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Hotel Cantarana

Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there from Jan 12th, 2015 thru Jan 19th, 2015. The 5 room hotel is great. Eay access to beach. Leoba the manager could not be more helpful and nice. She makes your stay great. It wad a pleasure to speak with her and get advise every day. The chef was increible. I pray he goes places in his life... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in December for 8 days and had a fabulous time. There were two adults and a child which made for cozy quarters in the rooms that are properly meant for a couple alone. But if you want to experience a secluded hotel in a beautiful setting with beautiful beach access and not at a busy overcrowded resort... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We continue to be enthralled with this property after our second stay. The hotel and grounds have a most intimate, relaxing and natural design. The rooms are nicely appointed with what you would expect in a hotel stateside. (Fridge, AC, Safe, TV) They offer free wireless internet in the common areas but during our stay, it didn't reach in the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Really Enjoyed Hotel Cantarana. The Staff was really friendly. Perfect location in a secluded area right by a beautiful beach. Hotel was minimalistic, but perfect for what it was. Lots of wildlife around. The road to the hotel area is very bumpy and hard to drive on, but is worth it to get to the private area where the hotel... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I can't even begin to tell ya'll the culinary experiences we have had here. We've been coming to Playa Grande for over 11 years and THIS is THE place to go for exceptional and unusual cuisine. We had eel under glass...=)....all in the very best of settings. Located next to the beach....and on the 2nd level, you can see Playa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Hotel Cantarana is the perfect weekend getaway! The hotel Is small, surrounded by trees and a pool at the center. The rooms and very nice, big and clean. They have breakfast included which is a complete meal with a very nice waitress that was always smiling. And the beach is walking distance!! Playa Grande was the prettiest beach out of... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 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 September 2, 2014

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 

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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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Address: Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Cantarana Hotel Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande

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