Set in the mountains of Peñas Blancas de Cachí, this eco-friendly resort offers an organic farm and a fusion restaurant. Each stylish bungalow has an open-air waterfall shower and incredible rainforest views.

Hotel Quelitales’s elegant bungalows have contemporary décor and hardwood floors. Each one includes a sofa bed, mini-fridge and coffee maker with organic coffee. Some have views of the Doña Ana Waterfall.

The Casa José restaurant serves creative Costa Rican and international cuisine, made with organic produce from the on-site farm and gardens. A wide range of healthy dishes are available.

The Quelitales is an ideal base for exploring the rainforest, fishing or spotting tropical birds. Cachí Lake is 1.9 mi away, while the town of Cartago is a 30-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Quelitales has been welcoming guests since May 31, 2012

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Bungalow with King-Size Bed
  • 1 king bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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  • 1 king bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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One-Bedroom Bungalow
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Bungalow with Garden View
  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Bungalow with Garden View
  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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  • 1 king bed
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Hosted by José Alvarez

Host Review Score 9.5
José Alvarez

José Alvarez

Our Hotel offers a variety of elegant suites fused with tropical vegetation in the surroundings. Relax in a king-size bed, enjoy a private outdoor shower or spot exotic birds right from your balcony. Choose what you like and we will make your experience unique and unforgettable. Caring for the environment is crucial for us – that is why all the toiletries are artisanal and biodegradable. Our bungalows are carefully designed so you can feel comfortable like at home. Large windows with stunning views will allow you to enjoy the rainforest even without leaving the room. Find your way of relaxing: taking a rest in a queen-size bed or sitting on the terrace and drinking delicious coffee from a sustainable plantation? You name it, and we will make it come true.

De mi parte y nuestro equipo de trabajo desde ya le damos las gracias por elegir el Hotel Quelitales para que su estadia aquí en Cartago sea algo inolvidable, con nosotros Usted y su acompañante podra sentir el vedadero calor de hogar .

We can promise that you will not get bored during your stay in Hotel Quelitales. Our main attraction is Nature: you will be surrounded by tropical vegetation wherever you move and the picturesque mountain views will surprise you each day with mysterious clouds and their play of shadow and lights. You can discover as well that it is possible to enjoy the rain, essentially while sitting on the terrace of your room and drinking hot coffee. Our hiking trails offer you uncountable amounts of orchids and other beautiful plants. In the specially designed gardens, you can easily spot hundreds of exotic birds. Moreover, you can jump into refreshing water of the Doña Ana waterfall.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ujarras Ruins
    4.5 miles
  • Jardín Botánico Lankester
    8.2 miles
    8.7 miles
  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, Cartago
    10 miles
  • Prusia Forest
    11.4 miles
  • Irazú Volcano
    11.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    26.6 miles
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    31.7 miles
  • Tortuguero Airport
    54.1 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


Amenities of Hotel Quelitales
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Massage Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 1:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If expecting to arrive outside of front desk hours, please inform the property in advance.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Quelitales

  • Hotel Quelitales offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Check-in at Hotel Quelitales is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 1:00 PM.

  • Hotel Quelitales is 2.5 miles from the center of Cachí.

  • Hotel Quelitales has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Hotel Quelitales can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Quelitales (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, Hotel Quelitales is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Hotel Quelitales include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Bungalow

  • The prices at Hotel Quelitales may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.