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Hotel Cantarana

Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Andrés P Alajuela, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this hotel and would recommend it to anyone. Next time I visit Guanacaste will definitively go to Cantarana. The staff was very friendly and they even waited for our late check-in (11pm :-/ ).

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't begin to express how wonderful my stay was at Hotel Cantarana. I just returned home to NYC last evening and I would give almost anything to be back in Playa Grande. I am already planning my return trip in a few months. Everyone who works at Hotel Cantarana is delightful. Lioba is such a sweetheart and extremely helpful... More

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Cantarana, Front Office Manager at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Wow, just left and already wrote us this awesome review! Thank you so much, we hope to see you soon! PURA VIDA! More

NNY
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

An awesome place, very private and intimate. Lioba is an excellent manager, arranging trips at the last minute and giving us tips as to how to navigate Playa Grande and Tamarindo - priceless info!!!! Although the wi fi was a bit spotty, we would not have traded that for our beautiful room at the end of the property. Great breakfast... More

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Cantarana, Front Office Manager at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time writing us this great review. We are very happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time in our little paradise. The compliments about the staff and the restaurant made our day and we can not wait to have you back here - to stay longer! More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If you want to enjoy while you relaxing, you should stay some days in this comfortable hotel surrounded by wonderful nature and a few blocks away from Playa Grande. Employers are very kind and ready to help you feel at ease. They offer a delicious breakfast as well. 100% recommendable PS: I recommed you to Rent a 4x4 car with... More

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Playa Grande and stayed at Hotel Cantarana. I cannot say enough about great our trip was. When we arrived the staff had arranged flowers in our room and made us feel right at home. The hotel is exactly what we wanted, the staff was incredible and helped us arrange everything we wanted... More

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Colchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay at Hotel Cantarana and my wife and I hope that it will not be our last. The small hotel of only 5 rooms possesses the three C's (cozy, colorful, and calm) that made the last few days of vacation everything we desired. The well manicured grounds and pool area complimented our comfortable accommodations.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Though it wasn't really our intention, this was one of the quietest and most relaxing places we've ever stayed. We stayed for three nights at the start of low season and had the entire place to ourselves! This, coupled with the fact that the hotel is actually in an extremely quiet little gated community quite removed from anything else, made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I stayed there for a couple of nights and had a great time. The staff was very kind and helpful. The rooms was clean and the pool was nice. The food was delicious. If you want to go to tamarindo and don't want to drive 40 minutes. You go to the beach and take a boat that charges 1USD and... More

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Our group of four adults stayed at Hotel Cantarana in March, 2014 for five nights. It was the perfect choice for us for this area. We didn't want the crowds and bustle of Tamarindo, so chose Playa Grande instead. So glad we did. The beach is beautiful and just one block from Cantarana along a quiet path. Very empty, soft... More

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in March 2014 and had a spectacular experience. We just left one day ago, but loved the place so much I wanted to write our review now and I already want to go back! The location is fantastically quiet and relaxing, with a pretty pool and gorgeous gardens, but still very near (within a... More

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Address: Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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