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El Encanto Inn

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade bread”(10 reviews)
“costa rica”(22 reviews)
“national park”(21 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
2 Star Hotel
El Encanto is a small first class bed and breakfast inn located within 5 minutes walking distance from the village of Cahuita on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is close to the Cahuita National Park where sloths, monkeys, birds and other types of wildlife can be seen. The closest...
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Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia 300, Cahuita, Costa Rica
33.6 miles to Changuinola Airport
28 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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All reviewshomemade breadcosta ricanational parkthe ownerbest featurepeaceful stayoutside seating areafrogs and lizardstriple roomfive minute walkbeds were comfortableswimming poolplenty of hot waterthe busamazing gardenwe loved our stayno air conditioning
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The grounds are "Enchanting", but the rooms need desperate updating and new beds. It's ok not to have a T.V. but we didn't appreciate not having any ice or our A/C being turned off by the maid everyday, making us purchase ice for our cooler...More

Thank Nola18
Reviewed May 18, 2018

El Encanto has made a few improvements since I was last here two years ago. A larger,non-chlorine pool is set alongside the original pool and a few cabins have been added to a slightly larger property. Savannah and Nacho oversee a competent and considerate staff...More

Thank pilarxavier
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful hotel - I can’t praise it enough! It is a walled compound so once you enter and the door swings shut behind you it’s like being in a little private gorgeous oasis! The whole area has been landscaped beautifully, the gardens are just...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Three of us stayed two nights in a triple room and we couldn’t fault its location, staff, breakfasts, compact sweet or salt water swimming pools nor garden. It feels very secure but we still used the safe in our room, which was free to use....More

Thank Salvinanpaulo
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Great service, great breakfast, plenty of frogs and lizards in the garden. Host is incredibly helpful and took us back to the bus station. Location is perfect, near beaches, national park and shops. Could not recommend this place more highly!

Thank Peter T
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$103 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$103 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (24)
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"make sure you have A/C and a mosquito net"
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