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Gainesville, FL
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

How did this place get so many decent reviews? I could not believe by the shape of the road that my map program was taking me to the right address. There was no one in the office when we arrived. We had to go find someone to check us in. There was absolutely no one else staying there. We were... More 

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5 Thank DanVGainesville_FL
john0123, Manager at Hotel Desire Costa Rica, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us.We have no control over the roads of Costa Rica,this is a government issue.There is 3 roads leading to the hotel and all GPS's pick the shortest way to the hotel.That road is the worst.Again we have no control over this.As in every other hotel you have guests touring,guests... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We had the best view of San Jose Valley, after one week on the beach we decide to explore other part of this beautiful country. Hotel Desire Costa Rica is located close to many tours, we did white water rafting, volcanoes and waterfalls. Again the parties on The weekends are fun and wild, the food excellent, the staff helpful ,... More 

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3 Thank cachobeach
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I was staying in this mountain hotel, taking advantage of the offer that they have, to stay four days in a hotel on the beach for adults and four days in a mountain hotel. I loved this experience, this hotel has wonderful views down the valley,huge green areas, with an old super-classy design, I stayed in a room (number 4)... More 

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2 Thank Ashley Z
Cork
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201 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Very beautiful place to stay, big rooms, amazing view. But the rooms are not clean, food was not really fresh. It is very quiet. Stay there 3 days, no longer. You have 2 pools, one clothing optional, one nude. Staff is nice and very friendly, but it should be manager there as well, because the cleaning ladies are very lazy... More 

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1 Thank BeaBi
Doral, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This is our second visit to a place that can only descrided paradise. A perfect setting to relax. Sitting in the mountains of San José, a 20 minute ride from the international airport, the air is fresh, the sun is always shining. A little cooler than expected, but then I've been told that the early part of January is always... More 

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Jaco
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Was our second time at Hotel Desire Costa Rica and we loved it, my husband and me enjoyed the massage and the pool parties on Saturday and Sunday we had a fun time. The food is really good and for be an All Inclusive they have a big menu with different choices. Our room as always was clean and comfortable.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The resort is very pretty with beautiful views. The woodwork is very nice in the dining room. The pool area was nice. We only stayed one night. The food was ok. The hot tub was nice. There were only two other couples and they didn't speak english, so it would be more fun to go with a big group. I... More 

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3 Thank caisa123
Doral, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The perfect place to relax in Costa Rica. The rooms are clean, the staff is attentive. In the you morning walk through the grounds, take a swim in the pool or just take in the fresh mountain air. At night, a beautiful view of the Central Valley. I fully recommend it for anyone is looking for peace and serenity. Oh,... More 

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5 Thank rico1161
Florida, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

First of all, to address some of the negative comments in earlier reviews, let's say this first: THIS IS NOT A FIVE STAR RESORT. Right. Now that we've done that, let's talk about what it is. It is a charming place with great ambiance for those seeking relaxation in a laid-back location that is both secluded and close to the... More 

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4 Thank Mark B
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I were there with my couple for one week and we really had a great time. Very private hotel. Is a hotel for relaxing and forget about the daily stress day. The hotel personnel was just awesome people, friendly and considerate. About the food, very good! We definelly have plans to get back this year again. I hope soon!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Desire Costa Rica is an All Inclusive, Lifestyle,Clothing optional ADULT/COUPLES ONLY Resort in Santa Barbara, overlooking the valley of San Jose and 20 minutes from the airport.It is for couples that do not have to be nude and that are not offended by nudity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Desire Costa Rica

Address: Santa Barbara, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 8,020 - ₹ 23,648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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#6 Spa Hotel in San Jose
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“Do not stay here!!!”
 of 5 bubbles DanVGainesville_FL, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“if you can afford, book in a room with valley view.”
 of 5 bubbles AshleyZ935, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room in the same building where is restaurant. All rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles BeaBi, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Perfect getaway for open minded couples!!!”
 of 5 bubbles PamJaco, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a king room clear on the other side of the property. The view was great.”
 of 5 bubbles caisa123, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
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