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La Posada el Encuentro

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have stayed in the La Posada seven years ago. The former German owners had handed it over to a Tico person that was kind, but unexpereienced in running a hotel business. The Posada was beautifully located with a great view of the Rincón de la Vieja. This year I have come back here and I could see that the...

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 1 June 2010

I went with my father and my brother and his wife, and our car broke down right when we got to the hotel, the gentleman working there was super helpful and helped us get in contact with a mechanic. We had to hitchike our way to the Rincon de la Vieja park and and we were still able to hike...

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Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2008

The front awning of La Posada reflects its problem: in tatters and getting worse. Perhaps it was okay 2 or 3 years ago when the previous owner (a German woman) ran it, but the current on-site owner is a retired engineer who has no background in hospitality. The place looks like it's going to seed, e.g., three dogs run loose,...

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USA
Reviewed 30 April 2008

Great Canyon views, nice pool and deck (that could have been cleaner) AND THAT'S IT. PERIOD. Not worth the money charged. What they offered and what they delivered is not the same at all. Not what we expected. The hard beds, no A/C, hotel services non-professional support staff, food not particularly good and greasy (not local nor international) and lots...

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Evanston
Reviewed 9 April 2008

My guy and I wanted a place near the volcano that was peaceful. Little did we know how nice and quiet this place would be. In addition, the owners are lovely and very helpful. If you want to stay near the volcano and have a nice view, this place is for you. The food is great. Very tasty. Louis' wife...

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San Rafael, California
Reviewed 27 February 2008

Just returned from Costa Rica where we started off our trip by staying at Posada El Encuentro. The owners, Luis and Sharon, are very warm hosts and make you feel at home in their inn. A very nice, homemade breakfast is included in the price (fresh fruit, homemade bread, egg, juice and coffee). Sharon cooks delicious dinners as well. The...

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New York
Reviewed 17 February 2008

Found this little place right here on tripadvisor. I must say that I was slightly disappointed. I have stayed in developing countries and I am not a newbie at this nor do I need to be pampered. The place was just not worth the money that they charged. I honestly don't think I would be nearly as critical if the...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 February 2008

What a nice place to take tourist and locals. We were a mixed group of 12 and we all agreed that the Posada was a great place to have started our Costa Rica tour of the Guanacaste province. Luis and his wife were extremely accomodating and made us all feel comfortable and welcome even though because of the size of...

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USA
Reviewed 29 December 2007

My wife and I stayed at La Posada for the last lag of our Costa Rican honeymoon this summer. This place was by far the most comfortable inn we stayed at. Luis and his wife we were wonderful hosts and it really felt like you were staying with family (I know people say that a lot, but it's true). Peter,...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 30 September 2007

We stayed (3 of us includes our 7 year old son) at the Posada El Encuentro 2 days Aug 27th & Aug 30th. Luis, Sharon and the children were a wonderful warm family. We felt like family very comfortable in their beautiful home. Luis had picked/dropped us off at the bus station when we left for Nicaragua. Their hospitality is...

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Additional Information about La Posada el Encuentro

Address: 5 km East of Guadalupe Village, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Number of rooms: 7
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La Posada El Encuentro Hotel
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