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Xandari Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 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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Aspen, Colorado
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 4 nights at the end of a 2 week active trip in CR. It is a tropical delight with beautiful pools and a gorgeous overlook of the town. The resort is constructed on a hillside so has quite a few levels. Food was all very fresh, healthy and well prepared and presented. Breakfast was included and had... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 2 girlfriends and I were backpacking and found a groupon for Xandari-- we decided to cash in and live in luxury for a few nights. However, there's not much to DO besides lounge about and maybe go on some hikes through the pretty prescribed paths on the property. This was made evident by the fact that we were the... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from having spent two days at this gorgeous resort. This was the "bookend" hotel, as our first night in CR and our last night before flying home. This resort is so well constructed into the hillside, with such an abundance of tropical beauty and numerous birds singing all around us. The rooms are individual suites, that are quite... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Xandari was an excellent place for us to spend the first 2 nights of our honeymoon. It seemed as if we were the only people at the resort. There is so much peace and privacy. The rooms are spacious and have breathtaking views of the city, however, they could use some updating. The restaurant was amazing! Everything we ordered, including... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super hotel with excellent service. Can't pick a nicer location overlooking Alajuela. Food was top notch and the room spacious. Found the evenings a little cooler than expected given the altitude so we needed to use the extra blanket. The waterfall trails on the property were great to hike / jog. Fantastic scenery. The Infiniti pool was also very nice,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Xandari was the first resort we stayed at upon arriving in Costa Rica. It is beautifully situated in the mountains above San Jose and Alajuela. The grounds are spectacular. The staff is exceptional. Our room was wonderfully spacious and very comfortably appointed. The shower looks out to a private garden. The food is good, though not amazing, but the service,... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I chose this resort because it was recommended to us by a travel planner we trust, Beatrice Blake of Key to Costa Rica LLC http://keytocostarica.com/consultations/ We sat on our patio and watched birds galore, including a Rufous Motmot that posed for us for 15 minutes. The view from our villa was grand, all across the central valley.... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here 3 times and each time, the experience is amazing. It all starts with Jose's wonderful greeting at the front desk and continues with every encounter. Grounds are exceptionally maintained -- enjoy the vegetable garden, the animals, the amazing flowers -- including the orchid house, gallery and everything in between. Wonderful food and the most amazing Spa experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Large, well outfitted suites located in a beautiful resort. Suites are very large and offer great views of San Jose. Resorts is unique and offers a great starting pointing or vacation destination to visitors. Perfect for couples and rooms could provide ample space and amenities for people traveling with children.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the most charming hotel. Not common small room but big spacios villa in Barcelona Gaudí style with big terasse. There is a nice view to the city and in the bathroom is perfect design bath. There have 3 swimming pools, which are heated and it is so romantic to be in the evening in swiming pool and enjoying... More 

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Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#2 Family Hotel in Alajuela

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