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Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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North Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

STAFF: All of the staff were fantastic and very accommodating. One of the concierges, GILBERT, was especially helpful and kind to us. He happened to ride the hotel shuttle into Coco Beach with us and he visited with us on the ride. We saw him again in the town market with his children and he stopped to say hi and... More

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Fontana, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Villas Sol resort staff were amazing. always helpful and attentive to all our needs. we chose to get married here and we couldn't of have chosen any better. the treatment we received and the attention they gave us were off the charts. Playa Hermosa provided for a beautiful scenery for our Wedding. below are some pics of the spectacular... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort for your wedding we are so glad to hear you had a great experience at the resort. We look forward to welcoming you again; we enjoyed taking care of you. Thanks for stay at Villas Sol Hotel & Villas Beach Resort More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed in a 2 bedroom villa. Modern, spacious, 2 balconies with spectacular ocean views. The Villas are a steep climb, great exercise, but they do have carts that run every 10 minutes or so to take you through out the resort. Grounds are very well kept, very clean, pools were very nice but smaller than I... More

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Saludos , Muchas gracias por tu comentario, nos alegra mucho que disfrutara su estadía en Villas Sol Hotel & Resort.... More

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Playa Hermosa is beautiful. I actually really liked that the hotel was not right on the beach. The hotel is nestled in the hills above the cove, which makes for some pretty incredible panoramas, even if you decide to lounge by the pool. The shuttle comes often and if you would rather not take it, enjoy the 15-minute stroll... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort for your vacations. we are glad to hear you had a great experience at the resort. We look forward to welcoming you again; we enjoyed taking care of you. Thanks for stay at Villas Sol Hotel & Villas Beach Resort More

Tijeras, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I just stayed there in early June..in one of the 1-bdr room villas on the hill...that was the best part, the villas are modern and large and ours had a good view/balcony. The food is probably the most dissappointing part becasue it is mandatory all inclusive..and my wife and i don't eat large meals or drink alot... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

First let me start by apologizing for the feeling that was caused to you in during your experience with us. We take all of our guests' feedback very seriously, and appreciate it as a valuable teaching tool. Thanks again for your feedback. We hope you... More

Denver, CO
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The room was okay, but housekeeping didn't come the first night. The buffet was sub par and although the restaurant said they opened at 6:30am, at 7:15am, they were still putting food out. You are "supposed" to get 1 dinner at their fancy restaurant for every 2 nights, they only gave us one voucher even though we were there for... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Villas Sol Thanks for your feedback, we are glad to hear that you had a great experience at the resort. Thanks for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

This resort was overall average and didn't make any effort to standout. The only exception was the customer service of front desk person Adrianna. She was superb and a delight to work with. Either they find away to clone her or hire 50 more employees just like her otherwise they aren't saying much AT ALL! One particular staff person named... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

First let me start by apologizing for the feeling that was caused to you in during your experience with us. We do thank you for providing a detailed account of your experience with us. We take all of our guests' feedback very seriously, and appreciate it as a valuable teaching tool. The problems you mentioned have been brought to the... More

Somerville, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stay away from this place, you can honestly find a cleaner, nicer with much better customer service and food at a different all inclusive very close by! Our room was not clean, the food was not very good, the service was horrible and the staff coordination was just plain bad!

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort for your vacations. we are glad to hear you had a great experience at the resort. We look forward to welcoming you again; we enjoyed taking care of you. Thanks for stay at Villas Sol Hotel & Villas Beach Resort More

Elora, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Reviewing this resort is challenging....there was nothing "bad" about the property, but nothing particularly "great" either. Much of the positive and negative statements made in other reviews are a matter of perspective. You need to consider that this is Central America, not Mexico or Jamaica. The level of service, variety of food, etc. are not comparable - so don't try... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort for your vacations. we are glad to hear you had a great experience at the resort. We will be awaiting your next visit next year. We look forward to welcoming you again; we enjoyed taking care of you. Thanks for stay at Villas Sol Hotel & Villas Beach Resort More

washington, dc
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Shuttle picked us up from the airport and we drove west 30 minutes to the resort. Stayed in the hotel (not the villas). AC in our first room didn't work well, and we were told by the maintenance guy that all the rooms were the same. That night, we asked for a fan because the heat was too intense for... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort for your vacations. We appreciate hearing from our customers, as their comments are vital for us to continue improving our accommodations. We are glad to hear that our staff helped you in improving your stay and that you had a great experience at the resort More

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Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
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Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a development of 100% Costa Rican capital located on Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste on the northern Pacific Coast and managed by Promotora La Costa, a pioneer company in tourism development in Guanacaste. We are a 4-star Resort, and have a Tourism Sustainability Certification (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and we are affiliated to Resort Condominium International RCI, being the only Resort in Central America included in the Gold Crown category granted by this company.We work under an All-Inclusive service in 54 Deluxe Hotel Rooms and 109 fully equipped Villas of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms.with unbeatable view of Papagayo Gulf.Among many alternatives for entertainment and sports offered by Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for all ages, water sports (motorized & non motorized), sport fishing, diving, kayak & jet ski. As well as many one day tours that will take you to the many National parks and hide away beaches in the area surrounding our resort.Our great location makes not only our resort a great destination but also offers a convenient closeness to all major tours and activities taking place in the Guanacaste area and surroundings.Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a place for all ages and types of vacationer. A great choice for families traveling with children, single travelers, honeymooners, people looking for a relaxing vacation or those looking for fun and excitement.Our friendly, helpful staff welcome all guests with a “PURA VIDA” and a smile.& the best service. ... more   less 
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