from his sleep to let us in. He only spoke Spanish but he was very sweet and friendly. The room had two double beds and it was spacious... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

We had a room reserved at a different hotel but it got booked to someone else so they sent us here. Great find, close to restaurants and main avenues so its easy to access and the "Paseo Gastronomico" has a bunch of restaurant option. Rooms were clean, breakfast was good and we had a great experience with the staff. Rodolfo,... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews
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Reviewed June 10, 2015

Small hotel with 10 small guest rooms. Room and common areas were clean. Wifi was available and breakfast was served. There were 3 breakfast options and I went with the local gallo pinto and fresh fruit, which were excellent and quite filling. Staff was helpful. The hotel is located on a quiet street. It was 2 blocks down the road... More 

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Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed only one night in this hotel before going on our trip through Costa Rica. The hotel is located in a quiet street, some distance from downtown San Jose. Near it is a railroad and from 6 o'clock in the morning you can regularly hear the honking from passing trains, but that's not such a big problem. The welcome... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Hotel 1492

Address: Calle 31-33, Avenida Primera, #2985 | Barrio Escalante, 300 metros al este del parqueo trasero del Cine Magaly, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $41 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel 1492 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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