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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed for two nights at the start of a trip through Costa Rica. The airport taxi drivers didn't seem to have heard of it but found it without any trouble on seeing the address. Staff are friendly and helpful but don't expect them to speak much English. Our room was basic and had some exciting wiring on the TV... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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220 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Nice place to set up a base for exploring San Jose. Walking distance to La Sabana park, or short ($3-5) cab ride to Paseo Colón, market, and city center. Funky, charming, rambling place that has been added onto over the years, this is a calm clean hotel with friendly staff. Free breakfast; check out the pool and rooftop eating area/patio.... More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a week (for dental work next door). Alexia, Jeffery and staff were very pleasant/professional. (Older building, not the Ritz) but great pool/jacuzzi and a muy agradable every morning on the rooftop overlooking mountains and fauna. muchas gracias. Will be back in a few month. -Paul

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Walton, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

this was a good room for the price. the beds are comfortable, but the pillows could be better. THe pool and Hot tub are both nice. the first night, we had cold water in the shower. We didn't tell the front desk. In the morning, after we told the front desk, within 30 minutes we had hot water. Guess we... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

On arrival, I thought I was arriving at a crime scene. Three police cars with lights aflashing sat out front. But it turns out that Cacts is neighbors with not one, but 2 police stations. And, for whatever reason, the police in San Jose like to have their lights flashing at all times. Always nice to have the police nearby... More 

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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Elexca (I believe her name was) was a very nice and friendly lady!Stayed the night here. Looked like a nice clean hotel from the outside. Room was decent, walked in the bathroom. shower door wouldn't close, there was rust all over the shower and mold on the ceiling. Not to mention the price for the room was so not worth... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I stayed in Cacts Hotel my first night in San jose. Hotel is very pretty pretense when you areive but the rooms leave a lot to be desired. Needs remodeling. At 8 am on Saturday, May 30th, they proceeded to performe builiding maintenance that consisted of intense hammering that could be awoke me. When i went to the lobby to... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2015

Most places in the San Jose area have extremely inflated prices for very little amenities. This place while still a bit steep for the offerings was better than the rest. While the property does have a pool and a jacuzzi, the jacuzzi was completely cold and unusable. Breakfast was included in the price and was adequate, the lady making the... More 

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Wisconsin USA
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2015

My wife and I selected this hotel based on location. I was having dental work done next door. We initially weren't overly impressed and wanted a room refrigerator, air conditioning, and a better wi-fi signal. We booked for 6 days but after arriving found our original hotel had a room for our last four days and we were going to... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

Another wonderful stay at the Cacts and San Jose, friendly smiling Elexca the owner making my stay the best. I have stayed at the Cactsenough to develop some wonderful things to do in that area. My daily favorite is a morning run at the Sabana (sorry if it's miss spelled) park 3/4 blocks away, a run on the oval track,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hotel Cacts

Address: Avenida Tercera bis, 2845, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $88 - $104 (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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“I am told that the rooms are variable. Ours was on the small side but comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles the_mudrat, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the superior rooms on the second floor are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles J7100ZQmichaels, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rude staff with noise pollution early morning”
 of 5 bubbles alexanderf229, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“Good point: We stayed in a deluxe room. They were also called superior rooms. These rooms are large with two double beds and a roomy bathroom. I don't know what the other rooms are like.”
 of 5 bubbles bicar, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Newer section is nicer,as far away from the water pump by the courtyard stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 398geraldm, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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