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Xandari Resort & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I spent 1 day (lunch and dinner) at this resort. The food was outstanding (at a reasonable price). The villa (plus) had a beautiful view of San Jose, along with very comfortable beds, and the hospitality was exceptional. We would definitely stay at this resort again.

1Thank Lindast8888
XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Linda...we are glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for taking your time to review us. We hope to have the opportunity to offer you our hospitality in the near future. Sincerely, Marcela

Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I enjoyed two great nights in this wonderful hotel. The grounds are really beautiful and very well maintained. There are extensive walking trails within the grounds and several waterfalls can be visited. Our room was very large and comfortable and the quality of everything was excellent. The breakfast was very good but the restaurant really comes into...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear travellinman2009 traveler...On behalf of all the Staff of the Hotel, we will like to thank you very much for the time that you have spent in sharing with us your experience at our hotel. We are glad to tell you that we have found a very good internet provider after the installation about 10 days ago, guests seen to...

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

we booked 2 nights at the start of our trip to get rid of jet lag. The room was large and spacious with a deck area overlooking the central valley. Aircraft noise was minmimal. Good welcome at reception on arrival and efficient on leaving. Excellent food and a couple of local dishes as well which were great. Even some local...

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We booked one night here to provide our hosts a respite from us. What a place. Luci (in reservations) was so very helpful in finding us the right room with the right view. (Thank you, Luci). The restaurant was situated with views across the central valley. And at night the whole valley seems to be afire with lights. Breathtaking. And...

2Thank Ed H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We stayed two nights at Xandari after eleven days in the rainforest on the Osa peninsula. This is a lovely hotel and a quiet alternative to the city. The accommodation was to a high standard and the food very good. We used the private spa jacuzzis several times which were fabulous. The gardens are beautiful with trails down to the...

1Thank AlvinDevon
Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My husband and I spent two nights here during our honeymoon. One on our arrival to Costa Rica, and one at the end. This hotel is beautiful, and for being so close to San Jose and the airport feels very tranquil. Our villa was huge, and we loved our private balcony. The grounds are lush and beautiful, and I loved...

2Thank hradical6
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Nicest possible staff, immaculate comfortable rooms thoughtfully laid out, gorgeous views. Pools are exquisite (swimming in the Sunset pool with the view is an amazing experience). Restaurant is excellent, with consistently good food and absolutely loving service. My husband and I would consider returning to Costa Rica just to stay here, as the ambiance of total relaxation in this natural...

1Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a lovely, wonderful resort! And so close to the airport in San Jose! If I had known it was only 25 minutes away I would have stayed here when we fly into San Jose as well! The rooms are spotless. The beds very comfortable. The scenery beautiful. The view fantastic-- from the rooms, from the restaurant, and from the...

Thank Mary Anne M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This place is beautiful and perfect last stop rather than San Jose capital. The villas are huge as are the grounds with lovely hikes. I walked one of the routes and ended up at the infinity pool which I had completely to myself. Views are stunning and I absolutely loved the architecture and art. I found the staff and service...

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

My spouse and I have stayed at Xandari 10+ times over the last 15 years and wanted to put the complaints of the prior reviewer in perspective. Yes there is some noise in the morning from roosters, dogs on the adjacent properties and traffic but have had no problem with the shower or the windows. Given the many exceptional aspects...

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xandari is a 40-acre plantation with botanical gardens, orchid house and over 5 kms of nature trails including five waterfalls. Xandari is the creation of an architect-artist couple, with 24 spacious villas overlooking the Central Valley. Only 20 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport. In addition, three fabulous swimming pools, including the new 125 ft. Long Sunset Pool with a stunning view, and two outdoor jacuzzis. The restaurant serves fresh, continental and Costa Rican menu, featuring many organic fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Xandari Spa Village is harmoniously integrated with nature and consists of a Yoga Room and five private palm-roofed jalapas with jacuzzi perched on a mountain ridge, where natural ingredients are used in massages and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xandari Resort & Spa

Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $201 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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“Go for a Villa for beautiful views and privacy!”
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LauraS381, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade! The standard room is nice but the upgraded room is better”
kevinaG7707BX, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Reserve a table with a view for dinner.”
travellinman2009, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“overlooking the valley”
743ians, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I think we had room 5 - king bed, living room, great deck with lounge chairs and umbrella, and huge shower.”
EdH310, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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