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Xandari Resort & Spa

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1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed recently with our two children (ages 8 and 11) at the end of our fourth trip to CR. Pros: Well located not too far from the airport. Lovely new pool w/amazing view (and nice big towels available poolside) Very clean and spacious rooms. Living room couches made perfect beds for the kids, which the maids made up each... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were booked at Xandari as the final two nights of a package booked with Costa Rica Vacations so that we could be close to the town of Atenas where our daughter attends school for a semester abroad. This place is beyond wonderful. Like a mini national park with it's own hiking trails, waterfalls, amazing gardens and farm. Wish we... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Xandari is remarkable for its proximity to the airport. We stayed here the night before returning home. It is a lovely hilltop hotel. The view of San Jose and Alajuela are beautiful and the lights of these cities present a nice backdrop to dinner on the patio. The rooms are spacious. The gardens are nicely groomed and invite the... More 

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived jet-lagged and very tired. Perfect place to relax for both us and our kids (8 and 11). Friendly, helpful staff. Brilliant location with great views and climate. Lovely food. We travel a lot and this is definitely one of the best (if not the best). Thanks Xandari for an excellent start to our holiday

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel only for one night, but it was amazing! Eating right above the rain forest was amazing, staying in a picturesque little villa was amazing, the pool was amazing, the food was amazing, everything was amazing! I did not want to leave. Make sure to stay longer than only one night!

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Los Angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Xandari is an amazing place to stay, especially at the beginning or at the end of a trip to CR (because of its proximity to the airport). We stayed in room 16 and it was very roomy and beautifully decorated, as was the entire property. The grounds are gorgeous and there are places to hike (including waterfalls on the... More 

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

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 committed to our guests, develops only very good experiences, passion to our daily work is what we really feel. There are birds with loud singing... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights, loved both nights. The restaurant food was absolutely top notch. Service was awesome. We could sit outside on the balcony and listen to the birds and insects. San Jose at night was a pleasure to see.

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

Dear PHstarman traveler, We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable time at Xandari including our food/restaurant, service and environment.Looking forward for your next visit. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most fabulous place to start or finish a trip to Costa Rica. We stayed three nights (and would have loved longer). After a long flight we arrived looking forward to a relaxing few days and couldn't have chosen anywhere better; we received a very warm welcome and were shown to the most unusual room - circular, huge,... More 

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

Dear Bruce p traveler...Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. We are glad to hear you enjoy our unique Palm roof villa. We will be looking forward to your next visit. More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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58 reviews 58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I celebrated an anniversary at Xandari, and it was a really good choice. It's the perfect place for a quick visit if you're in the San José area. The hotel is nice, and has a good restaurant. There are also nice nature trails with waterfalls. However, the main attraction is the incredibly complete spa. It's got a very diverse menu... More 

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

Dear Jorge V traveler...Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time. We are glad to hear you had a wonderful time at Xandari and especially in our beautiful Spa. We hope to see you soon. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far one of the best places we stayed in CR. I would go back in a heartbeat. BUT, I would suggest not booking through hotels.com. We cancelled our first reservation and never received a refund. We ended up staying at Xandari on 2 occasions during the same trip, for 3 nights total. Everything was great, and our... More 

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

Dear CR1stvisit traveler, on behalf of the Xandari Staff we will like to express our sincere gratitude for the time spend in sharing with us your comments. Each day we feel more committed to our guests. We will much like to become the hotel that our guests love. We are sorry to hear about your bad experience with your booking.... More 

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