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Hotel El Guarco

Pan America Highway | 1.5 km al sur del Parque Industrial, Cartago, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Cartago
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
leannknight Pleasant Hill. Illinois
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pleasant Hill. Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was on a mission team and we stayed here again this year. The rooms are very nice, clean and well cared for. The front desk staff was very helpful an speak excellent English. May f the other staff also spoke English. I enjoy the nice beds and rally nice showers. I plan to stay here again.

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently traveled to Cartago for a business trip.I stated at Hotel El Guarco for two nights. The room was small but well kept and clean. The included breakfast was good and the service was excellent. I really enjoyed the covered courtyard as it rained most of the time I was there, I was still able to sit outside and... More

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of this hotel. Really beautiful King rooms - sparkling clean and new. And the restaurant had excellent food - we ended up eating there most of the time. The staff was wonderful and I loved the fact that they had an ice machine! So helpful when it's hot. Just be aware that it... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Clean, safe, inexpensive and great service. We stopped by randomly and were very pleased· the hotel is well located, has a internal parking and the premises are well guarded. We paid 50$ a night including 2 breakfasts. Excellent experience.

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san jsoe
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Was at this hotel in Cartago Costa Rica over 2.5 weeks; was on business trip at Cartago Industrial Park. Hotel is super great --- super security and safe place, super clean, super great/ & polite staff (Evelyn, Hannia, Cinya, Eric, Joshua, Andres----reception/housekeeping/restaurant/driver/SecurityGuards--all really great)---very good room prices and very great restaurant food (the cook Cinya's plate of 'lomo a la... More

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Pleasant Hill. Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We arrive on Saturday evening and checked in. We had dinner at their restaurant and enjoyed the food. We stayed until Friday morning. The rooms where very nice. The showers were excellent. The service was wonderful. The price included breakfast.

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hotelelguarco, Gerente at Hotel El Guarco, responded to this review

Hello Leannknight, We appreciate your made ​​the comment. Aid for thousands of travelers, reference using the comments left by our guests on our Trip Advisor. We're glad you enjoyed your spacing at the hotel and the services we have offered. It will be our honor to have you around here again, I hope to meet you personally when you return.... More

Sesattle, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

I am a travel agent, we called 10 minutes before they closed and asked if there was a room available. The woman that answered the phone was very kind and said if we could not arrive in 10 minutes, she would leave a key to our room and the guard would be happy to help us upon arrival. We arrived... More

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hotelelguarco, Gerente at Hotel El Guarco, responded to this review

Hi Tisha. Thanks for giving us your comments, helps thousands of travelers will have reference to the services we offer in our hotel. It's an honor to hear such nice comments and know that was your good pleasure to be hosted at the Hotel El Guarco. Hopefully soon to have you around here again, we would like to know them... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

My wife and I had just finished an exhausting first day and night in Costa Rica. Had planned to go to a very remote location east of Cartago, but got delayed during car rental at the airport, got caught San Jose's rush hour, then had our primary route closed by a mudslide. We ended up staying the night in our... More

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hotelelguarco, Gerente at Hotel El Guarco, responded to this review

Hello David S. First we would like to thank you for your comments, they are very helpful for thousands of travelers. Second, we like to know that your stay with us was to your liking and you enjoyed rest in our rooms, but after all that happened during your trip. Our warmest hug, expect them back soon, we'd love to... More

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We had problems escaping San Jose and ended up driving all different places trying to find a place to stay. This hotel was a welcome site and it was great that the first thing we found had nice rooms, good security, and a good breakfast the next morning. It ended up being a really stormy night so we were glad... More

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california
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137 reviews 137 reviews
83 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2010

Thank you Hotel El Guarco for taking good care of me when the route to San Isidro de General was disrupted by the rains in November. I was lucky that there were still a few rooms available when I gave up on trying to get through. This modern hotel has comfortable rooms, some with kitchens, a restaurant (free breakfast included),... More

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Address: Pan America Highway | 1.5 km al sur del Parque Industrial, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our surroundings:El Guarco Hotel & Restaurant is located in Cartago, Costa Rica. It is the only hotel in the province that is adressing mainly towards a corporative public. We are located very close to a lot of important commercial spots, such as Mega Super (supermarket, 500m. away), Paseo Metropoli Mall (2 km. away), Cartago Downtown (which is only 5 km. away) and, finally, only 47 km. separate us from the Juan Santamaría Airport.We offer the services of accommodation, food, transportation, catering service, national & international tours and assembly rooms, that provide the latest technology, which is ideal for meetings, trainings, weddings, baby showers and birthday celebrations, among others. We also offer laundry service, daily room cleaning, Wifi, parking w/roof, 24 hour security and national and international phone calls. ... more   less 
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