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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose

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Cariari, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Our first trip to Costa Rica. This hotel is short 10 minute cab ride from Santamaria Airport and @20 minutes cab ride to SanJose. Hotel Staff very gracious. Our 2nd floor room overlooking pool was very spacious. Clean.fresh linens. Breakfast Buffet has the usual: hot, cold, and continental. Tasty. We were able to book our day tours at the hotel.... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to send us the great review. We hope to see you again soon at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose! Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Kannapolis, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The hotel is about 15 minutes from the airport so it is a very good location. The hotel has a tropical feel with various plants dotting the open air corridors. There is a nice fresh market only a couple hundred yards from the front door. I side are fresh fruits and vegetables plus general grocery items The hotels exercise &... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

We’re happy you had a great stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. Come see us again soon – we’ve got a delicious chocolate chip cookie waiting for you! Safe travels…. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

gary7272
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

My wife, son and I, spent a pre-tour night at the Doubletree Cariari and all we can say is it looks and feels like a resort in Hawaii. First of all, the lobby is open air, just like many of the hotels in Hawaii. The lobby contained a couple of free internet connected computers(free). The check in was flawless. We... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your great experience at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. I’m happy to hear that our staff made your stay more comfortable. We look forward to seeing you the next time you travel to San Jose area. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Once again the staff and management of this hotel went out of thier way to take care of us. Even though we stay one night at each end of our Costa Rica trips, they remember us and give us great service.

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Whenever you’re in San Jose, stop by the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. We’ll take good care of you. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Gonzales, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I just returned from Costa Rica and stayed at this hotel the last night of my trip because it was close to the airport. Whoever rated this place four stars must have been full of rum. The room smelled like mildew, the pool was dirty and to top it all off they wanted to charge me $10/night extra for WiFi... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

I appreciate the review of your recent stay at our hotel. I understand that you were disappointed and that we came short of delivering what you are accustomed to expect from us. I truly apologize if this was the case and I can assure you that I will definitely keep your review in mind to improve our in-property experience. We... More 

Verona, Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed here just before and just after Christmas 2012. This was still before the peak season. They were sprucing up the pool when we arrived but when we returned it was done and full of water. We were part of a tour group of about 25. We had a couple of presentations in the Maracas room and the staff... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. We appreciate the opportunity to host your group and, as always, appreciate your business. If there’s anything you need, let us know. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Ajax, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed here one night before starting our driving adventure in Costa Rica. Very close to the airport and in no time we were lounging by the pool after a long travel day. Rooms were clean and beds very comfortable. A 5 minute walk from the hotel are restaurants, a nice grocery store and farmacia (drug store), which was very... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. I’m happy to hear that our service and our great amenities made your stay more comfortable. Hope to see you again soon. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Brantford, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Just back from March break in San Jose Costa Rica. The service was excellent, restaurant staff started your morning with a smile and Buenos dias!!! Andrea and Tania at the tour desk were helpful and reservations for sightseeing tours was easy. Nice room- balcony and pool view, 2 double beds. Tip just a short walk from the hotel is a... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. I’m happy to hear Andrea and Tania made your stay more comfortable. I’ll pass it on. Thanks for choosing DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night before joining a tour. 5 min ($11 USD) cab from airport. Clean, friendly, great pool, nice rooms. Restaurant is fairly expensive for what it is--visit the supermarket next door to buy water, snacks, sandwiches and salads for lunch. Also has yogurt, fruit and pastries for breakfast. When you exit the lobby, turn right, it's a... More 

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thanks for staying here at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. We’re glad you had a taste of our warm, caring service. We look forward to welcoming you back. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing. More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Definitely not a five star hotel. Food at the restaurant was really bad and had to wait 45 minutes or more. The restaurant was one quarter empty. I cannot image a busy day. Food quality was really bad for the price. Service was less than average.

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Margie_Aristy, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your receipt review. We always appreciate hearing from our guests, including when comments help identify ways we can improve. I understand from your review that you were disappointed with some issues at our hotel. I am so sorry that you found our restaurant to have a limited menu selection as well experiencing a slow service.... More 

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