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United Estates
Reviewed 5 September 2008

Heredia, Costa Rica is great place for mountain and bird watching lovers, I was there last August and it was wonderful we spend a great time visiting the Poas volcano that’s very close from the hotel, we were delighted with the view of the valley, so we spend long time enjoying the view from their restaurant and resting right next...

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Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2008

I just returned from a great vacation in Costa Rica. It started in Copacabana, Jaco and then was followed by a fabulous, relaxing stay in the Catalina. This hotel is definitely one to relax in. The architecture is stunning with many remnants of the old times. The staff is so warm and friendly and very hospitable. The watchdog is a...

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ohio
Reviewed 2 August 2008

My wife and I booked a Costa Rica Trip through Travelocity as a belated honeymoon/get away. We careful read through many different packages, and, not being familiar with Costa Rica, relied heavily on web discriptions and reviews. We decided on La Catalina Resort based on both these criteria. Upon arriving in Costa Rica, we soon realized that La Catalina was...

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Denver
Reviewed 30 June 2008

I got the feeling that at different times of the year this could be a nice place. It was more expensive than the places we stayed in La Fortuna and Santa Elena and no where near as nice. Plus we paid more than our quoted price per night due to the exchange rate. We were wuoted in US Dollars but...

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piscesgirl41, Public Relations Manager at La Catalina Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate all comments from our guests, whether they are good or bad, however, wherever the comment is not factual or we owe the guest an apology, we then believe a reply is warranted. This guest owes us an apology for being totally misleading in their review posted. This guest booked a Studio room for $73.00US per night plus taxes...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 May 2008

La Catalina was a bit of a disappointment to my group of 5 during our 9 night stay in May, 2008. The staff is very friendly and helpful, but the amenities are lacking - at best. We had a private 2 bedroom house - which was OK - and the views from the front porch were great (very relaxing and...

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Cuzco
Reviewed 12 May 2008

I stayed at La Catalina 1 night when i arrived to Costa Rica because is 20 minutes from the airport, then i went to the Copacabana in Jaco and went back to La Catalina for 3 nights more, your are close to many tours like the Poas Volcano and La Paz waterfalls, was great. The rooms are nice i stayed...

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Denver
Reviewed 10 April 2008

After all of the wonderful reviews I had read on this and other web sites, I was very excited to check into the hotel, April 5, 2008. What a huge disappointment. Let me preface this by saying that I am not a hotel snob. I can stay at a Motel 6 and be perfectly content, provided it’s clean and everything...

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piscesgirl41, Public Relations Manager at La Catalina Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate all comments from our guests, whether they are good or bad, however, wherever the comment is not factual or we owe the guest an apology, we then believe a reply is warranted. We attempted to contact this guest but this guest would not respond to us. This guest made no complaint during their stay or upon check-out. We...

Detroit, Mi.
Reviewed 29 February 2008

My husband I stayed for a week at LaCatlina in one of their Villas. Another couple who was supposed to travel with us cancelled at the last minute, so we had the 2 bedroom to ourselves. The restaurant has a large variety to choose from and everything we tried was excellent. The location is about 20 minutes up the hills...

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Las Vegas, Neveda
Reviewed 30 October 2007

We had a great time and the hotel was beautiful, service was great, food was very good and staff was very nice and friendly and very helpful. We are so glad to have choose this hotel and would stay there again.

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kansas city
Reviewed 22 October 2007

La catalina offers a quiet and secluded stay that is in the hills overlooking San Jose. Next to a small town (Birri), we walked there a few times to enjoy a rustic meal, and also watch the kids play soccer (Futbol). San Jose was close too, via taxi or bus (in Birri). You can stay in the main building apartments,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Catalina Hotel & Suites is an adult couples only, majestic private, gated resort, located a few miles just outside the City of Heredia which is just outside the Capital City of San Jose, on 6 lush acres inhabited by tropical flowers, trees, ponds and other gracious amenities like tennis court,gym,billiards,jacuzzi and 2 swimming pools.One swimming pool is nude and the other up to topless. Fully furnished hotel rooms, suites and villas are offered - studios, one or two bedrooms, and even romantic private villa enclaves ready for your enjoyment.Some weeks in the year are totally clothing optional.La Catalina has the best food in the area from North American to South American to Asian to Seafood.La Catalina has a great weekly entertainment program. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Catalina Hotel & Suites

Address: beside Cetal LaCatalina, Birri, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Birri
Price Range: $146 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Catalina Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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La Catalina Hotel Birri
Hotel La Catalina
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