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Costa Rica Hotels

You will have no problem finding a diverse selection of hotels in Costa Rica – both in quality and price. These options include charming inns, tranquil hilltop retreats, budget hostels, bed and breakfasts and well-known international hotel chains.

Hotels in Costa Rica's Northern Region

Costa Rica’s northern region offers rural mountain lodges, lavish resorts and pleasant family owned cabins. Depending on what location you choose, the balcony of your hotel may offer you stunning views of the deep blue waters of Costa Rica’s largest lake, the tranquility of an captivating cloud forest, or perhaps a fiery volcano. The Monteverde area features a wide range of Costa Rican lodging options that include everything from luxurious hotels to intimate and isolated mountain lodges.

Hotels near Costa Rica's Central and Southern Pacific Coast

Along Costa Rica’s central and southern Pacific coast and over in Guanacaste, you can find a broad selection of accommodation options that include everything from comprehensive beach resorts to intimate boutique hotels or budget offerings. The Quepos and Manuel Antonio areas are set apart by upscale, trendy accommodations while further south in Dominical visitors will come across smaller secluded hotels and cabins. Costa Rica’s isolated Osa Penninsula boasts several world-renowned jungle lodges which offer upscale service in a impressive rainforest setting.

Costa Rica's Caribbean Hotels

In contrast to the mega-resorts typically found on the Pacific, the Caribbean side of the country has a more personal feel with remote jungle lodges, tent-camps, adventure-oriented nature spots, and soothing beach hotels catering to every budget and taste. Many hotels are snuggled in palm-fringed coves with fantastic views of the plentiful tropical vegetation and shimmering sea.

Bed and Breakfasts in Costa Rica

A Costa Rican Bed and Breakfast is a form of commercial lodging usually operating out of a large single family home. The bed and breakfast accommodates guests at night in private bedrooms. Breakfast is served in the morning, typically in the house's dining room or kitchen

At a Bed and Breakfast in Costa Rica, guests are typically expected to pay for their stay when they arrive and leave before noon on the day of departure. The most major advantage of this form of hosted lodging is the local knowledge of the host.

When staying more than one night in certain smaller B&Bs, you will be expected to leave for the main part of the day. This doesn't inconvienence most guests, because many popular Bed and Breakfasts in Costa Rica are located in mountain and beach areas.

Costa Rica's Hotel Tax

Tourists need to know that the Costa Rican government charges a 16.39% tax and tourism tax.

Have a great time during your stay at a hotel in Costa Rica!

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