How can you tell if a hotel is good or bad? Is a 5 star qualification what really determines if a hotel is better than others? Are large resorts the only type of hotels that deserve to be included in that Best Hotels list?
In Costa Rica there are so many spectacular hotels of all sizes that we can confidentaly declare that the best hotels in Costa Rica are not determined by size but by the excellent service, their delicious Costa Rican food and uniqueness.
These are our 3 essentials the to choosing the best places to stay in Costa Rica:
Service that is so personalized, everybody will know your name
Once you have reserved a room at any particular hotel, your name should be known by the reservation office and the reception counter. The fact that a hotel has taken care that all personnel knows your name upon arrival will give you a hint of the type of vacation you´ll have.
Food prepared with love and excellence
There is no need to visit a 3 star Michelin restaurant so that you enjoy a delicious meal, deserving of a standing ovation. The best hotels in Costa Rica will prepare Costa Rican food that will have you go back many times:
A unique experience is what you´ll remember the most
There are many great hotels in the world. So in order to stand out, Costa Rican hoteliers are doing more than offering super soft sheets or even a Spa in the middle of the jungle. They want to make sure that you will depart feeling like you have just had a fantastic dream.
And now that we´ve mentioned unique bathrooms, at Pacuare Lodge you will find large rustic suites that include one outdoor shower with an open ceiling and an enclosed stone wall. And then you will enjoy the indoor shower surrounded by mesh walls with a 180 degree view of the Pacuare Lodge gardens. Now, do not worry: you will be able to see other guests but they will not be able to see you.
So which are the Best Hotels or the Best Places to Stay in Costa Rica? Choose your vacation type and see for yourself.