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5 km west from the Catholic Church in La Fortuna Main Street, right hand side, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417 Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 61 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Hotel El Silencio del Campo besides featuring a set of swimming pools, hot springs and spa, also offers its guests 23 individual villas with a small patio right outside facing the majestic Arenal Volcano, surrounded by colorful and lush gardens, that gives a natural sensation to your experience.
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Room & Suite (625)625
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Hiking
Car hire
Spa
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Neck massage
Salon
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Family
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Grade: 54 out of 100
179Restaurantswithin 10 km
43Attractionswithin 10 km
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Deborah F wrote a review Feb 2021
Brooklyn, New York7 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband, 13 year old son, and I stayed for 4 nights and it was the highlight of our CR trip. The front desk staff was so friendly and accommodating. They helped me organize laundry service, they suggested activities, and packed us breakfast to go on the last day because we had to leave early. The servers at the restaurant and bar were very friendly. The food was great (we especially recommend the seafood soup, the chicken wings, and the cocktails!) The cabin style rooms were very comfortable and tastefully decorated. The AC units worked great. The hot springs were a great way to end each day. I also had one of the best massages ever with Stephanie. If you are looking for a peaceful and well situated retreat in El Fortuna, look no further.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Marc and M wrote a review Feb 2021
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My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. From the moment we arrived the service was impeccable. We were greeted with fresh fruit juices and Eliomar explained the layout of the property to us. Before we arrived, I had requested a casita near the hot springs toward the back. We stayed in #19. I highly recommend! It was near the hot springs and the spa. In the restaurant the servers were always kind and very attentive. We would definitely stay here again. If you have the chance, the spa is a must! It was one of the best spa experiences we’ve ever had. The grounds are very beautiful and serene. We also milked a cow at the farm one morning. There are other high end hotels in the area, but this one was perfect for a little bit of everything.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mike S wrote a review Jan 2021
Inglewood, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
This is one of the most calm and peaceful places I have ever stayed. The sounds of nature, the natural hot springs, the birds and squirrels that accompany you outside the restaurant at breakfast every morning... the staff even puts little pieces of fruit on bush branches for the small animals to enjoy. And their farm! They have a little farm, from which the restaurant draws all its vegetables, eggs, and cheese that they use to make delicious breakfasts and more. We walked over to the farm and the different staff members that work there proudly showed us the food and animals they tend to. In addition to the grounds and friendly staff, they are incredibly helpful and innovative. I say this because I decided to take the opportunity of our stay to propose to my girlfriend of 3.5 years. I called and spoke with one of the head receptionists, Elio, and told him about my plans and desire to set up a romantic evening to propose. Elio, along with Raúl, Jonny, Carlos, May helped to arrange a beautiful setup next to a hot spring, with lights, dinner, and even a hidden GoPro camera to help record my proposal. It was spectacular! They were so helpful and proud to make it a special night for the two of us, and I couldn't recommend them more highly. I was thrilled, and they were clearly so happy to help make it a truly unforgettable night and stay. Come to Hotel El Silencio and you will have the most peaceful, romantic, relaxing stay surrounded by nature and a lovely staff who know what true hospitality looks like. Thanks to everyone there!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Room 19 is close to the hot springs and bar area.
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mikeinsac wrote a review Dec 2020
Sacramento, California6 contributions39 helpful votes
I booked this place last minute on a whim to Arenal. So glad I did. This place is so cool. All the cabins are spaced perfectly apart from each other that you feel like you are in your own private area and a step out the door and it appears most cabins have a direct look up at the volcano. A huge bonus is that they have the hot spring pools on-site so no need to go anywhere else. The restaurant and separate bar/restaurant prepared great food delivered by great service! Do not hesitate to book this hotel!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Luigi V wrote a review Dec 2020
Union City, California16 contributions46 helpful votes
I can’t say enough good things about our stay at Hotel El Silencio de Campo in La Fortuna. While there are so many other bigger hotels in this part of the Costa Rica, this hotel is truly a hidden gem, with only 24 separate cabins in total. Yes, they are ALL cabins, not just adjoined rooms in one large hotel building, so you can have all the privacy that you need. When we arrived, we received complimentary glasses of a fruit shake, most welcome after a more than three hour ride from San Jose. The hotel was also gracious enough to have prepared our room as it was our anniversary, complete with fresh flowers from the garden outside our cabin, candles, and a complimentary bottle of champagne. What a nice touch! The hotel includes really nice amenities such as their shampoo, conditioner, and body lotion which all just smell lovely. And I was surprised they also had an additional bottle labeled “ insect repellant” which smelled just as clean and fresh. The water pressure in the shower was strong enough as well as it’s hot, perfect after a day out in Arenal. The hotel has its own set of thermal pools: a large pool, two smaller ones, a hot jacuzzi, and a small cold pool just for variety. A poolside bar completes the ambiance. We could have spent all our days (and evenings, yes, they’re open well into night time) by the thermal pools. Breakfast is always fantastic. They have a nice selection of set menus served a la carte. Of course, the uniquitous gallo pinto was always available. The best part is the “bird feeders” right next to the breakfast area: small trees were fashioned so that the fresh fruit peels from the restaurant kitchen can be pinned on them and the various colorful birds of the region can perch on them and have breakfast themselves. What I really loved was the attached small farm which was a mere couple of minutes from our cabin. Chickens of the egg-laying kind and some white fluffy ones (not sure what kind they are) abound. The hotel offers egg picking for guests each morning at 9am. They also have cow milking every morning as well at 7:30am (that was an experience!). I guess they use the milk to make their homemade cheeses. The farm also includes roaming peacocks and ducks, goats, horses (there is a miniature one as well) and donkeys, one of which one morning we found to have wandered out of its fencing and right in front of our cabin. They also have a small vegetable farm on site. Our stay at this hotel was as memorable as it can be. For the perfect price, Hotel El Silencio de Campo definitely has it all, and it even exceeded our expectations with the farm experiences. Most definitely would recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$179 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel El Silencio del Campo
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Nearby attractions include Bogarin Trail (3.7 km), ChocoMuseo La Fortuna (4.3 km), and Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge (3.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tiquicia Restaurant, Pollo Fortuneño, and Spectacolar Cantina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel El Silencio del Campo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Hotel El Silencio del Campo have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Hotel El Silencio del Campo accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.