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Hotel Quelitales

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room about 2 weeks in advance for our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. When we finally arived at Hotel Quelitales they gave us a free upgrade to a room with a better view that was still unbooked. Later that night we had dinner in the restaurant (located on site) which was an experience on it's own.... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Mathijskors, Thank you very much for your comment, We are happy to be part of great memories of Yours two weeks in Costa Rica. King regards José. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The first time we came here was for lunch. The second time we came was to get married next to the waterfall on the property. Since then, we've been staying here, and eating here every time we come to CR, and we're always looking forward to our next visit. The setting is beautiful and tranquil, with numerous ponds and streams-some... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hello Warren e Ileana, We are very happy and very grateful with your comment, for Us you arent a guess are part of the family. a hug for both. Joseph More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very friendly place, great food (the chef enjoy giving you what you want), lovely accommodations and very peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature. No tv or other modern distractions. The view from the restaurant is beatiful and there're good walking trails.

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1 Thank Gabypinochacon
José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

thank you very much Gaby for taking Your time to comment, We are very happy to know you enjoyed Quelitales Hotel. best regards José. More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

What a lovely place tucked away in the mountains behind lake Cachi! Compared to many other roads off the beaten track the one leading to hotel Quelitales is in great shape. The local bus makes it nearly there so any 4x4 can easily tackle it. Jose and his crew do a marvellous job. On arrival we were great with a... More 

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Atlanta
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We always try to stay in boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts or other local establishments instead of chain hotels or large developments, so we have a lot of experience in places that try to add a personal touch. Jose (owner) and Hotel Quelitales rank among the very best in that regard. I've never seen a hotel owner that cared as... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Thank you very much jacktlanta, for this comment so cute, we are very happy to know that girls remind us and We have fond memories of you nice family. King regards José. More 

chaponost
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We just loved this ecolodge, its situation in the rainforest, its private waterfalls and the very friendly welcome and food restaurant ! A great experience with José dishes ... To note also a real commitment in sustainable development. Take the time to come and appreciate this place located in a luxurious nature ... Thank you José for your friendliness !

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Thank marina R
José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hi Marina, we appreciate your time to make this comment and We are very happy to now Your had a great experience in this Your home Hotel Quelitales. King regards José. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

For nature lovers this is a perfect secluded location as the accommodation is in individual bungalows up steep tracks surrounded by vegetation and birds. The room is a good size with indoor and outdoor showers. Unfortunately there were some blood stains on the duvet cover and hairs in the bed itself but the linen was changed on request the next... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we are saddened by accident in bed, we do not really know what has happened because I remember who paid a standard bungalow and we were upgraded to a suite so this was revised before arrival. again our apologies. Saludes Joseph. . More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This may be almost the only hotel in Cachi, and the road in is very rough, but it is an excellent place to visit. Very isolated with its own waterfall, lovely gardens, and hundreds of birds. Clean and airy rooms, with lots of nice touches. The owner and chef, Jose, is an excellent cook and puts his heart into everything... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

thank you very much for your comment and feel in accident with wasps in the shower but it is part of nature in Costa Rica says that's good luck. best regards José. More 

New York City, New York
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We only had one night, sadly. Though it rained the entire time, we were still in heaven. The location is stunning, the rooms are cozy with big windows that make you feel like you're a part of the nature around you. The outdoor shower was an experience my kids won't soon forget, and the handmade soap has traveled with us... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

thanks Amy for the comment and we are happy to know that after 6 trips to Costa Rica Hotel Quelitales is your favorite hotel. My food always have a dose of love included. King regards José. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

This is the most amazing place. Very romantic. The chef/owner Jose is a master. The food in the restaurant is very good. There is a pond below the restaurant with fish. The fish doesn't have to travel very far to your table. There is also this amazing waterfall and there is an area you can sit by it to enjoy... More 

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Donal, thanks for taking the time to make this comment, we are happy to know you was a nice stay here in your mountain home. Best regards José. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There are three bungalows and three suites that have been built and are operated with low environmental impact. All bungalows and suites have space between them (PRIVACY) and spectacular views of the surroundings, including Dona Ana Waterfall. The garden and trail are a birdwatcher's paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Quelitales

Address: 3 Kilometros Este de Plaza de Deportes | Cachi Dam, 2 Kilometers South and 3 Kilometers East on Penas Blancas, Cartago 30204, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
Price Range: $142 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Quelitales 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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