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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“shuttle service”(95 reviews)
“main restaurant”(35 reviews)
“steep hill”(102 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here as part of our honeymoon. When we arrived, the hotel was beautiful, but there are several things to note about the town as well as the hotel. First, it is very expensive for what you get, and it feels...More

Thank MsLiveOak
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The rooms have fantastic views of the Golf of Nicoya far below. The rooms are large and very well appointed. The hotel facility is quite large and spread up a hillside, making access difficult. If you have a room above 400, you are going to...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

The views from the rooms are gorgeous, but be prepared for some issues. The property is built into the side of a very steep slope, with blocks of rooms ascending the hill. Rooms at the top are a very long, steep climb from the reception...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Besides being a beautiful hotel in a gorgeous setting, the staff at this hotel was extremely helpful and accommodating. We had an incident late one night when my son became severely sick and in need of a doctor. The manager on duty, Bryan, got me...More

Thank JoeFeldsher
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This place should really come with a fitness warning-it is built on a very steep hill, with reception and the casual restaurant at the bottom, pool halfway up, spa and upscale restaurant further up, etc. The hotel will take you up in a van, but...More

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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
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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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US$107 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$107 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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travelingCAgal
15 April 2018|
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Response from travelingCAgal | Reviewed this property |
No they are not but it is not humid where the hotel is. We were quite comfortable! (During April).
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Connie R
10 January 2018|
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Response from mrsbowes | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so its quite a posh 4 star hotel
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medmerry2016
27 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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"For a better view stay up higher on the mountain, for convenience to breakfast restaurant and reception stay..."
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"All rooms have good views. Hotel runs a shuttle on demand and hence it does not really matter where is the..."
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"The 500 level rooms are a good choice for views and closeness to the pool and bar area but not so close that..."
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"We would always chose the rooms to the top to see the wildlife, and the view of the mountains, it's worth..."
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