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Cold Spring, NY
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

The hotel is about 20 minutes from the Arenal Volcano and is in a nice quiet location. I really wanted to like this hotel but just couldn't because I found it impossible to sleep. If you like a super firm mattress than this is the hotel for you. The mattress is the hardest I've ever encountered and the air conditioner...

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Windsor, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Very nice four night stay. Room was large clean and comfortable with terrace overlooking Rio San Carlos. The staff is very serviceorientated especially in the restaurant. The food is great as are the drinks. Breakfast is plentiful for both American and local tastes. The bar area is a pleasant place to relax and watch the birds and iguanas. Day trips...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2014

I stayed here for 7 nights only last week. I can thoroughly recommend the hotel. It is in such a beautiful setting with abundant wildlife all around. There are many beautiful birds, crocodiles, sloths and iguanas living around the complex. The staff are excellent both friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. The Tilajari is a distance from...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We spent 1 night here on a Backroads trip. It was my least favorite of the hotels, but that puts it against some very fine places. It is a big place, with lots of families vacationing. The room was large with a good bathroom, but 2 of us commented on the sheets being rough (on our sunburned bodies). There is...

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2Thank AWA2014
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I recommend this hotel if you like beautiful grounds, good food and very good service. I particularly liked the abundant fauna that once included four iguanas visible simultaneously. The only downside is that it is very far from La Fortuna and getting out requires an expensive taxi ride. Although the hotel is not super-modern, its positives far outweigh the negatives.

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2Thank EricBeijing1964
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This hotel is very dated and not at all what the reviews portray. "Luxury at the front of its mind", "beautiful location". . . It is 40 minutes from Fortunas and all of the attractions that we were interested in visiting in the area. The rooms were dated and could not in any way be described as luxurious. We had...

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Swindon, Wiltshire
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We have just come back from a week at the Tilajari resport and don't recognise some of the recent adverse comments on this site. Far from dated and run down, the accommodation we were in was spotless and modern. All rooms seem to have a view of gardens and/or the river and so birds and animals can be seen easily...

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3Thank alanandjan
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2013

this hotel is a little out of the way but they are ideally situated for many local activities and attractions. the hotel can organise many activities for you, including those in the arenal area. on top of that there is a lot to do here from sports facilities and large grounds to walk around through to a butterfly house and...

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2Thank G3ck0-Trav3ll3r
Telford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Compared to many hotels in Costa Rica which concentrate on the rain forest experience this one has luxury at the front of its mind possibly due to the location which is a bit further afield from the remote areas of the others. I stayed here for three nights whilst touring the country recently and was very please with my stay....

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2Thank MWH_62
Segovia, Spain
Reviewed 1 December 2013

This hotel is the worst hotel of the full vacational pack we bought, it is far from the volcano area and also the rooms are small and smell bad. Most people we saw were people in thier sixties. It looks like a good hotel but later you realize that in the area there are much better hotels and also cheaper....

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Gerente M, Owner at Tilajari Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are really worry about your comments and would appreciate to have more details regarding the excursions charges and credit card situation that you are mentioning, as honesty is a very important value in our company. We would wish you were express your opinion to our staff or manager when you were at the hotel, so we had...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Standard rooms and junior suites spread over the San Carlos River Edge at Arenal Volcano Area. Exceptional Katira restaurant offering a selected international and typical menu and the best facilities in our 5 special events halls. Three swimming pools, sauna, jacuzzi, private forest, sport facilities and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tilajari Hotel Resort

Address: 28 Km East Of La Fortuna Po Box 81-440, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $102 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tilajari Hotel Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Tilajari Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tilajari Hotel Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#18 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Requesst a room facing the river, not the parking lot”
cwa2006, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask to face the San Carlos river”
PhillipM299, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor for view of river”
W1198QDbarbaraw, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although we were happy with a patio room, it would have been nice sitting on a balcony with a better view of the trees and river.”
thewalkzone, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
Eileen2013, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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