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El Sueno Tropical

3.0 of 5 Playa Carrillo | Guanacaste, Playa Carrillo 50205, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Malmö, Sweden
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here with our 9 month daughter for one week in February and we had a fantastic stay! José, Maria and the rest of the staff are wonderful people who will always go the extra mile to make the guests feel comfortable. Unfortunately, the restaurant was closed during most of our stay due to some tax problems (not the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at El Sueno Tropical was wonderful. You could not ask for a better host or I should say hosts, as the whole staff was wonderful. The room was large, comfortable and clean. The reception/ gathering/ bar/restaurant area was attractive and very comfortable. Bordered on one side by an area full of assorted wildlife, including deer that will actually... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked to stay with our two small children for ten days. We had read all the wonderful reviews about the great place and the people who were so fantastic here. The people working here were indeed pleasent and friendly - like in most places in Costa Rica. The pools were nice and clean and the food in the... More 

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JosefromCostaRica, Propietario at El Sueno Tropical, responded to this review

well, it would be a boring life if all reviews were 5 stars. this is the only bad review we have had since we took over late in 2013. this family came scheduled for a 10 day stay, we got them a crib for the baby and a brand new microwave, which they had requested, but they left after 2... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend almost a week on this nice hotel. It is not a super luxury place but you feel like home with everyone that works there and stay there. I cannot say enough about our stay. They also have an Italian chef on the restaurant with affordable prices. Already planing to return one day.... I must not die since I... More 

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Chiclana de la Frontera, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We only stayed here one night but we received a warm welcome from the team and were shown to our room which was well equipped, clean and comfortable with air-con, TV and fridge. We dined in the restaurant which was reasonably priced and hit the spot. The breakfast the following day was from a choice on the menu (no cold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Scheduled to stay 4 nights, but my girlfriend wanted to go to Playa Montezuema vs. Playa Carillo. So we asked Jose for reimbursement after making a decision on day 1. He said he will see if another reservations can replace ours...which happened the next day! He contacted us and refunded us our money. What service, and he is a great... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My family of five had an overnight stay at El Sueno Tropical. This property, hidden back from the road by trees and a hill, is a real gem. The landscaping is gorgeous, the pool was cool and crystal clear on top of the hill, and the room was clean and quiet. Food was excellent. When we asked how to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Great place to spend the week! Nice pool, restaurant, rooms and views. The chef is creative (especially for Costa Rica!) Jose is a wonderful host, always willing to share his knowledge of the area in perfect English. We will return again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This hotel is gorgeous and very affordable. The staff is very kind and helpful, going above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed our stay! The room is very comfortable and clean, the property is gorgeous full of trees, flowers, and wildlife, and there is a restaurant and pool right within the establishment! It is the perfect place for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stayed at El Sueno Tropical for 3 months (September-November 2014) and had an amazing time. Especially enjoyed the interactions with the hotel staff - Jose and Maria were wonderful, kind, and helped immensely with getting to know the region. If you're looking for a wonderful place to stay in the Samara region, I'd STRONGLY recommend staying at El Sueno.... More 

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Address: Playa Carrillo | Guanacaste, Playa Carrillo 50205, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sueno Tropical 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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