There are 0 properties currently listed in San Jose. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Hotel 1492 has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Hotel 1492 completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Hotel 1492 employs 28 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Hotel 1492 please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
we have been in a Costarican program called CST Certificado de Sostenibilidad Turistica, Sustainable tourism Certificate since 2001, we where in the first group to be evaluated and we have been re evaluated for 3 times
the Hotel 1492 leads a Recycling program in the Community of Barrio Escalante, recollecting more than 600 kilos of recycling material which goes responsible to raw and recycle providers, we have pictures to prove it
recently I myself was chosen to be one of 30 new auditors to help others be sustainable, with my experience I will be hired by other hotels and tour operators to guide them through the process of the sustainble tourism
also the hotel has open its doors to cultural and communal activities recently we started a group of drawing and painting at the hotel for the community, also we have every 2 months an exhibition of art - paintings or music