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El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

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Aguas Zarcas Alajuela, San Carlos 21004 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at this resort. It was not at all crowded, which was nice. The staff were very friendly. The resort itself did not have that many activities but they did connect us with a local tour guide (FrankTours) who was excellent....More

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Thank drlowea
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As first impression, the check in was fast and the staff was friendly. Room On the check in there is give to you a big old key and the remote for the TV, This is the first experience where I receive the remote, I'm still...More

1  Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A beautiful setting, wonderful mineral pools and sauna. Rooms are very spacious and very functional. Food was outstanding with many excellent choices. All in all this is a very relaxing setting. I did feel the service at the front desk could use some improvement.

1  Thank Barry T
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here less then 24 hours because we tried to move around as much of Costa Rica as possible. If you go I recommend asking the front desk about Franks Tours! He shuttled us from this town to Monteverde. Along the...More

Thank Diragorri
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We stayed at El Tucano as a part of our tour with Overseas Adventure Travel. The rooms were very nice and large. The food for breakfast and dinner was good. The service was very good. I loved that there was a resident sloth on the...More

3  Thank AmyD1204
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Description
El Tucano Hotel’s main guest is Mother Nature. The hotel has 87 rooms, including two luxury suites, though the real luxury is the chance to take a bath in its thermal waters. Featuring a 500 people capacity More restaurant and conference halls for 200 people, both areas are surrounded by the primary forest housing a countless variety of flora and fauna. El Tucano Hotel has one of the most complete spas in Latin America where all the visitors renew their body and soul thanks to the communion received by the gifts of nature. In its extension of almost 7 acres of land and 9000 m2 of construction are produced 80 liters of water per second flowing from the 7 springs of thermal waters. The hotel has three hot springs pools recently remodeled and a hot water river with wonderful waterfalls and natural pools (surrounded the whole property), guests can swim in and let the river take all its problems while they get renew with its powerful energy. There is also a tennis field, several trails through the forest and mini golf area, though the best activity to practice at El Tucano is relaxation while contemplating the great masterpiece that surrounds it. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Room Service
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
87
Price range
US$73 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Occidental El Tucano & Spa
Also Known As
El Tucano Resort And Thermal Spa
,
El Tucano Resort & Thermal Hotel San Carlos
,
Occidental El Tucano Hotel
,
Occidental El Tucano Resort
,
El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Costa Rica/San Carlos
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Carlos
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
87
Price range
US$73 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Occidental El Tucano & Spa
Also Known As
El Tucano Resort And Thermal Spa
,
El Tucano Resort & Thermal Hotel San Carlos
,
Occidental El Tucano Hotel
,
Occidental El Tucano Resort
,
El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Costa Rica/San Carlos
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Carlos
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Traveller (239)
Room & Suite (153)
Dining (44)
Pool & Beach (42)
Amenities (53)
Family and Play Areas (9)
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Sharon S
24 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
5 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"
dlchambers
2 Jan 2018
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"There is no elevator. If you want to be close to pools and restaurant/bar, ask for closeby rooms."
ViGo70
20 Dec 2017
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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..."
knightes
19 Dec 2017
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"Request rooms nears the pool."
taniakiamowitz
11 Aug 2017
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