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Hotel Cantarana

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Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room lovely, food good, great location near to gorgeous playa grande beach and helpful staff. However there was not water from the time we arrived at 6.30pm until 7.00 the next morning (apparently an issue with Costa Rican government limiting it). There was no offer of a discount for the inconvenience of not being able to shower, go to loo... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Thank you your helpful review! Its true the in this year Guanacaste ( Estate were Playa Grande Is Located) is having a huge water problem. The Hotel have to buy water from the center of the country to have water at least for some ours everyday. We know is not a problem of our guest, but we do our best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a beautiful place, located 200mts from the beach. The restaurant menu is great and loved their food. Their offered a delicious breakfast and good coffee. I can tell that the pool area and room made my weekend. The soap in the bathroom was not enough and the automatic machine was not working properly.

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your review. Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

Atlanta, GA
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we visited last October, we remember the great time we had at Hotel Cantarana like it was yesterday, and continue to recommend it to everyone we hear is planning a trip to Costa Rica. The Hotel is located in a sleepy neighborhood, but everything you need or want is a short walk away. More dining and sight seeing options... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your review. Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The folks at the Cantarana took such excellent care of us all week. From organizing rides from the airport, to making sure we were perfectly comfortable in our room and at the property, top providing great advice on things to do while in Playa Grande...it was all perfect. The pool and location were highlights for us. My wife and I... More 

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Greetings, We really appreciated your review. Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guests! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I really loved my stay in hotel Cantarana in Playa Grande. It's beautiful, quite, peaceful, clean with AC, fridge in the room. The pool is amazing and the girl at the desk is adorable. Breakfast are included in the price. Very delicious! And the restaurant is open at night for dinner. The chef is so good! The food is amazing.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights in May of 2015. Everything was great, room was spotless and very comfortable; refrigerator in the room, nice hot water, good wifi, satellite TV, very comfortable beds, great spot to relax on the balcony. Grounds were well manicured, pool was warm and pristine, iguanas and owls remind that nature is all around. Free beach equipment... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your review. Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 5 night in early April, and really enjoyed our time here. It is a very quaint, very relaxed place, and the owners are very accommodating. Here's the breakdown: LOCATION: Easy enough to get to directions-wise, but the last 8 or so kilometers are on a rough unpaved road. A 3 minute walk to... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your great review, is very important to us all the feed back of our guest! Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

Alajuela, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Small and quiet Hotel with excellent service. Excellent choice to relax, enjoy nature, just 5 minutes walking distance to Playa Grande. The Staff at the Hotel is very nice and always ready to help and give advice.

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Greetings, We really appreciated your review, is very important to us all the feed back of our guest! Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My husband, 15 year-old daughter and I had a wonderful stay here for 3 nights in March. The hotel is relaxingly low-key, but is very efficiently run by Lioba. She's unfailingly cheerful and genuinely helpful. Having selected this hotel and Playa Grande because my husband and I like peaceful, small places with unspoiled nature, I was concerned that our daughter... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your great review, is very important to us all the feed back of our guest! Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I spent the most relaxing four nights from February 28- March 3rd., at Hotel Cantarana. The rooms are very private and well appointed with a large bathroom. Although the pool might be small it was a great spot to cool off after a day in the sun. The staff are friendly and very attentive. Breakfast is included... More 

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Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Greetings, We really appreciated your great review, is very important to us all the feed back of our guest! Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique at Hotel Cantarana! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

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