DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Central Pacific

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Overview
Situated on a long, volcanic sand beach, this is a terrific location for enjoying the beach with its beautiful sunsets, and the nearby rain forests and nature parks. Lots of activities, water sports, and exciting evening shows are available at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton. Ideal for couples and families.
 
Location: In Puntarenas, 2 1/2 hours from Liberia airport, 90 minutes from San Jose airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Alberto A : Turrialba, Costa Rica
Food was awful this time

Gallo pinto was the worst I've ever tried. And some beef for dinner was simply impossible to eat. Bartenders Diego, Oscar, Fernanda and Javier rock. The show was kind of silly. Activities were nice. The margarita bar was great however got to be careful with bees.

  • Melia_Mucer : New York City, New York
All In with Exceptions

This hotel is an all inclusive but does have a premium section for an extra cost. So, it is and is not an all inclusive, at the same time. Like schrodinger’s cat I️ imagine. I’m sure the premium section was renovated and more modern. But, we didn’t upgrade so I️ don’t know, in all honesty. Ask yourself the question, why did I️ come here? I️ asked myself the same question. We definitely were being a bit lazy and with the Caribbean in disarray, we booked here. I️ was originally scheduled to go to the Waldorf in Puerto Rico. The pros (+): mostly an all inclusive, with food and alcohol included, very friendly and helpful staff, nice excursions (require a lot of travel time though). The cons (-): Hotel is old and run down, wine was not that good, desolate vibe at night, small gym with broken treadmill, requires a lot of time in a vehicle to get to the sites, brown shower water at times, airport in San Jose took 2 hours to clear immigration and drive to hotel was 1.5 hours on top. The staff is great and I️ tipped them for their service. My issues are with the hotel are not the staff. The location is isolated. It’s a hike from the San Jose airport and Uber is not reliable and maybe not even legal here yet. Got one going to hotel but not coming back. We liked Tortuga Island and Jacó Beach for excursions from the hotel. I️ love red wine but had a hard time actually drinking the wine here. And, the hotel...old and run down. Our room was gross. The air conditioner had a mind of its own. The shower water would turn brown from time to time. The 1970s called and asked for its furniture back. This hotel and place wasn’t a good fit for me.

  • francine1977 : Conyers, Georgia
Great resort, lots of things to do

My husband and I had a wonderful time. The hotel was great we had a nice view of the ocean and pool located in building 3 nice and quiet. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. We loved the all inclusive food and drinks including alcohol. The food was great, wide selection of breakfast foods and delicious fruits. Lots of activities throughout the day and entertainment at night. I highly recommend this hotel and would come back to this hotel again.

  • beleaf1 : Winnipeg
Highly recommended stay

Costa Rica is an amazing country with never ending biodiversity. And the Double Tree lived up to that experience as well. The hotel lobby sets the tone where you were greeted by friendly staff. The menus in all the restaurants were diverse and provided an option for everyone. Bars were generous with the drinks and late night snacks could be found. The hotel rooms were large, well kept and comfortable. Nightly entertainment showcased talented performers. And all staff go out of their way to make the experience memorable. Thanks Double Tree

  • Margie L : Silver Spring, Maryland
Not what I expected

This hotel caters more to local families then travelers or couples. We found the pool area and main restaurant to be overcrowded and loud with children and large groups of families. There were a lot of flies all over the food in the main all inclusive restaurant and it was almost next to impossible to get a reservation at the one open private restaurant. All dinner reservations were booked by 9am. Although we were told the section of the hotel we were staying in was new it looked old and worn. I don't think we would come back to this particular hotel.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • A la carte dinner with reservations
  • Daytime snacks
  • Domestic drinks
  • Snack bar/Fruit bar 
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Non-motorized watersports: surfing, boogie boards, kayaks
  • Bikes
  • Fitness room and aerobics
  • Daily activities at pool and beach
  • Chaise lounges and towels
  • Kids club (4-12 years)
  • Live nightly entertainment
  • 404 rooms
  • 3 Restaurants, 2 a la carte: Italian, Seafood
  • 4 Bars
  • Snack bar
  • Fruit bar
  • 4 Pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Volleyball
  • Water sports centre
  • Fitness room and aerobics
  • Casino
  • Disco 
  • Mini-mart
  • Gift shop
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Kids club (4-12 years)
Superior Room includes:
  • A/C
  • 2 double beds
  • Cable TV
  • Phone
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Internet (fee)
  • View of the garden, pool, or ocean.
  • Max. occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
Junior Suite - Same as above with 1 queen and sofa bed.
Kids Deal - Children 3 years and under stay and ear free when sharing with adults, max 2 kids. Pay only transfers and airfare. Children 4-12 receive a special all-inclusive rate.

For the Kids - Kids club for children 4-12 years, babysitting (fee).

Honeymoon and Wedding packages available. Please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Central Pacific
    Puntarenas,Costa Rica

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Doubletree Resort by Hilton, Central Pacific - Costa Rica
El Roble 171-400 Puntarenas, El Roble, Puntarenas 5400 Costa Rica

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

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