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El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“el tucano”(39 reviews)
“hot springs”(22 reviews)
“frank tours”(12 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 April 2011

I stayed at this hotel the week after Xmas. It rained every single day I was there and was really cold. Being a solo traveler, I got to know some of the staff. However, as others have said, not too many people spoke English, which...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2011

The property is located on a hillside. It is several floors from the reception down to the dining room and pools. Many rooms are located up the hill from the reception so there can be lots of climbing involved (no lifts/elevators etc). The grounds and...More

1  Thank AvidTravellerCalgary
Reviewed 25 February 2011

We spent a week with just the right amount of relaxing and exploring. This is an older hotel that is nestled in the remains of a jungle that is now surrounded by farm land. There are two small rivers running through the property, but most...More

Thank freeddee
Reviewed 23 September 2010

First, let me say that this was my fourth trip to Costa Rica in 10 years. I have been almost everywhere in the country and stayed at all levels of hotels and hostels there. This hotel is definitely at the higher end, but not the...More

1  Thank TheKm
Reviewed 7 July 2010

We won 7 days on Sky Auction but decided to cut our stay to 3 days in order to see more of Costa Rica. We were travelling with our adult children ages 20 and 26. The hotel is situated on a beautiful property with hot...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
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US$77 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Sharon S
24 November 2017|
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Response from INFORMANTE1Tucano | Property representative |
Yes you can
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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"
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"There is no elevator. If you want to be close to pools and restaurant/bar, ask for closeby rooms."
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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 to..."
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"Request rooms nears the pool."
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