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    El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

    Aguas Zarcas | Alajuela, San Carlos 21004, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
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    • Average23%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible9%
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    “el tucano” (38 reviews)
    “hot springs” (21 reviews)
    “frank tours” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 October 2011

    + *Very nice staff *Lovely hot spring pool and hot tub *Beautiful area *Nice spa *The house keeping did a great job (they left fresh flowers in my room!) *Balcony in each room - *Very difficult wheelchair- and baby stroller access *No internet on the...More

    Thank Cecilie A
    Reviewed 20 April 2011

    My Blackberry cell phone and charger were stolen out of my room the day before I left. I talked with the hotel manager and because housekeeping denies any wrong-doings, they are unable to help me out. We spent a lot of money at this hotel...More

    4  Thank cort025
    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

    1  Thank laxlovers
    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
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$62 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 87
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    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • El Tucano Resort & Thermal Hotel San Carlos ,
    • El Tucano Resort And Thermal Spa ,
    • Occidental El Tucano Hotel ,
    • Occidental El Tucano Resort ,
    • El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Costa Rica/San Carlos
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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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    17 June 2017|
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    Response from INFORMANTE1Tucano | Property representative |
    Currently the trip to the Hotel takes approximately 2:30 minutes, we can quote you a package that includes the round trip transportation from the airport to the hotel. For this I need to know the approximate dates, the... More
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    "Request rooms nears the pool."
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    "Some rooms near the pool are very small"
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    "We were upgraded to a suite and the staff moved our things and it was a courtesy"
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    "lower level rooms save walking to pool and restaurant"
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