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Hotel El Silencio del Campo
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5km northwest from the Catholic Church on right hand side | 5km northwest from the Catholic Church on right hand side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 98, Costa Rica   |  
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1 review
“Great hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed at this hotel with 2 adults and 2 kids. The room was huge and clean. It had two full beds (or queens, not sure which) and a single bed. It was perfect for our family. The grounds are stunning, the pool was great, and the hot springs were amazing. Our kids spent hours in the hot springs. There also is a working farm, and our kids got to milk a cow. The staff was great. They booked all of our tours. The breakfast was great. We really loved this hotel. We highly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this quaint little hotel. The staff is incredibly friendly. We loved relaxing at the hot springs on site. Jose did a great job at the bar....answered all of our local questions and filled us in on what we needed to know. The only thing is the service is slow & disorganized, especially in the morning during breakfast. We went at different times each morning and it really didn't matter. We weren't in any rush so we just enjoyed ourselves but just something to note.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Beautiful quiet hotel with a small farm. The staff is really what makes this place special. Eylane at the front desk was so kind and patient. I felt like I was always asking her to assist with cabs, tours, advice and to guide me with my pathetic attempts to speak Spanish. The hotel grounds are beautiful and filled with fruit trees such as banana, lime, grapefruit and mandarin orange. The hot springs are small compared to the huge complexes nearby but they are tranquil and relaxing with varying temperatures. If don't like large crowds, tour buses and loud music then this is the place for you.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Superb location with a great view of the Volcano. Wonderful hot springs, clean and spacious villas, beautiful gardens and very helpful, friendly staff.
Eliomar organised all our trips and transfers and Jose the bar man was so friendly! The girls on the front desk were also very helpful. Really close to La Fortuna ($8 cab ride) where we had 2 great meals. Highly recommend!

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband, 2 small kids and I loved this place and can't say enough positive things about it! The rooms (actually private houses) were large, with 2 large beds (and room for our baby cot), and plenty of floor space as well (we made a little play area for the kids inside). Beautifully maintained and frequently cleaned. The on-site springs were wonderful - we could find a temperature and pool to suit each of our tastes - the first one as you enter was the largest and the best for small children. When we were there we had them all to ourselves, except for the periodic iguana visitor curiously looking in from the side...really beautifully landscaped with lovely flora and fauna around. We were thrilled with staying there and got enough of the hot spring experience that we didn't need to go elsewhere to one of the other paid hot spring options.
The restaurant was wonderful for the included breakfast (could choose from a la cart options rather than a buffet, which is a refreshing choice). We ate dinner there one evening, which was good - several kid-friendly options too, and a sinful chocolate volcano cake for dessert was to die for. Amazing view of Volcan Arenal from the property. The pool looked nice, but WAY too cold, and not as interesting as the spring pool options. There is also a small, nice set of playground equipment that the children enjoyed. In addition, there is a working farm next door, and my daughter enjoyed her first-ever experience milking a cow. It is a bit of a distance from the town, so one would definitely want to have a car there. That there was nothing within walking distance may have been a SLIGHT inconvenience, but the beauty of the place and all its ammenities definitely outweighed the fact that we needed to drive everywhere from there.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Silencio for four wonderful nights. The six hot springs were so welcome. The rooms were large and very clean. Fresh food from the farm and the tree feeding all the birds made the meals. Can't say enough about the staff for making us feel so welcome, everywhere. A special thanks to Jose at the bar, Johnny & Alehandro at the farm, Josua and May Ling in the restaurant and Aileen at the front desk. Don't miss the amphibian night tour they can book for you. We saw everything from green tree frogs to a viper!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Seaham, Co. Durham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed at the Silencio del Campo for four nights as a family of four. The rooms were lovely and clean and the high ceilings made them feel really spacious. The grounds are fantastic and the hot springs on the site are a real bonus. We ate at the restaurant twice and thought the food was very good and pretty decent value, although a bit more expensive than a comparable meal in La Fortuna (which is a short $8 taxi ride away). The bar is quiet but nice for an early-evening drink or if you are in the hot springs. If you fancy milking a cow you can also have a go at that at the hotel's own farm.

As nice as the hotel is, what really makes it such a great place is the friendly staff. I didn't manage to get any of their names apart from Elio but they were all really friendly and helpful, going out of their way to hire a car for us at short notice. They really are a credit to the hotel.

If I had one slight criticism it would be that I found the mattress on the bed a little bit uncomfortable but it wasn't anything major - after a dip in the hot springs you'll sleep regardless!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 5km northwest from the Catholic Church on right hand side | 5km northwest from the Catholic Church on right hand side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 98, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Silencio del Campo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel El Silencio del Campo besides offering amenities such as a set of swimming pools, hot springs and spa, also offers its guests 20 individual villas with a great view of the volcano, surrounded by colorful and green gardens, that gives a natural sensation to your experience. ... more   less 
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