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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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China, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 2 for four days at the end of March for a birthday getaway. We enjoyed that the hotel was away from the main drag and most of the noise. We found the hotel very well maintained, the grounds are small but well kept, the rooms are immaculate (the bathroom is modern and lovely). The proximity to... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time at the Hotel Arco Iris. We went four of us in the family and stayed 9 days. The hotel is lovely, on a hill, away from the main road and the noise, among lush vegetation and graced by the presence of birds, iguanas, etc. We had a lovely bungalow with a room and bath, and... More 

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Hotel Arco Iris made our first visit to Costa Rica very pleasant!! Richard was great with accommodation! The hotel is a walking distance to the beach and great restaurants. We would come back to stay at this hotel again as long as Richard is running it! It is a bonus with free breakfast and WiFi!

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Chilliwack, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teenage son and myself had a wonderful time at the Arco Iris this Spring Break. Richard, Coco and Francesco made this quaint little hotel feel like home. They always displayed a positive attitude while constantly going above and beyond for us. The hotel is centrally located and has wildlife around the property. The only down side was the restaurant... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thi is a very nice hotel with beautiful lush grounds and iguanas to feed in the morning. Our room was larger with 2 double beds and had a small safe and plenty of storage. There is a nice bathroom with double sinks and the cleaning staff did an amazing job daily. Richard the owner was on site and took pride... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard runs a nice little hotel.... hotel Arco Iris has a nice feel with everyone trying to make your stay the best it can be. Richard (the owner) introduces himself to everyone adding that personal touch. The rooms are nice and a good size for myself, my wife, and our 3.5 year old daughter with 2 queen beds). The rooms... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect. Walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants with out the noise of the city. We fell asleep at the pool one afternoon in the shade. Drank wine and cold beer from the bar. Listened to Live music--a Brazilian inspired band. The property is beautiful! Cannot wait to return!

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Lumberton, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved, loved, loved Arco Iris!! Can't say which was better - the wonderful owner, the staff, the terrific gourmet restaurant, the wonderfully appointed rooms, the pool, etc., etc., etc.! I highly recommend staying in this beautiful little gem if you come to Tamarindo. Our only regret is that we didn't plan a longer stay in Tamarindo as this was our... More 

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