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Hotel Quelitales

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

... to adequately describe Hotel Quelitales! If you enjoy nature, you MUST visit this place. The environment is peaceful & soothing. The staff is marvelous -- nothing (and I do mean nothing) was too much to ask of Jose & his crew. On our last morning, we had some fresh fruit left over from earlier in the week -- we...

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mullica hill, nj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without repeating what other reviewers have said... it is definitely an interesting drive to get there. But going through some of the rural towns made it even better. The Hotel is in the middle of nowhere and it just feels so relaxing! cabins are very rustic but somehow kinda luxurious too. the outdoor shower was a real highpoint.. the homemade...

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hi marleycat, We really appreciated the time to make this comment so cute, to know that Your really liked the outdoor shower with homemade soap and enjoyed our food made with love and warmth. A big hug and I hope to see you here again in this house. José.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Quelitales far exceeded my expectations, which were pretty high to begin with. The location is peaceful and remote at the end of a long road up the mountain, and the grounds are beautiful with bright, colorful flowers everywhere and a lovely waterfall. Checking in was a breeze. We were given homemade coffee bean soap and taken on a quick...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really can't say enough about this place. Stayed at El Salto Ecolodge on the way out and hear for two nights on the way back. This was SO SO much better. Great food as well. Owners were also really helpful you could tell they cared a lot

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We got dreadfully lost in San Jose, the GPS wasn't working, and when we went to the back-up GPS, we discovered that we had never left the city! So we were three hours late, the restaurant closed at 8 pm, we thought the desk would close also and it started to rain. We called the Hotel Quelitales to let them...

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hi Sharin, thanks for your time for this comment, we hope to see you again when you return to Costa Rica. Best regards. José.

Sherwood, Oregon
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a very difficult review to write. Unlike previous reviews, our experience was very different. We traveled as 2 couples and were booked into 2 rooms, Suite las Reinitas & Suite las Mariposas, each cost $250/night (including breakfast). Doing a quick online search today, I see the rooms offered for lower prices. I also see a January promotion for...

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hello janpski2017, I feel that your stay was not what they were thinking, of course I remember very well talking on the phone because of health I was in San Jose, so on arrival I had left a welcome bottle of wine when you told me On the mouse which is likely to be true never before step but this...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

You drive through villages of smaller and smaller size until you run out of road and continue on worsening tracks for which a 4x4 is probably the best idea and eventually after a further 3km you arrive at reception of the hotel. We were greeted very warmly by the staff and owner and shown to our cabin which was actually...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My girlfriend and I recently stayed at this hotel to go rock climbing which is nearby (Escalada Cachi). Very good rooms (clean, unique, quiet), terrific hotel restaurant (inventive/safe-to-eat cuisine, nice selection of beers, wines, and cocktails), wondrous Wi-Fi (strong, broad coverage in both the rooms and the lobby/restaurant), and very friendly staff and owner (Jose).

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hi Warren, thanks for your time for this comment, we hope to see you again when you return to Costa Rica. King regads José Alvarez.

Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 January 2017

About 30 minutes away from Tapantí National Park and an hour and a half drive from San José, Hotel Quelitales makes the perfect escape from the city. Our cabin was spacious and had a spectacular view of the rainforest. There was no TV, nor a phone, the perfect setting for relaxing and enjoying the sounds of nature. The staff is...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two nights while rock climbing at Escalada Cachi which was only 13 minutes away. The room/bungalow we were upgraded to is called the mariposa (butterfly) and has a wonderful outdoor shower alongside the indoor bathroom. You wake up to the stunning greenery of being up in the mountains and hear the gentle echoes of the waterfall nearby....

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José A, Propietario at Hotel Quelitales, responded to this review

Hi Chanello, thanks for Your time in Your vacations to make this comment for Us is very important, We will like to see you againg here, next time Your eat eggs I thinks Yor are going to have remenbers to Quelitales in Your head. Best regards José.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There are three bungalows and three suites that have been built and are operated with low environmental impact. All bungalows and suites have space between them (PRIVACY) and spectacular views of the surroundings, including Dona Ana Waterfall. The garden and trail are a birdwatcher's paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Quelitales

Address: 3 Kilometros Este de Plaza de Deportes | Cachi Dam, 2 Kilometers South and 3 Kilometers East on Penas Blancas, Cartago 30204, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
Price Range: $160 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Quelitales 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Discuss with the owner to choose. Higher cabins can be a strenuous climb”
 of 5 bubbles MartinR208, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms far from the main building offer seclusion”
 of 5 bubbles SBE73, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have better views, All rooms are well furnished”
 of 5 bubbles mathijskors, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all bungalows are well located and calm. Ours included an outer shower (fabulous) !”
 of 5 bubbles 428marinar, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get one of the suites with an outdoor shower - this experience is a must!”
 of 5 bubbles tinkerbelliz, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
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