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El Silencio Lodge and Spa, San Jose

4-star4 stars
Bajos de Toro Amarillo, Sarchi Norte, San Jose, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Mountain hotel with spa, near Poas Volcano National Park
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 891 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Service
Fantastic service
Wellness
Great wellness & sports facilities
Comfort
Very comfortable
Food
Delicious food

El Silencio Lodge and Spa, San Jose

from $396 CAD
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bedroom Suite

What’s around El Silencio Lodge and Spa, San Jose

Landmarks

  • Poas Volcano National Park - 35 min walk
  • Juan Castro Blanco National Park - 10 min walk
  • Catarata del Toro - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km
  • Else Kientzler Botanical Garden - 12.4 mi / 20 km
  • Laguna Río Cuarto - 14.4 mi / 23.1 km
  • Laguna del Hule - 18.5 mi / 29.7 km
  • Aguas Zarcas Church - 23.4 mi / 37.6 km
  • Aquas Zarcas Square - 23.4 mi / 37.7 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 58 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 74 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 85 min drive
  • San Antonio de Belen Station - 63 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 15 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (7 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rafting nearby
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 646
  • Conference space size (meters) - 60
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2008
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Private spa tub
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

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.

Dining

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

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

El Silencio Lodge and Spa, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • El Silencio Lodge Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Lodge Spa
  • El Silencio Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Spa Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Lodge and Spa Hotel
  • El Silencio Lodge and Spa Toro Amarillo
  • El Silencio Lodge and Spa Hotel Toro Amarillo

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Transfers via required shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 48 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 75000 per vehicle

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 36 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
We love El Silencio ,
Derek, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect Getaway
Our stay was absolutely amazing. The staff, the accommodations, and the beautiful setting were all amazing. The Spa was also wonderful, most relaxing massage I’ve ever had. We didn’t want to leave!
Brigette, us6 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best place to stay near Arenal!
This place was nothing short of AMAZING. the location., the friendly staff, the herb and hummingbird garden on site, the fresh OJ delivered to our door @6AM. Highly romantic, and recommended :)
Irina, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful time!!!!
We had the most wonderful stay. The staff is exceptional!
suzanne, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing getaway from reality!
Amazing place to relax and disconnect from the world. Amazing service. My only reccokendation is that the restaurant is expensive vs what you receive.
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El Silencio Lodge and Spa, San Jose

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