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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cariari, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica   |  
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“Enjoy this hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel over 20 times over the last 6 years. It seems to get better each time. It may be old but has a real local feel. The staff is always very helpful. Love the spa and pool area. It would help if they had a spinner for your bathing suit since it is difficult to dry anything in the humid climate. Internet has gotten much better also.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
Just wanted to thank you for your recent stay here at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose! So glad you were able to experience our authentic hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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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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Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Great hotel, has all the amenities you want. I was here on business and had a few sressful days. Staff recommended the spa treatment - I had an hour long massage and it was very relaxing. I recommend eating at the bar, Eddie will take good care of you!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
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 Almonte, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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Mount Dora, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 hotel reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Really enjoyed our stay at this hotel, room was clean the bed was comfortable, very friendly service (room and restaurant), pool area very nice, excellent breakfast selection, we had lunch twice and both times the food and service was excellent.
We booked a tour from the hotel to the rain forest and had a great time.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, July 4, 2013
Your comments about your stay at Doubletree by Hilton Cariari made me smile. We know it’s the little things that make your stay more comfortable (along with our great location). Hope to see you again soon! Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Stayed for one night whilst travelling around costa rica. Decent room although nothing that really stands out, although I liked the usual doubletree warm cookie welcome.

Free business centre and wifi was good.

Nice pool area, although food and beverage was overpriced. Pool table and nice little casino. Didn't use the gym but it looked ok.

Clean and smart looking hotel

Only sore point was being woken at 7am on saturday morning by machinery in the car park opposite the hotel. The car park is part of the supermarket I think. The gardeners industrial leaf blower meant my lie in was cancelled. Dont get a room opposite the car park.

Decent bar and some food options in the little complex over the road from the hotel.

Very convenient for international airport.

One other thing, meter taxi was cheaper for,me than the hotel airport shuttle.

Room Tip: Dont get a room that overlooks the supermarket car park, very noisy!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, July 1, 2013
Thank you for your review of your past stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. Your satisfaction is very important to us, and we appreciate your feedback. We hope you’ll consider staying with us again the next time you’re in San Jose. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

I booked this hotel because it was near the airport, and I had tons of Hilton points to use.
The hotel has a really interesting design: the lobby and hallways look to be indoors, but they're actually open-air (they year-round temperature of 70-80 degrees providing natural air conditioning). They used natural wood abd beams in the construction, so the whole hotel has a rich, soothing color. Many DoubleTrees I've stayed with in the US are former Hilton properties that are showing their age, but that was not the casr with this one. This one seemed to be very new.
The staff was very helpful, carrying our luggage, providing a speedy checkout, and reccomending restaurants.
The only real complaint was the cost of the restaurant. $20 for a casado desayuno is crazy, and we opted to go out instead.
Overall an excellent upscale hotel with great staff!

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, July 1, 2013
Just wanted to thank you for your recent stay here at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose! So glad you were able to experience our authentic hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon. Margie Aristy, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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Seattle, Washington
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89 reviews 89 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Stayed here while going to a conference nearby - clean, spacious rooms, good consistent wireless internet, and friendly staff. Breakfast (included in room charge in some cases) is a nice buffet spread - eggs made to order, traditional gallo pinto, and fresh coffee and fruit juices. Fitness center has a nice array of machines and weights; property also features nice outdoor pool and hot tub. There are less expensive options in the area, but this is a bit of luxury for a reasonable price.

Room Tip: Rooms by the pool deck have views out towards pool/restaurant - I would recommend one of these rathe...
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Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
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 Almonte, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I was in Costa Rica for 4 weeks on business and stayed at the Doubletree by Hilton in San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari, San Jose. The accomodations and staff were both excellent. The hotel is conveniently located nears shops and restaraunts. I would definitely recommend to fellow travellers.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Margie_Aristy, Director of Sales at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose. I’m happy to hear that our accomodations and staff made your stay more comfortable. We look forward to seeing you the next time! Margie Aristy Almonte, Director of Sales & Marketing.
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Address: Cariari, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > San Antonio De Belen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in San Antonio De Belen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Warm, rustic and luxurious, the DoubleTree Cariari by Hilton brings modern day opulence to Costa Rica's capital city. A heavenly urban retreat with spacious guestrooms, a sparkling swimming pool and great service. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Doubletree Cariari By Hilton San Jose Hotel San Antonio De Belen
Doubletree San Antonio De Belen
San Jose Hilton
DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose Costa Rica/San Antonio De Belen

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