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La Catalina Hotel & Suites

3.5 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   beside Cetal LaCatalina, Birri, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nicaragua
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

After arriving from a long flight from Europe, my wife and I were happy to find that after being picked up at the airport the hotel was no more than a 20 minute drive away. What a wonderful place, definitely boutique. It felt more like a country mansion than a hotel. The huge well kept gardens were a pleasure to... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Do not get me wrong, it is not a bad hotel. However, it is totally overpriced. The wifi did not work in my room, even though it did at the reception. Nobody could do something about it. I was told to pay 100% of the total amount for my stay, even though I had already paid 50% when I made... More

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Marilyn K, Guest Relations Manager at La Catalina Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

We are sorry to read from your review that you had encountered few difficulties during your stay with us and please accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences caused. It is never our intention to disappoint our guests .. We are thankful that after checking the internet, this guest could see we were not attempting to charge him twice.... glad... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Perfect location in SJO! The food was delicious and the staff was amazing with us! We will go back in January with more friends! Executive king suites with jacuzzi are clean and well decorated with Costa Rica charm Thank you for made us feel at home!

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

I stayed for one amazing week in this gorgeous hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful; I booked all my tours with them. I will like to highly recommend the Poas Volcano tour that is about 40 minutes from the hotel. On February 14th we had a romantic Dinner with live music for valentine’s day, they decorated all the hotel... More

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cal
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Stay here if you want to relax and decompress. This is a mountain resort. There isn't allot of rooms or guests at La Catalina. However you will be tended to very well, a stay here is like a private getaway with a personal staff just for you. Good food. Small town near by also if you want to meet locals.

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Mainz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

very high prices (169-199$ per night), average quality, not very clean, everything looks a little untended, location very outside, personal very friendly

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john0123, Manager at La Catalina Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

The reviewer was not honest and lied. Tthey never stayed with us as alleged.The reviewer made a reservation at our agreed price,showed up to checkin and found out they did not have their passports with them,so they left to get their passports.No money changed hands and the reviewer never saw all the hotel property. More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Perfect location outside the city, la Catalina is a couples only hotel which was perfect for us! We only stayed one night (our last night in CR) but we are definitely going back to spend more time! The staff was really nice with us and the food was delicious. We booked a presidente suite and they gave us an upgrade... More

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

The Catalina is a good choice for travelers seeking romance, relaxation and good entertainment at night. we went for only two nights and we were amazed at how big and luxurious, the main house is decorated in different types of wood with a restaurant and cozy bar. From our room we could see all the lights in the central valley... More

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

La Catalina Hotel and Suites Costa Rica is situated in the mountain area, on 6 acres of lush, green, tropical land, with coffee and banana plantations on either side. There are many outbuildings for your privacy and seclusion, two pools, a hot tub, tennis court, spa and much more. From the veranda of the stately main building you look out... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

http://www.hoteldesirecostarica.com/ These 2 hotels are the same place. I give this place a poor rating for lack of transparency. I didn't know from these reviews or from the external site I used to book the accommodation. "A clothing-optional resort for open minded people" is the sort of thing you need to know before you book. As others have said, this... More

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john0123, Manager at La Catalina Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

We are sorry if the guest believes that we are responsible for the lack of transparency.This alleged lack of transparency is not because of us.If we could find out how the guest booked their room with us,then we could investigate whom is misleading.But we can not find any record of this guest staying with us in May,2011. Several years ago... More

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Address: beside Cetal LaCatalina, Birri, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Birri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Catalina Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
La Catalina Hotel And Suites
La Catalina Hotel Birri
Hotel La Catalina
La Catalina Hotel & Suites Costa Rica/Province Of Heredia

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