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    El Silencio Lodge & Spa

    El Silencio Lodge, Bajos del Toro 21203, Costa Rica
    +1 866-446-4053
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
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    “hot tub” (75 reviews)
    “zip lining” (57 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 553 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This place was beyond my expectations soo worth it! The food is better than any michelin/5 star restaurant I’ve been too! Service was incredible! Every night made bed with warmer! The excursions were awesome!! Did the twin waterfalls so magical definitely worth it! Would have...More

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    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    Lovely property! The staff is wonderful and helpful! We hiked to the 3 waterfalls on the property the first morning we were there. A great hike, not too strenuous and worth every step. From there on out it rained for most of the duration of...More

    1  Thank shestep
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 12 June 2017

    Thanks for sharing a special family getaway with us! Our surroundings are perfect to give in to nature's beautiful whim. It is fun to explore, relax, and connect with an easy-going pace that is difficult to find in everyday life. Warmest regards!

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This place knows how to do everything right, down to the smallest detail. An often rainy area, the staff will walk you with umbrellas most places, park your car in the lower lot, clean your shoes, make you hot chocolate, light a huge fire in...More

    1  Thank JeffreyHanley
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 4 days ago

    We are delighted that you found a unique destination for rest and enjoyment of the cloud forest's intensity! It was a pleasure to be your hosts and we certainly look forward to your return. We will be glad to prompt wonderful travel memories!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent the first two nights of our honeymoon here at the end of October. It was the perfect way to unwind after our wedding and enjoy being alone together. The suites are amazing (comfiest bed we've ever slept in) and so cozy with your...More

    1  Thank Mary C
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    A celebration of romance in the cloud forest is a deeply magical experience! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We pride ourselves on offering a most intense connection to nature and a blissful state of relaxation. Congratulations!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This resort is quite far from any city so we had to eat all meals in the restaurant there , buy I really loved the place. The grounds are huge- we took a 2 mile hike to a waterfall & didn't see any other people....More

    1  Thank wekall
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed our tranquil pace and strong connection to nature at its purest. El Silencio Lodge & Spa is set in a secluded swath of cloud forest, trimmed by two national parks and surrounded by hidden waterfalls. Our offsite...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$271 - US$775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Bajos del Toro
    • Also Known As
    • El Silencio Hotel Bajos Del Toro
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    coxyboys
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from MariaJBIslita | Property representative |
    Thanks to everyone for helping out with the answer. Daytime arrival is a must, 4:30pm at the very latest, but as early as possible. You do not need an SUV vehicle and GPS works well. However, please make sure that you... More
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    30 January 2017|
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    Response from MarcusMUC83 | Reviewed this property |
    zip lining was USD 50
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from MariaJBIslita | Property representative |
    Hi Tony! El Silencio Lodge & Spa is located on the opposing face of Poas Volcano's crater. We can certainly help you plan a Sunday excursion, strongly suggesting leaving early in the morning since the drive takes about 1.5... More
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    "Any suite is good"
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    "Listen to the advice of staff-they know all about the ecosystem and area-all are long term staff there."
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    "The basic rooms are amazing. I would not say an upgrade is worth it."
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