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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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Ladenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

this is a great place to relax!! the hot springs are amazing and the standards of the hotel are very high!!!

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1 Thank tikolover
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Mother Nature creates this spot in the Northen Region of Costa Rica to share it with all visitors. It is the perfect place to relax and get in touch with nature. In fact, our customers encourage us to keep on working hard in order to improve ourselves and provide the best service. Thank you for being with us and we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

So it's was great but not that much for having a fun time. One they close at 10 for everything no dancing no music to lounge to even. If your not on a budget but still don't want to blow ur self a new one well you will. It sucks to think of every time u order a drinks that... More 

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2 Thank Jordy3
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for being with us during your visit to Costa Rica and for sharing your comments, throughout feedback like yours we can improve and get better every day. Your priceless support, comments and suggestions are always more than appreciated. Hope to have you as a guest in the near future More 

Antwerp
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

Reception - Very good, professional but not brilliant Rooms - Good amenities but rather dark, the building being surrounded by trees which is acceptable in a tropical forrest, but the light in the rooms is rather poor. WIFI is not free but if you have a laptop you can connect to the net by cable for free. Rooms are very... More 

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4 Thank Janil
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

It has been a real having you as a guest at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. Your thoughts and opinions regarding our service are more than appreciated. Thank you for your advice and feedback, we will take care of your suggestions. However, Internet is currently free for our guests, since the first week of November 2010, we do have a... More 

Miami, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

Amazing hotel in the Arenal area, very beautiful. A perfect place if you need to relax and scape from daily stress.

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1 Thank Ariel80Miami_Florida
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is definitely the ideal setting for getting away from your daily stress and worries. The ambiance really connects you with the nature sounds which do renovate your souls. We are sincerely grateful and thankful for your marvelous visit and hope you will come back soon. More 

NY, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Tabacon for the first leg of our Costa Rica honeymoon on the reccommendation of 2 other couples. The hotel is very nice, probably the nicest in Arenal. We stayed in a Deluxe room that was very nice, had luxurious ammenities and didn't feel like we were "roughing it." The drive to Arenal from... More 

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2 Thank cah234
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are absolutely glad and thankful for becoming part of your Honeymoon experience in Costa Rica. Thank you so much for your feedback, this would help us improve ourselves and look for our strengths and weaknesses in order to work hard with them, so next time you visit us you will notice a positive change in our services.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

Hotel was great and would go back. It is expensive though. I think a couple days is enough.

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1 Thank Dawnmalvarez
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

We very much want you to thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. It would be a real pleasure to welcome you any time you wish to return. More 

Dublin
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86 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

This was our first stop for a month in costa rica. The hotel is quite big and we assumed it would be impersonal. We were wrong. All the staff were genuine and friendly. We were on honeymoon so they gave us an upgrade, and a nice fruit bowl. A nice touch. If you go to the springs in the morning,... More 

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2 Thank MalDublin
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations for your recent marriage we wish you the best for the rest of your lives together. Comments like yours are the seed that groups up into joy and motivation, helping us to always focus on improvements in order to go beyond everyone´s expectations. Thank you for being part of Tabacon and leaving a positive footprint in our company. More 

offenbach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

Amazing Place I stayed a couple of days in Tabacón in April and had very relaxing time. The Honeymoon suites are well worth the price, spacious and very comfortable. Housekeeping service was top and they did a great job twice a day. Breakfast was top and nothing was missing on the buffet. The Thermal Springs are just great – one... More 

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jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Our natural setting ambiance is nothing more than a real gift from our Mother Nature and we want to share this priceless gift with our visitors. Besides, we are very grateful for becoming part of your unforgettable trip to Costa Rica. With your feedback you are helping us to work towards a better and more enjoyable destination. Comments like yours... More 

Santa Monica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

When checked in last night and we were surprised with the quality of the room for the price. It has a motel feel and the room is sparse but with new finishes. Unfortunately when we took our first set of our showers the drain was clogged so we were standing in 8 inches of water. We discovered in the middle... More 

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1 Thank leewardtraveler
jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

We are really grateful to our guest to take the time to get in touch and letting us know about your feedback regarding your experience at our premises. We do understand your position and are glad you did it. Hope to have again as a guest in the near future More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

We absolutely ADORED Tabacon Resort. We lucked out and got a very reduced rate because we booked about 4 days in advance to stay here on a whim for our honeymoon. This place was fantastic. We paid a bit extra for an upgrade to a suite (the one right below the honeymoon suite price-wise) and we are SO glad we... More 

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jmiguelmolina, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to be advised that you did have a spectacular experience with us during your Honeymoon in Costa Rica. Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort has proudly become a great Honeymoon destination, providing several options to make out of our services the most romantic and unforgettable experience. In addition, we offer from Honeymoon Suite room´s to especial romantic... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano in the northern Region of Costa Rica. This five-star carbon neutral resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Tabacon provides luxurious accommodations, services and amenities in a picture-perfect natural setting. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerge from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds. Explore Shangri-La Gardens an hotel guests and adults-only hideaway, delight your senses with world- class cuisine inspired by local fares or surprise that special person with a gala dinner in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the gardens is the resort's Grand Spa, member of The Leading Spas of the World which combines a beautiful location with a singular spa experience, where treatments are rendered in open air bungalows all of them with private jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

Address: 13 Km Northwest la Fortuna de San Carlos | Arenal, Alajuela, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $290 - $563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal
Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
Tabacon Resort
Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#9 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#13 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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