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Hotel Guanamar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Carrillo, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice patio and bay windows overlooking the beach. Bed and room itself was very spacious and roomy. Problems - in need of more decor on blank white walls to make room more inviting. Also toilets were not flushing properly, even despite our first complaint. The receptionist and the waiters were very nice and accommodating to our needs, even when they... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was absolutely amazing and the beach was pristine but hard to access from the hotel due to rocks and tide (and for the record there are some large crocs living in the estuary). The rooms were adequate for us but we are pretty laid back- most people probably would have found it to be sub par. The restaurant,... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stay at Guanamar and we had a great experience, we enjoy the view and the service is great, Alonso at the front desk is awesome he arrenge some tours for us, provide us information and give us some tips to where we should go and the surf spot, he is good on his job and a very nice guy.... More

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Joseph Thanks for your comments It was a pleasure to Guanamar hotel complete your expectations Travel We hope to see you the next year Best Regards Reservations Department More

Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I went by myself for one week. I felt safe, surrounded by nice hardworking people, always ready to help. This place is more than I ever imagined. The second I got here, everything just left my mind. The view is breath-taking and the accommodations are more than I could ever hoped for. The food was splendid!

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Dear Guest Thanks for yours comments is was a pleasure have you as a guest We hope have you back soon Best Regards Reservations department More

Cooper City
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Booked through living social package, stayed there at the end of our trip and we were surprised how rundown the hotel was. All the rest of our trip was first class all the way, from transfers, tours and hotel.Bath towels were full of sand, faulty locks on the back door. Room fixtures cheap and old.Beds only had a sheet, no... More

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Nancy Thanks for your comments we appreciate The hotel is currently under maintenance so we offer you a special discount in your next visit Best Regards More

Sarasota, FL
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed here for three nights at the tail end of our trip. The hotel has a great view and is located within walking distance to the beach, but the rooms and hotel facilities need work. Our room was large but very sparsely furnished with only a small dresser and night stand in between both beds. There was a light... More

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments We really sorry for all that happened , We are working on the remodeling We apologies and we offer you a special offer for your next time in Costa Rica. the first night are free for you . Kings Regards Reservations Department. More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location, lots of dining choices and activities within walking distance. Room well-appointed - details like plenty of chairs, magnifying mirror in bathroom. Main loungefloor to ceiling was beautiful and inviting, great place to watch the sunset. Lots of local activities including water sports and cycling. Hotel staff members were wonderful, every request granted. Will be returning for sure.

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Again It was a pleasure to meet your expectations For Guanamar hotel you are welcome again. Best Regards Guanamar Hotel. More

Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very nice hotel with beautiful views. Staff is very friendly, rooms need a little extra work. They got beautiful beaches with short driving distance. You can see a beautiful sunset or look at the monkeys from the restaurant deck.

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Rebecca Warms to Costa Rica. Its was a pleasure to have you in Guanamar Hotel We are working on remodeling room for better service thank you for your comments More

Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Except for the location, this is the worst place I have ever stayed. It was old, dirty, the staff was forgettable and we were robbed by someone who had a key within 2 hours of arrival. The manager never even said he was sorry for the situation. I wouldn't send my worst enemy there! We have been to Costa Rica... More

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservacion at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Good afternoon We are very sorry not meet your expectations. The hotel is remodeled, soon they will be great changes The hotel will give you the best custom service which it could. With respect to theft which mentions part of management and hotel staff we are very sorry what has happened ,we provide all necessary assistance but you dont would... More

Utica, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

First I must say that the staff is very friendly and helpful. The view from our room was beautiful, but the room itself was pretty worn down. Room needs a mini fridge and a coffee maker and the safe wasn't functional. There are MANY steps from the restaurant and pool to the rooms. Food at the restaurant is decent, but... More

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

thanks for the comment. It was nice to having themi n the hotel . More

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Address: Playa Carrillo, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guanamar 3*
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Guanamar Hotel Playa Carrillo
Hotel Guanamar Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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