really unique hotel next to la paz waterfalls. very romantic for couples. wildlife park is interesting and informative. poas volcano is close and is a must see. staff are friendly and very helpful. try a pura vida sour for a delicious drink.
This romantic hotel is located in Vara Blanca (Poas Volcano National Park), close to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and Colinas del …More
Once you've marvelled at your surroundings, your accommodation and the facilities, thinking that you must be dreaming, the staff and management just embrace you and you are part of the family. I travelled on my own but it was the same for couples too. All the staff at El Silencio are professional to the nth degree and their customer service first class but in a relaxing way that makes one feel at home. A fellow guest on the day of departure said she felt as though she was saying goodbye to her family and I knew exactly how she felt.
The lushness and beauty of the scenery cannot adequately be captured and you can walk endlessly through the acres and marvel at just about everything.
The food is wonderfully fresh - much of it local, enhanced by the herbs and spices grown in the grounds.
To wake up in the morning to birdsong and the rush of water from the nearby fast flowing stream was awesome and then to sit out on the verandah in a beautifully crafted rocking chair with a cup of hot Costa Rican coffee - indescribable . Then after a day of rafting or zip- lining through the canopy what better than to have jacuzzi in the privacy of your own bungalow - just pure bliss!
Emilio was knowledgeable in the 2hr,four elements walk;a positive coach with the zip- lining and entertaining company in the rafting;Jennifer offered a brilliant massage and facial at the spa; Alonso patience,excellent customer service and humour , Chef Carlos - what a cook and all lead by Arnay the Wonderful GM.
Helen from wotton under edge
This spa hotel is located in Sarchi Norte (Poas Volcano National Park), where regional attractions include Colinas del Poas …More
Usually when you stay in a hotel with "old world charm", you sacrifice cleanliness or modern conveniences. Not so with Hotel Grano de Oro.
The room was comfortable, clean, updated, well decorated, and incredibly charming.
The open air spaces and lush courtyards make it a stand out.
The service was exemplary as well. I would recommend to anyone.
David from Dallas
Situated in the city center, this hotel is close to Museum of Costa Rican Art, Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, and Gold Museum …More
I stayed here with a friend for a few days and we really enjoyed the hotel. The staff was very accommodating when there was a mix up with our type of room and did everything they could to make it right. We ended up upgraded to a Suite, and they even brought in an extra mattress for us which was very comfortable. The hotel was clean and very modern, with cool art all around. The pool on the roof is also a great place to relax. The beautiful banyan tree at the entrance gives it a very private feel, especially since it is right off the main road in Santa Ana. It was very quiet and comfortable. All of the staff were great too. I would highly recommend this hotel!
Nicole from Costa Rica
Situated near the airport, in the city center, this romantic hotel is close to Business Center Forum 1, Business Center Forum …More
From check-in to check-out the service was outstanding, The staff here are awesome, they all go out of their way to make sure you are thrilled with staying at this oasis. My wife can only drink almond milk, one of the servers offered to buy some a the grocery store for the rest of the stay ..... quite different than the usual 'sorry, we don;t have any' During our next trip to San Jose in the coming months, our friends have offered to let us stay at their beautiful home, but we prefer to stay at the San Jose Palacio to enjoy the dining and dancing and beautiful grounds and incredible pool .... awesome hotel!
Gary from Calgary
Barcelo San Jose Palacio is situated on tropically landscaped grounds, 3 km (2 mi) from the museums, markets, and theaters of …More
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