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Hotel Esperanza

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APDO 65-5235, Playa Carrillo 5235, Costa Rica
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel small (7 rooms), clean, very friendly, 5 minutes to the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. Dennis will give you the shirt off his back and more to make you feel comfortable. Safe, clean, friendly, and very tico!!!! Pura Vida!

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to be. Dennis welcomes you very warm and you will feel during the whole stay as if you are home. I had a great and relaxing time here. Dennis is more than happy to help you in everything needed and is one of the most caring and greatest hosts I have ever met. Thank you! It was... More 

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Nisswa, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dennis is a real class act. He's extremely personable, helpful, gave great travel guidance when we needed it and demonstrated great concern for our enjoyment of our vacation. The accommodations were exceptionally clean and comfortable. The bed and pillows were comfy, towels were luxurious, showers hot, air conditioning perfectly cool, and the pool was lovely and a perfect temperature! We... More 

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Maytown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very rarely does all your time in planning a vacation turn out perfect. Well ours did at the Hotel Esperanza with Dennis Clifton as the owner/host. Dennis went out of his way to make sure that each and every member of our family had the vacation of a lifetime. For starters the hotel was great-clean rooms, daily cleanings, plenty of... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't speak highly enough of Dennis and the staff at Hotel Esperanza. Dennis provided our family with great recommendations and made us feel at home immediately. Beyond what he provided for us at the hotel he helped us find tours and activities for us to do during our stay. The rooms were clean, tidy, and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious.... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This year our family of six decided to celebrate the Christmas holiday in a completely different fashion - in another country. We were very lucky to find the Hotel Esperanza and Dennis, the owner. Hands down, this was the perfect place and the perfect vacation. This place is a boutique hotel, with seven guest rooms, making it possible for Dennis,... More 

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great location, just a few minutes walk up the hill from the beach; delicious, filling breakfast; friendly, efficient yet laidback service; comfortable, clean room with a great pool to lounge by; plenty of good eateries nearby

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Las Rozas, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Denis greeted us by the name as we arrived, explained he was the hotel owner and showed us our room. He explained the jacuzzi was at our service as well as 900 dvds we could watch in the room. he asked for our preferred breakfast time and next day he cooked it personally (pan cakes!!). The room was spacious and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you want a quiet, intimate, and personalized stay in Playa Carillo then this is the place for you! Dennis is a wonderful host. We went for our honeymoon and Dennis went out of his way to make our stay there special. The rooms are spacious enough for a couple and very clean. The hotel is very safe. We felt... More 

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San Anselmo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

More kudos to Dennis and his excellent customer service! He genuinely cares about his clients and wants them to enjoy themselves in Costa Rica. He is very helpful and provides assistance where other hotels most likely wouldn't. The breakfast provided is excellent, the rooms (and entire hotel) are clean. Very close to the beach. Highly recommend this hotel!

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