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Weybridge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here after the long flight from London. It is just 20 minutes for the airport but very peaceful and quiet. Lovely grounds in which to walk and spot birds, butterflies etc. Lovely infinity pool (2 others too) and an excellent breakfast - lots of homemade goodies and beautifully ripe fruit. The rooms are spacious and have...

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

Dear j59Surrey traveler...Thank you very much for sharing with us your comments, we do appreciate your time. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable time at Xandari. Looking forward for your next visit. Best regards, Marcela

Worcestershire
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Like most people, we only stayed one night after flying in to San Jose. Big mistake! This beautiful hotel with its spectacular rooms, lovely gardens and excellent service deserves at least two or three. There is lots to do locally in the Central Valley and this deserves just as much time as some of the other more exotic locations. Special...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hotel is situated inside a park with beautiful plantings, amazing buildings, elaborate walkways through trees, bushes and flowers and incredible vistas overlooking the San Jose valley and the mountains beyond. Sunsets here were spectacular. Dinner Food was great with open air dining overlooking the view. The breakfast buffet was OK but not as good as most of the other...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 February 2017

After travelling through Costa Rica for 4 weeks with our 3 little kids (5, 3, 1 yrs.), we decided to finish our wonderful journey with a special place and spontaneously booked 2 nights at Xandari. Our expectations were exceeded! Our Prima Plus Villa was wonderfully designed and decorated (reminded me a bit of Gaudi in Barcelona), very spacious, comfy beds...

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

Dear Dr_KO traveler...Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you appreciate every aspect of the hotel. We keep working with our cooks to improve the quality of the food but we have noticed that most of...

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The property was amazing. Beautiful views, amazing trails. The staff was incredibly attentive. There was an issue with my one day trip and the staff was there waiting when I came back to apologize for the mix up and offered me a credit. The rooms were very spacious and well appointed. One issue, the blinds in the rooms are the...

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

Dear Matthew...On behalf of the Xandari Staff we will like to express our sincere gratitude for the time spend in sharing with us your comments. We are glad our staff handle well the issue with your day trip and will check and/or replace the broken slats. The cooks will be happy to hear your comments on food and restaurant. We...

London, UK
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stayed just one night at this lovely residence in the hills above Alajuela. The property is large with great walking trails in the hills and magnificent views down the valley where you can spot birds as well as planes taking off and landing at the busy San Jose airport. Our prima room (number 8) was semi-detached and not too...

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

Dear mfranks911 traveler...On behalf of all the Staff of the Hotel, we will like to thank you very much for the time that you have spent in sharing with us your experience at our hotel. We are committed to our guests, develops only very good experiences, passion to our daily work is what we really feel. Once again, thank you...

Villa Hills
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A mountain Hardin with very comfortable suites. Try 9 through 6 suites to be near restaurant, warm lap pool with shade, access to trails to waterfall. No horizon pool by spa beautiful yet almost no shade to be found. (Small shade structure for two). BRING a bar of soap and shampoo. Squirt bottles don't do the job. Down side... Motorcycle's...

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

Dear David...we will like to thank you very much for the time that you have spent in sharing with us your experience at our hotel. We will follow up with your highlights in order to make a better performance, each and every day that is our goal. The soap and shampoo in dispensers is part of the environmental practices we...

Madison, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous hotel on a huge area. Very friendly and attentive staff. Great restaurant with a stunning view. The villas are luxuries suites with a great view over the San Jose valley. Three different pool and a 2 hrs hiking track with various waterfalls. The whole area is one single ginormous park with palms, coffee plants, banana trees and exotic plants....

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

Dear Georg S Traveler...we are glad to hear that you had a great experience during your stay with us. Thank you for taking your time to review us and really hope to have the opportunity to offer you our hospitality in the near future. Best regards, Marcela

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We spent one night here after landing at the nearby airport (30 minutes depending on traffic) Beautiful gardens and rooms, and a fantastic view down over the city. The room and terraces were huge and the only drawback was the noisy neighbours who woke me at 9pm and at 5am. (they were Brits too and were suffering the time difference...

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

Dear mickw952 traveler...Thank you so much for your kindness in taking your time to share with us your experience. Sorry to hear that you were woke up by your neighbors but are glad to hear that you enjoy the beauty of our gardens and view. All our Prima Villas are attached to another room, they are 2 in each building...

United States
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at Xandari Resort & Spa in Alajuela after returning from the Osa peninsula. Two years ago we promised ourselves that we would explore the grounds more the next time and are very glad that we did. We had a wonderful stay. Xandari boasts several kilometers of trails through the grounds and forest below. Most is...

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Dear Jacaranda45 traveler...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 . We certain want to make your stay as much...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: ₹ 10,481 - ₹ 28,364 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#6 Business Hotel in Alajuela
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“We have stayed in all of the different room types and find the prima plus to be the best value.”
 of 5 bubbles 160824, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All great view private views of city”
 of 5 bubbles glacierbaywhale, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villas offer incredible privacy and spectacular views (No.24)”
 of 5 bubbles KenElborn, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in room number 8 but honestly any room would be great. Unlike some places the rooms are proximate to everything you need.”
  • This is the small patio you see from your ceiling to floor shower window.
  • Other Villas and hillside gardens.
  • Patio at sundown.
  • This is the view from your shower. A small and private patio. Loved it.
 of 5 bubbles paulinec217, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Proximity to the sunset pool would be best if you like to bask in the pool. The other pools were cooler and designed for lap swimming.”
 of 5 bubbles simonwK4452RB, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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