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Hotel Arco Iris

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Tamarindo, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Austin, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I loved this boutique hotel in Tamarindo. The hotel has around 14 rooms and is about a 5-10-min walk from the beach. Our room was very comfortable and roomy. One of our favorite things was our hammock on the patio, which we enjoyed in the mornings. The staff here is awesome and friendly. Francisco at the front... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Hotel Arco Iris the last week of June for our honeymoon. We have nothing but good things to say about this hotel and the staff. We had a bit of a snafu the first day when we realized we accidentally grabbed another person's bag from the airport. This was not figured out until we shuttled... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at Hotel Arco Iris for a few days at the beginning of June and we loved it. The staff couldn't have been friendlier. The owner showed us around and the bartender at the restaurant was so much fun and even went out with us. The receptionists helped us book an excursion during the day (which... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for 4 night and the rooms were wonderful. The service was top notch and the on site owner was very nice and attentive. The staff gave me some great tips on where to go as it was my first time in Tamarindo. I highly recommend this hotel and will stay here again when i come... More 

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Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Thanks to destiny we met Richard, one of the nicest and friendliest hotel owners ever and came to check out this amazing spot. After having had bad experiences in other hotels we finally feel at home. The rooms are very modern and the beds are so comfortable, I could stay in all day. You have plenty of time room, mini... More 

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Cardiff by the Sea California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We looked at several Tamarindo hotels on line and three hotels in person before selecting this one. We were not disappointed. Room and property were clean, bathroom very modern, AC worked good & staff courteous. There were worse and better places, but this place got my vote for nice & at reasonable price. For just a little extra they included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Thats a awesome hotel near bars shops restaurants everything with great friendly service well located and fair price. News moderns rooms very quite very good breakfast and delicious mediteranian food for dinner beside the pool. Really enjoy my time over there thanks Richard

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great experience! We arrived a day early due to flight disruption (without our luggage) and they were able to accommodate us. The owner and staff were extremely helpful in helping us deal with the airline to recover our bags. The room was a great size, nice fixtures and very clean. The pool was very private and often no one else... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had a great experience at Hotel Arco Iris and received excellent service from Richard (the owner) and everyone else we encountered who works for the hotel. The rooms are extremely nice- spacious, comfortable, immaculately clean, and well-appointed. This place has all the amenities you need on site and folks who are more than happy to assist in whatever ways... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The Hotel Arco Iris is on the smaller side, on a bit of an off street, kind of small and confusing. The owner was there to greet us, nice enough guy but a bit "peculiar". The property itself is a hodge podge of buildings, with a pool in the middle. The room was very basic, a bed and TV, AC.... More 

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Richard R, Owner at Hotel Arco Iris, responded to this review

My name is Richard and I am the owner of the hotel. I am pleased to be able to say that 93% of our guests rate us as excellent or very good. We are far from perfect and can always improve. For this reason many negative reviews are helpful because they mention specific things that need improvement and therefore are... More 

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