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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Ellicott City, Maryland, USA
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Xandari the day before we returned home. We were offered fresh beverages upon our arrival and the staff was extremely warm and welcoming. We stayed in an amazing vibrant suite with a beautiful view of the lush Central Valley foliage. We took advantage of the spa services, which were decent, but the evening view of the city... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at SJO in the evening and spent the night at Xandari before traveling on to Quepos. The free Xandari shuttle picked us up at SJO and drove us 20 minutes to the hotel. Staff were waiting to do a brief check in and show us to our room. Beautiful view of city lights from our balcony. We awoke... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at one of their villas for a couple of nights. The villas are clean, spacious, and beautiful. Their restaurant is excellent and the service in general is 5 stars all around. The trails they have are absolutely wonderful. A must see!

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

Dear Edwin, Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. We will be looking forward to your next visit More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the artwork all over the resort, the style and the colours. So bold, so vibrant so inviting. I wish we could have stayed more than just the one night. The children loved the half-moon shaped pool with great views over Alejuela. In fact, being high up the views are splendid from this resort. The trails to the waterfalls... More 

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

Dear Lorenza, 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 so happy to hear you had an enjoyable stay. Thank you for sharing your photos. We hope you will have the opportunity to... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Xandari our first night in Costa Rica. The hotel has its own style: retro with tipycall costarican colors. The villas are spacious and have good views. The hotel has a wonderfull garden and private trails that lead to different waterfalls. The restaurant serves good food, specially the ceviche! One of the 3 swimming pools have stunning views... More 

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

Dear MirallesDoms traveler, 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 happy to hear you fully enjoyed your stay at Xandari. We will be looking forward to your next visit. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was exceptional, most grown right on the property. Great hiking trails to small waterfalls. Nice restaurant. The spa was amazing, the massage rooms have a private pool and view -- we took full advantage of this each day.

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

Dear susy2456133 traveler, Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time. We are glad to hear you fully enjoyed the hotel premises. It will be a great pleasure to host you in the near future at Xandari. More 

Portland, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is BEAUTIFUL! I actually gasped when I saw the view from our room. Swimming in the infinity pool looking out over the city is surreal. The hiking trail to the waterfall is a bit of workout but well worth it. The staff is very friendly, and fantastic at getting you anything you need almost immediately. They are also... More 

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

Dear Mellisa, Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. We will follow up with your highlights in order to make a better performance, each and every day that is our goal. On behalf of all the Hotel Staff , we do highly appreciate your feedback. Looking forward for your next... More 

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here the last two nights of our ten day trip. Very nice and such a convenient location to the airport. It has the prettiest landscaping of any hotel we have stayed at in Cosat Rica. There are many unique varieties of flowers, and the various fruit trees bring in lots of interesting birds. The artwork is beautiful and... More 

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

Dear hlraphael 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 are so happy to hear you really enjoyed your stay in the Resort. Maybe next time you will be able to enjoy our... More 

Washington DC
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights before traveling with the Wild Planet Adventures 14 day tour of Costa Rica. The hotel is spectacular. Stayed in #8 close to hotel lobby. Room was beautiful with an interesting outdoor shower. The flowers and landscaping are beautiful. It rained most of the time so heard many birds, but saw far less than I heard. The best... More 

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

Dear Frog1199 traveler, We are happy to hear you had an enjoyable stay at Xandari and that you enjoy the beauty of the nature around. We do have wifi in the rooms but in June we had problems due to lighting and storms and internet was down a couple of days. Thank you very much, we will be looking forward... More 

Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a five-night stay at Xandari with my 78 year-old mom and my 18 year-old nephew (my age is somewhere in between!....) This was my third stay in Xandari; I first visited in May 2003 with three friends and had such a great stay that I returned in August 2003 with another friend. I was impressed then, but... More 

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

Dear Vera, What a wonderfully nice review! Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time.On behalf of all of our staff it is a real pleasure for us to have the opportunity to host you and to be able to have you again at this your home. We certain want to make your... More 

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