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DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

rooms have no fridge, poolside water & coke cost over $17 usd, It's a city setting, not what you'd expect for a Costa Rican Vaca... But nothing bad happened and the people were nice,

Staff was excellent! They were friendly, courteous and professional.

When I checked in I was informed that since I had Booked with TripAdvisor I would NOT have provided: Free access to lounge, no free breakfast nor access to WiFi It would have been nice to have had someone inform me of that in advance I did get a free cookie!! With a little attitude!

I go to this hotel often when I visit my girlfriend is Costa Rica. It is a nice place but the food and beverage prices are very high. Right down the block there are very nice restaurants and the C-Lounge which has great staff and service.

No meals included . A very nice hotel very clean and would stay there again .

I’ve traveled to CR many times over 8 years. This facility has a beautiful pool, is convenient to the airport, and has very good on site restaurants. The breakfast buffet is worth the cost, and I have enjoyed very attentive service over many trips to Cariari Double Tree.

Open air hotel with a nice pool and restaurant area. Got a massage at the spa and not that good for $100+. Breakfast is $22 per person .... ridiculous! I was a little picky about letting the valet drive the Batmobile and no, the accommodations aren’t as nice as the Batcave. Luckily Robin slept in another room with his Sleep Apnea and all. Plus, what straight guy wants to share a King sized bed with some flamboyant dude nicknamed “Boy Wonder” and wears a mask. That stuff creeps Batman out.

We had a the master suite, which was perfect for family of 4. The kids had a room with 2 doubles and the master had 1 king. 2 bathrooms and a living/sitting area right next to the gourgous pool area. Staff was very friendly and spoke good english. Hard Rock Costa Rica within walking distance also :)-

This hotel is everything you could want and more. It has the best breakfast buffet everyday and somehow has the best bacon in the world. The staff are extremely warm and nice (and do not seem to get ruffled by the bad tourist behaviors and lack of etiquette). The open air design is unbelievable. Convenience stores and multiple restaurants and a shopping mall all within walking distance. The comfort and space of the rooms are like none other. I checked in and when I asked for the wifi code the woman checking me in said - "You booked through Orbitz and it was not included - but you have stayed here before so I will give it to you." Nicely done!

The restaurant staffs are very welcoming and great service. Only suggestion would be, have more vegetarian options.

Nice pool and good continental breakfast. Nice staff, comfortable beds and clean.

I had a nice stay. The food and drink prices are way to expensive!!

This is a very comfortable hotel if you are doing business in the San Jose area. The room was very nice and staff did a nice job. Would have liked a refrigerator in the room. Pool area was beautiful.

Great experience I have stayed there twice and I recommend, great staff, great food, beautiful and clean environment. Love it and will be back!

Nice and calm, food is very good and the staff are very nice!!!

We spent one night here before we needing to switch to our timeshare for the week. The place is nothing spectacular. Good if you are there for business because close to downtown San Jose. Pool and onsite amenities lacking if you are traveling as a family. Again a good hotel for business travel. Very close to the airport.

Used this hotel for an overnight stay before flight the next afternoon. We arrived around 4 PM and the stay was great from beginning to end. Not your usual institutional Doubletree, but a beautifully designed Costa Rica hotel. Costa Rican roads can be confusing but we were able to find the hotel. Self-park was tight because of meetings there but we found a place. Friendly bellmen helped us in to our room. Dinner was pretty good for a hotel I had a filet mignon which was not cheap but was quite good. For $28 I got a beautiful piece of meat in a sauce and four asparagus spears could have used a potato or a piece of tried My husband's sea bass was a bit overcooked but fairly good and his place was filled with vegetables and potatoes. Service was excellent. AT $18/person breakfast buffet was not worth it for us (I mean, who needs to eat $18 worth of food for breakfast?) but the coffee in room was perfect and we had some rolls with us. Coffee bar in lobby was terrific both sandwiches for flight. It was a little hard to get out of the hotel road-wise but next time we'll know how to do it. We'll definitely go back although free internet in room would have be good.

this was perfect for us because it was a short drive to the airport. The facility is GREAT! They have a terrific pool/hot tub. Are only regret is that we arrived late and could not take advantage of the pool. We did enjoy the very nice bar with multiple TVs for watching American Football.

