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El Colibri Cabinas

200 mtrs este de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo 1661, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this lovely small establishment by chance last year. We have been so pleased with the accommodations in the Cabina's that in February we brought 7 friends with us. It is more like a small motel in North America and some rooms have a type of kitchen set up and numerous beds so great for families. There are picnic... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

A friend and I just returned from several lovely days in Puerto Carrillo. We stayed and ate at the Colibri and I would recommend doing both. The rooms are comfortable and we enjoyed having a kitchenette. The kitchenette could have been a bit better stocked, but the staff was happy to provide anything we needed. The owners couldn't be nicer.... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

While on vacation in the Samara area, a local recommended El Colibri Argentinian Steakhouse. We ate there early in our trip, and just LOVED the food. We made sure to return before the end of our trip. It's a little hard to find, tucked behind the hotel in tiny Puerto Carrillo, but it's fantastic steak in a nice open-air dining... More

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

It's too bad this place is only listed in hotels, because the restaurant is the real attraction. It is an Argentinian steak house, on top of a hill overlooking Playa Carillo on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. We went there from our lodging in Playa Samara, one beach to the north--maybe 10 minute drive. The food was awesome and... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Cabinas El Colibri in playa Carrillo, Costa Rica, is the place to stay if you: 1. Like comfortable rooms without paying premium. 2. Prefer quiet, private places, with few people around. 3. Want to make the most of your money by spending in food -or other travel priorities- rather than in accommodation. 4. Want to eat top quality steak dishes... More

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The rooms are spacious enough, clean, comfortable, nice bathroom, good towels and shower pressure, good blankets, comfortable closet, they have a hammock outside the cabin that is awesome. The food is delicious, we had pork ribs with bbq sauce and chimichurri, a delicious salad. I went fishing and they were kind enough to cook our catch. The breakfast is very... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

David and I stayed at El Colibri Cabinas in February for a week and would definitely come back when we visit Costa Rica again. We stayed in the most private cabina with kitchenette at the end near the side road. The cabina is a perfect size for two or three. Large bathroom and shower. Lots of storage for clothes and... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I've stayed at Cabinas el Colibri 3 times, and I'll continue to visit it on the upcoming vacations to Puerto Carrillo. They offer a couple of fully equipped rooms, so you don't have to worry about getting out for dinner or having a cold beer. The pool is somehow intimate, and my GF loved it because the watter was always... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

El Colibri cabinas are very basic motel style rooms. We booked a room for four with fridge but on arrival were told that it was no longer available. Food is outstanding. Best part is vicinity to Play Carrillo beach.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We loved our time at Cabinas El Colibri. The room was clean and very comfortably furnished, with a lovely bathroom, hot shower and AC. We enjoyed being able to prepare some simply meals using the well-equipped kitchen. The breakfasts were delicious: eggs, frijoles, pancakes, fresh fruit juices - yum! The pool area was small but pleasant. The atmosphere was very... More

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Also Known As:
El Colibri Cabinas Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Address: 200 mtrs este de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo 1661, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 4 Specialty lodging in Playa Carrillo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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We have rooms with breakfast included and mini apartment with all for cook.All rooms has a/c and cable tv.We have a restaurante with the same name and a nice pool. ... more   less 
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have rooms with breakfast included and mini apartment with all for cook.All rooms has a/c and cable tv.We have a restaurante with the same name and a nice pool. ... more   less 
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