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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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Tenerife, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Fort Lauderdale
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Beaumont, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here and would book the exact same room if i were to return. The restaurant is closed for breakfast, but what they provide is a continental style breakfast. This is why you get the same thing daily. Wonderful fresh fruit, fresh squeezed orange juice, omelette, toast, frijoles negros, rice, pancakes, milk, coffee. So...I'd say this is nice for... 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 

Belchertown, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just realized i didn't write a review about Hotel Acro Iris when my husband and I traveled to Costa Rica! It took us a while to find the hotel because our GPS couldn't find the road, luckily most people there speak English! Once we got to the hotel check in was so smooth! We were shown to our room... More 

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China, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Our 1st time coming to Tamarindo and the Hotel Arco Iris and the beach were the best part. The town is filled with sunkissed backpackers and surfers so people watching can be an all day event. The hotel is clean and well maintained. It is just far enough from the main road that it's quiet and still feels safe to... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed there for 5 nights as a part of our Honeymoon. The hotel is nice and about a 5 min walk to the beach. Rooms are nice, no problems there. Eggs and rice/beans everyday for breakfast was a little tiresome but allowed us to go out and try some really great places for breakfast. We felt the staff, not... More 

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