Where to Sleep & Eat of San Isidro del General?

Where to Sleep & Eat of San Isidro del General?


Hotel del Sur Ph (506) 2771-3033,  fax (506) 2771-0527. E-mail:htlsur@racsa.co.cr www.hoteldelsur.com. Double with fan/ air conditioning 40/ 60 US$. Located 5 km to the south of Pérez Zeledón on the Interamericana, it is the best hotel in the area. There is a swimming pool, tennis court, bar restaurant and a café, there is a casino. There are 55 rooms with ceramic floors, private bathroom with hot water, telephone, air conditioning, television and minibar. Private parking, 24 hour security, internet service 1.75 US$ an hour, fax, photocopies and they also organize tours. Hotel Amaneli Ph (506) 2771-0352. Located on the Interamericana highway, opposite  Copiagri, the first park crossing the street. Rooms with a bathroom 9 US$ per person. There are 36 rooms, private bathrooms with hot water, fans and a capacity for five people. The hotel café opens at 5.00 am.

Hotel Lala Ph (506) 2771-0291. Located on the south side of McDonald´s. Singles/ doubles 4/ 9 US$ per person, with shared/private bathroom, double bed.

Hotel Iguazú Ph (506) 2771-2571.Located diagonal to McDonald´s, above the Gallo más Gallo store. Single/ double 14/ 22 US$. There are 22 rooms, with private bathrooms and hot water, television and fans. There are five rooms with shared bathrooms for 9 US$. With parking.

Hotel El Valle Ph (506) 2771-0246, fax (506) 2771-0220. Located 75 meters west of the park. Single/ double 11/ 16 US$ and without bathroom 7.60 US$. The rooms have a private bathroom with hot water, television and fan. Private Parking.

Hotel Astoria Ph (506) 2771-0914. Located on the north side of the San Isidro del General Park. Single/ double without bathroom 5/ 9 US$, private bathroom with hot water 13 US$, double 8/12 US$, Cable TV, private bathroom with hot water, 4 people with a private bathroom 23 US$, 3 people 17 US$. With parking.

Hotel Chirripó  Ph (506) 2771-0529. Located on the south coast of the San Isidro Park. Single/ double without a TV with a shared bathroom 6/ 9 US$, triple/ quadruple 20/ 27 US$, with bathroom and TV. There are 40 rooms; some of the rooms have private bathrooms with hot water. There is a café-restaurant in the same building. With Parking.

Hotel Los Crestones Ph (506) 2770-1200/ 2770-1500, fax (506) 2771-6012. E-mail: hcrestones@racsa.co.cr. Located on the south east corner of the Municipal Stadium of Pérez Zeledón. Single/ double 47/ 53 US$, with air conditioning, Single/ double 36/ 47 US$, with fan, extra bed 10 US$. There are 20 rooms, four with air conditioning and all have private bathrooms with hot water, fans, Cable TV. With a swimming pool and a restaurant. With parking. Hotel del Sur Ph (506) 2771-3033,  fax (506) 2771-0527. E-mail:htlsur@racsa.co.cr www.hoteldelsur.com. Double with fan/ air conditioning 40/ 60 US$. Located 5 km to the south of Pérez Zeledón on the Interamericana, it is the best hotel in the area. There is a swimming pool, tennis court, bar restaurant and a café, there is a casino. There are 55 rooms with ceramic floors, private bathroom with hot water, telephone, air conditioning, television and minibar. Private parking, 24 hour security, internet service 1.75 US$ an hour, fax, photocopies and they also organize tours.

Foundation for the Development of the Las Quebradas Biological Center. Ph/fax (506) 2771-4131. E-mail: fudebiol@racsa.co.cr. Entry for national / foreigner 0.65/ 2 US$. Located 7 km to the northeast of San Isidro, if you travel in car head to Morazán and then pass by the Quebrada, by bus get off the last stop in Quebrada and walk 2 km, it will take you about half an hour. It is a reserve that is directed by the community of Río Quadrates. There are natural footpaths, a butterfly farm, natural lagoon and good views to bird watch. A lodge with a capacity for 24 people, double 12 US$ and a maximum group of 10 people 5 US$ per person, shared bathrooms with hot water.

Talari Albergue de Montaña Ph/fax (506) 2771-0341. E-mail:talaripz@racsa.co.cr  www.talari.co.cr. Located 7 km to the northeast of San Isidro, on the way to San Gerardo de Rivas and the Chirripó National Park before you get to the village of Rivas. Single/ double 36/ 56 US$, breakfast included. Organizing on foot excursions to the Chirripó hills, on horseback and bird watching, some 210 species have been spotted here. There is a swimming pool, restaurant and a piano bar. There are 9 rooms with a private bathroom with hot water and fridge. Lunch and dinner 8/ 10 US$. The hotel is closed from the 15th of September to the 31st of October.

Albergue de Montaña Rancho La Botija Ph (506) 2770-2147, fax (506) 2770-2146..E-mail: labotija@racsa.co.cr www.ecotourism.co.cr/labotijaindex.htm .Single/ double/ triple/ quadruple 45.20/ 61/ 75.14/ 89.27 US$, continental breakfast included. Entry to use the installations 2.20 US$, open from 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m, from Tuesday to Sunday, Closed Monday. It is located 9 km from San Isidro, in the community of Rivas, on the left hand side of the road to Cerro Chirripo.

Mirador Vista del Valle Ph (506) 2772-2727. E-mail: mirador@vistadelvallecr.com www.vistadelvallecr.com www.valledelgeneral.com. Single/ double 41/ 47 US$, breakfast included. Located on the Interamericana, some 15 km to the north of the village. It has a restaurant with a balcony and a panoramic view. There is a cabin and 7 rustic rooms, private bathroom with hot water, organizing bird watching tours.

Where to eat 

El Tenedor Restaurant Ph (506) 2771-0881. Dishes 4/ 7 US$, open from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m, from Tuesday to Sunday. Located close to the Hotel Iguazú, it has a balcony with views of the street and serves hamburgers. Prices from 5 to 8 US$.  Their speciality is pizza and Italian food.

Excelente Restaurant Ph (506) 2771-8157. Located on the northeast corner of the Central Park. Dishes 5/ 8 US$. Preparing Chinese and Costa Rican food.   

Bar La Cascada Restaurant Ph (506) 2771-6479. Dishes 5/ 10 US$. Located 100 meters to the west of Central Park. With a balcony on the first floor, traditional Costa Rican food. Also serving hamburgers, meats and seafood.

Panadería El Tío Marco. On the same plot as the prior restaurant, making good desserts and sweets. Prices from 2/ 4 US$

Hotel Chirripó Café. Dishes 2/ 4 US$. Serving breakfast from 6:30 a.m. offering snacks, empanaditas, among other things.

Hotel Chirripó Restaurant Ph (506) 2771-0529. Dishes 4/ 9 US$, offering traditional meals, casados, warm and cold drinks.

Restaurant La Piccolina. Meals 5 US$. Opening times from 11:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m, everyday, except Tuesday. Specialities, pizza with different ingredients.

Los Crestones Restaurant Ph (506) 2777-1218. Dishes 5/ 9 US$. Open from 11:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m, everyday. Specializing in seafood, chicken and other meat.