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El Encanto Inn

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300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved the garden with all the beautiful fauna and flora. Alex, the Manager is going out of his way to make everybody happy. He is very energetic and helpful in so many ways. Even drove us to the bus station very early in the morning. Breakfast is plentiful with lots of fruits and eggs or pancake. Coffee and tea is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Unfortunately, we were very sick with my friend during our stay. We have been to a bad restaurant around. But the owner Alex has helped us a lot. He drives us for free to the hospital, he stayed there for hours to explain to the nurse our problem. This man is awesome : he is really funny and POSITIVE. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The little hotel is just perfect! Hidden just s short walk from the center, wih a beautiful garden and a little pool. Great breakfast and an extremely welcoming and helpful manager. The studio was lovely and we slept really well. All was uncomplicated and relaxed, we can fully recommend this place, also for families with small kids!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were there for two nights and enjoyed it very much. We were welcomed in a very cordial way and the management was available for any help any time. The Cahuita Park is just 10 minutes walk from the hotel which is very practical. Also, the hotel area attract a huge amount and variaty of birds, which spend a beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

El Encanto is a peaceful small inn just on the edge of Cahuita village, 5 minutes walk to 'downtown'. The rooms although not large, are well decorated and comfortable. The studio is more spacious and has a mini kitchen. It is upstairs and the balcony is quite private with a hammock. Plenty of hot water in the shower. The breakfasts... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I just returned from 5 days at El Encanto with members of my family (3 adults and 1 child). We had the suite above the dining area with a king bed in one room and twin beds in the other. It was a perfect visit. As other reviewers have mentioned, El Encanto is an oasis in Cahuita, especially after a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We've traveled numerous times to Costa Rica and this was our first time to the Caribbean side of the country. We will surely come back and would only stay at El Encanto. We would live here if we could. Alex has more energy than most hosts and the attention to cleanliness of the property and the personal attention was surely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cahuita is a charming little town. Staying at El Encanto adds a bit of magic and elegance to it, and never feels stuffy in the process. Alex, the manager, starts off your stay with his enthusiastic welcome. He couldn't have been more warm and helpful throughout our stay. He has such a passion for the surroundings (including the collection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This place had pretty much everything we wanted. A nice pool for all of us, including our 18 month old daughter, to enjoy, walking distance to the national park and the main street with many great restaurants. The rooms were very clean with great beds and the hammocks outside the bungalows were very comfortable. The suite room was incredible! My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

When the front gates of El Encanto open, you feel like you are walking into a dream! The grounds are absolutely beautiful! We were lucky enough to stay in the Suite and it was amazing. You had a beautiful view of the hotel grounds and of the ocean. The swimming pool area was very nice as well. We were greeted... More 

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