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Hotel Domus Kahuna

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo 1111, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 31 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Paolo the owner is really nice, the public area with the pool is awesome and fun! the rooms are modest but ok in general and equipped with everything you need - deposit box, ceiling fan, air conditioner, fridge, TV. I didnt book online, just came and asked if there is a free room, and the price was cheaper then on... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We checked in on a Sunday and stayed seven days. Check in was quick and easy, as was checking out. The accommodations are everything you need, but may be lacking some of the amenities you want. The air conditioner is subpar to american standards, but provides the relief you need from the Costa Rican heat. I had read other reviews... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed here over Christmas and New Year's in 2012/2013 and had an amazing time. Paolo was such a great host and very accommodating. Loved the layout of the rooms surrounding the pool and yet each patio felt private with it's own hammock and table. We stayed in the two bedroom and traveled with our two little kids, ages 4... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The cabinas are great, with nice small garden and pool. The location is good, walking distance to the beach. Bed is comfortable, shower is good. Just breakfast was poor. The girl who made breakfast was a very grumpy

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Pelham, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I'm from Westchester, New York and traveled solo to Costa Rica and Domus Kahuna during the high/dry season in the 3rd week of January, 2014. This was my first time traveling to Costa Rica and decided to spend my time here at Domus Kahuna in Tamarindo, which was probably one of the best choices I made in arranging my vacation.... More

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Macomb, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

this hotel has rooms that are more like little apartments. we were a group of 5 and had a 2 bedroom with a futon in the living room. the water pressure in the shower was good and the room was very clean, the beds were run of the mill like staying at a relatives house. you have a private patio... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Something unexpected in the chaotic life of tamarindo, Domus Kahuna is a really quiet and nice place to stay at a really good price. Paolo, the Italian owner, is a special person who really care about any of his customer, giving honest suggestions to a better trip on guanacaste's coasts, also for surfers. We stayed in one of the room... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Domus Kahuna is an excellent place in the center of Tamarindo, nice, clean and comfortable, Paolo, the owner, is great and makes you feel at home.Also you can eat Italian food cooked directly in the hotel by Paul, the morning breakfast is good and plentiful . Great time

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Grapevine, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Nice hotel, clean, safe, great staff and the rooms were nice size. Location was great, close to downtown, close to grocery store, close to restaurants and bars. The manager was fantastic and the pool was nice.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Owned by an Italian that is eternally optimistic, service, off the scale and totally connected in Tamerindo, this place isn't the ritz Carlton, but who wants that in the coolest beach town surfing area in Costa Rica. A block and 2 min walk to the beach, dead center for all the activities in tamerindo , this place a perfect. A... More

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Address: Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo 1111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Domus Kahuna 3*
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Carefully planned and furnished with a touch of Costa Rican style, residence Domus Kahuna offers comfortable accommodations in enchanting apartments and rooms.Domus Kahuna is a small and peaceful hotel & residence. Constructed during the 2001, Domus Kahuna is an elegantfusion of modern European style and traditional CentralAmerica architecture.Perfectly located at 150mts from the beach and 200mtsfrom the Center ... more   less 
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