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Hotel Rio Perlas Spa, Resort & Casino

Valle de Orosi, Cartago 95-7100, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most dissapointing experiences i've had in 20 yrs in Costa Rica. I brought 2 coworkers to relax and enjoy their final day in a "5 star spa" worth $40 to spend just a few hours (in an area where all Hotsprings run between $4-6) plus a meal. Nothing worked except for the main spring. it... More 

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Buenas tardes Pido una sincera disculpa por esta situación ocurrida en nuestro hotel días anteriores, actualmente estamos tratando de dar... More 

Salina, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Rio Perlas with a large group of people. Staff were welcoming and kind upon check-in and check-out. Dining staff were attentive, but not overly friendly and welcoming. Food was ok. Rooms are a bit dated, but clean. I didn't get the chance to swim in the hot springs pool, but I did walk around the lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A+ Rio Perlas was a dreamy escape from the touristic costa rica. A genuine down to earth charm that is truly unique. The mission architecture mixed with Tiko folk lure captures something special and the hot spring fed swimming pool offers a cure for whatever ails you. You can't help but feel the vibrant life of the nature that surrounds... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Stayed at Rio Perlas 4/14-4/18. The resort has gorgeous landscaping. The surrounding trails provided very relaxing walks. We stayed in room 138. It was clean and the bathroom worked well. The staff is wonderful! This is a great place if you want to escape and relax.

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Crosby, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My husband and I arrived on April 1, it took us 3 hours to drive from San Jose airport because internet map sent us in another direction. We stayed in one of the cabins. I did not realize that each cabin was 2 rooms put together. 2 of the nights we had families in the attached room and they were... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a very quiet place to relax and enjoy with a family. PROs - Food > Cesar salad 9/10, Tomato soup 9/10, Fish (fried / fusion ) 8/10 and desserts 7/10 - Security > safety box on the room, ticket requested to leave the hotel - Pool > water temperature is good - Recommended for couples and families with... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This resort has poor food, weak to absent WiFi, dilapidated bath rooms, only like warm water to shower, the swimming pools are out-of-order except for the "hot" spring pool, that was luke warm. On the positive side: Very friendly and helpful staff, property is surrounded by stunningly beautiful and well maintained gardens, has a creek, water falls, lakes with trouts.... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I spent a day with my GF's family at the weekend. It is a really nice place, it has a river going through it, and there is a lot of flora. Food was ok, it is neighter the best nor the worst. Supoustly the hotel has a hot spring water pool, however it wasn't hot enough but warm (colder than... More 

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Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The only thing five star here is the nature surrounding this place. We left our cell phone in the courtesy car. It was stolen. Our last day we forgot a couple of items in our room. Gone, supposedly they grew legs and left on their own. the decor of the suites, could compare to a cheap motel. Don't expect much... More 

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Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed there in August for 1 night, we got a Yuplon. The room was large, and private. The food was delicious. In the other hand the hotel needs maintenance. The cold water pool was not working, it was a shame because it's a large pool. So, everybody on that weekend were on the hot water pool, which is not... More 

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