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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I stayed here for 7 nights only last week. I can thoroughly recommend the hotel. It is in such a beautiful setting with abundant wildlife all around. There are many beautiful birds, crocodiles, sloths and iguanas living around the complex. The staff are excellent both friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. The Tilajari is a distance from...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We spent 1 night here on a Backroads trip. It was my least favorite of the hotels, but that puts it against some very fine places. It is a big place, with lots of families vacationing. The room was large with a good bathroom, but 2 of us commented on the sheets being rough (on our sunburned bodies). There is...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I recommend this hotel if you like beautiful grounds, good food and very good service. I particularly liked the abundant fauna that once included four iguanas visible simultaneously. The only downside is that it is very far from La Fortuna and getting out requires an expensive taxi ride. Although the hotel is not super-modern, its positives far outweigh the negatives.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 January 2014

This hotel is very dated and not at all what the reviews portray. "Luxury at the front of its mind", "beautiful location". . . It is 40 minutes from Fortunas and all of the attractions that we were interested in visiting in the area. The rooms were dated and could not in any way be described as luxurious. We had...

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Swindon, Wiltshire
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We have just come back from a week at the Tilajari resport and don't recognise some of the recent adverse comments on this site. Far from dated and run down, the accommodation we were in was spotless and modern. All rooms seem to have a view of gardens and/or the river and so birds and animals can be seen easily...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2013

this hotel is a little out of the way but they are ideally situated for many local activities and attractions. the hotel can organise many activities for you, including those in the arenal area. on top of that there is a lot to do here from sports facilities and large grounds to walk around through to a butterfly house and...

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2Thank G3ck0-Trav3ll3r
Telford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Compared to many hotels in Costa Rica which concentrate on the rain forest experience this one has luxury at the front of its mind possibly due to the location which is a bit further afield from the remote areas of the others. I stayed here for three nights whilst touring the country recently and was very please with my stay....

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Segovia, Spain
Reviewed 30 November 2013

This hotel is the worst hotel of the full vacational pack we bought, it is far from the volcano area and also the rooms are small and smell bad. Most people we saw were people in thier sixties. It looks like a good hotel but later you realize that in the area there are much better hotels and also cheaper....

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Gerente M, Owner at Tilajari Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are really worry about your comments and would appreciate to have more details regarding the excursions charges and credit card situation that you are mentioning, as honesty is a very important value in our company. We would wish you were express your opinion to our staff or manager when you were at the hotel, so we had...

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We arrived at Tilajari resort at night. The place looked nice then. We ate and the food was great, the owner was very friendly and even talked with us. Our room however was run down. We were with a group and some people found roaches and mouse turds in their bedding. I wouldnot recommend this place at all. Stay closer...

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Gerente M, Owner at Tilajari Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Client, We have read and analyzed your comments, it was important for us to get this feed-back due it make us work even harder in all the details our clients may pointed out. So thank you for expressing yourself. It is true Tilajari is open since 1989, as we started as a Country Club that was turned or complemented...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

A nice place to relax halfway through a tour of Costa Rica. Nice adequate rooms. If you have a room facing the river you can probably see crocodiles, in the gardens there are lots of iguana's and at breakfast they feed the birds and what a wonderful colourful display it is to see. In the surrounding area there is Arenal...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Standard rooms and junior suites spread over the San Carlos River Edge at Arenal Volcano Area. Exceptional Katira restaurant offering a selected international and typical menu and the best facilities in our 5 special events halls. Three swimming pools, sauna, jacuzzi, private forest, sport facilities and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tilajari Hotel Resort

Address: 28 Km East Of La Fortuna Po Box 81-440, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $102 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tilajari Hotel Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Tilajari Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tilajari Hotel Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#19 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“The best rooms are on upper floors with river view.”
 of 5 bubbles Sailormaineiac, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the ground floor but all rooms have a lovely view of the grounds”
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 of 5 bubbles Loobyloo60, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Bottom room with terrace or top room with balcony, both good and not all noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles judithshirley, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seem fine you are in the 'sticks' don't worry about traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles LTRx, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“no problem,all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles johnrG3889HT, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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