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Vesuvio Hotel

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London, Canada
Reviewed 21 January 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.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 8 January 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...

2Thank Paul B
Central Florida, USA
Reviewed 12 December 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...

2Thank dharmaj
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...

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 12 July 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!

2Thank Dimamourtada
Madison, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 February 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...

Thank CR2MEE
Reviewed 6 February 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.

1Thank sal t
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I and my partner chose this hotel after my first hotel was full. It was reasonable price. One of best thing is staffs who always helped us for all information around. Our room was spacious and clean. I will be back.

Thank Vietnam-Best-Tour
vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vietnam First of all we want to thank you on behalf of all the staff Hotel Vesuvio for taking the time to share your positive review on tripadvisor, our goal is always to make the comfort of our guests, and always try to provide the best service at the best price . We are glad to know that the...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I stayed at Vesuvio for a few nights in 2008. At that time, it was clean, hot water was temperamental, but occasionally there. We had a room with three beds for one of the nights, and it was very spacious. We ate at the restaurant once, good food, reasonable prices. All in all, for the price, location and space, it...

1Thank Winnipeg1234
vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Winnip 1: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, we always try that our guests feel comfortable and receive a good attention from our staff. We agree with you the Hotel has a...

Munster, Indiana, Usa
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I just spend a few nights at the Vesuvio and was quite pleased I have been to Costa Rica over 30 times and usually stay at a nearby hotel but it was closed for remodeling. A fellow that owns a small shuttle business recommended it to me. It is not for everyone. If you want something modern or upscale, then...

Thank Donche2010
vesuviocr, Director General at Vesuvio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Donche2010: First of all I want to thank you for choosing Hotel Vesuvio for your lodging accommodation in San Jose. Thank you so much for taking the time and write your positive review about Hotel Vesuvio and thanks for sharing your experience in our hotel with TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear that the hotel staff was so helpful...

Cartago, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I stayed at the Hotel Vesuvio for one night. While it was hard to find , once I got there I was pleasantly surprised. It is clean, the service is great and there is a pretty good restaurant on premises. It was not the quietest place I ever stayed but I think that is part of its charm. 10 minute...

1Thank Laurie S

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vesuvio Hotel

Address: Avenida 11, Calle 13-15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €42 - €62 (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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Vesuvio Hotel San Jose
Vesuvio Hotel Costa Rica/San Jose
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“Lots of stairs to climb in this filthy hotel!”
dharmaj, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The hotel staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Be sure to try the restaurant too.”
Donche2010, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The value for your dollar is a big plus.”
Tolomuco, 9 May 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are quieter.”
Costa-Rica-by-MCRT, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Close to the Sportsman Lodge, great for single guys who are visiting San Jose.”
RichardM335, 23 Jan 2013 | Read review
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