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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This is the most amazing place. Very romantic. The chef/owner Jose is a master. The food in the restaurant is very good. There is a pond below the restaurant with fish. The fish doesn't have to travel very far to your table. There is also this amazing waterfall and there is an area you can sit by it to enjoy...

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

Donal, thanks for taking the time to make this comment, we are happy to know you was a nice stay here in your mountain home. Best regards José.

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

We stayed for two days at Hotel Quelitales and couldn't have had a better time. Located in the middle of a mountain valley, we stayed in a very luxurious cottage called Suite de Reinitas with an outdoor shower and a wonderful view of the waterfall Doña Ana. José, the owner, took care of us like we were family and greeted...

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

thanks Ellionor, to take your time to thank us this nice comment, we will feel very happy to see you again here, I hope to the next time a night with a full moon for your dinner in front of the waterfall. best regards José.

Reviewed 6 February 2016

We attended a wedding at this beautiful lodge and stayed in a bungalow for 3 nights. Green, natural setting, Excellent cuisine - local and fresh, and the owner prepared special gluten free meals and delicious vegetarian meals upon request. Coffee was from a local organic coffee farm across the valley (Finca Christina) the best we had in CR. Extra clean...

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

thanks Laurie, We appreciate your time to make this comment and I hope the next visit to his family in Cartago visit us too. best regards José.

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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Overlooking the natural jungle in your bungalow retreat. This is a unique getaway that you will only have a once in a lifetime chance to enjoy. This experience will live in our memories for the rest of our lives. Don't pass this up. It's clearly an experience you never thought you could do. So go ahead. Splash for the best...

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First my apologies for taking long time to thank you for your comment, hope to have the joy of seeing them here again. best regards José.

Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

As a local, affordable tourist experiences oftenly turn out to be a shameful disappointment. THIS IS NOT THE CASE. Thankfully, this place offera a quiet, relaxing, nature oriented staying, with a true added value: great service, good food, clean, and green. Not only would I recommend this place to our visitors from other countries, I ought to encourage you to...

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

Andres First my apologies for taking long time to thank you for your comment, hope to have the joy of seeing them here again. best regards José.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Paradise about 1:45 hours from Juan Santa Maria Airport. Comfortable, secluded cabin on a hillside cloud forest. Great food at the restaurant. Best lodging and food on our trip. I recommend the trout almondine.

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First my apologies for taking long time to thank you for your comment, hope to have the joy of seeing them here again. best regards José.

Reviewed 5 January 2016

My husband and son and I visited the property on a day trip and ate at the restaurant. We live in Costa Rica so we didn't need to stay at the hotel to enjoy the atmosphere. We can visit again whenever we want and we plan to. I will just review the grounds and the restaurant because that is what...

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

First my apologies for taking long time to thank you for your comment, hope to have the joy of seeing them here again. best regards José.

Black Creek, British Columbia
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were delighted to finally find our lodgings for the night located in one of our favorite areas of Costa Rica, the Orosi Valley. Tucked further into one of the valley's many recesses we had arrived at Quelitales. Great little restaurant with professional well trained staff and lovely bungalows with a view to the lush forest and a waterfall. Peace...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Cabin in the mountains, Waterfall in your Back Yard, Rain forest as your Curtain, an Isolated Cabin of your own, an Outdoor Shower with the towels arranged in the shape of a Swans on the bed. Homemade soap presented in a Banana Leaf Great trout dinners at the onsite restaurant with the owner/chef keeping it open and catering only to...

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

First my apologies for taking long time to thank you for your comment, hope to have the joy of seeing them here again. best regards José.

Reviewed 28 November 2015

A beautiful spot at the end of a valley above the village of Cachi. We slept in a 5-star cabin with a view of a waterfall, surrounded by the forested hillside. After a career in the kitchens of the world, Chef-owner Jose has returned to the village where he was raised. We dined on trout raised on the property and...

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

We appreciate the time to make this comment so cute, we are pleasure to know that you were happy here. We will like to see you here next time in Costa Rica. Best regards José.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM483 - RM913 (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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“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
“Colibri has waterfall view from balcony. Toucanes has large bedroom and sunroom, king bed, is closest to the dining lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles 810laurieg, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
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