Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1.5 sur del Parque Industrial, Tejar del Guarco, Cartago, 30801, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5 rating 86 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Cartago, Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco is a 5-minute drive from Paseo Metrópoli and 7 minutes from Our Lady of the Angels Basilica. This hotel is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from University of Costa Rica and 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from San Pedro Mall.


Make yourself at home in one of the 38 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Paseo Metrópoli - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Our Lady of the Angels Basilica - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Lankester Botanical Garden - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Terramall - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi
Multiplaza del Este Mall - 19.6 km / 12.2 mi
Ruins of Ujarras - 20 km / 12.4 mi
University of Costa Rica - 20.8 km / 12.9 mi
San Pedro Mall - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
National Park - 22.8 km / 14.1 mi
National Museum of Costa Rica - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Jade Museum - 22.9 km / 14.2 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
National Center of Art and Culture - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
Morazan Park - 23.4 km / 14.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 47.5 km / 29.5 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 34 km / 21.1 mi
Quepos (XQP) - 192.5 km / 119.6 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 120.00 per room (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Conference space
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Airport transportation
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Meeting rooms - 3
  • -Restaurant
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking