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Hotel Arco Iris

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 22 Hotels in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Marieke G Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked this hotel over all the other beachfront properties due in part because of all the raving comments and we are very glad we did! As soon as we checked in, we were greeted by Richard, the owner of the establishment (nice touch! What owner is going to great you at a large resort!). And his... More

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Arco Iris was an amazing experience for me and my boyfriend in 2 ways. The little boutique hotel has a great location with walking distance to anywhere in Tamarindo. The rooms are small but extremely cozy with modern interior and a touch of bamboo. In the room you will find everything that is needed such as many towels, AC,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went to Tamarindo with the idea of spending only a couple of days at Arco Iris before moving to other hotels on nearby beaches. However, after only a couple of nights at Arco, we decided to stay for the remainder of our vacation. The wonderful staff, headed by the wonderful owner Richard, is always available to... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Richard, the owner, helped check us in and even gave us his parking spot for our car. The room was nice, although I could never manage to open the shampoo packets provided. Breakfast was gallo pinto, fruits, a cereal, and omelets made by Coco (who is very nice). The grounds are a bit cramped, but I think that's the case... More

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Oak Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

They were very helpful with restaurant recommendations. They also stored our luggage for us while we went on a sailfish excursion (we were leaving later that day). The rooms and grounds were nice. My kids especially liked the big iguana they found outside our room. They were also a short walk to town.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Arco Iris! The restaurant (Seasons by Shlomy) was wonderful- one of our favorite meals in Costa Rica! The hotel room was very nice and exceptionally clean! The staff was warm and friendly. We were also so excited to experience the wildlife at the hotel- frogs, iguanas, and howler monkeys!!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You leave the dirty street and enter the nice, clean, calm atmosphere of Hotel Arco Iris. The rooms are modern, spacious and clean, and the pool area is great for kids AND for their parents. In the evenings you step out of the pool, and straight up to the Season restaurant for a tasty dinner. When we come back to... More

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Houston, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I rarely write reviews for hotels, but this was my first time in Costa Rica and I relied so much on people's previous experience; and now I am passing it on. First of all, Arco Iris is a quaint hotel in an excellent location. Arco is not only super clean, perfect location, affordable, but also homey. The owner made sure... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a great time at this hotel. It is walking distance to everything but still very private and relaxing. Richard the owner was great. The breakfast was very good and the dinner restaurant on site had the best food in town. We even woke up to Howler monkeys one morning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here the week of June 15th 2014. Grounds were intimate and beautiful. We did not hear the howler monkeys close by here. Short walk to the beach, and 15 minute walk to the far end of Tamarindo. Off a back dirt road, which I appreciated, as it was away from the main buzz of Tamarindo, though the road could... More

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Address: Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arco Iris 3*
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