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Ecoplaya Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Bahia Salinas | Plaza Colonial Escazú, La Cruz 837-126, Costa Rica
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read all the reviews and knew about what to expect. We've traveled to Mexico many times and do not expect the 5 star quality south of the border we get in the US. Our room was clean but the bed was not comfortable. We asked for an upstairs room because of all the reviews about bugs coming into ground... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I spent the summer at this hotel. It is remote which suited me fine. The hotel staff is very polite and hardworking. Rooms , swimming pools and grounds are cleaned everyday. Meals are delicious and prepared on time. Over the last year, efforts have been made to refurbish and improve the conditions of the hotel. So hats off to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Recommended for a no-frills, nature- and adventure-centered vacation. Rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Ours directly overlooked the bay and Isla Bolanos-- stunning view. There was a small terrace to enjoy this even more. At the time we visited, there was a near constant strong breeze off the bay, but the terrace was still enjoyable and the breeze cut the... More

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We arrived on Sunday to what appeared to be a completely empty place in the middle of nowhere, but close to the Nicaraguan border...we had read the other trip advisor experiences and were prepared for bugs, bandits, beasts and bad weather. What we got was a wonderfully quiet setting, pristine beach, and a resort that was under maintenance. It's been... More

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Jan. 31,2014. Finishing one week here and it has been pleasantly relaxing. We were aware of the extremely remote location of this resort. Positives, The staff were terrific. Kimberly is an extremely professional asset to this resort. The Ecoplaya is undergoing some management and renovations. We stayed in the hotel ( no kitchen) section of the resort and ate all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Ecoplaya is in a remote corner of Costa Rica along the southern side of Bahia Salinas. You should rent a car otherwise you'll be limited to tours the resort offers, which while not bad may not be what you want to do. The road there is very rough, though after spending two weeks in different parts of the country, there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We really enjoy the time we spent at Ecoplaya. We were looking for true peace and quiet “ alone and nature “ time and we found the right spot. The hotel is undergoing some awesome improvements and maintenance work. The rooms are huge, the beach is right in front of the hotel, the food is awesome ( fresh fish and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Ecoplaya beach resort, near La Cruz, at the north of Costa Rica, is interestingly localized for it is close enough to a number of national parks - but you must rent a car. Roads in Costa Rica are not good, and accesses to this hotel in particular is quite bad. The hotel room is OK - quite big, actually, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is located close to anything and far from everything. It is the perfect getaway if you really want to relax. The place is currently been remodel from years of poor or zero maintenance so it looks like it is going to be in great condition once finished. Food was more into the homestyle side but it was great.... More

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Where to begin? Well, first thing I could tell you is... AVOID THIS HOTEL!! We stayed for a night in a junior suite, they gave us a 50% discount ($160 full price) because the room was not fully clean yet (we're talking 5 pm!). The room itself wasn't so terrible but the customer service, the prices, the beach, the feeling... More

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Address: Bahia Salinas | Plaza Colonial Escazú, La Cruz 837-126, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > La Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ecoplaya Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Ecoplaya Beach Hotel La Cruz
Ecoplaya Beach Resort Costa Rica/La Cruz, Guanacaste

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