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Hotel Paraiso Carlisa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Los Angeles De Chiris, Parrita | Puntarenas , Parrita, Parrita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Parrita
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Oranjestad, Aruba
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very nice hotel which has had better days. It used to be a Best Western. You see how things could have been. Still very nice but ..... The roads on the grounds are slippery. The walk paths are almost gone and overgrown. The service by Tatiana was superb. Food was excellent. In the days it gets very hot and... More

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Howth, Ireland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We knew we would love our stay at Hotel Paraiso Carlisa from the moment we walked into reception. It took us only an hour to book an extra night even though we were under a little bit of end of holiday time pressure. It was the perfect end to our 3 week stay in Costa Rica - I could not... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We spent eight days in Costa Rica. While we enjoyed the ziplines and rafts and the tourist areas, the drive to Manuel Antonio seeing resort after resort did me in. We stayed at Paraiso Carlisa our last night in Costa Rica and our only regret was not staying longer. Before staying here read their website, it is off the beaten... More

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Dear herd_of_5, Thank you for your review of your stay at the Hotel Paraíso Carlisa. The feedbacks we get from our guests at Tripadvisor are very important to us. As our main purpose is to exceed our guests´ expectations, it is a great pleasure to know when we do so. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your... More

Geneva, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

A 17km dirt road separated this hidden gem from the main road between Jaco and Manuel Antonio and is a must stay! We stayed for two nights at this eco hotel, which was a peaceful and restful time. The day of arrival, we drove down from the Arenal area, along the pacific coast side to this hotel. Finding this hotel... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

This hotel is an experience, not just a place to stay. The beautiful setting, natural areas and wonderful staff made our stay truly enjoyable. The food was exceptional! Tony the chef made every meal a tantalizing delight for our tastebuds - the best food I've had here in Costa Rica. Joshua, from the front desk couldn't have been more helpful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

When previous reservations fell through due to the World Surfing championships and almost every hotel being overbooked, my colleague managed to get a booking at the Paraiso Carlisa for 1 night, I ended up staying 4. Lthough advertised as a Best Western, the hotel is actually an independently owned and operated eco lodge about 15kms north of the main Jaco-Quepos... More

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Costa Rica
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

I went to the hotel last weekend with my boyfriend and we had a blast. It was all we expected and more. We enjoyed a horse back ride; we had the chance to hike in the mountains and discover two amazing waterfalls, that were the highlight of our trip. We observed different kinds of animals including white faced monkeys, woodpeckers,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2008

I went to Costa Rica to remodel a vacation home belonging to my employer. After 10 days of living in "the rough" I headed up the mountain to check out reports of a "local" hotel. It was the Paraiso Carlisa, not exactly a local hotel! It's more like a slice of heaven. It is an amazing place. I decided to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2008

This place is amazing!!! We went to Costa Rica for a short amount of time just to see the country to eventually come back and know where to go. As we were looking on internet for hotels, we found this 4 star hotel wich had an amzing deal! It was 169$ for three days, two nights. We had 1 lunch... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2006

My husband and I stayed here by chance. I had difficulty finding a place near Manuel Antonio as I'd left it a bit too late during peak season, so decided to look from something between Manuel Antonio and Jaco. We had been on the Osa for 4 days and were on our way to La Fortuna so wanted something on... More

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Address: Los Angeles De Chiris, Parrita | Puntarenas , Parrita, Parrita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Parrita
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Paraiso Carlisa 3*
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Welcome to the Hotel Paraíso Carlisa We would like to introduce you to an unexplored destination, one of the most exotic places in the world. Our hotel has an intimate atmosphere and is located between the traditional villages of Quepos and Jaco in the mountains. It is in an area of outstanding natural beauty near the National Park 'La Cangreja' and is ideal for nature lovers, bird-watchers and people wanting to experience the adventure and traditions of Costa Rica. It is within over 100 hectares of virgin mountain and tropical forests containing a great variety of unique flora and fauna. The hotel is 16 km from the beach and close to the Indian reservation 'Zapatón', where you can experience the traditional lifestyle of Central America. We look forward to welcoming you in our Hotel ... more   less 
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