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Tacacori EcoLodge

calle Burios - 500 m Northest Xandari Resort & Spa- Tacacori | Tacacori, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Montreal, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our adventures on this trip were in the Monteverde area, but for our return home we didn't want the stress of the long drive directly from there to SJO airport. Tacacori EcoLodge was the perfect spot to spend our last night in Costa Rica: close to the airport, which allowed us a leisurely morning, while preserving the feeling of being... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tacacori was our last stop before heading home. The grounds were beautiful, the hosts were gracious, and the lodge dogs were adorable. The ecolodge is a short ride away from the airport and we had a delicious breakfast prepared for is before we had to leave. I would definitely stay at this place again and I recommend it to other... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
74 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This was our final stop on our honeymoon and it was the perfect joice for us. The bungalow was new and big and in a wonderfully made garden. Also the location was what we expected, away from the trouble. That there is no restaurant did not bother us, since we prefered to take the car to try some special places... More

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

When flying into San Jose or just visiting this is the perfect place to stay, skip the chains or higher priced alternatives. This is 4 separate bungalows tucked away and surrounded by beautiful well kept gardens. You have privacy and only the sounds of nature. We did the hello - goodbye package staying 2 nights at the start of our... More

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Paris
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We arrived here late at night after a long day of travelling (they arranged the airport transfer for us) and although it's near the airport, this place is an oasis of calm and jungle quiet. Owned by a lovely French couple, there are four separate and private bungalows built in luscious gardens. The shower is excellent and the breakfast delicious.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in January at the beginning of our Costa Rican adventure. After maneuvering through Friday night 5pm traffic, we found our way up the hill to Tacacori with no problems. GPS helped, but there are also signs guiding the way. We were assigned Casita Bambu. It was very clean and spacious and perfect for the... More

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Michigan
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica and just loved it. Very cozy and private, yet only 15 minutes from the airport. Which I know sounds crazy but is true. Our cabin was perfectly clean and comfortable with a great shower with good, hot water. We enjoyed the tea service on our terrace as we soaked in... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

As many did, we chose to stay here because of its proximity to the airport (in our case, for the flight out). Though Alajuela is a fairly busy city, this joint is up on a hill and enclosed, so it feels much more secluded than it actually is. The gardens are beautiful here, and the rooms are well-furnished. The hosts... More

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Berlin, Germany
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great garden, friendly and kind owners, good breakfast with great view of the garden and colibris, butterflies and bigger birds sitting in the branches. The cabins are great as well, nicely designed and spacious. It was a great start into our costa rica vacation. The only thing I didn't like about the place was that the entrance is right in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Pros: Location, clean, great service, beautiful grounds, private Cons: Our room felt a bit humid due to heavy downpours of the rainy season but it was minor for what this place offers. Tacacori is Fantastic! This is not how I would typically describe a hotel 15mins from any international airport but this place truly is that. As first timers to... More

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Also Known As:
Tacacori EcoLodge Costa Rica/Alajuela
Address: calle Burios - 500 m Northest Xandari Resort & Spa- Tacacori | Tacacori, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#2 Family Hotel in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you’re looking for a stop over or a place to spend at few days to find time relaxation in a beautiful tropical garden. TACACORI EcoLodge is your deal destination. Located 15 mn away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport in a peaceful neighbourhood withing Alajuela, Costa Rica and just minutes away from the business district, entertainment spots and shopping centers in San Jose.Tacaori Ecolodge is an exclusive rest place for tourists coming from the airport to stop over for a good night’s rest.Each of the 5 bungalows rests in harmony with its surrounding and included personalized services. ... more   less 
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