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Hotel Arco Iris

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Tamarindo, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I traveled to Costa Rica for our honeymoon. Tamarindo was our favorite city that we visited with a fun and vibrant atmosphere. Hotel Arco Iris was also our favorite hotel we stayed at. We had a private bungalow which was quite spacious, clean and beautiful. The location is wonderful, close to the beach and main strip! Would... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply lovely! A couple of blocks off the main drag, the room was very nice. Bathroom was a bit tight, but very nice overall. Lots of closet space, decent mini bar with prices that weren't too bad. The on site restaurant looked very good, but we didn't eat there. It was full of people on Saturday evening. A good sign... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We vacationed in Tamarindo for a week and stayed at the Barcelo in Langosta Beach which was terrible! Since we were flying on standby, we were unable to head home as planned and had to stay an extra 3 days before we could catch the next flight out. Well this turned out to be a blessing in disguise because we... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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 June 2, 2015

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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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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