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    El Silencio Lodge & Spa

    El Silencio Lodge, Bajos del Toro 21203, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent83%
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    Reviewed 19 December 2015

    The on-site waterfalls, trout pond, chicken ranch, and greenhouse make this a wonderful eco-friendly boutique hotel. Hot water bottles at night and afternoon hot chocolate and a cookie were also a treat. a word of caution: the meal plan is less than ideal: $40 per...More

    Thank SLNeuman
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 22 December 2015

    Greetings and thanks for your kind review! It was a pleasure to be your hosts. Our meal plan includes an a-la-carte options that feature an appetizer, a main dish, and dessert. We hope to highlight Costa Rica's signature fresh flavors. We also offer the flexible...More

    Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

    If you want to relax and unwind this is your place. Absolutely beautiful mountains with mist and drizzle. The hotel is wonderful. Very nice helpful "Pura Vida" staff, gorgeous rooms, delicious personal hot tub and the food to die for. PS Hummingbirds will visit your...More

    Thank Ana C
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 11 December 2015

    Pura Vida greetings Ana! We wholeheartedly agree... there is something inherently relaxing in the gently mist of the cloud forest. It is a pleasure to showcase this serenity. Please return very soon!

    Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at El Silencio for one night en route across Costa Rica. The only regret we have is that it wasn't for longer! We were welcomed with hot towels and a delicious cocktail and the attention to detail continued from there - such as...More

    Thank simoncarr60
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 8 December 2015

    Greetings! Thank you so much for your brief but intense visit :) It was a pleasure to be your hosts. We deeply appreciate your thoughtful post about the hospitality you experienced. Our goal is to provide a warmly welcoming ambiance that stands out for heartfelt,...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2015

    While the grounds are beautiful, there's noting to do otherwise without driving 45 minutes. You are held hostage. No TV in rooms and Wifi spotty at best in rooms. Many guest hung out in "lodge" just to have Internet service. The staff is poorly trained...More

    Thank Pam S
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 8 December 2015

    Saludos Pam and Mike! We appreciate your visit and thank you for taking the time to write two reviews. Providing us with your individual perspectives is very helpful. It is regretful that your experience did not meet your expectations and we are carefully reviewing your...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2015

    I'll start by saying El Silencio is a beautiful piece or property with 3 of the most beautiful waterfalls you will ever see. A wonderful spa with very good people giving massages. The problem that my wife and I had was there is very little...More

    Thank Mike S
    Response from MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & SpaResponded 8 December 2015

    Greetings Mike and Pam. Thank you for celebrating the singular beauty of our surroundings and waterfalls. We have read your two reviews with care and certainly regret that your experience did not fulfill your expectations. We certainly pride ourselves in providing a unique experience that...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • 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$260 - US$631 (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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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • 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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    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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    "The basic rooms are amazing. I would not say an upgrade is worth it."
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    "Riverside suites are very tranquil"
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    "Be prepared to get your heart pumping. There are lots of steps, except for the riverside suites."
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    "If you are going to stay here even to relax I would recommend no more than 2 nights giving you 1 full day."
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