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Cartago Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Cartago hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Cartago Vacation

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Places to Visit in Cartago

About to take off on your Cartago vacation? Wondering what sorts of things to add to your travel program? Don't stress — we'll give you some handy hints.

Grab a book, find a quiet patch of grass and bask in the cooling garden breezes at Lankester Botanical Garden. There's a wonderful range of things to do in this destination. If you're seeking some spiritual enlightenment on your getaway, make your way to Our Lady of the Angels Basilica. Who knows, you may even discover the answers to one or two of life's most important questions! Still got time to spare? People have said, "Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos." Marvel at the intriguing works at Museo Municipal de Cartago, and take a couple of minutes to envisage the story behind each piece.

Travel is always so much more than just seeing new places. It's all about the things you can do while you're there.

There are lots of terrific things to do in Cartago. Why not try out a Guided Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Orosi Hot Springs Tour with Lunch or a Monteverde Cloud Forest One Day From San José?

For a more comprehensive list of activities, jump onto our Cartago things to do page.

Cartago Accommodations

Seeking out cheap vacations or luxury getaways in Cartago? There are just 5 properties to choose from, so act now! Expedia is here to help.

If you're into things like gyms and valet parking as well as cozy beds, why not ask about the amenities at the CHALET OROSI (Calle Juco) and the Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco (1.5 sur del Parque Industrial)?

Nearest Airports to Cartago

Sitting 16 miles away, Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ) is the nearest terminal to your destination. Fasten that seat belt and switch off that in-flight film — your exciting trip to Cartago is about to begin!

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Best Lodging Options Near Cartago

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Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge $110
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020
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Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge

Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge

Los Santos Forest Reserve, Copey, San Jose
     
    4.1 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Would visit the hotel again. Great restaurant. Consider you need to walk 300 m form the parking lot to most of the rooms,not a problem if you can walk and don't carry to many bags.

    La Casona del Cafetal $84
    Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020
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    La Casona del Cafetal

    La Casona del Cafetal

    1.5 km al Sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cachi, Cartago
       
      4.5 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Very clean, comfortable and beautiful property. Dinner was delicious, the scenery was amazing. Bird watching was great. I'd stay here again.

      Hotel Quelitales $93
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019
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      Hotel Quelitales

      Hotel Quelitales

      A 3 km al este de la cancha de fútbol, Cachi, Cartago
         
        4.7 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        A wonderful hotel which is ‘ off the beaten track ‘

        Cedrela Ecolodge $44
        Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020
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        Cedrela Ecolodge

        Cedrela Ecolodge

        Quebrada Grande de Copey de Dota, 5.5 KM al este del centro, Copey
           
          4.9 of 5
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          With a motor cycle death at Cartago on the road to Cedrela, traffic ground to a halt. 4 hrs to drive 2km. Arrived very very late at Ecolodge, and were greeted by Marta like family, who took care of ordering in meals etc even at that late hour. Next morning yielded a beautiful panoramic view of the ...

          CHALET OROSI $93
          Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020
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          CHALET OROSI

          CHALET OROSI

          Calle Juco, Orosi, Cartago
             
            4.9 of 5
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            hot tub best food we had in CR delivered to the door by the owner

            Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota $85
            Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018
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            Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota

            Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota

            Calle San Gerardo De Dota, 3km Al Sur De La Entrada Principal, Copey, San Jose
               
              4.2 of 5
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Fantastic place to stay a minimum of two nights to really enjoy the place. Very warm atmosphere with a very nice friendly couple. Great food, wonderful bird watching from the terrace! I recommand this place for any nature and bird lovers.

              Hotel de Montaña Suria $67
              Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019
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              Hotel de Montaña Suria

              Hotel de Montaña Suria

              Main Road, San Gerardo de Dota, Copey, San Jose
                 
                4.0 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Lovely setting in the valley with 3-4 blocks surrounding a nice garden area. Key activities are wildlife, especially finding the beautiful and rare Quetzal or walking in the rain forest. Restaurant is good, nice fire for cool evenings

                Paraíso Orocay Lodge $64
                Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020
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                Paraíso Orocay Lodge

                Paraíso Orocay Lodge

                500 Metros Sureste de Complejo Picacho, Antigua Carretera a Cachí, Paraiso, Cartago
                   
                  3.5 of 5
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  stayed 1 night. Room was clean and tidy but basic, just a king bed and 1 bedside table and tv. No closet or drawers just some open shelving, no coffee maker or fridge. Suited us for a short 1 night stay. We ate at the onsite restaurant but had to order by 5.30 pm as the food was served at 6pm latest. ...

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