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Hotel Wagelia Dominica
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Turrialba
Surrey
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18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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“The place should be condemned”
Reviewed January 6, 2011

I wish I'd read the one other review of this hotel before staying there; other hotels in town were full, but had I known what the Wagelia was like before we booked in I'd have driven a long way to find somewhere else.
The rooms are awful, the bar and restaurant were closed (whether permanently or not I don't know) and the pool they proudly display in gude books and brochures was empty, and surrounded by broken tiles and exposed pipework. it is without doubt the worst hotel I've ever stayed in.
But its sister hotel, the Wagelia Turrialba, in the centre of town, is really very pleasant.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 14, 2009

This was a really awful hotel, the room was dirty, the water was tepid at best and the pressure almost nil. The second evening we had a rain storm (very common in this area) and the roof leaked badly, right by a light fitting. The receptionist was not surprised and gave the impression that this happens a lot. We were moved to an even shabbier ground floor room which was very damp, the hot water was no better but there was better water pressure. There was however exposed wiring above the shower head. The building was basically not up to the standard required for the climate in this area. We had dinner at the sister hotel in the centre of town and that looked considerably better. Avoid this place!!

  • Stayed November 2009
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Property: Hotel Wagelia Dominica
Address: Barrio La Dominica | 1.5 Km Norte Del Parque Central, Turrialba 997150, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Turrialba
Amenities:
Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Turrialba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Wagelia Dominica 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Economy hotel, ... more   less 
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