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Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   El Silencio de Los Angeles, San Ramon 1250, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the time we arrived at Villa Blanca ( directly from airport) my experience was nothing short of perfect. Views amazing , room ( cabin with fireplace and small patio area) amazing, staff warm friendly and so persanable and the food amazingly delisious and fresh fresh fresh. It is a must stay!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this haven in the clouds for 3 nights at the end of July with our 8 and 10 year olds. It is around 90 mins by car from the airport and the journey was broken up by our friendly driver, Hector, who made a detour to a local roadside eatery. A fun and gentle introduction to the country.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was not at all what we expected! The drive to the resort is on a very nice windy road through gorgeous rolling hills. Once you turn off to the resort, the road gets a little rough (no complaints whatsoever, ignore the whiners about the road, it's very manageable) but is to be expected. I have driven similar roads... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Blanca is an amazingly serene place. We stayed there due to the proximity to San Jose (much much closer than the Monteverde cloud forest) for our short trip. It is about 1 hour from San Jose to San Ramon, then another 30 minutes on a bumpy dirt road to Villa Blanca. The grounds are huge and beautiful. We were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's put this in proper perspective. When my wife and I looked at our photos, we both agreed that some of them looked like paintings. That's what this place is, a painting. It's your imagination, come to life. Then, there's the friendly and helpful staff. I wish that I could cite all for service, but I didn't get everyone's name.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a relaxing retreat in the mountains of Costa Rica. We loved our room, proximity to nature, delicious homemade meals, and selections at the movie theater. A special thank you to Cristian who upgraded us to the honeymoon suite! We enjoyed our Night Tour of the rain forest and saw a variety of tree frogs, an owl, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect place to start our vacation. It was relaxing, quiet and beautiful. The spa here was wonderful and hiking around the property was fun....not to mention that everything is "green" and the use of organic products is wonderful. The staff is outstanding. Last but not least the food was over the top wonderful. I would highly reccomend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff goes out of their way to serve you. They are the best staff I have ever seen in a hotel. I would go there again. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. The food was excellent. I felt very relaxed when I left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Really no significant complaints. Great for couples, very private and quiet. I would say the only con is it being very isolated, although there are several things to do within the hotel. We had a great time!

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villablanca2011, Owner at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear jmrico01, We were pleased to see that you appreciated all that we have to offer, or as little as you wanted to do, depending on your expectations from “mountain retreats” to a wedding celebrations. We fortunately continue to be recommended by honeymooners, Empty Nesters and families who all seem to enjoy their own space in their own way within... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to end our family trip around Costa Rica, <90 mins from San Jose airport. Located in peaceful cloud forest with interesting self guided trail through the forest reserve and knowledgeable guide led early morning bird walk. Visiting Humming bird feeders a must. Rooms very comfortable with fireplace and sitting area. Restaurant outstanding food and service and made our... More

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villablanca2011, Manager at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear 158james, We appreciate you sharing the great experience your entire family had with us. We feel that your family deserves the special attention as our valued guests here in San Ramon de Alajuela. To be the finale of your holiday and a highlight of your trip is truly our reward for delivering the exceptional brand of boutique hospitality we... More

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Address: El Silencio de Los Angeles, San Ramon 1250, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > San Ramon
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Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve 4*
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Just over an hour's drive from San Jose International Costa Rica airport (SJO), eco-minded travelers from all over the world have reveled in the beauty of Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel, located within the Los Angeles Private Biological Nature Reserve & Research Station in the Canton of San Ramon. The hotel is ideally situated as a gateway to Arenal Volcano and the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Here, you're immersed in one of the world's most precious and complex jungle ecosystems - the cloud forest. This boutique mountain hotel is nestled on 75-acres of gentle rolling hills, with well-appointed "casitas" and Honeymoon Suites, each with their own fireplace, and surrounded by acres of lush botanical gardens. Originally owned by former president Rodrigo Carazo Odio and First Lady, Estrella Zeledon de Carazo, Villa Blanca has become a renown and cherished Costa Rica destination. The architecture reflects the original farm village concept, with a welcoming Hacienda, offering guests exceptional Costa Rican hospitality, premier dining, a private theater, conference facilities, and pampering spa menu. Also quite unique is a replica of a 14th century Roman wedding chapel, La Mariana, with its hand painted ceramic ceiling. Choose from a variety of nature-based activities, including horseback, zip-lines, and user-friendly guided trials, plus excursions to Arenal and Poas volcanoes, hot springs, and rural-cultural tours. This is the Costa Rica where those who "travel well and travel right" want to go. Please feel free to visit our sister-site, one of the most prestigious Manuel Antonio hotels, Si Como No. ... more   less 
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