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Room & Suite (501)
Dining (75)
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“shuttle service”(93 reviews)
“steep hill”(105 reviews)
“main restaurant”(35 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 April 2010

We stayed here for two nights while we toured the area. The hotel is one of the biggest in the area and it is lovely. Each builing is two floors of about 15 rooms... and the maybe 10+ buildings are staggered up a very steep...More

Thank charris724
Reviewed 29 March 2010

Definitely the niciest of the 5 hotels we visited while in Costa Rica. Our room was large and beautiful. From our balcony you had a spectacular view of the Pacific/Golfo de Nicoya. The beds were very comfortable. Our overall experience was very good ... almost...More

1  Thank enviroguy72
Reviewed 29 March 2010

OK, so it was hard to get to this hotel. We left Arenal, took a van, then a boat, then another van. This second van ride was less than comfortable due to the roads, which were mostly dirt. This was our first encounter with this...More

1  Thank Ttttraveler
Reviewed 28 March 2010

Yes, as the previous reviewer suggested the resort was a bit too spread out and if you choose not to walk transport was provided. The staff was always ready to provide assistance and service. My wife and I were quickly moved (within an hour) to...More

Thank BobPortland_OR
Reviewed 26 March 2010

The hotel is usually occupied with Americans who have booked a package tour and is also designed for their needs only. It really does not have any Costa Rica charm. Contrary to all the other hotels we had in CR, this hotel does not care...More

Thank gecko2010
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 126 - USD 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 126 - USD 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (75)
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travelingCAgal
15 April 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
Please avoid going yo this place if you want to enjoy your trip.Air conditioning? Depending on the day...some days yes others no.
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Connie R
11 January 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
This is clearly not that type of luxury hotel.Forget it!!
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medmerry2016
28 December 2017|
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Response from Lee Z | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any close restaurants close to the property. Town however is not far away by taxi.
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