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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

only 20 mins. from airport but is a quiet haven, very good and friendly staff, rooms large and clean with all the facilities. If you have traveled a long way to get to Costa Rica it's the place to rest and get a feel of what you will see in Costa Rica with gardens, orchards and jungle areas to explore.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my room which overlooked the valley and San Jose at night was lovely to look at. The food was scrumptious and the cocktails were superb. Walked around the gardens and the trees and flowers were beautiful. I am a bird watcher and I really enjoyed seeing all the different species. Stayed there two nights on my inward journey and... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the resort is worth a stay if you have time and don't mind being out of the way. Pros: Food and service, pool, grounds Cons: Lots of creatures in your room and you are basically stuck there. The resort is on nicely manicured grounds with trails and a waterfall, amazing. It has several pools and is not overly big... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 19 year old son and I spent one idyllic day and night at Xandari before flying home in late December. There are so many tempting lodging options to choose from when flying in and out of San Jose and we are so grateful that we sampled this fantastic haven. If we were to return we would go back... More 

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susanmix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are world travelers, spending about 6 weeks/year in resorts all over the world. We study the area and read reviews before we decide on our accommodations. We are here now, after spending 10 days in Cahuita and Tortuguero. There is a thunderstorm. We are warm, cozy and comfortable in our little haven watching the birds and butterflies visit our... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The final stay on our honeymoon tour of Costa Rica was Xandari resort, recommended by several travel agents (but booked privately) as a great addition to our trip which also made the transfer to our long flight the following day much easier (this comment however definitely sells this hotel short). Xandari was a beautiful, quiet and relaxing resort that is... More 

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Bristol, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed only one night before flying home but I would love to have stayed longer. San Jose airport is only 20 minutes away by taxi and the lights of San Jose can be seen from the hotel restaurant but it felt like a complete oasis from what is an unattractive city. There are 3 swimming pools (each of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Wished we could have stayed here longer - but as our first stop in Costa Rica it could not have been better - it really started our trip perfectly! To start with we got there early and they were just finishing getting our Villa ready 3 hours ahead of schedule! - so we sat in the bar area and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for our last night in Costa Rica ahead of flying home. The hotel has good amenities however the city noise is quite significant and woke me up at 4.30am (chickens, traffic, dogs barking). The food in the restaurant was only ok. The views were great from our room and the room itself was huge and accommodated 1 adult... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't want to say too much because this is my favorite resort in Costa Rica, and I don't want to give it away, but... This is the most beautiful place I have ever stayed in my life. We have stayed in #20, which had the most beautiful view and architecture... And was right by the infinity pool and spa.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xandari is a 40-acre plantation with botanical gardens, orchid house and over 5 kms of nature trails including five waterfalls. Xandari is the creation of an architect-artist couple, with 24 spacious villas overlooking the Central Valley. Only 20 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport. In addition, three fabulous swimming pools, including the new 125 ft. Long Sunset Pool with a stunning view, and two outdoor jacuzzis. The restaurant serves fresh, continental and Costa Rican menu, featuring many organic fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Xandari Spa Village is harmoniously integrated with nature and consists of a Yoga Room and five private palm-roofed jalapas with jacuzzi perched on a mountain ridge, where natural ingredients are used in massages and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xandari Resort & Spa

Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $144 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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