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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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Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

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Ranked #8 of 13 hotels in Playa Hermosa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel shouldn't claim to be good for children - beside of the possibility to have a travel bed and small children areas in the main pool son with a ball and a couple of water toys, there wasn't anything interesting for our 22 months old son. No child care service as well. In the first restaurant in Coco Beach,... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente 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. The problems you mentioned have been brought to the attention of our Kids Club Department. Thanks again for your feedback. We hope you... More

North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk staff is not too swift. I tried to check in at "Villas reception" but was told I had to go to the main hotel since my reservation was prepaid.OK we did...My husband and I stayed here with our college kids (2) for 4 nights in a 2 bedroom Villa.It was clean and modern. It had a full... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente 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

Greenville, Wisconsin, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The resort overall is very nice; the rooms are comfortable and clean. The view from the balcony was incredible. The grounds are pretty and well kept. We cannot say enough about the staff, bartenders, wait staff etc, kind, helpful, fun and professional. We had the all inclusive deal; overall the food was average, the fresh fruits and vegetables were incredible.... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

We greatly regret any inconvenience caused during your stay with us at Villas Sol Hotel & Resort. We are pleased that you enjoyed your excursion. We are sending this note as an apology for your experience with us. We started an internal investigation to examine how to solve these problems. Please accept our sincere apologies. More

Ramsey, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I should not complain...we were guests of friends who own a time share at Villa Sol. And I will start by saying they were very disappointed too. It did not live up to the standards they had come to expect during previous visits. Now, don't think me "picky" because I'm not...but we have travelled a bit and this was not... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to fill out the questionnaire during your stay with us. We appreciate hearing from our customers, as their comments are vital for us to continue improving our accommodations. The problems you mentioned have been brought to the attention of our housekeeping department. There is no excuse. We apologize for the inconvenience and embarrassment this incident... More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The condo we stayed in for a week was filthy. We were allowed 2 bath towels for an entire week per person. No wash cloths. No kitchen towels. Air conditioner didn't functin and we had to call repair three times. Dish washer did not work and flooded the kitchen. I'm going to stop here because I could go on and... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

We want to apologize for the negative feelings you had about your stay with us. We take all of our guests' feedback very seriously, and appreciate it as a valuable teaching tool. We hope see you again soon!! More

Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The pros: friendly staff, clean, gorgeous views, quiet place generally, fairly close to the airport The less good... Buffet is fairly basic, not bad but limited choices... I did not mind but it is on a hill so wherever you go, you head down which means you have to come back up. There is a frequent shuttle service, i personally... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Villas Sol Thanks for your feedback, we are glad to hear you have a great experience at the resort. We will be awaiting your next visit. Thanks for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort More

Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Hi, I`m just going to be honest and straight forward about everything, This was our first time to an all inclusive and it was my wife and I, we are not fussy and don`t expect the world. We do not time share and nor have any interest to do so yet this facility is first and foremost interested in Timeshare,... More

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Management response:

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW Greetings from Costa Rica!! We do thank you for providing a detailed account of your experience with us. We take all of our guests' feedback very seriously. Thanks for choosing Villas Sol Hotel & Resort More

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of visiting this wonderful resort from February 8th - 15th, 2014. I will begin my review with something we found not stated as well as a few things stated that are not true. Neither is intended to be negative in any way but need to be clarified. First of all nowhere in the... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica, Barb! Thank you so much for all your comments, we are pleased that your stay was everything expected and I know our staff did everything possible to make your trip a positive experience. For us it was a pleasure to help make your stay memorable. Looking forward to your next visit and congratulations on your 40th... More

Medford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Our stay at the Villa Sol was great. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Especially Gilbert. My luggage was lost on a direct flight and he was a big help. He booked our excursions and was there making sure we had a good stay. They have a very valuable person in Gilbert. The food was good. Breakfast was pretty much... More

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! We are happy you chose us for your family vacation. Thank you very much for your feedback, it's nice to know that our staff helped you during your stay, we hope to see you next year. More

Vernon Hills
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Gorgeous view from hotel and dining room. Great beaches, friendly, calm, and proud people, nature loaded with wild life. Awesome! All-inclusive hotel and resort. Hauling monkeys live in the trees on the beach, iguanas walk around, exotic birds fly overhead. Unforgettable experience.

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Hotel_Villas_Sol, Asistente 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 it was a success! We look forward to welcoming you again; we enjoyed taking care of you. More

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Additional Information about Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#5 Family Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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