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Yare Hotel

Playa Cocles, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1007, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

StI'dped by Yare to eat breakfast by chance and thought we'd ask about the room rates, since we had been staying in a jungle house with literally no useable chairs or even a fan for three weeks. Since business had been so slow at the time, Loni hooked us up with a phenominal rate for a bungalow with a kitchen... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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68 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

~ The caution is that the professional photos are not of Hotel Yaré. I don't know what that hotel is, but the traveller photos, including mine, are the accurate representation. I came to Yaré off of the street (didn't see the previous reviews, bad or good) with my bicycle after seeing some rooms in Puerto Viejo for too much money... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for four nights with our two kids (10 and13). We liked the hotel, though we had mostly loukwarm showers (if they worked), and the hotel has only nets instead of windows. We enjoyed the simplicity of the place, listening to the birds and animals at night (it is quite amazing how loud the jungle can... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

My wife and I planned our " special week away" in Puero Viejo because it was recommended to us by a couple in San Jose, little did we know that the woman that recommeded it was the manager, wow, what a mistake. We have travelled many countries in Latin America and South America and this is by far the worst... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011

Traveling with a large group of young teenagers, we left after one night because of the uncleanliness (blood on towels and sheets in several rooms) and inability to secure the doors and windows. This hotel needs a deep cleaning with new linens and towels.

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Minneapolis
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

Please do yourself a favor and do not consider Yare for your vacation. We checked in and it appeared that we were the only ones staying on the property. Our bathroom was very, very unclean and there was no hot water (we were told there would be). Bugs everywhere. Our towels were stained (it appeared to be blood stains) as... More

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dgilliam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2008

Very comfortable and clean --enjoyed the hospitality and the beaches close by-bike rental or scooters are a good way to get to where you want- Have a local store next to Hotel if you want to pick up something quick-- Restaurants , you can go to the Hotel or you have a choice of Italian within walking distance.Intown you have... More

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west virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2008

The staff was great, the accommodations were more than adaquate, quite comfortable The showers were warm at best, but when you're in a tropical jungle its no problem. In fairness I didn't know what to expect when my friend made the reservation for our group. of 6 guys. It was better than I expected. I would stay at Yare again... More

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münchen
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2007

Yare hotel is about half an hour's walk from Puerto Viejo. It's a nice hotel with colourful bungalows but the photos - especially those on "costarica link "- are a bit misleading: the hotel grounds are relatively small so that when you sit on your porch you sit very closely to at least two other porches and to the 'bridge'... More

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Denver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2007

My husband and I just returned from a week in Puerto Viejo staying at Hotel Yare. Given the size of the town and relative newness of the tourist industry in that area Hotel Yare is one of the better hotels but it still has some rough edges. First, the hotel is about three miles south of Puerto Viejo in Playa... More

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Also Known As:
Yare Hotel Puerto Viejo
Yare Hotel Costa Rica/Cocles
Address: Playa Cocles, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca > Cocles
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Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Cocles
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Yare Hotel consists of a series of bungalows showing the authentic Caribbean style; you'll love how the enormous trees and vegetation creates the truly tropical atmosphere all around you. ... more   less 
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Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yare Hotel consists of a series of bungalows showing the authentic Caribbean style; you'll love how the enormous trees and vegetation creates the truly tropical atmosphere all around you. ... more   less 
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