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
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Carara

    Main Street | Carara National Park, Tarcoles 61102, Costa Rica
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 145
          US$ 81
          US$ 145
          US$ 81
          US$ 145
          US$ 81
          Traveller (68)
          Pool & Beach (15)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Hotel Villa Lapas
          270 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Camaronal
           
          Hotel & Club Punta Leona
          794 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          Villa Caletas
          1,302 reviews
          #2 of 42 hotels in Jaco
           
          Hotel Arenas
          152 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          Overview
          • Excellent15%
          • Very good47%
          • Average23%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible7%
          19 Mar 2017
          “Oasis of route 27”
          20 Jan 2017
          “Good hotel, not so good beach”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Hotel Villa Lapas
          270 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Camaronal
           
          Hotel & Club Punta Leona
          794 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          Villa Caletas
          1,302 reviews
          #2 of 42 hotels in Jaco
           
          Hotel Arenas
          152 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          4 Jun5 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          Show available rooms for Hotel Carara
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 81.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Tarcoles hotels with availability
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","ROOM_GRID_HSX_BACK_TO_CONTROL","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "ee81d5ae7e85475896b70a20e6f487e9", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1432172,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79604610],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":81,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"ee81d5ae7e85475896b70a20e6f487e9","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":145,"lowestMetaPrice":81,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":145,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":145,"lowestMetaPrice":81,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":145,"hotelName":"Hotel Carara","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImVlODFkNWFlN2U4NTQ3NTg5NmI3MGEyMGU2ZjQ4N2U5IiwiQUlLIjoiNzhkYjM5MzJhNGJmNDFmM2E4MjM5ZGE1ODgxZWNlMTcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/06/2017", "checkOut": "05/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 81", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109314964":"HotelsCom2IB","79011424":"OrbitzEWS","79604610":"CheapTicketsEWS","72884437":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          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
          50
          Reviews (89)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          31 - 35 of 89 reviews

          Reviewed 8 July 2012

          Peaceful hotel located in small town. Great for seeing scarlet macaws at dusk and dawn. Swimming pool very refreshing. Staff friendly and helpful although indeed poor at English. Room with airco ok, relatively small but sufficient. Free internet terminal. Be aware that the restaurant is...More

          2  Thank JinBee
          Reviewed 23 June 2012

          Probably the only hotel in the area (i.e central west coast) that is affordable. Rooms are small and basic, but the price is okay given the location. Hotel grounds are quite okay, there's a parking and a very nice garden. The scarlet macaws in the...More

          1  Thank isaak_ionsson
          Reviewed 20 May 2012

          We stayed only one night in Jan, 2012. I could see this being a decent family spot because of the very active pool, but it's a shock when staying here after some of the more isolated (quiet) birding lodges. But overall staying here worked out...More

          Thank frozen-in-MN-US
          Reviewed 15 April 2012

          We stayed here for one night. It seemed to be occupied by mostly Spanish speaking families holidaying in the area and you need to speak Spanish or be able to string the relevant words together from a Spanish phrase book to be able to book...More

          Thank Dunkersamd
          Reviewed 17 March 2012

          I've staid here numerous times.quit,on the beach,good food,friendly atmosphere

          Thank HowardtheD
          Hotel Villa Lapas
          270 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Camaronal
           
          Hotel & Club Punta Leona
          794 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          Villa Caletas
          1,302 reviews
          #2 of 42 hotels in Jaco
           
          Hotel Arenas
          152 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Punta Leona
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 71 - US$ 96 (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, Expedia, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Booking.com, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly 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 (68)
          Pool & Beach (15)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Dining (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (37)
          Bathroom (2)
          Nearby
          Hotel Villa Lapas
          270 reviews
          1.59 km away
           
          Hotel Arenas
          152 reviews
          7.49 km away
           
          Hotel Cerro Lodge
          297 reviews
          5.55 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Restaurante Vista Mar
          63 reviews
          1.93 km away
          Restaurant Los Toneles
          81 reviews
          5.23 km away
          Los Chanchitos
          45 reviews
          6.06 km away
          Soda el Guacimo
          31 reviews
          7.95 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Carara National Park
          438 reviews
          2.99 km away
          Jose's Crocodile River Tour
          443 reviews
          3.15 km away
          Riders Adventures
          38 reviews
          5.36 km away
          Jungle Crocodile Safari
          210 reviews
          2.07 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          e0177
          does it have a website?
          26 March 2017|
          Answer
          Response from Hotel C |
          is under construction but we had a facebook Hotel Carara or Hotel Carara y Restaurante
          0
          Votes
          docsud2016
          tienen wifi gratis? y aire acondicionado las habitaciones? gracias
          16 February 2016|
          Answer
          Response from Alexis V | Reviewed this property |
          Correcto, en la recepción te entregan la contraseña del wi-fi y las habitaciones cuentan con aire acondicionado.
          0
          Votes
          Google Translation
          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