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BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1000 Calle Principal, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights on our visit to Tamarindo. The location in not bad. You can walk to anywhere on the main road. The beach is just across the street. Less than a 5 minute walk. It is an older place, it does show its age. We had room 109 I believe. They said it had an ocean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vista Villas has pretty much all you could ask for in Tamarindo - amazing ocean views from the pool and patio, tasty food, clean and comfortable rooms, and a friendly, helpful staff. The hotel is easy walking distance from the beach and while you're a little way from "downtown" Tamarindo, there's plenty in the vicinity in terms of eats and... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not knowing what to expect we picked up the 5 night deal on Living Social for a stay at the Best Western Vista Villas. There was some initial confusion with getting a reservations confirmation, but we decided that confirmation via telephone was enough. The hotel is an older property, approx twenty years, but is in good condition and well maintained.... More

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Bryan, Thanks for the great review... I think you're spot on with your description of the town and the hotel. We are a cool, funky surfer town, founded by some of the grandfathers of surfing, so definitely do not expect a "Club Med" when you are here. However the town itself has many cool and fun things to check... More

Yorktown, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights in a second floor suite. The view from the balcony was awesome. The two rooms were perfect for our family. The sofas in the living room turn into twin beds. Even though it was very hot outside, the air conditioner in the suite cooled us off every evening. The staff at the hotel were friendly and... More

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Michelle, Thank you for the kind words... We definitely agree, happy hour + swim up bar + ocean views = bliss! The ocean view rooms and suites are most certainly worth it and, really, when you think about it, you would never be able to find anything close to these views for a similar price anywhere in the US.... More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like to thanks every body at this hotel make my family feel special And special thanks to erika zuñiga amazing crew we going many times and allways received that special treatment that make us going back one more time over and over

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Sanjose (we know who you are but I don't think I'm allowed to use your real name), It is always wonderful having your family come back year after year.... I just showed Ericka the review and you definitely made her day. We are excited to host you guys again sometime, even though it might be for just a random... More

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we (myself, my husband, daughter and her friend) stayed for two weeks in the Pilsen Suite at Tamarindo Vista VIllas and it was perfect for us. The Pilsen Suite (Room 100) is a stand alone cottage with two bedrooms, bath, kitchen large entry area and small living area. It was so... More

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Rosemary, Thank you for the review, and I'm really sorry we never could find that dang camera battery. It just goes to show how different life can be when you don't have online purchasing sites like amazon.com readily available to buy those random parts. I'm really glad that you and your family spent a couple of weeks with us... More

Littleton, CO
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this resort. Our view of the ocean was amazing, the price was exceptional. They have a nice pool with a waterfall and you can hang out in the upper section. Or use the swim up bar and have a drink. They have beautiful parrots up at the top of the hotel (above the hotel itself). There is also... More

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Medako, Woohooo! Thanks for the great review. Coming from a seasoned traveler with 55 other reviews, we know that you know what you're talking about, so thanks so much for taking the time to comment on our hotel... Godzilla is still around, although he seems to be losing a little bit of his orange color, they say its because... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

For me and a my family this was our first trip to Tamarindo. We are a family who use to travel together and try to fit the hotel we're staying to our needs (clean place, near basic facilities, good price). Tamarindo Vista Villas is a perfect example of a hotel that cares about their clients needs and that show respect... More

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Mauricio, It was really nice meeting you and speaking with you in the mornings. Thank you so much for writing those kind words... I must say that we are always making improvements on the property, and we are almost done with an on-site gym and a few more improvements are currently in the works. We most certainly do love... More

Twin Falls, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel is very central to the downtown area. Staff were friendly and very efficient. Took time to chat and give info when asked. Hotel is a little dated but clean and comfortable. Pool area has great view. Sunsets were good from there.

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Eleanor, Clear, concise and straight to the point... We love it! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to follow us on our many social media channels to find some great deals! More

Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

On a Friday night, book room 301! It's an upstairs corner room with one queen bed, and a kitchenette. 4 can sleep comfortably in this room. 2 balconies! One oversees the ocean bay and the other one oversees the pool & bar. perfect! Bring your A-game :)

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Tamvv, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas, responded to this review

Hey Mario, So, we love the great review and really appreciate you taking the time to write great words about us! However, we do feel that we need to elaborate a little upon the message.... Room 301 is the room closest to the pool, bar, and restaurant area, meaning that it is also closest to the salsa dance party that... More

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Address: 1000 Calle Principal, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas 3*
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