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Vara Blanca hotels and places to stay

Tiquicia Lodge
2.5 out of 5
1 km al norte del cruce de Vara Blanca, Vara Blanca, Heredia
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6.08 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (108 reviews)
Great little stay

"Amazing location. Lovely, friendly hardworking staff, especially Alan and Danielle. Food was lovely, grounds and gardens delightful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Tiquicia Lodge
Real InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall
4.5 out of 5
In Front of Multiplaza Shopping, Escazu, San Jose
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The price is $136 per night
16.24 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (405 reviews)

"Everything It Was Excellent!!! The Room Service Was Great!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

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Hyatt Place San José/Pinares
3.5 out of 5
Plaza Momentum Pinares, Curridabat, San Jose
The price is $98 per night
17.95 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (281 reviews)

"Nice property in a cool location. Roberth at the front desk greeted me with a smile and remembered my name every time I passed by. I was impressed."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Hyatt Place San José/Pinares

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Hotel Luisiana
3.5 out of 5
100 west and 400 south from Cruz Roja, Santa Ana, San Jose
The price is $30 per night
18.21 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,030 reviews)

"Excellent clean rooms, very reasonable price, comfy beds, pool, some pet friendly rooms...stay there at least once a month...bilingual front desk"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Hotel Luisiana
Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
4 out of 5
Calle Central y Tercera Av. 15, Calle Blancos, San Jose, San Jose
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The price is $92 per night
15.35 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,110 reviews)

"Nice business hotel within walking distance of city center."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica
Hortensias Chalets Vara Blanca
3 out of 5
Highway 126, 500m east of Gas station, Vara Blanca, Heredia
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The price is $80 per night
5.51 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
Very welcoming, relaxing mountain stay.

"Small family run lodging with wonderful friendly helpful owners, beautiful views, very nice restaurant with tasty food, attractively served. Small A frame cabins, very clean, quiet. Hot showers. Nice place for simply relaxing. We will be back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Hortensias Chalets Vara Blanca
Peace Lodge
4.5 out of 5
20 min from Poas Volcano National Park, Alajuela, Vara Blanca, Heredia
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The price is $305 per night
6.03 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (331 reviews)

"Staff were wonderful, our room was amazing, activities were awesome."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Peace Lodge
Studio Hotel Boutique
4 out of 5
50 meters North of the Red Cross, Santa Ana, San Jose
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The price is $85 per night
17.91 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,180 reviews)

"Great hotel! Follow very good hygiene protocols. The service was unique and excellent"…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Studio Hotel Boutique
Poas Volcano Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Via Poasito - Varablanca, Vara Blanca, Heredia
The price is $113 per night
6.08 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (227 reviews)

"I had an amazing stay here - everyone was so warm, friendly and super attentive. The service is second to none. The scenery is so peaceful and serene. The food was delicious. The whole atmosphere and the attention to detail was bar none - one of the best I've ever experienced. I highly recommend! ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Poas Volcano Lodge
Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Ave 2da, calles 40-42, San Jose, San Jose
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The price is $69 per night
15.96 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (595 reviews)

"Excellent location. Great bounteous breakfast included, clean property and room. It is a $30.00 usd taxi ride to the airport, or $10.00 per person shuttle."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel
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Visiting Vara Blanca

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Vara Blanca, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the waterfalls. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its scenic landscape. Top sights around the area include La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Museum of Costa Rican Art, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.

  • You'll find 398 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Jose
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 14.5 mi (23.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Vara Blanca

The city's waterfalls, volcanoes, and hiking trails provide a picturesque setting, and places to visit include La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Additionally, in the area you'll find Museum of Costa Rican Art and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Vara Blanca. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Peace Lodge - With a stay at this 4.5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 4 restaurants, along with an in-room fireplace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and pool.
  • Poas Volcano Lodge - Our customers like the dining options and breakfast at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Villa Calas - With a stay at this 3-star villa, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its dining options and breakfast.

Popular places to see around the area include National Center of Art and Culture, located 16.9 mi (27.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Gold Museum, which is 17 mi/27.3 km away.

Dressing for Vara Blanca

  • 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 Vara Blanca 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

What's the best place for a stay in Vara Blanca?
Hortensias Chalets Vara Blanca is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Another favorite option for your visit based on traveler reviews is Poas Volcano Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Vara Blanca, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Vara Blanca.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Vara Blanca?
For more information about updating your trip to Vara Blanca or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Vara Blanca?
Peace Lodge is a top 4.5-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 4 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the kids include Tiquicia Lodge and Poas Volcano Lodge. Attractions in the area like Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Rain Forest Aerial Trams are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to La Paz Waterfall Gardens?
Peace Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star lodge offers a full-service spa and 4 restaurants. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Other good choices within a short distance include Poas Volcano Lodge and Hortensias Chalets Vara Blanca.
What about the best place to stay close to Braulio Carrillo National Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Tapirus Lodge, located 6.6 mi (10.5 km) from Braulio Carrillo National Park, and this 3-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Hotel Chalet Tirol and Hotel Villa Zurquí are two other good options within the area.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Vara Blanca?
Peace Lodge is a favorite 4.5-star lodge with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 4 restaurants and a poolside bar.
What are some hotels with pools in Vara Blanca?
Peace Lodge is a popular 4.5-star lodge featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and 4 restaurants.

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