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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Vara Blanca awaits you at Peace Lodge, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Top 100 List award in 2014. You'll be within a 10-minute walk of La Paz Waterfall Gardens and 3.9 km (2.4 mi) from Corso Lechería. Highlights at this family-friendly lodge include 4 restaurants, a full-service spa and an outdoor swimming pool.

LED TVs with cable channels are featured in all 18 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, fireplaces and furnished balconies. Fridges and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include jetted tubs and rainfall showerheads. Additionally, sofa beds, DVD players and coffee/tea makers are available.

A day of pampering at Ventanas Verdes Spa can include deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy and reflexology along with access to the sauna and spa tub. The restaurant, Poas Volcano, is open for breakfast. At the lodge's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the kids' swimming pool along with access to ecotours and hiking/biking trails. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 4.5-star Vara Blanca lodge, attractions include Poas Volcano National Park and Braulio Carrillo National Park.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Fireplace, Mountain View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$495* Per night/room 16 Dec. - 17 Dec.

Standard Room, Fireplace, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, Fireplace, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Fireplace, Mountain View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Peace Lodge offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a kids' pool. There are 4 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Peace Lodge. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Vara Blanca lodge is smoke free.

  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • Built in 2003
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) (30.7 km / 19.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Peace Lodge offers 18 forms of accommodation with fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized fridge/freezers, coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a jetted bath and a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Jetted tub
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The lodge hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Poas Volcano – This restaurant only serves breakfast.

Colibries – This restaurant only serves lunch.

Big Trout Bar – This restaurant only serves lunch.

Vista Poas – This restaurant only serves dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CRC 5000 and CRC 15000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 40000 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Peace Lodge
  • Peace Lodge Vara Blanca
  • Peace Vara Blanca
  • Peace Lodge Lodge
  • Peace Lodge Vara Blanca
  • Peace Lodge Lodge Vara Blanca

You should know

  • Peace Lodge offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Peace Lodge is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveller Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.