After traveling on an airplane for many hours this hotel was a sight for sore eyes. The architecture of this hotel is beautiful. We only stayed for one night and breakfast the next day; the room was clean and comfy, everyone was so helpful and inviting. The breakfast had a number of different things to choose from including local dishes. The neighborhood around the hotel was also very comforting and walk-able.

Nice rooms, free parking & very pet friendly! Delicious cookie at check-in!

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Hotel highlights

  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Casino

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica places you next to Cariari Bowling Center and within a 15-minute walk of Plaza Real Cariari. This 222-room, 4-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with a full-service spa, a casino, and a restaurant. It's near the airport and also near Ultrapark Free Zone & Business Center and Global Park Free Zone and Business Park.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica's 222 rooms are air-conditioned and provide MP3 docks, coffee makers, and safes. 37-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

Guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica have access to a full-service spa, a casino, and an outdoor pool. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle at scheduled times for USD 50 per vehicle roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a children's pool, a 24-hour health club, and a spa tub.

Guest reviews for DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica

Everyone (14) Couples (13) Business (3) Family (10) Friends (1) Other (6)
3

decent but not what a 4 star

Everyone

rooms have no fridge, poolside water & coke cost over $17 usd, It's a city setting, not what you'd expect for a Costa Rican Vaca... But nothing bad happened and the people were nice,

By , from DTW on Apr 10, 2018

5
Everyone

Staff was excellent! They were friendly, courteous and professional.

By on Apr 4, 2018

5

surprised at lack of provided amenities

Everyone

When I checked in I was informed that since I had Booked with TripAdvisor I would NOT have provided: Free access to lounge, no free breakfast nor access to WiFi It would have been nice to have had someone inform me of that in advance I did get a free cookie!! With a little attitude!

By on Mar 17, 2018

4

nice hotel close to hard rock cafe

Everyone

I go to this hotel often when I visit my girlfriend is Costa Rica. It is a nice place but the food and beverage prices are very high. Right down the block there are very nice restaurants and the C-Lounge which has great staff and service.

By , from Bronx NYC on Jan 2, 2018

3

nice hotel

Everyone

No meals included . A very nice hotel very clean and would stay there again .

By , from A Z on Dec 19, 2017

5

feels like home

Everyone

I’ve traveled to CR many times over 8 years. This facility has a beautiful pool, is convenient to the airport, and has very good on site restaurants. The breakfast buffet is worth the cost, and I have enjoyed very attentive service over many trips to Cariari Double Tree.

By , from Tampa, Fl on Dec 14, 2017

3

not bad but ... nothing special

Everyone

Open air hotel with a nice pool and restaurant area. Got a massage at the spa and not that good for $100+. Breakfast is $22 per person .... ridiculous! I was a little picky about letting the valet drive the Batmobile and no, the accommodations aren’t as nice as the Batcave. Luckily Robin slept in another room with his Sleep Apnea and all. Plus, what straight guy wants to share a King sized bed with some flamboyant dude nicknamed “Boy Wonder” and wears a mask. That stuff creeps Batman out.

By , from Gotham City on Dec 1, 2017

5

beautiful hotel

Everyone

We had a the master suite, which was perfect for family of 4. The kids had a room with 2 doubles and the master had 1 king. 2 bathrooms and a living/sitting area right next to the gourgous pool area. Staff was very friendly and spoke good english. Hard Rock Costa Rica within walking distance also :)-

By , from Las Vegas, NV on Jul 18, 2017

5

my favorite hotel in the world

Everyone

This hotel is everything you could want and more. It has the best breakfast buffet everyday and somehow has the best bacon in the world. The staff are extremely warm and nice (and do not seem to get ruffled by the bad tourist behaviors and lack of etiquette). The open air design is unbelievable. Convenience stores and multiple restaurants and a shopping mall all within walking distance. The comfort and space of the rooms are like none other. I checked in and when I asked for the wifi code the woman checking me in said - "You booked through Orbitz and it was not included - but you have stayed here before so I will give it to you." Nicely done!

By , from Chicago on May 2, 2017

5

we enjoyed the overall staying

Everyone

The restaurant staffs are very welcoming and great service. Only suggestion would be, have more vegetarian options.

By , from Charlotte, NC on Apr 13, 2017