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Camarona Caribbean Lodge

2.5 of 5 Playa Cocles | Cocles 150 al sur de la plaza de futbol, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 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
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    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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Grants Pass, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I am having the most wonderful time at Camarona Caribbean Lodge in Cocles. This is an eco-friendly hotel where you can see and hear the caribbean sea all the time. My room has a view of the rain forest right to where it meets the sea. There are pathways in the hotel grounds where local students have posted signs to... More 

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We booked this even after reading the reviews on trip advisor...and to be fair I think the other reviews have been more than generous....yes the location is good, if you want to be right on the beach and miles from town. Although the draw back is there isn't much nearby and there is little choice in the way of decent... More 

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Playa Negra, Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Camarona has one of the best locations in Cocles, but seems to have stopped in time because they realize that the facilities and rooms are in need of reform, a place with beautiful nature there would need an investment in its infrastructure. The people working are kind and thoughtful, if they can transform perception Camarona a great place to... More 

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san jose
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This was my second time in this hotel, some say human is the only ˜animal˜ that makes a mistake the same way twice. I agree. Last time we were on an old room but we thought there were better and newer ones, wrong. All rooms are old as when Cristobal Colon arrived. The painting is simply awful, white old filthy... More 

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Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We recommed the Camarona Caribbean Lodge for a wonderful time. The hotel has a full service restaurant and bar, weekend live music and water sports. There are beach volleyball courts and bicycles for rent Beautiful ocean views from our room and the hotel grounds are natural rainforest providing a very peaceful stay. The rooms, the grounds and the restaurant are... More 

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Chester, NS
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We winter in Cocles just a little way from Camarona Caribbean Lodge. While we have never stayed here, we make it our local bar, going for a cervaza and nachos every few days. Very friendly staff. We also swim off of their beach. Just a lovely place to visit. We have also had dinner in the open air restaurant. Very... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

If you've been to Puerto Viejo then you know its a party town and accommodations are mostly basic, run down hostels without A/C. Its very humid in Puerto Viejo so paying a little more for A/C is well worth it. This hotel is less like a hotel and more like luxury cabins on the beach. The rooms are all wood... More 

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Thank you for your observations. We are in the path of improving in our service and keeping the concept of caribbean tourism, that is precisely what attracts the humind tropic lovers, It will be a pleasure to be at your service in your next visit. More 

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Awesome hotel with a resort feel. Very welcoming upon arrival...coconut refreshing juice on ice when we checked in. Rooms were fine, nothing fancy, but one of the nicer bathrooms on our trip. Rooms had fans and safes as well. The onsite restaurant was great for breakfast (included) and the bar was fun for pre-dinner drinks. The proximity to the beach... More 

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Muchas gracias por sus observaciones, estamos siempre para servirle y esperando que vuelva pronto. Tomaremos en cuenta su opinión para... More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Me and a friend went here to do some snorkling and really liked this place they were very welcoming and friendly. The owner also took us out for dinner and drinks one night, I will definitely be back it was so peaceful and relaxing, Went for a swim and you can hear the howler monkeys in the trees it was... More 

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Thank you very much for your comment. If you decide to come back it will be a pleasure to be at your service. More 

Lymm, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We arrived in Puerto Viejo late as we go stuck in traffic in San Jose. It was dark and we had tried to get into a few other Hotels but they were all fully booked. In the dark with the lights this place looked ok and we were gratefull that they had a room after a long 12 hour drive... More 

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We have a new administration and we hope to be at your service in the future. More 

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Address: Playa Cocles | Cocles 150 al sur de la plaza de futbol, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca > Cocles
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Camarona Caribbean Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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