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El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

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“el tucano”(40 reviews)
“hot springs”(22 reviews)
“frank tours”(12 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Concierge
Spa
Accessible rooms
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
El Tucano Hotel’s main guest is Mother Nature. The hotel has 87 rooms, including two luxury suites, though the real luxury is the chance to take a bath in its thermal waters. Featuring a 500 people capacity restaurant and conference halls for 200 people, both areas are surrounded by the...
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Aguas Zarcas | Alajuela, San Carlos 21004, Costa Rica
11.8 km to Fortuna Airport
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful setting, wonderful mineral pools and sauna. Rooms are very spacious and very functional. Food was outstanding with many excellent choices. All in all this is a very relaxing setting. I did feel the service at the front desk could use some improvement.

Thank Barry T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here less then 24 hours because we tried to move around as much of Costa Rica as possible. If you go I recommend asking the front desk about Franks Tours! He shuttled us from this town to Monteverde. Along the...More

Thank Diragorri
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stayed at El Tucano as a part of our tour with Overseas Adventure Travel. The rooms were very nice and large. The food for breakfast and dinner was good. The service was very good. I loved that there was a resident sloth on the...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My fiancee and I arrived to the hotel Friday March 2nd. No problems during check in. We went to the restaurant for dinner at 6pm. Dinner buffet is 7500 colones (about $15) per person. Food was good, but not for the price paid. The next...More

Thank Kassy R
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

On the surface a beautiful place to stay with gorgeous natural surroundings. Several pools and hot tubs. Can enjoy a nature walk. Pools heated with natural hot mineral springs. On Sunday during our stay, there was a great deal of algae in the main 38...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Room Service
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
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USD 75 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 75 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (224)
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Dining (44)
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Sharon S
25 November 2017|
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Response from INFORMANTE1Tucano | Property representative |
Yes you can
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knightes
17 October 2017|
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Response from Mariela Quesada M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I do not know Franks tours.
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travelingfourFlorida
6 July 2017|
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Response from tmatthews755 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the river has geotermal vents and the water is delicious. Actually ther are 4 pools. 2 are not visable in the photos. 1 behide the 5 star spa and one beside the restuarant. Wonderful tropical jungles surround the entire... More
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"Stay at another hotel"
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"There is no elevator. If you want to be close to pools and restaurant/bar, ask for closeby rooms."
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"Use Frank as a guide or transport to and from the airport. The airport is only 40 miles but it can take up to..."
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"Request rooms nears the pool."
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