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Hotel Chalet Tirol

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Route 113 | 6 Km N of Heredia, Heredia 7812-1000, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The property is located in a beautiful mountain area reminiscent of Swiss alps. The chalets have 2 rooms, so we had neighbors on the top floor and you can really hear their steps. Jacuzzi did not work and we paid extra $10 for the superior room. The bed is extremely short, so the legs of a 6' tall person stick... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The concept of this hotel is swiss chalets, we rented a suite with fireplace. The bed was very comfortable and the sheets were as if we were at home. They give enough wood for the fireplace, the only thing is, they had (at least in our room) 2 chairs instead of a couch to sit by the fireplace. Breakfast was... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The place and gardens are very nice. The rooms are ok. Bath Not great, room kind of smelly , They should upgrade it to The level of the gardens and buildings. The breakfast is very good. Resturant for dinner is salty but ok. The place could be very nice for events of any kind. Kids can enjoy the tree house.

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El Dorado Hills
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Chalet Tirol is a beautiful place. The grounds are immaculate with a lot of hydrangea flowers. You can take a nice scenic walk around the grounds and enjoy the clean air. The restaurant was terrific. I had the Sea Bass while the service was very good. I will be back.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Although we did find it a little difficult to find- forget finding it without a GPS- once found, we were delighted. We were hoping to shorten our trip to the Poás Volcano the following day by staying at the Tirol, which is located between the airport and the volcano, but ended up having to drive back towards the airport and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Although finding this little gem of a place in Costa Rica may be difficult for tourist like myself, the arrival is awe inspiring and worth the maze-like-drive. The Alpine theme is so beautifully captured you can almost spot a gnome wondering the garden. The woodys design is carried throughout the hotel grounds. The rooms are lovely too. Spacious two bed... More

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Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We went to the hotel as a weekend get away. The food was great we tried the antipasto mixto and it was incredible for an afternoon snack. The weather was great and we actually read out in the gardens part of the day. An also spent time walking around the grounds. The bad. The people upstair had a baby with... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a great little hotel about an hour -- and a world away -- from San Jose. The room is wonderful: comfy king-sized bed, nice bathroom with toiletries, and a little balcony off the back. The grounds and gardens are lovely. We were only an hour away from Volcan Poas and a 30-minute drive from the airport. Staff was... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Fuimos este fin de semana al hotel el Tirol para recibir información del lugar como locación para nuestra boda. El Gerente General en persona nos atendió y nos dió un recorrido por el lugar. Rodeado por altos arboles de cipres y bosque nuboso, con casitas pintorescas, este hotel parece salido d una aldeita de cuentos. Entre bosques, jardines y plaza,... More

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League City, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Such a beautiful, charming atmosphere! It was a bit like walking through the Garden of Eden on the way to our room with lush landscaping, colorful flowers and butterflies! The room was clean and cozy. I don't know where they found their chef but the food and wine were impeccable! Must try the basil mashed potatoes!! What made the food... More

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Address: Route 113 | 6 Km N of Heredia, Heredia 7812-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Heredia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Chalet Tirol 3*
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The legendary Hotel Chalet Tirol is a magical and romantic Alpine-style Villa found on the lush hillsides of Heredia, close to the capital San Jose and the Juan Santamaria International Airport. From the hotel's entrance you are transported into a wonderland of century-old evergreen and pine trees, gorgeous gardens, and outstanding mountain views, surrounded by a natural reserve full of fauna and flora and crossed by the crystalline Rio Segundo river and waterfall. Accommodation includes 10 charming two-storey chalets and 13 suites with fireplace comprising 1 honeymoon suite and a choice of multi-room family suites. Attentive service in the cozy dining room with inviting fireplace and potbelly stove enhance your overall dining experience. This three star Hotel with capacity for up to 120 people is the perfect location to celebrate weddings, receptions and meetings. Leisure and eco-tourism travelers can enjoy adventures nearby such as a visit to Poas Volcano, as well as any of the rich cultural and natural options Costa Rica has to offer. The restaurant Los Tiroleses at the Hotel Chalet Tirol is famed for its French fusion and international cuisine earning the Chaine des Rotisseurs Award of Excellence, an honor that it proudly holds to this day. ... more   less 
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