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    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

    13 Km Northwest, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “hot springs” (1,602 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 November 2014

    Okay....I wasn't sure what constitutes a 5-star hotel. So, I had to look it up. And the hotel falls short of this 5-star rating. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotel_rating Let me start by saying if you read all the top reviews posted for this hotel, they aren't talking about...More

    5  Thank BigAl_inCR
    Response from TabaconGuestService, General Manager at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 19 November 2014

    Greetings dear guest. We are most grateful for your very thorough review. I am particularly pleased you found our team's service exceptional - we all work very hard to make our guests' experiences unique and extraordinary. At the same time, allow me to inform we...More

    Reviewed 10 November 2014

    Please note that the only displeasure we had was in the actual booking of the hotel. If I rated the hotel on their "new reservation system", I would not even give them 1 star. That being said, it was the first impression of the hotel...More

    3  Thank KatyBoston
    Reviewed 9 November 2014

    This hotel is one of the best places we have ever stayed out. The thing that makes this hotel stand out is the hot springs that they have built. They created a hot spring river with numerous pools so that you can sit and relax...More

    Thank james h
    Response from TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 15 November 2014

    Dear james h Thank you for sharing your comments with us, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed Tabacon experience. Our guests are able to explore a natural thermal river that emerge from Arenal Volcano and goes through the property by gravity forming...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2014

    We stayed at Tabacon for 3 nights in late October. We drove up from San Jose airport, which took about 3 hours. Roads were mostly 2 lane blacktop with lots of curves and narrow bridges. A GPS is a must have, and made the trip...More

    7  Thank topps61
    Response from TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 15 November 2014

    Dear topps61 Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Tabacon we continuously strive to meet your needs and...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2014

    This was one of the coolest properties I have ever been. The hot springs are one of a kind and the accommodations where very very nice. This is a great place to go for a romantic get away. Be sure to get a locker when...More

    Thank WilliamDickerson
    Response from TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 5 November 2014

    Dear WilliamDickerson, Thank you for taking the time and share your review with us, we appreciate it. We are glad to know you enjoyed our Thermal Springs Resort, a completely natural setting where our guest are able to explore more than 20 different pools, ponds...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 280 - USD 501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #2 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #4 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #6 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #13 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 103
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos ,
    • Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal ,
    • Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal ,
    • Tabacon Resort ,
    • Tabacon Hot Springs ,
    • Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Maria T
    24 August 2017|
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    Hello Maria, Thank you for taking the time to share your question with us. It's great to read you are planning to visit us. We are located in the middle of the heart of the rainforest, for this reason the climate can be... More
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    10 July 2017|
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    Hello Diane, Thank you for sharing your question with us. Located in our lobby you will find our Tour Operator desk. This is an external company that offers the services of tours to our hotel, you can contact them by... More
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    2 June 2017|
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    Hello Amanda, It's a pleasure to read we are going to have the opportunity of hosting you. Buffet breakfast it's from 6.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. We also informe you we offer room service which is available 24 hours and is only... More
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