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El Cafetal Inn

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
27 Sep 2016
“peacefull place to stay”
12 Feb 2016
“Great place”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We spent one night at Cafetal Inn in May 2013 right after new owner purchased of the hotel. The place is relaxing, clean and has a great location to travel around - Coffee cooperatives, volcanos, waterfalls. We still tell stories about outstanding mango and watermelon...More

1  Thank Tatiana G
Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our 2 nights here. The fresh cool air was a relief after being in the city. Rooms were kind of basic, very clean. Janet & Ella were very accommodating & kind, even cooked us dinner. And they played some great jazz music! The...More

1  Thank Wendyweather
Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

Our stay was arranged by the motorcycle touring company so I'm not sure on how they charge. Our stay was great from start to finish. Rustic but clean rooms and the breakfast was always great. The three sisters that run it are always pleasant and...More

2  Thank Zade K
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I stayed at El Cafetal Inn with my husband and teenage kids, after staying a couple of days at another hotel in San Jose. We loved the charm of the Inn and its staff, the tropical gardens, excellent food and how easy it was getting...More

3  Thank Connie A
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I've stayed at this beautiful hotel in the past. I remembered the lush fabrics, the beautuful views abd the large swimming pool. Gone are the days of fully booked hotels...the poor economy has lightly touched this inn. Although there us no longer a poolside restaurant,...More

4  Thank Lazrlady
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 85 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
USD 85 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"ask for room 16 or 18 with the round windows for the best views, or a room by the pool"
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"Rooms in the pool building are separated from the main house by a steep, long set of stairs. Room 16 in the..."
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"The room on the top floor best view"
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"You want up early (and catch some awesome bird watching)? Get a room that faces east, second floor. Want to..."
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