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Hotel Villa Amarilla

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152 | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Providence of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica (Formerly Villa Amarilla Bed and Breakfast)
Hotel Villa Amarilla

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  • Location
    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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Villa Amarilla for two days on our trip to Costa Rica. Upon stumbling in, we were instantly greeted by Cinde, who gave us the tour and told us we'd be back in an hour; she was right. This place is heaven sent, filled with Salt of the Earth humans and 5 adorable dogs (you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I came to Costa Rica for the first time this April and toured parts of the Country. We came to Tamarindo on a whim and stumbled across this Hotel. We feel in love the the on the beach location as well as the owners. They are great. The breakfast provided was of local fruit, quiche and pastries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I cannot recommend this beautiful beachfront hotel enough. The owners Cindi and TJ are some of the coolest, most relaxed people I've met. Rooms are very clean, breakfast is phenomenal (seriously don't leave without trying the chocolate chip banana bread) and the vibe is so warm and welcoming. The view from the hotel is unreal-- just step out of the... More 

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The innkeepers TJ and Cinde greeted my group of friends and me like family, and by the end it was sad to say goodbye. They provide you with great food and phenomenal coffee every morning and make sure the rooms and common areas are cleaned to perfection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

if you're looking to visit Tamarindo, whether it's for surfing, fishing, ecotourism, or simply to sample the best coffee Central America has to offer villa Amarilla is the place to go. Rather than being a tourist I felt accepted as part of the greater Tamarindo community. Could not have been better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hotel villa Amarilla is an unbelievable spot that gave my friends and I the best week possible. TJ and Cinde were unreal hosts and treated us like family. It is in the center of town, has great rooms, a phenomenal beach front view, and great dogs, just to mention a few things. When I return to tamarindo I will be... More 

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I recently traveled with 10 college students from the U.S. and stayed at Villa Amarilla for 10 days. We could not have had a better trip, period. The heartbeat of our time in Tamarindo was Villa Amarilla; from the awesome beds, clean rooms, nice hot showers, superb breakfasts, smokin good coffee, cozy hammocks, and beachfront access, we enjoyed every single... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My friends and i spent several days in this hotel and loved it! Perfect location.. right across from the beach near stores, bars, restaurants etc... The rooms were very clean and spacious.. TJ- the owner/host, was awesome!!! Very friendly & accomodating.. Free wi-fi...Good breakfast... and loved his dogs! lol.. I would definitely stay here again.. Zully, Ana, Marlene & Erica... More 

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hotelvillaamarilla, Owner at Hotel Villa Amarilla, responded to this review

Hi Girls so glad you had a great time. TJ had a great time with you girls. We found a ring in the room. could you send us an email with your address to send it back.or you can wait till you come next year. Let us know. hotelvillaamarilla@hotmail.com. See you soon Cinde More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our experience at Hotel Villa Amarilla was AWESOME! TJ is a Very nice and accomodating Owner of this property. It's not a 5 star place like the one next door but there's a family type of atmosphere at his place. He has great free Wi-fi and the rooms are kept nice and cool. There are gals there that do the... More 

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hotelvillaamarilla, Owner at Hotel Villa Amarilla, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you had a great time. We enjoyed having you here. So see you next year. Cinde and Tj More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This place was magical. The owner T.J was a friendly laid back surfer & Clyde was a sweet helpful soul. You get real people here. The rooms are very large. They are all spotless. Completely updated with new tiles and paint. The "compound" is right next to a market. The back-yard has a gate to the beach, there's girls set... More 

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