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La Tropicale Beach Lodge

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200 mtrs Playa Carrillo | front zoo la selva, Playa Carrillo 5132, Costa Rica
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Seattle
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late afternoon and were shown around by Arno. I asked him how long he'd been there and his reply was "10 yrs but I'm getting out of here, it’s become too American". He then showed us our bungalow (which was nothing like the pictures); I pushed on the mattress to get an idea of the firmness, he acted... More 

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New England
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Tropicale Beach Lodge is adorable little gem that is well run, well appointed and moderately priced..The decor is colorful and fun. The cabina was comfortable and clean with very comfortable beds, quiet air conditioning, a television and a little kitchen area complete with seating for two and cooking facilities..Agneau and his staff are friendly, helpful and competent...The breakfast was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a lovely little gem of a place tucked 200m back from one of the best beaches ive ever been to! run by the lovely Arno and his team we stayed here for 5 nights recently and would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a relaxing time in an unusual and well thought out hostel. we had... More 

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Thank davidnash101
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wE booked the big house plus one bungalow for a pre wedding family holiday. iT met our needs perfectly. The house was comfortable , the kitchen was well equipped to cope with the 12 of us , there was a lounge area, which we didn't use as we spent all our time on the large terrace. A bonus was the... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Basic, comfortable lodging, with pool and full breakfast makes the price just right, not to mention a great location walking distance to Playa Carrillo and a short 5-10 drive to Playa Samara. The breakfast included gallo pinto, plantains, eggs or sausage, toast, coffee, pastry, tons of fresh fruit (papaya, pineapple, watermelon), and boxed orange juice. Arno and his team were... More 

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Geislingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Hola Arno, we loved it to stay in December in your great hotel and had been very suprised how quiet and nice it is. The "Black and white bungalow", the friendly stuff, the voices of the birds and howler monkeys in the morning, our barbecue-grill and many other thinks... so fantastic. We miss you, the people and the beach of... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Sadly we could only stay for a few days but we really enjoyed staying at the lodge. Arno was a perfect and welcoming host. The rooms were big and really clean. We loved staying with Arno and we would recommend it to everybody.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Good lodge hotel, clean room, breakfast included, pool...all this only 200 meters from the amazing beach of Playa Carrillo. ****a short 200 meters walk down the road and your feet will be touching the sand of Playa Carrillo****** We were lucky to have found this place thanks to tourist we met in Monteverde that raved about La Tropicale and its... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Our experience in the hotel was very good because the attention is of the highest level , Gustavo and Allan are super friendly , the breakfast is rich and varied , the pool is nice and the place is just a few meters from Playa Carrillo . But should improve the bungalows , ours had no locks on the doors... More 

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Thank Romanocostarica
arnoPlayaCarrillo, Propriétaire at La Tropicale Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You for your nice commentary, i have to explain some detail About the lock yes i don t think You need lock inside the bungalow what is trouble ,your partner come in shower or kitchen? second net in kitchen yes la tropicale is open we Just put net to protect You from mosquitos a lot of expensive hotel in... More 

Edam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Really good place to stay especially for this price. Owner is great! It is just outside Samara beach and a far better option to stay then Samara beacht itself. Also has a great pool and is just 200 meters from a really nice beach. They serve a great breakfast but the Best thing is that the owner cooks a brilliant... More 

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