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Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 2050, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fontana, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach was very beautiful, bartenders and waiters were very friendly, expecially Leo, Elias, Manolo and Manuel they remembered what we were drinking and also one of the waiters at breakfast time made sure I always had a glass of ice water without me asking for it after the first couple of days of us being there. The food was... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa. Family of 8 ,four Generations.we ranged from 15 to 73. We had an awesome time . I was in this same area 28 years ago before this hotel was built. Whoa, what a surprise to finally see this beautiful Jewel.Great Landscaping, huge pool, swim up pool bar with wonderful people like... More

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Carrollton, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were happy with our choice to stay at the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa. The rooms were comfortable and clean, but by no means soundproof--you hear your noisy neighbors. With that said, other things made up for this negative. The hotel has a "family room/kids play area" with ping pong tables, pool tables and a movie theater. My boys... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is a bit rundown and crying for renovation. Service is ok. The pool is nice but not enough shade. The pool activities are very loud. but the beach is beautiful except for the tons of beach vendors.

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White Plains, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the Hotel is set in a beautiful location that seems very secure on a peninsular. Probably the very reason we saw 3 wedding parties there in 5 days. The Hotel reception is beautiful and the staff there informative and knowledgeable. The Hotel for us, kinda went down from there. The buffet which we elected for one evening had pans... More

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Lakeway, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

VERY family friendly ... if you're not a fan of lots of children, don't go during school holiday. However, even then the pool area is very large and nicely done. The swim up bar staff was efficient (if not overly skilled). Their location is superb. It is a great little beach just 20 steps away. There are also a lot... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Flamingo Beach Resort for 7 nights. We enjoyed our stay very much. The whole staff was friendly. The rooms were modern, clean, quiet and the bed was so comfy. The food at the pool bar and at the restaurant was great. The only cons I have are - I must admit the drinks were light on... More

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Flamingo B, Owner at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to write a nice review of your recent stay at the resort. We love that you called it "such a happy place"...what a lovely description! At the same time, we are looking into your comment about the drinks being "light on the alcohol," with an admonishment to bartenders that it is not what we... More

Kaufman, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a quiet peaceful place to retreat, this isn't it. The pool and bar areas are loud but having said that the place is beautiful and lots of fun. There's a game room with ping pong, pool, etc. The resort has a small casino (all video) and a spa on site that is amazing. The best part... More

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Flamingo B, Owner at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa and recommending it to others. Your comments are truly appreciated. More

Stuart, Florida
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the end of July 2014 for son's wedding. Beautiful resort, nice staff, but at least 10 people out of our group of 70 got FOOD POISONING from the resort's restaurant including both of the groom's parents the night before the wedding. It wasn't just an isolated occurrence; others got sick on different days. Kitchen definitely has some cleanliness issues.... More

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Flamingo B, Owner at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We were of course extremely distressed to learn that several of your family members got sick with symptoms of gastroenteritis. We are deeply sorry that your trip was so negatively affected by this occurrence. Of course we always take these kinds of complaints very seriously, and our first move is always to contact a local doctor to examine any guests... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed our July week at Play Flamingo, always for the same reasons...great staff, many of whom have been on staff 20 years plus; super clean, big, and comfortable rooms; delicious breakfast; great restaurant and lots of excellent dining choices nearby; fantastic huge pool and pool bar; and one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica where... More

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pamrod305, Owner at Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We have been blessed by your continued patronage of our resort and are so happy that you have chosen us as your family vacation spot for many years. We do try to have something to offer for all ages to enjoy. Weddings of all sizes and budgets are a specialty for us, and thankfully we have enjoyed excellent feedback from... More

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Address: Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 2050, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Flamingo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Flamingo Beach Hotel Playa Flamingo
Flamingo Beach Resort And Spa
Flamingo Beach Resort Costa Rica
Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Flamingo

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The only resort located on one of Costa Rica's most famous blue-flag, ecologically protected beaches, this resort location is the perfect beachfront base from which to explore all of Costa Rica’s natural beauty and adventure. ... more   less 
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