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Cariari Bed & Breakfast

20/06/2017 21/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful facility run for the last 18 years by Laurie, an ex-pat from New England. The house is located in a residential part of the town. Laurie is an exceptionally friendly host. She comes out to warmly greet the guests and even tries to help you carry the luggage, which we had to politely refuse. She's full...

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Sebastopol, California, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Laurie is a wonderful hostess --her house is beautiful and very interesting. Tapas on the deck were great fun, and breakfast was fantastic. I was with my 14-year-old grandson, and he enjoyed the pool at the nearby country club, but otherwise there was not that much for a teenager to do on site.

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Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Laurie's place was the last night of our wonderful trip in Costa Rica and we were so disappointed that we did not plan more time here. What a fun place to explore and just look around at all the art and souvenirs that she has collected in all her journeys. I can't say enough about what a neat house and...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Hospitality to the max very well taken care of, very clean and makes you feel like home. Close distance to stores, malls,great restaurants and close to airports if you're flying locally or internationally. I love it!!

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LGB12, Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Jose, You are always Welcome---Hope you have a wonderful New Year!! L.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved staying at the bed and breakfast. Laurie helped us with whatever we needed and Miriam was such good help. It was clean with hot water, amazing breakfasts, close to the airport, safe, large with a great balcony, and a river running next to it that made for beautiful noise. We enjoyed our time there so much that...

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

All our guests are treated like Family! Thank you for your lovely review---We are One Big Family!!! We wish you Peace & Love for 2017!! Come back soon---L.

Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Laurie and Mirium go beyond the call of duty. The house is magnificant! Laurie is one of the kindest people I have encountered. Her helper, Mirium, is wonderful. Laurie cooked special meals for me due to my extensive dental work. I highly recommend the b&b to everyone! Safe and close to attractions. I hope Laurie is still there in January....

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Christine, No worries---We will be here--There are several Res. for Jan. already. Thanks for your very kind review--See you in Jan. L.

Westport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This B&B is well located in a nice neighborhood that is very close to the airport and fairly close to coffee plantations and Poas Volcano. Laurie and Miriam were very sweet and accommodating, making us feel right at home. We stayed here for our last night in the country after 8 days exploring Guanacaste, Tenorio, Arenal and Central Valley. It...

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Sara, That is a great overall review & i do think it will be very helpful to fellow travelers. We appreciate your kind word & we too, wish you had been able to stay another nite or 2!!! Next trip--Pura Vida!

Riverton, Utah, United States
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is a great B&B within a few minutes of the airport. The neighborhood seemed quiet and safe. Laurie was great. She seems to take a personal interest in all her guests. Breakfast was generous (fruit, toast, bacon, eggs and pico gallo). We stayed at another B&B in San Jose at the end of our trip and wished we had...

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you. Yes , I am always interested in my guests & to see that they enjoy this beautiful country & know some of the wonderful things it has to offer! Like a wold class Symphony, wonderful Art & creative Dance-,Theater ---But most of all its' people & delicious fruits!!!

Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed in this Beautiful B&B at the beginning and end of our trip. Our bedroom was beautiful and comfortable. Laurie goes out of her way to make you feel you are at home. Only a quick 10 minutes ride from the airport, this is a perfect place to start and end your adventure in Costa Rica. Breakfast was plentiful...

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review--one day I hope to make it to Canc un!!!

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Stayed here 4 years ago. Glad we stayed here when we passed through San Jose again last month. Laurie, the owner, does a great job making her guests feel welcome. Her place is clean, neat and, artistically decorated. Its very convenient to the San Jose airport. We highly recommend it.

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LGB12, General Manager at Cariari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We LOVE having repeat guests & referals---Thank you for your lovely review. We know you will be back--Costa Rica is very infectious!! There is so much to see & do & each location is so different---I is a most interesting country!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a beautiful Sp. Col. house in the safe, quiet area of Cariari. Just 10 min from the SJO airport & 15 min to D.T. S.J. All rooms have private bath / ceiling fans / cable TV / wifi & some refrid. Welcome drink w/a boca upon arrival. All have nice shower w/ hot water & good towels. We are known for our delicious breakfasts, excellent staff & friendly warm hospitality. We offer Van service, to & from the airport at the going Taxi rates. Our van will also do pvt. tours -- We are available to assist you w/ all your travel needs, incl. auto rentals & other transport. Any questions, just ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cariari Bed & Breakfast

Address: Ave de la Marina | Casa 12 Cariari, Heredia 40103, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Heredia
Price Range: $106 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cariari Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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