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Quetzal Valley Cabins
2 out of 5
Calle San Gerardo KM4, San Gerardo de Dota, Copey, San Jose
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1.25 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (10 reviews)
Cabins to be renewed

"the location is fantastic but we were told to get the keys at Myriam place which was a wrong information ! In addition, the cabin is old with Windows partly broken, old pan; and not cleaned up, espacially the bathroom. The wood, stored outside was so wet that we could hardly light the fire ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Quetzal Valley Cabins
Dreamwater Villa......your Own Private Waterfall!!!!
The price is $159 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
0.33 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
wonderful!

"Beautiful house with all necessary amenities, located in a charming village in a beautiful forest away from the crowds."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

Dreamwater Villa......your Own Private Waterfall!!!!
Sueños del Bosque
3 out of 5
1 Km SO de La Escuela La Lidia, Páramo, San Jose
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The price is $85 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
1.06 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Amazing overall stay!! Staff was friendly and food was delicious (the service was a bit slow, so don’t wait until you are too hungry to go to restaurant). We went during the COVID pandemic so the slow service might have to do with that. Trails, horses, little boats, river, views, all great!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Sueños del Bosque

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Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota
3 out of 5
Calle San Gerardo De Dota, 3km Al Sur De La Entrada Principal, Copey, San Jose
The price is $85 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
1.07 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018

Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota
Get Away to The Sanctuary in the Cloud Forest of San Gerardo de Dota
The price is $98 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25
0.14 mi from city center
Get Away to The Sanctuary in the Cloud Forest of San Gerardo de Dota
Chalet Quetzal on the Savegre River
Copey, San Jose (province)
The price is $100 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
0.13 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
A getaway in the mountain!

"It was a little tough to find this hideaway ( signage on the road might be nice) & parking is limited for this property 4wheel drive is recommended. but worth it for the views and seclusion with the deck basically right over the Savegre River which we enjoyed fly fishing. There are a few minor things ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Chalet Quetzal on the Savegre River
CHALET OROSI
2.5 out of 5
Calle Juco, Orosi, Cartago
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15.24 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

CHALET OROSI
Quaint Mtn Cabins, Great Value in San Gerardo de Dota
The price is $70 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25
1.1 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Cabin camping.

"Our cabin had a double bed, a bedside table, a table lamp, a single bed, a table in the corner with two chairs, a room heater, and a coffee maker with two coffee cups and two glasses. The bathroom sink is tiny, and placed behind a towel dispenser. There is a rack behind the toilet to place toiletries. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Quaint Mtn Cabins, Great Value in San Gerardo de Dota
Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort
4.5 out of 5
Interamericana Sur, entrada de Cajón, Santa Teresa 1km al oeste, El General, San Jose
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18.52 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"When I read other reviews, thought they must be exaggerated or fake, but this place really is everything others say. Absolutely beautiful property. Warm, friendly caring staff. Loved the private flight experience to and from SJO. Waterfall hike tour. A little more challenging than we were first led ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019

Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort
La Casona del Cafetal
3.5 out of 5
1.5 km al Sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cachi, Cartago
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The price is $100 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
18.15 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)
Great stay at La Casona del Cafetal

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

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

La Casona del Cafetal
Cabinas Quetzaly
San Gerardo de Dota, Copey, Páramo, San Jose
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0.14 mi from city center
Cabinas Quetzaly
Paraíso Orocay Lodge
2.5 out of 5
500 Metros Sureste de Complejo Picacho, Antigua Carretera a Cachí, Paraiso, Cartago
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The price is $69 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
18.55 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (19 reviews)
Great views

"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. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Paraíso Orocay Lodge
Cabinas El Quetzal
2 out of 5
1 km este escuela La Lidia, frente Restaurante Los Lagos, Páramo, San Jose
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1.24 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
BE INCREDIBLY CAREFUL ON THE ROAD

"Be prepared for how cold it gets there, even in summer. We were disappointed that there was no hot water for a shower. Anywhere else in CR we could have put up with a cool/cold shower, but not there on the mountain. The road getting up and down the mountain is horrendous. We had a lovely breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2017

Cabinas El Quetzal
The Unicorn Lodge in the Cloud Forest of San Gerardo de Dota
The price is $169 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25
0.18 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)
Beautiful place

"The house is very very Nice. Cozy and confortable with amazing views. We had a great time at the Lodge."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

The Unicorn Lodge in the Cloud Forest of San Gerardo de Dota
Hotel de Montaña El Pelicano
3 out of 5
700 metros norte del liceo Canaan, Rivas, San Jose
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
15.35 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)

"Amazing food, attentive staff, and incredible property nestled in nature. The cabin was magical as the rain and thunder rolled in with a fresh evening breeze."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Hotel de Montaña El Pelicano
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Visiting San Gerardo de Dota

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring San Gerardo de Dota, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the forests. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in San Gerardo de Dota
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 35.5 mi (57.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 40.5 mi (65.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Gerardo de Dota

The city's hiking trails and forests provide a picturesque setting and places to visit include Rio Savegre Waterfall. You'll also find Cerro de La Muerte Peak and Parque Nacional Tapanti in the area.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in San Gerardo de Dota. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Trogon Lodge - This 3-star lodge features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and location.
  • Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa - Our customers like the dining options and bar at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Sueños del Bosque - This 3-star cabin features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Expedia customers love its dining options and spacious, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for San Gerardo de Dota

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 83°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 61°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 62°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for San Gerardo de Dota is 72.76 inches
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 62°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in San Gerardo de Dota?
Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Other top choices based on reviews include Hotel de Montaña Suria and Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Gerardo de Dota, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in San Gerardo de Dota.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to San Gerardo de Dota?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to San Gerardo de Dota, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to San Gerardo de Dota?
Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge and Cabinas El Quetzal.
What's the best place to stay for couples in San Gerardo de Dota?
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge is a favorite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features a garden-view restaurant and free WiFi. Another good option for a romantic stay is Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa.
Where is the best place to stay close to Rio Savegre Waterfall?
Adjacent to Rio Savegre Waterfall, Trogon Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices within a short distance include Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge and Cabinas Quetzaly.

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