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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent one night as a family at the Tabacon Resort. Our plans and their tight availability made spending another night impossible, which ended up being fine. We had heard that the Tabacon was perhaps the nicest property in the Arenal area, and I suspect that it belongs in that conversation. The Springs Resort, however, blew Tabacon away, in... More 

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Great Exuma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently got married and decided that we wanted to go to Costa Rica for our honeymoon. We figured it would be the right amount of romance, excursions, and pampering. The first hotel that we stayed in was the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. We spent four days here and it was everything that we hoped and... More 

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Grafton, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very nice place. The room was nice and clean with a wonderful view of the volcano. Customer service was very good, the staff were friendly and helpful. We picked two places to stay on our trip to enjoy the hot springs, here and Rio Perdido. The springs at Tabacon were very nicely done and have a natural... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently spent three nights at Tabaon. Loved the hotel and property ! Staff were very friendly and eager to please. Lovely buffet breakfast in the mornings. Ate two nights in the restaurant on premises and meal on th first night was one of the best of our whole trip! Spa was fabulous ... Indulge in a Swedish massage ( it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the resort and spa for a part of our honeymoon. The grounds were spectacular, the view of the volcano from our room was unmatched. The only problem we had was that the facilities are a bit off the beaten path which means you must rely on taxis to get around. Unfortunately the tour desk at our hotel... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at the Tabacon. The Arneal region has lots of hotels to choose from & it can be very confusing to pick - Tabacon suited our needs & exceeded our expectations. We had an issue with noise above & the guest services were very hesitant to move us. With incidence we were finally moved to an... More 

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White Plains, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I expected a 5 star hotel for the 5 star price. The service was fine, the restaurant was good. What was disappointing was the room. It was spacious, however the bed was very uncomfortable. You needed to use your room key to have the electric/air conditioner work. The room was very plain and seemed out of date. The $300 price... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tabacon was our first stop in Costa Rica and it was a great way to start! We had a beautiful suite to share with my husband and 2 children. At first I was disappointed to have no view of the volcano. Our room actually faces the opposite direction. After visiting the hot springs, I was no longer disappointed. The hot... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights and loved every minute. The hot springs are unbelievable. Even the pool at the resort is filled with warm, fresh water from the volcano springs. The restaurant serves great dinners, with live music (guitar players). Rooms are really beautiful, the staff is friendly and accommodation. The wine is not good, and other than the main restaurant... More 

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Limpsfield
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights and loved this hotel. All the staff were friendly and helpful but we did have to contact house keeping every day to bring us towels as they hadn't replaced them when they cleaned the room (even when we had left them on the rail to reuse ). Our room was modern and a very good... More 

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