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BEST WESTERN Tamarindo Vista Villas

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1000 Calle Principal, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i traveled with 6 of my friends, (we are all in college) and we had a great time. its a short walk from the bars and clubs and local scene, but its not right in the middle of it which was nice. The hotel itself was clean and comfortable, my only suggestion would be to replace the struggling (but still... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a nice view and nice rooms. But the service is ugly: we had no water for 3 times in 3 days , they had the tanks full but often they decide not to open them. Incredible! One day we came back from the beach and we had no towels and no toilet paper. One exception to the... More 

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

Hello Ale, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Although we do agree that a lack of water can be quite a problem during a stay, it seems you have not fairly assessed our establishment. You see, we, as a small hotel, do not have a large level of control over whether or not the government-run water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice friendly staff , Great view of the beach from the pool patio and bar . I had a one bedroom suite overlooking the ocean but had some house keeping challenges . An easy walk to to town and the beaches where we picked up our fishing boats .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pretty setting, my room had one queen bed on the top level and two smaller beds a few steps below, with a balcony window in between. Also enjoyed having a patio with a nice table and chairs looking toward the ocean and lush green views. We did have to up several stairs to get to our room and additional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place while trying to find a spot close to downtown and it turned out to be quite the gem. The AC is amazing which is a must while in Tamarindo. Staff was super friendly and very helpful. They informed us daily on where the best places to visit, dine, and party. The pool is simple with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights at a standard room, checking-in friday night, checking-out monday noon. The view from the pool is beautiful. The room is a tiny room, there is no space for wet clothing...I mean you are at the beach, right. On Friday night a pretty famous party takes place at the Crazy Monkey Bar, which is the hotel pool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great view Affordable hotel, Good breakfast Good pool Good bar and atention You only have to cross the street to stay on the beach Employees were very friendly Rooms with wifi, bedrooms very wide and beds very confortable Could be a good option

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The hotel is located about two hundred yards from the town. The short walk can be a little precarious due to intermittent walkways. There is a security booth that doubles as a lobby as you enter the driveway on the left. We had a top floor suite which was well appointed, clean and had a large balcony with a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were pleased with our room and view. The air conditioning worked well! Nice little patio area. Great value. Employees were very friendly and helpful. It was very clean. The pool/lounge/bar area was gorgeous as well as was the view from there. Lots to do for families. Highly recommend. Plus we could hear the Howler Monkeys one evening after a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was our 5th stay in the last 6 years. You can always count on great service. The hotel is on the edge of town but right across the street from surf board rentals, pharmacy, restaurants and steps to THE BEACH. We stay here because the vista rooms are nice. They have great views of Tamarindo and Playa Grande. The... More 

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

Hey Stilaqt, Thank you for the great review and thank you for coming back year after year. You guys are the heart and soul of our hotel, and the only reason we exist is for people like you! So, thank you, thank you, thank you for staying with us again and we hope to see you again next year! More 

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  • Costa rica(10)
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  • Monkey bar(6)
  • Pura Vida(4)
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  • Friday night(4)
  • Great Place(3)
  • Ocean views(3)
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