95.0% Based on 870 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the free breakfast at El Silencio Lodge and Spa. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Juan Castro Blanco National Park. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus 2 restaurants. Built in 2008, this 4-star hotel has 15 rooms on 1 floor. All rooms offer free WiFi and spa tubs.

  • All rooms offer private hot tubs, furnished balconies or patios and pillowtop beds
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy local cuisine with garden views at Las Ventanas, one of the property's 2 restaurants
  • Treat yourself to aromatherapy, body scrubs or Ayurvedic treatments at Esencia Spa
  • Services include babysitting, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes horse riding/rentals, yoga classes and hiking/biking trails
  • Guests speak favourably about the location and the helpful staff
  • 10 minutes on foot from Juan Castro Blanco National Park and a 4-minute drive from Poas Volcano National Park
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

2 Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Property Features

El Silencio Lodge and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 646 square feet (60 square metres) and includes meeting rooms. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the romantic El Silencio Lodge and Spa. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 4-star Toro Amarillo hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 646 sq ft of conference space
  • 60 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) (46.7 km / 29 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

El Silencio Lodge and Spa offers 15 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private hot tubs and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private hot tub
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Las Ventanas – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Hierbabuena Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this family restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Esencia Spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 7 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 7 are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at El Silencio Lodge and Spa

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 75000 per vehicle

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • El Silencio Lodge Sarchi Norte
  • El Silencio Sarchi Norte
  • El Silencio Lodge Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Toro Amarillo

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by required shuttle. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 48 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • El Silencio Lodge and Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 7 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.