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
4.3 out of 5 rating 52 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco in Cartago, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Paseo Metrópoli and Our Lady of the Angels Basilica. This hotel is 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from Parque Nacional and 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from National Museum of Costa Rica.


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 laundry facilities. 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 - 6.4 km / 3.9 mi
Lankester Botanical Garden - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Terramall - 15.3 km / 9.5 mi
Multiplaza del Este Mall - 19.7 km / 12.3 mi
Ruins of Ujarras - 19.9 km / 12.4 mi
University of Costa Rica - 21.5 km / 13.3 mi
San Pedro Mall - 22.6 km / 14 mi
Parque Nacional - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
National Museum of Costa Rica - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Jade Museum - 22.9 km / 14.2 mi
Plaza de la Democracia - 23.1 km / 14.3 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital - 23.2 km / 14.4 mi
National Center of Art and Culture - 23.2 km / 14.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 45.7 km / 28.4 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 34.1 km / 21.2 mi
Quepos (XQP) - 192.8 km / 119.8 mi

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

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 are 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.

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
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
  • -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)
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Meeting rooms - 3
  • -Restaurant
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking