We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Carara

    Main Street | Carara National Park, Tarcoles 61102, Costa Rica
    Best prices for your stay
    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 68US$ 143
    View Deal
    Traveller (81)
    Pool & Beach (15)
    Room & Suite (8)
    • Excellent14%
    • Very good48%
    • Average23%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Hotel Carara
    Deals (11)
    27 Aug28 Aug
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed
      US$ 143US$ 68
      View Deal
    • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed
      US$ 143US$ 68
      View Deal
    • Double Room
      US$ 143
      View Deal
    View all 11 deals from US$ 68
    Hotel Villa Lapas
    283 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Tarcoles
    Hotel Cerro Lodge
    304 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Garabito
    Villa Caletas
    1,325 reviews
    #2 of 41 hotels in Jaco
    Hotel & Club Punta Leona
    822 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (91)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    There are newer reviews for Hotel Carara
    See the most recent reviews

    11 - 15 of 48 reviews

    Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

    We had a planned stop here and when we pulled up were a little hesitant as it was in a small community (had been in more touristy parts) with nothing (nightlife) really to do. Once we were in our room though with the ocean view...More

    Thank Lkorns
    Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

    Well we stayed here one night out of necessity. It wasn't bad. had an odd smell, but rooms were fairly clean and the pool was clean and warm. We had some trouble with the tv and internet due to the rain, but once the rain...More

    Thank Evelyn Z
    Reviewed 16 October 2015

    When you are a traveler that like to bird watch and to see Scarlet Macaws, this is the best choice, I recommend this hotel to watch them. The pool is very nice and the rooms are not the best but clean. The owner is a...More

    Thank vict0urs
    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    I enjoyed my stay at the Hotel Carara. I had a second-floor room which has a balcony with a small table and two chairs. This type of room has an ocean view. The room itself was very clean with cold AC. The front desk will...More

    Thank BigMexicofan
    Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

    After reading all the glowing reviews we were very disappointed. We paid for a deluxe room, ocean view and a/c. It was very tiny with an old double bed that sunk in the middle and two flat pillows. The pool was cloudy and scummy. The...More

    Thank kdaviau
    Hotel Villa Lapas
    283 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Tarcoles
    Hotel Cerro Lodge
    304 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Garabito
    Villa Caletas
    1,325 reviews
    #2 of 41 hotels in Jaco
    Hotel & Club Punta Leona
    822 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$ 76 - US$ 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Hotels.com, HotelQuickly, Priceline and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Hotel Carara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Tarcoles
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (81)
    Pool & Beach (15)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (50)
    Bathroom (2)
    Hotel Cerro Lodge
    304 reviews
    5.55 km away
    Hotel Arenas
    168 reviews
    7.49 km away
    Hotel Villa Lapas
    283 reviews
    1.59 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Restaurante Vista Mar
    67 reviews
    1.93 km away
    Restaurant Los Toneles
    95 reviews
    5.23 km away
    Los Chanchitos
    53 reviews
    6.06 km away
    Soda el Guacimo
    35 reviews
    7.95 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Carara National Park
    458 reviews
    3.02 km away
    Jose's Crocodile River Tour
    465 reviews
    3.15 km away
    Riders Adventures
    40 reviews
    5.36 km away
    Jungle Crocodile Safari
    223 reviews
    2.07 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    26 March 2017|
    Response from Hotel C |
    is under construction but we had a facebook Hotel Carara or Hotel Carara y Restaurante
    Room Tips
    "Second floor balcony, better view, breeze"
    Read review
    "top floors have a/c and better views."
    Read review
    "Try to get a room on the side facing the beach - the view from the balcony is wonderful!"
    Read review
    "In the low season see if you can get a second floor balcony."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing