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    El Silencio Lodge & Spa

    El Silencio Lodge, Bajos del Toro 21203, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    Biggest let down of our entire time in Costa Rica. Your suite is just a pre-fab cabin which does give it a relaxing mountain feel, however the property is let down by the dining/restaurant experience at the lodge mainly from one of the male waiter...More

    1  Thank OneAdventure
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 10 May 2017

    Our goal is to marvel every single visitor with extraordinary experiences, like the cloud-comfort sleep quality you kindly celebrate. We regret that your dining experience was marred by the uncharacteristic attitude you describe. Please do reach out with more information that could help us address...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    The beauty and amenities exceeded our expectations. The property is Relaix/Chateau and it lives up to the expectation. You could hike all day every day from this area, but the other activities they offer are definitely worth investigating. This was our first trip to Costa...More

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    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 7 May 2017

    It was delightful to be your hosts! As part of Grupo Islita's Costa Rican hotels, El Silencio Lodge is proud to have Hotel Punta Islita and now Isla Chiquita as sister destinations. Thank you for your detailed description of the experience and your useful travel...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    The best thing I can do for el Silencio is to compare it to a similar tier hotel. La Paz Waterfall / Peace Lodge is a direct competitor of el Silencio and sits on the opposite side of Poas Volcano. They both feature similar amenities,...More

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    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 26 April 2017

    Greetings Christopher and thank you so much for your insightful review. We aim to strike a perfect balance between confort and low environmental impact, offering superb hospitality that is truly rooted in friendship and an eagerness to share Costa Rica's authentic cultural and natural riches....More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    We really enjoyed ourselves here. You can be as active as you can be and you also can just simply relax. While at first I found my cabin's location a bit of a hike, by the second day I was almost sprinting up the hill...More

    2  Thank Chipperbunny
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 26 April 2017

    When a guest lets us know that they felt a strong bond to our surroundings, we celebrate doing a great job! Our goal is to showcase Costa Rica's outstanding hidden destinations while celebrating local culture. Thanks for letting us know that you fully enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    El Silencio was such a truly lovely place to stay! Nestled near the cloud forest & surrounding jungle. The hike on their property leads to waterfalls and is really nice (it includes seeing their organic garden, trout farm & chicken coop). Ronald led the hike...More

    1  Thank Shira B
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 24 April 2017

    Wonderful to hear from you Shira! Thanks for letting us know that the experience we offered was full of engaging and memorable experiences. The Chocolate Tour is one of Costa Rica's sweetest adventures! We certainly look forward to your return.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$258 - US$633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Bajos del Toro
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    coxyboys
    1 March 2017|
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    Response from MariaJBIslita | Property representative |
    Thanks to everyone for helping out with the answer. Daytime arrival is a must, 4:30pm at the very latest, but as early as possible. You do not need an SUV vehicle and GPS works well. However, please make sure that you... More
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    29 January 2017|
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from MariaJBIslita | Property representative |
    Hi Tony! El Silencio Lodge & Spa is located on the opposing face of Poas Volcano's crater. We can certainly help you plan a Sunday excursion, strongly suggesting leaving early in the morning since the drive takes about 1.5... More
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    "The basic rooms are amazing. I would not say an upgrade is worth it."
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    "Riverside suites are very tranquil"
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    "Be prepared to get your heart pumping. There are lots of steps, except for the riverside suites."
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    "If you are going to stay here even to relax I would recommend no more than 2 nights giving you 1 full day."
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