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El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

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“el tucano”(40 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with a group and found the Resort very suitable. It was close (car ride) to other activities in the area. The hotel itself is reasonably presented and clean. The hot water was a bit patchy but the main highlight here is the pools,...More

Thank JudyO4
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The hotel rooms are nice. There is not AC. The pools are very relaxing and romantic. The green areas are very well kept and there are plenty activities. however, the service is very poor. The bartender, the waitresses and waiters, the people at the front...More

Thank taniakiamowitz
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband and I visited El Tucano for our honeymoon, and loved every minute of it. The hotel itself is clean, however in need of TLC and upgrades. The setting for the hotel is stunning, and the gorgeous hot springs river was incredible. We appreciated...More

Thank Brittany F
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I was very excited about the hot spring pools and relaxing atmosphere. It was definitively relaxing to enjoy the pools and the views of the mountains and butterflies but beyond that it was bad. The rooms are small and awfully outdated, it made me feel...More

Thank Mariela Quesada M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I came to enjoy with my family and even though they try they are still lacking of maintaining rooms, hotel infrastructure, pool. To start the shower tiles are broken and yellow, bed has linen that don't fit and the room is not really clean when...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Breakfast Available
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
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Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
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USD 76 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 76 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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Sharon S
25 November 2017|
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Response from INFORMANTE1Tucano | Property representative |
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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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