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Cedrela Ecolodge
2.5 out of 5
Quebrada Grande de Copey de Dota, 5.5 KM al este del centro, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$1,333 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
24.37 km from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/27

Cedrela Ecolodge
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Los Santos Forest Reserve, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$3,135 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
33.6 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (74 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/31

Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge
Hotel de Montaña Suria
3 out of 5
Main Road, San Gerardo de Dota, Copey, San Jose
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The price is NT$3,035 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
36.82 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Small and nice hotel

"Really enjoyed my stay. The food is outstanding and the staff knows well what customer service means."…"

Reviewed on 2020/10/10

Hotel de Montaña Suria

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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 NT$2,430 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
33.81 km 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 2018/11/7

Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota
Hotel Quelitales
3.5 out of 5
A 3 km al este de la cancha de fútbol, Cachi, Cartago
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,653 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
16.8 km from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"A wonderful hotel which is ‘ off the beaten track ‘"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/16

Hotel Quelitales
La Casona del Cafetal
3.5 out of 5
1.5 km al Sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cachi, Cartago
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,858 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
12.81 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (70 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 2020/2/27

La Casona del Cafetal
CHALET OROSI
2.5 out of 5
Calle Juco, Orosi, Cartago
The price is NT$2,504 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
12.08 km 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 2020/3/6

CHALET OROSI
Paraíso Orocay Lodge
2.5 out of 5
500 Metros Sureste de Complejo Picacho, Antigua Carretera a Cachí, Paraiso, Cartago
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,972 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
8.31 km 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 2020/1/21

Paraíso Orocay Lodge
Toucanet Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Copey de Dota, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$1,542 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
23.82 km from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)

"Great location and property, very different to beach based ones but felt a little cold at night! Enjoyed restaurant cuisine."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/6

Toucanet Lodge
Hotel Rio Perlas Spa and Resort
3.5 out of 5
Carretera a Orosi de Puente Negro, 2.5 km mano derecha, Orosi, Cartago
The price is NT$3,373 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
6.42 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (151 reviews)

"Beautiful setting. Friendly and helpful staff. Great experience!"…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/25

Hotel Rio Perlas Spa and Resort
Clusia Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Costado Oeste de la Plaza de Deportes, Copey, San Jose
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,658 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
23.86 km from city center
Clusia Lodge
Hotel Villa Florencia
3.5 out of 5
600 meters north of La Susanita, Turrialba, Cartago
The price is NT$3,144 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
29.72 km from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"This hotel is extremely overpriced and the room was disgusting. The room smelled of mold, the walls were marked up, the sheets had stains, there were bugs in the room and shower, and it was overall smelly and dirty. Not worth the money or the inconvenient trip to get there. No A/C and only a weak ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/5

Hotel Villa Florencia
Casa Aura Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
50 mts norte del ICE, Cartago centro., O bien 250 mts norte de Las Ruinas., Cartago, Provincia de Cartago
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0.69 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (19 reviews)

"It is right in the middle of the city. It is a small property and we slept there 1 night to go to Irazu volcano the next day. So it served its purpose for us."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/7

Casa Aura Boutique Hotel
Hotel Rinconcito Verde
2.5 out of 5
600 Este del Mirador de Ujarrás, Sobre carretera principal hacia Cachí, Paraiso
The price is NT$1,998 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
10.05 km from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (43 reviews)

"It has a nice view and nice pool. Jennifer checked me in and she could not have been nicer. Breakfast was also very tasty. The property has a gate that opens directly off the street and the gate is usually closed. When you arrive you can call them to open the automated gate for you so you can pull ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/9

Hotel Rinconcito Verde
Mirador de Quetzales
3 out of 5
Cerro de la Muerte, Ruta 2, km 70, Tres de Junio, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$3,825 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
25.3 km from city center
3/5 (5 reviews)

"Property was amazing but the cottage itself was very basic. Didn’t have water, tea or coffee in the room sheets came off the bed all night. Restaurant was average price and food was ok"…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/16

Mirador de Quetzales
Casa San Rafael del Pedregoso
3 out of 5
3.5 km from the school in Copey, road to Providencia, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$2,572 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
26.26 km from city center
Casa San Rafael del Pedregoso
Spanish by the River - Turrialba
2 out of 5
Barrio El Recreo, Entrada a Chirraca, Turrialba, Cartago
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$857 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
26.89 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay here. The place is beautiful, they have delicious coffee for the guests and the kitchen space is very functional and well equipped. Fernando is really nice and has lots of helpful tips for activities around the area."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/11

Spanish by the River - Turrialba
Castle La Corona de los Santos
2.5 out of 5
2km Sur Este de la Iglesia Calle la Roca, Santa Cruz de Leon Cortes, San Jose
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19.18 km from city center
Castle La Corona de los Santos
Guayabo Lodge
3 out of 5
Turrialba, Santa Cruz de Turrialba, Cartago
The price is NT$2,773 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
23.45 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"The grounds and gardens are beautiful and a wonderful place for bird watching; the building is an exceptional eclectic combination of orientalizing, modern and local wood working; it's a rare treat in Costa Rica where architecture isn't a strong suit. Our room was a huge disappointment since either ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/7

Guayabo Lodge
Hotel Wagelia Turrialba
2.5 out of 5
150 mts oeste parque central, Turrialba, Cartago
The price is NT$1,644 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
26.55 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (26 reviews)

"fine the place, nice staff, but poor wifi connection"…"

Reviewed on 2019/5/8

Hotel Wagelia Turrialba
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Visiting Cartago

Visitors to Cartago are sure to enjoy the coffeehouses. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, volcano viewpoints, and museums. Top sights around the area include Parque Nacional, National Museum of Costa Rica, and Jade Museum.

  • There are 34 hotels and other accommodations in Cartago
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Cartago

The city's natural beauty is on display at Lankester Botanical Garden, Irazu Volcano National Park, and Turrialba Volcano National Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Our Lady of the Angels Basilica and Terramall.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 34 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Cartago. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Quelitales - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and breakfast.
  • La Casona del Cafetal - Our customers like the dining options and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotel Rinconcito Verde - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and pool.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Parque Nacional, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center, and National Museum of Costa Rica, which is 11.3 mi/18.2 km away.

Dressing for Cartago

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 61°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 84°F, while the average at night is 64°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 81°F with nighttime averages of 63°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 80°F and nighttime averages of 62°F
  • Cartago gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 62°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cartago?
Guayabo Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star resort offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Hotel de Montaña Suria and Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cartago, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Cartago.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cartago?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Cartago, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Cartago?
Hotel Reventazon is a hotel with free parking and free rollaway beds, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge and La Casona del Cafetal. Attractions in the area like Spirogyra Butterfly Garden and Amusement Park San Jose are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Cartago?
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge is a favorite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features a garden-view restaurant and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cartago?
CHALET OROSI is a top cabin for people traveling with their pets, and offers concierge services and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Interamericano and Hotel Reventazon.
Where is the best place to stay near Irazu Volcano National Park?
Guayabo Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star resort offers free breakfast and a restaurant. You’ll find it 7.4 mi (12 km) from Irazu Volcano National Park. Other good choices around the area include Hotel Las Brumas and Casa Mora B&B.
What about the best place to stay close to Ruins of Ujarras?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Rinconcito Verde, located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Ruins of Ujarras, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Waterfall Earthship in Bird Sanctuary, located just 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away, is another good option.
What are some accommodations with pools in Cartago?
Hotel Rio Perlas Spa and Resort is a popular 3.5-star resort featuring 2 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and 2 pool bars. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Hotel Villa Florencia and Hotel Rinconcito Verde.

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