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Pato Loco Inn

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Pato Loco Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Huntsville, Texas, United States
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We spent 4 days here in April 2015 and had a relaxing and enjoyable time. The rooms were clean, spacious and colorful. Mary, the owner was friendly, and accommodating especially when preparing breakfast which is known to be the best spot in town for this meal. we arrived at Happy hour-and settled in the bar area- which was full of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We loved our stay at here. At first we were a little worried it was too far from the beach or too small but neither was an issue. The owner was very friendly and accommodating. It was my birthday while we were there and she let us keep my cake in their fridge then sang happy birthday to me when... More 

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

By far the best place if you can't stand the cookie cutter tourist standard. Reality is what the pato loco is and its owner Mary is great at it. Best genuine service that can be found. All you have to do is ask and honest help and answers follow which is much appreciated after the friends brother family deals the... More 

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Navarre, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Outdated, no real amenities, not family friendly. Breakfast is served but to get bar or dinner is unavailable. Manager has bad attitude. Better locations down the strip. Bar rooms, old beds, few towels. Plumbing is outdated. Air conditioning minimal. No hot water.

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Tronodora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were staying in a few miles away in Playa Hermosa and our friend told us to go to Pato Loco for breakfast. What a great referral! Breakfast was fabulous...Mary actually makes REAL biscuits and fried potatoes. We live in Costa Rica and adore gallo pinto (beans and rice), but what a delicious change from our normal fare. In addition... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I ended up here needing a place to stay with my dog.I wasn't sure if they would take us,but Mary welcomed us with the friendliness of a family rather than a hotel owner.The room was lovely,beautifully decorated,with a patio for my puppy.We had a swim in the pool and then went to the bar area.A lot of expats come here... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It was our first time to Costa Rica and Mary and Richy made you feel like you were coming home, so welcoming, hospitable and genuine. Made our experience great, nice clean rooms,good breakfast, good beer all around lovely

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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

If you are looking for great prices and good value for the money, Pato Loco Inn is a good choice for relaxing in Playas Del Coco or as a base of operations for activities such as scuba diving, fishing, or tours. The rooms are spacious, custom decorated, A/C, and cable TV. If you prefer doing some of your own cooking... More 

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Ciudad de Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

I can´t forget the bad moment when I listened that my reservation was cancelled by mistake in a peek season in a resort in the zone... waw I was so disapointeded and there were no vacancy in coco beach and I call to Pato Loco and her beautiful owner told me ¨come in¨.... My girlfriend and I stayed there per... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

My Brother and I needed to get away from the pace of the States and decided to go to Costa Rica. We knew our old friend Richy and his wife Mary had been running a Inn/restaurant/bar in Coco for a few years now. Though we had threatened to go before, we decided it was finally time. From the moment we... More 

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