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Hotel Rancho Coral

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Beachfront | 100 mts Este de Oficinas Acueductos y Alcantarillados (light blue building), Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
Hotel Rancho Coral
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a great time at Hotel Rancho Coral and it had everything we were looking for: beach front, dog friendly, a little kitchen to make our own dinners, and room for a family of 5. The owners were friendly. We live in Costa Rica and were happy to find a dog friendly hotel. We took lots of walks on... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I loved staying at the Rancho Coral, and will stay again next time I visit Costa Rica. The room was comfortable. It wasn't 5star plush extravagant, but it was very nice. The animals on the property (cats and dogs and chickens) are all friendly and cute. The location is wonderful, we were right on the beach. Laying in the hammocks,... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you want to get away from the big commercial hotels, rancho coral is the perfect answer. Right on the beach, in a sleepy town with an awesome restaurant down the street (los almendros, I reviewed it separately), this hotel is run by a very friendly couple who make you feel right at home. Nothing fancy but they do have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Next door to our quaint little beach house is this hidden beach front jewel. Hotel Rancho Coral is a perfect little Ned & breakfast for those who want.to escape the muck & more of everyday life. Although we did not stay there, we did enjoy a good breakfast and ambiance facing the sea. Good good, great peoples, and even greater... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just returned from a last-minute stay at Hotel Ranch Coral, and I cannot say enough what a delightful and relaxing, beautiful spot this is! Owners are on site, and this is a family-run paradise on the beach...a 7 unit hotel that is affordable and safe and secure. Rooms are comfortable, unique and include food preparation kitchen, but there is a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Dog lovers! This is a charming hotel run by wonderful people and located on a quiet beach. The rooms are immaculate and have kitchenettes. A local market is in walking distance as well as some good restaurants. If your looking for a place to chill out and get away from the crowded, beach cities - this is an excellent choice.... More 

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Rancho Coral is right on the beach and is much like a motel in the USA was 30 years ago. The air conditioning worked (and that is not always the case in Costa Rica) and it is just short walk to be in the Pacific Ocean. It was nice to have lots of hot water too. The beach is is... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We hadn't initially planned to stay here but after leaving Hotel La Doce Vida that had living cockroaches in our room, my husband rushed to hotel Rancho Coral late one night, per an ex-pats(american)diners suggestion at a restaurant to relocate our family, this place was very accommodating and we had an incredible experience with our 3 young children 5 years... More 

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Boise
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed at Rancho Coral for 3 nights and had a very pleasant stay. Wilber and Eva are great hosts - very helpful and accomodating. The room was clean and the grounds are beautiful. The beach is just a few steps from your door.

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Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The setting is fantastic, right on the beach with beautiful, lush grounds. It's so relaxing to sit and listen to the surf and scarlet macaws fly over. The breakfast menu includes a typical Costa Rican plate (eggs, rice and beans and tortillas), an American breakfast (eggs, bacon & toast), banana pancakes, fresh fruit, smoothies and even yogurt with granola. The... More 

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