Ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.8 out of 5
100% of guests recommend
4.0 Room cleanliness
4.7 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
3.8 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
3 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Alex

Noisy, but quite OK

Posted Dec 16, 2013
Pros: The stuff, the location.
Cons: maybe better wifi, there was only one router, in the lobby.
The hotel is rather good. Near to the San Jose downtown, more or less quiet street, the stuff is very helpful. The minus is 2 sources of noise: a TV set in the lobby (sometimes till late night) and a train nearby. Not even the train itself, but the fact that it's horning when it passes nearby, to warn people not to run across the trails. But if you have earplugs for this case, the hotel will be quite OK.
3 out of 5
Recommended
for Overnight Stay Before Destination
by WeeLozz from Houston

Ok for purpose. One step up from a youth hostel.

Posted Dec 3, 2013 on Hotels.com
This hotel was recommended to me by the Samasati Nature Retreat, which was my final destination. I stayed in this hotel for 1 night before an early pick-up. There is a very loud and frequent train that passes close by the hotel. The neighbour also has dogs that bark loudly and frequently. My room opened onto the main lobby so I heard every noise of people passing by. My room was not very clean (there were cobwebs on the picture above my bed) but since it was only for one night, I didn't see any point in complaining. The Hotel 1492 was very overpriced for what was offered. I would describe this hotel as one step above a youth hostel. If I was in San Jose again, I would not stay at this hotel. The people who worked there were friendly but it is not good value for money, unfortunately.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by Alan from US

Wonderful place

Posted Dec 3, 2013 on Hotels.com
Close to Downtown.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by alan from US

Great place bad area

Posted Dec 3, 2013 on Hotels.com
Great place but the neighborhood is not that good.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Penny from Venezuela

Hotel 1492 San Jose

Posted Dec 30, 2011
Pros: location
The staff are very friendly and accomodating to individual needs. I stayed 8 days and was not disappointed. This was a great central spot to travel from to see the sights of Costa Rica.
5 out of 5
Recommended
by A verified traveler from OKC, OK

Simple but nice

Posted Dec 8, 2011 on Hotels.com
The neighborhood is rather scary, but I think all of San Jose would match that. The rooms are "older", but still quite nice. The bathroom on our return trip had a garden area in the shower -- very pretty. The included breakfast was absolutely wonderful, and the breakfast area very nice. The hotel staff was absolutely wonderful, terrific people. The area was rather noisy with train tracks close by, but I would still recommend the place to others, and would return.