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La Tropicale Beach Lodge

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

My wife and I went to La Tropicale one week ago and we had a great time. Gustavo is excellent and he did everything under his control to make our visit memorable. We spent four nights at the house with private pool and we loved it. Arnau is awesome, he chatted with us and made us feel at home. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and loved it!!!!! Perfect place to stay. The breakfast is amazing and soooo much food! Very gorgeous beach close by as well. Also loved gustavo he is so sweet and helpful! Thanks for having us!

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

Thank you so much it was a pleasure Hope you enjoye Costa rica and hope to see you or friends soon Wish that s all clients should be same Bigs hugs More

Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a Wonderful treat! This boutique hotel offers you a taste of Costa Rica without the Americanization of so many hotels. The pools are delightful. The rooms & cabinas (cabins for us English folk) are quaint & well appointed. And the best: Arno, the owner, is delightful & nothing is too much for him to ensure his guests get 5... More

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Laprairie, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stayed at La Tropicale last week, what an experience. So it not a 5 stars resort but 5 stars experience for friendlyness and oh my god the food is to die for. Thanks a million to Gustavo and Arno for a wonderful vacation and to great us in your Beach Lodge. I have been in Bahamas, St. Marteen, Florida... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I loved reading all the comments about this place before going but took it upon myself to go see the true meaning of La Tropical!!!! Here it is...... So to be honest if you are the "5 Star resort type" This isn't the place for you! We landed in Liberia and had a transport waiting, its about a 2 hour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

If you need the Ritz, La Tropicale Beach Lodge is not for you. It is wonderfully kitsch with twinkle lights around the pools and towel swans on the beds. You are a guest in the home of a delicious flamboyant owner who dotes on his guests (not inapproprietly and not too much) and cares so much about his tropical seaside... More

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Breckenridge, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Ok- Let's be real people! This place is neither a 5 star, nor a 5 O (tripadvisor O) place to stay. The place is pretty run down and ramshackle in a lot of aspects. A lot of things need some updating, repair, or replacing. Neither is this place a zero-star or zero O place. It has its own unique charms... More

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

Thank you for your comment that caught my attention and I personally find severe and I want to clear up a few things for members of Tripadvisor . The 1st star rating or O tripadvisor as you say, is not a level of elegance or class comfort but a feeling sensation, Home feeling that customers are kind enough to share... More

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We only spend one night, and wish we could have stayed longer. Arnaud, the owner, is greatly devoted, creative, and determined to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The room is inventively decorated. We had a private balcony, kitchenette, very comfortable baldaquin beds, all set in a lovely decor. There is even a light show by the pool in... More

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Bayfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent 17 days at this funky,fun and very cool place we are two gringos in our 60's and absolutely loved it. The staff and Owner, Arno made us feel like family and were so accommodating . Arno is a great chef and cook us dinner a couple of times at our request. Fresh fish right down the road. The... More

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

Hello thank you Your are family now and can t wait to see you again Bigs kisses and hugs Arno More

Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We are not there yet we will be myself and Husband and my parents,,,,,I already am in love with the place and the fantastic reply and email and help from the owners. I have to laugh at people when they complain about nothing.....I read the "bad" reviews and laughed then felt pity for their miserable lives they lead if they... More

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Address: 200 mtrs Playa Carrillo | front zoo la selva, Playa Carrillo 5132, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
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Number of rooms: 5
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