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Xandari Resort & Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been been going to Costa Rica every year since 1999 and, while we have stayed in many places throughout the country, we have always stayed at Xandari. The staff is super friendly and they bend over backwards to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. We always stay at Xandari for our first and last nights in the...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time. On behalf of all of our staff it is a real pleasure for us to have the opportunity to host you and to be able to have you again at this your home. About the few changes your are mentioning, please note that...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Xandari is an incredible resort with the most gorgeous gardens, colorful art work and sculptures, hiking paths to five Waterfalls, several swimming pools and fantastic service! I was blown away by the beauty and care taken on the grounds to create this paradise. There are paths throughout the property leading to the spa, pools, waterfalls and hotel rooms, and the...

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texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this property multiple times and its always top notch! The views, the rooms, staff & whoever takes care of their gardens/landscaping needs a pay raise because it is gorgeous! Lucy is always very kind and we appreciate her remembering our names - means a lot!

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Harlingen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I only spend 1 night at Xandari (before our early morning flight out of SJO). We're so glad we stayed here. It was the cherry on top of our Costa Rica vacation. We arrived early - and the staff was very accommodating to our early arrival. Lunch and dinner were awesome. The views - amazing! Our villa...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Laura...Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel facilities and services. A/C is not required...our villas were designed with high ceilings & therefore they keep fresh all day long. They don’t need to be air conditioned as our hilltop position...

Miami, Florida, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon and STILL talk about this property. They have food made on site, their own hiking trails, streams and waterfalls, several pools and amazing city views. The rooms were amazing private villas with a beautiful view of the city and the mountains. We could see the sunset and sunrise from where our room was located....

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Raquel...We are happy to read such a nice review and really appreciate you have taken of your time to tell about your experience at Xandari. It is gratifying to hear that you appreciate all the effort that we put every day to make our guests' stay a memorable one. Once again, thank you very much, we will be looking...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel in Alajuela in the middle of the tropical forest, be prepared for rain in the afternoon. It has 4 waterfalls. We visit one with my 7 year old girl and it was great family time (20 minutes walk). It has beautiful gardens and trails, 3 pools and, also spa services. We tried the relaxing combo with jacuzzi time...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jeylin...On behalf of the Xandari Staff we will like to express our sincere gratitude for the time spend in sharing with us your comments. Each day we feel more committed to our guests. It is gratifying to hear that you appreciate all the effort that we put every day to make our guests' stay a memorable one. Looking forward...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was already our fourth time at the Xandari Hotel. We love to arrive here with our children. It is near the airport, but you don't hear the planes. It's a green paradise with very good food, a great view and nice houses, children are very welcome and they always feel very safe and happy there. I would always love...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Myrthi74 traveler...we are happy to hear you and your children had a good time at Xandari. Children love to enjoy our pools, farm animals and walking trails. Definitely they are welcome at Xandari. Thanks for letting us know how you felt about the Resort and hope to have the opportunity to offer you our hospitality in the near future....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place near the airport (@20-25 minutes). We stayed there on our last night in Costa Rica, basically an extra night forced by the timing of flights -- too much time for one of the true airport hotels, but not enough time to go further into San Jose. I really enjoyed this place. Rooms were very large,...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MCllano traveler...Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our Resort facilities and services. Definitely Xandari is a destination itself so your advise really assertive. Looking forward for your next visit. Best regards, Marcela

Reviewed 22 April 2017

We took a redeye from Los Angeles and Xandari not only sent a driver to retrieve us from the airport, but they fed us breakfast on arrival while they readied our room and allowed us to check in well before 10 AM! We actually stayed here for two nights on our way into San Jose and on our way out...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kevin...We are happy to read such a nice review. We are sorry to hear you miss our wonderful Spa with private palm–roofed jalapas with jacuzzis and a picturesque view of the Central Valley, maybe next time you will be able to experience it. Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your...

Camarillo, California
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

While planning our family trip to Costa Rica, I read one comment that resonated with me. The writer posed the question: do you want your Costa Rican experience to begin after you spend a "restful" night at a motel or hotel near the airport in San Jose, have breakfast, and then finally get out into the country -- or do...

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XGerente, Manager at Xandari Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear zystar traveler, What a wonderfully nice review! We are committed to our guests, develops only very good experiences, passion to our daily work is what we really feel. Thanks for letting us know how you felt about the Resort and our wonderful staff. We will be looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Marcela

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xandari is a 40-acre plantation with botanical gardens, orchid house and over 5 kms of nature trails including five waterfalls. Xandari is the creation of an architect-artist couple, with 24 spacious villas overlooking the Central Valley. Only 20 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport. In addition, three fabulous swimming pools, including the new 125 ft. Long Sunset Pool with a stunning view, and two outdoor jacuzzis. The restaurant serves fresh, continental and Costa Rican menu, featuring many organic fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Xandari Spa Village is harmoniously integrated with nature and consists of a Yoga Room and five private palm-roofed jalapas with jacuzzi perched on a mountain ridge, where natural ingredients are used in massages and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xandari Resort & Spa

Address: 1 km northwest of El Diamante Bar | Tacacori, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: RM693 - RM1,553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xandari Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Hotel Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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“Go for a Villa for beautiful views and privacy!”
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LauraS381, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade! The standard room is nice but the upgraded room is better”
kevinaG7707BX, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Reserve a table with a view for dinner.”
travellinman2009, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“overlooking the valley”
743ians, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I think we had room 5 - king bed, living room, great deck with lounge chairs and umbrella, and huge shower.”
EdH310, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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