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Charlotte, Michigan
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Two years ago we made a reservation here for the return portion of our trip. When we arrived at the hotel, they said they had no rooms available. No explanation, just "it was a mistake". They sent us to another place whicht was a dive. Forgiving this mistake, this time we made reservations about a week ahead. Again for the...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2014

La Cuesta is an easy-going hotel with a good location. I splurged on a double with a private bathroom - clean, comfortable. There's a good central public area where it's easy to meet other travelers and swap stories. The staff is helpful and accommodating. There are four slow computers to use in addition to wifi. The kitchen is minimal and...

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Reviewed 15 July 2013

about the nice: 1.price is nice, I lived 2 nights in dorm and double room. you can find the price on the website. 台灣人有打八折 the house is built by wood,therefore, you can here the sound of walking and everything. the bed is so so, so prepare earplug is necessary. 2.breakfast is nice. there are fresh toast , fruit, coffee... good...

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São Paulo, Brasil
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Good localization, close to the downtown; breakfast is included (coffee, milk, cereal, fruit, juice). I was for 3 night alone at the female dorm - 12US a night. The staff were wonderful - Alvaro knows a lot of things about Costa Rica, and like to help you! For me the biggest problem was that the collective bathroom was not that...

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Ollantaytambo, Peru
Reviewed 2 July 2013

The personnel are easy to get along with and accommodating. A good breakfast is included. Cereal, toast,jam and a seasonal fruit with coffee or tea. Three computers and wifi are there to use but the Internet is ,as usual in Central America, slow. No fault of the hostel. They do have private rooms for those who want it. It is...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Location is perfect, hotel is clean, staff is helpfull and available, wifi works, nice common area with TV and amazing breakfast (coffe, juice, bread butter jam, corn flakes, milk and fresh pineapple !) I totally recommend that place!

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2013

My stay at the guest house was ok. The first few nights I stayed, there was a middle aged male Costa Rican staff member who was running the place. He really goes above and beyond the call of duty. I thought he was the owner because he was so caring and attentive. It has a nice homely feel and I...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 April 2013

I have been staying here for 20 years, The first time it was 1993, it was 6$ a night. While the price has gone up its still a good value. Centrally located, you have access to everything. The breakfast is ok, but it does the job. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The last time iwas ther I got...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 March 2013

As others have noted, the main thing this B&B has to offer is location! It is nicely situated in San Jose, close enough to the happenings and goings on but far enough way from too much noise and less than desirable activities. I have to admit I love this B&B mostly or its very Costa Rican bright colors and mix...

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central america
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I have stayed in Pension de la Cuesta many times and have never been disappointed ....the service is excellent....the rooms clean and one can choose from a private room with bath which are very reasoneably priced to having a shared room with shared bath...for very little cost The staff are all very helpful and wiil cheerfully share information to assist...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1920, first Bed and Breakfast of the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, it was once home and art gallery to a bevy of local and expatriate artists, including Otto Apuy, Diedre Hyde, and Guillermo Conte, as well as other poets, writers and filmmakers, a place where artists and authors gathered together in its past time. With its handcrafted classic wood frame structure of the entrance and the interior design like colonial style mosaic tile floor of early 19th century, you can see the traces of Costa Rican history and art trough the building. The hotel is located at downtown San Jose,a nice and safe neighborhood, surrounded by great variety of fine restaurants, main bus stations, grocery stores, 3-5 minutes walking distance. We are recommened by mayor travel guides, Lonely Planet,Frommers, Fordor, Moon Book, Let's go. If you are looking for budget and comfort stay, we are your great choice in downtown San Jose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension de la Cuesta B&B

Address: Avenida Primera Calle 11 Y 15 | 50 Metros Oeste Parque Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 1,939 - ₹ 2,340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension de la Cuesta B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Do not get room 8 whose window opens to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles aitchm2016, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The double room with bathroom was very private and quiet -- faced away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 580ly, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
“nice price with nice service.”
 of 5 bubbles GirasolLi, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The rooms close to the computer place and lounge could be noise, if people talks loud. I was at the room 14 (female dorm) just beside at the computer place, and one night I could not sleep well, because one guy was awake at the computer and all the time he was moving the chair, walking around and the floor is made by wood, so the noise was loud!”
 of 5 bubbles fsdive, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Try to get a dorm away from the street windows.”
 of 5 bubbles SingleNomad, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
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