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Hotel El Guarco

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Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 23 September 2016

When we arrived, we were given a room (double) one step down from the one we booked. However, after we brought it to the attention of the staff, we were upgraded to a two bedroom. We had no water one day as a water pipe broke (these things happen), but the staff offered us a temporary room for the day...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel it's great for business, transit or attending sports events. It is about an hour away from the airport. We stay for a robotics competition at the Polideportivo de Cartago. The rooms are comfortable, but if you stay in the rooms that face the street, you will have a lot of noise at night because it is in the...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Far from town but functional and clean with a great bfast. We used it as a stopover from Caribbean to pacific side. Near a large supermarket but difficult to walk anywhere. We did enjoy a quick visit to the basilica while we were there. Comfy beds nice shower.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel because it is really close to an industrial park in Cartago. In my opinion it is a bit expensive compared to what you get. If there was a closer option in that area I would definitely try it. In the other hand, the restaurant is good, the amount of food and quality were really good.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 February 2016

American style hotel situated at Carretera Interamericana. Clean rooms, good breakfast and indoor parking. Simple (no pool, no gym, etc.) and suitable for those who want to visit Cartago (old capital) or San Jose (current capital). There is a nice mall nearby (Paseo Metropoli).

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Small hotel around the entrance to the Cartago free zone. Small, clean and quaint. Not fancy, edible food, super polite staff. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a place to stay in town but don't like the idea of small town life (center of Cartago basically).

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Washington, Utah
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in August for a wedding it's probably the best hotel to stay at in cartago. Very nice staff. And the included breakfast was very good. I would recommend this hotel. Room are very clean and nice all with ac. There's 24 hour Security to take care of your car . Staff was very nice...

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Pleasant Hill. Illinois
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I stayed there last week while on a mission trip. The hotel is centrally located and have lovely room. The staff is helpful and there is a restauant there. The beds are firm but not hard and there are refridgerators and microwaves in each room. They have a wonderful canopy over the parking area. This is the third year here...

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

When I travel to Costa Rica to visit family, I like to stay at Hotel El Guarco as they provide the best deal for a reasonable rate. My last stay was quite unique as I had to return to the U.S. for a family medical emergency. The hotel staff was very accommodating and as I checked out one day around...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Very clean and functional motel. Wifi available and rooms are spacious and well maintained or new. The restaurant serves good food. Close to national parks and attractions in Cartago, as well as close to shopping. On main stretch of highway, can't miss it.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our surroundings:El Guarco Hotel & Restaurant is located in Cartago, Costa Rica. It is the only hotel in the province that is adressing mainly towards a corporative public. We are located very close to a lot of important commercial spots, such as Mega Super (supermarket, 500m. away), Paseo Metropoli Mall (2 km. away), Cartago Downtown (which is only 5 km. away) and, finally, only 47 km. separate us from the Juan Santamaría Airport.We offer the services of accommodation, food, transportation, catering service, national & international tours and assembly rooms, that provide the latest technology, which is ideal for meetings, trainings, weddings, baby showers and birthday celebrations, among others. We also offer laundry service, daily room cleaning, Wifi, parking w/roof, 24 hour security and national and international phone calls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Guarco

Address: Pan America Highway | 1.5 km al sur del Parque Industrial, Cartago, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
Price Range: $102 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Guarco 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Building 2 is further from the road and quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Y7517ZErichardw, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are facing the inside and the windows to the outside”
 of 5 bubbles Francisco201014, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The backside of the hotel is best.”
 of 5 bubbles leannknight, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“You'll probably want the back, further from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles perambulator, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
“rooms on the second floor are the best. Suites are a steal for the price compared to a regular room.”
 of 5 bubbles AdolfoQB, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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