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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wouldn't recommend staying here during any low season. IT was clear that there was an effort to cut on bills, as I didn't have hot water, the staff was a skeleton crew (very helpful, to be fair), and the restaurant was closed. Clean hotel, perfectly fine for a stopover, but not a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed a few nights at El Sitio on two separate recent occasions. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the grounds are very nice. The pool is quite awesome and breakfast is plentiful. The staff - once again - was extremely personable and helpful. Nice to have a nightclub across the street, too!

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Placerville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night at El Sito after flying into Liberia. The kids loved the pool and the grounds were really pretty. But trying to sleep at night, with the sound of the disco going was impossible, and we had the air conditioner on high. We were probably the farthest room in the back you could get away from the... More 

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Santa Clara, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The BW El Sitio is along the road to the airport so it is convenient but can be a bit noisy. My room was towards the back of the property so I didn't have any noise issues though. It's close enough to walk to downtown but if you have a car, you may want to drive. I'd stay here again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My girlfriend and I can definetly recommend this place. Nice and freindly staff, great food at the resturant, laundry service, which could come in handy and a pretty good gym. a few things could be added to make the place rally good, some turist info and a mini bar, which we would have liked, just for the option of cooling... More 

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Minoqua, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The hotel was close to the airport and inexpensive but buggy and absolutely nothing to do. There are no brochures and no one to help you make plans. Rooms have paper thin walls and you hear doors slamming and maids talking all night! Then when I woke up, there were all kinds of different bugs in the room. Couldn't wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

When our flight to San Jose was diverted to Liberia because of the active volcano Turrialba, I was happy when the taxi driver took us to El Sitio. I recognized it from a previous time many years ago when I'd made a reservation there and shown up, only to be told that there were no rooms available. All was forgiven... More 

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for our last night in Costa Rica because of the pictures of the pool area. Everything here is old. Our room smells moldy. Low standards. Not friendly staff. But we think, ok, not all the hotels can be so great. What the heck, it 's only for a night. My husband went to the casino. Complete... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Its difficult to make a good choice of a motel in a foreign country. I flew into Liberia on Southwest since it was much less expensive than the flight to San Jose. The grounds of this hotel are beautiful and large. There are many birds and a few lizards. There was one pool with blue water, and one with green... More 

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The El Sitio is a nice place to stay. It is a typical Best Western type hotel.....meaning just does not possess the charm of other places I have stayed in Central America.....but a very nice place. Great rooms, pool ( though the pool was really green....), great but somewhat pricey restaurant, gym and a casino.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best Western El Sitio Hotel & Casino offers 52 standard rooms, complete with 2 queen-size beds, air conditioning, cable tv, coffe maker, hot water showers, hair dryer, safe box and closet. Our hotel site is beautifully landscaped with jungle flora surrounding two shimmering pools... One for adults, one for children. We also have tennis courts, a gymnasium and play areas for kids. In addition, we have facilities for meetings and events with capacity for 300 guests.Located in Liberia, capital city of the Guanacaste region, Best Western El Sitio stands adjacent to the Panamerican Highway, just 30 minutes from the beautiful tropical beaches of the Pacific. Visitors have easy access to a myriad of activities including surfing, sailing, fishing and SCUBA... And close proximity (25 minutes by car) to Costa Rica s national parks with waterfalls, bike trails, capony tours and more ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN El Sitio Hotel & Casino

Address: 175 Mts | West Of Main Entrance, Liberia 13450, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Liberia
Price Range: $64 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN El Sitio Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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