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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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13 Km Northwest la Fortuna de San Carlos | Arenal, Alajuela, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It want our first visit, my kids specifically requested his bothers in Tabaco instead of having a party, as usual form begging to end a great experience, the staff impeccable and willing to help, everyday one new it was his birthday and treat him special, the food at the buffet has improved big time, desert are hard to chose from!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed this propery, great friendly attentive staff, nice rooms,the hot springs are very enjoyable. The restaurant had excelelnt food and good service. The property is clean and well cared for.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had 2 communicating Tabacon suites. They were huge! it was really convenient with our 2 children. jacuzzi in the bathroom is great. The resort with the thermal place and the SPA were great. The massages I had with Yolanda at the SPA were really amazing! negative point is the point is the kind of population you find at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I feel ripped off. Let's differentiate between the 2 areas of Tabacon: Hotel - We were not greeted or offered a welcome beverage as everyone else arriving received. They did accommodate our early check in and chauffeur us to our room via cart. My issue was with the general age of the property. The entire room was outdated and worn.... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Dear HillyD24 Thank you very much for your comments. These are, definitely of huge importance for our daily proceed. It will helps us to improve our service quality. We are sorry that you did not have the opportunity to be welcomed. We will take into account all your comments so your next visit will be unforgettable and pleasant. We remain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolute loved this hotel! Have never been anywhere like it before! Had a stunning view of arsenal volcano from our bedroom. Rooms are large, clean and very comfy. The biggest selling point about this hotel though is the Tabcon Hot Sorings which are literally a less than one minute away in the Tabacon resort free shuttle. (You can walk in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Tabacon and I have to say we enjoyed it just as much as our first. We read some reviews saying the place had deteriorated, but that wasn't our experience. The service was helpful, friendly and attentive. The grounds remain beautiful and spotless. The rooms are comfortable and quiet. The food in the restaurant was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for 4 nights. Enjoyed the stay. The river running through the property is amazing. Staff was very helpful. Food was fantastic, especially buffet breakfast. The tour and guides were very enjoyable. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite which was gorgeous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hubby and i were traveling to costa rica for a work related trip and took a side trip to Tabacon - great decision. Service was excellent all around - particularly at breakfast. Hot springs were definitely busy in peak hours but we went early one morning and practically had the whole place to ourselves. you need to walk a decent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really debated booking at the Tabacon because of some of the negative reviews. But because it received 5 stars overall and because it was part of the Leading Hotels of the World, we figured it would probably be a nice resort and decided to give it a try. While the location, grounds and hot springs were great, this is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first of three stops in Costa Rica a couple of weeks ago. The room price was a little higher than I thought it was worth. We had a rain forest suite with an indoor jacuzzi that was huge. The hot springs were wonderful. Room quests have a private area which separates you from the daily spa only... More 

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