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Vista Atenas 59, Atenas 20501 Costa Rica
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Barons resort is a luxurious boutique resort with charm, full service accommodations and a world class restaurant. This 7000 sq ft complex is uniquely situated on top of a mountain with the most incredible 360° views. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of conservatory land, the property can accommodate up to 25 guests. Six top-of-the-line furnished villas, each villa has over 500 sq ft. of living area, and six roof top villas, each with a private roof top patio.
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast available
Hiking
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Massage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Private balcony
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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SeymourIII wrote a review Jun 2021
Birmingham, Alabama26 contributions6 helpful votes
Recently spent two nights at Barons Resort in Atenas. Several positives to mention..the front desk staff were outstanding..very accomodating and friendly..wonderful Chef on property who will prepare your meals with great pride and skill..the view of the central valley region is a must see. The upkeep of the room was not good. Felt dirty including bathroom..shower stall was filthy..shower head broken and reported but not fixed.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Nick M wrote a review May 2021
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This place is awful. I booked 31 days and left after 13. Ignore the photos (they’re 30 years old) and ignore the positive reviews; not reliable at all. The ripped screen door from my first room never got fixed. Someone just moved it to the room I moved into a couple of days later. (Bugs come in at night when the lights are on, which is common sense in a tropical country.) I had three refrigerators and NONE of them worked. (They’ll also get passed around; not fixed.) I threw more food in the garbage than I ate. Expensive grass-fed steaks! And the microwave wasn’t cleaned; someone else’s food stains everywhere. And some point, you just give up asking for common sense things… There were several dead cockroaches in the window frame of my second room. This place isn’t getting a Covid clean or a normal clean. My sheets and pillowcases had mysterious orange stains on them. And the pool got closed down for three days by the police because the little French guy I see walking around (owner, manager?) never wears a mask and neither do his friends. The same little French guy spent an hour one night screaming into a telephone. The police came that night, too. I’m guessing other guests called them. I could hear this maniac even though I was 25 meters away and had my headphones on. The mattress in the first room I had was unusable due to the many craters; I considered sleeping on the floor. The furnishings are all ancient, dirty, and uncomfortable. I could literally go on forever. There was also something living in the ceiling above my second room. In the mornings and sometimes in the middle of the night, it made a lot of noise. The first time I thought someone was working on the roof; that’s how big it is and loud it is. There is a crack in the ceiling, so I could see it moving around, and parts of its home and food (bugs) fall through the crack. There was so much junk on my floor, and it all came from the ceiling. The good news is that you’ll get some exercise chasing bugs around with your shoe. This is not OK. Not for a motel and definitely not for a “resort,” which is laughable. On my last day, another guy was complaining about normal things (single-ply toilet paper, no coffee maker in the room, the restaurant closing 45 minutes early) and I looked at him and said, “You have no idea how bad it is here.” Don’t miss the $10 breakfast – two scrambled eggs, toast, and a small serving of old beans and rice that’s been reheated in the microwave. Of course, the photo of the breakfast plate on their website includes meat and fruit. As I said, the photos are 30 years old. Either way, it’s tremendous if you like throwing away money. I’m a full-time traveler, and this is the most disappointing Airbnb or hotel experience I’ve ever had. I would have left much sooner but the internet was down several days. So much for getting any work done. (Watch someone from the resort comment on this and ignore everything else.)
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Deborah F wrote a review Feb 2021
Brooklyn, New York7 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed here briefly and was awestruck by the gorgeous views both in day and at night. We had dinner in the restaurant which was really incredible French food (I think the owner is French?). The rooms have full size refrigerators and dining areas, and lovely balconies with a view. There is a small pool. Staff is very friendly and helpful. A great value.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Margaret P wrote a review Apr 2020
The Hague, The Netherlands166 contributions47 helpful votes
This was a wonderful surprise, not at all what we had expected so close to San Jose. Views from some of the rooms, and from the restaurant were staggering, and the night sky full of stars. One room had a small kitchen/dining area, and a small private garden outside the bedroom. The other had a rooftop terrace - it was too hot to sit there! Rooms beautifully furnished, large modern shower rooms. Delicious dinner in the French-style restaurant. A warm welcome from Vaillant, who carried our (heavy!) cases to the rooms, and was the (head) waiter at dinner. So unexpected, and a super end to our travels around this beautiful country.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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cvmcd0nald wrote a review Feb 2020
Calgary, Canada50 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed for a month as sold our home in Costa Rica. Amazing views, absolutely love the staff! Restaurant has wonderful food and a great variety. Breakfast was part of staying at Barons. They have wonderful entertainment at least one day a week. Check to find out the day before you go. I highly recommend a stay. You will not be disappointed.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$45 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaAtenas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barons Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Barons Resort?
Nearby attractions include El Toledo Coffee Tour (4.1 km), Rescue Center Costa Rica (7.1 km), and Costa Rica Animal Rescue Center (7.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Barons Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Barons Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Barons Resort?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Barons Resort?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Barons Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Balcon de Cafe, Pizzeria La Finca, and Kay's Postres, Cafe & Restaurante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Barons Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Barons Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Barons Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Barons Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Barons Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Barons Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.