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Hotel Guanamar

Playa Carrillo Guanacaste | Playa Samara Nicoya, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the positives. Hotel Guanamar may have the best views I have ever experienced at a hotel in my life. The view from our room and the pool were breath taking. We arrived at night so we didn't get to experience how great the view was until we awoke the first morning. Stunning. The pool also has an incredible view.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read bad reviews on several sites but decided the price was worth it for a night. We were blown away by the view from our room. Everything else was secondary, the view was amazing. The staff was kind and I could tell they were trying their best to be accommodating. Wifi didn't work- it said it was connected but... More 

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South Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and had an absolutely wonderful time. All of the staff was very friendly and professional. The food was excellent and the landscaping and views of the ocean are breath-taking. The beach is a steep climb, but we were virtually alone at times and our children LOVED snorkeling near the rocks. We were thrilled with... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We loved it here. The room has an actual wall of windows that open up onto your private balcony which is the perfect place to spend your mornings. The views are stunning!! The pool area is very nice and perfectly maintained. Pool was spotlessly clean and clear. Views from the restaurant are also nice, but food isn't great and overpriced.... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Am here currently as part of a group. Would not recommend hotel. The value for what you get is not worth it. First thing to know is that from the lobby to the rooms, on the upper level, there are 65 stairs down and more to the lower level. Bringing luggage up should be interesting. The second is there is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The rooms were dirty, bunch of ants everywhere, staff not very friendly, food was terrible, pool was so murky and has not being cleaned in a log time. Gorgeous ocean view too bad the Management is so bad ad does not take care of the property. I do not recommend this place to anybody, they have serious things to work... More 

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HotelGuanamarCR, Gerente at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Dear Maria M. First of all we would like to thank you for the time you spent writing this review, ( we truly appreciate your comments.) We are sorry to read your experience with us wasn’t as expected, that you did not have an enjoyable experience during your stay with us . We are working hard to create an atmosphere... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed in Guanamar for a weekend gateway - I have no regrets. My only complaint would be quality of the Standard bedroom, the room was nice but the bathroom was not very clean. On the other hand, the Ocean View rooms are absolutely fantastic, they are big with huge windows and a balcony which is great to take pictures... More 

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HotelGuanamarCR, Gerente at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor. First of all we would like to say thank you for your visit and thank you for the time you spent writing this review and sharing your kind review with tons of other travelers. We are currently in the process of upgrading all our services improve the efficiency of... More 

Antwerp Province, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Superb bay vieuw and garden.Good kitchen but old fashionned big rooms .ask for renewed rooms with new. airco machines or don t sleep due to noisy old A.C. Staf sometimes not motivated at all.Why? Very quiet place .for ambiance go to next village Samara at 8 kms.

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HotelGuanamarCR, Gerente at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Dear Mich H. Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. I am truly sorry about the noise. We always try to offer as much as we can to make our guest have an enjoyable experience. We are looking forward on having you around soon, we will reforce the motivation of our group, we will be happy to... More 

New York
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The hotel was amazing and so was their service. The agents at the front desk were very helpful. The breakfast was very good. The best part of it all was our OceanView bedroom with a King size bed. You get your own balcony which you can enjoy the stunning view from. This hotel offers one of the best views in... More 

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HotelGuanamarCR, Gerente at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Dear Sorianol. We’d like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We truly appreciate your comments and we are happy to know we went accordingly with your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Greetings! Guanamar hotel. JULIO C. More 

Roeselare, Belgium
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Nice hotel, with stunning views from restaurant and swimming pool. Big rooms with very good beds, spacious bathroom and fantastic views from the balcony. Good breakfast. With a group eating at night was difficult, took a long time to serve everyone and nothing came in the same moment, but the food was good. Only bad timing in the kitchen...

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HotelGuanamarCR, Gerente at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Dear Marien C. We’d like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience . We truly appreciate your comments I assure you we will take your comments into consideration for future improvements. We really look forward on hosting you again soon. Greetings! Guanamar Hotel JULIO C. More 

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