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Cabinas Marielos

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Tamarindo Beach Front, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Cabinas Marielos ist zweifelsfrei ein Paradies in dem tubulenten Tamarindo. Ein Ort der Stille und exakt das was wir gesucht haben. Sehr sauber. Super ruhig. Wie in einem anderen Post gelesen regt sich hier jemand über Ameisen auf. Der hat leider in Costa Rica nichts zu suchen. Das Hotel ist sauber, die Matratzen super bequem und der Eigentümer ist mehr... More

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Pros: Great value for money- $35 a night for private cabina in Tamarindo is brilliant! Big clean and well equipped kitchen, 1 min from the beach, fantastic wi-fi, friendly staff, beautiful garden setting with lots of tropical fruit growing, lovely private cabinas with bathroom, good outside seating areas. Cons: Would have liked to have had a balcony room instead of... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Three of us stayed here for two nights and we were very well accommodated. The room was very clean and the towels and bedding of decent quality. There was adequate storage space and the patio was a nice spot to take a cold beer. Wifi worked fine. The location is perfect- only a minute to the beach and a few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Rooms are ok. Small bathroom, natural temperature shower. Old beds and sheets. I have tried both a/c and fan and with both i have rested fine. Suggestion: Try the balcony rooms! Many shops, restaurants and pubs at walking distance. Owner and staff are nice and gentle and willing to help. Doña Marielos always recomends what she likes, be it restaurants... More

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la playa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Confortable rooms right accross the street from the beach, in the center of town so you can walk everywhere. The lodge has very clean confortable rooms with beautiful gardens and is away from the main street which makes tranquility. The place really gives you a feeling that you are in Costa Rica in town that has been commecialized and americanized.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Marielos was an excellent place to stay. Great price, good vibes, clean, safe, free secure parking and beautiful gardens. Everyone was very friendly staff/owner/guests. The owner is a Costa Rican and made the stay even better by teaching my friend and I about the animals we were seeing, as well as sharing cashew fruits and home grown organic bananas with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We weren't planning on visiting Tamarindo, we just sort of ended up there. When we got to town there were a variety of places to stay at all different prices. There's big resorts or other "chain" motels, and a few small independent places. There was one lady who offered to take a shot of tequila with us upon check-in. The... More

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Newaygo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Despite the development in Tamarindo Cabinas Marielos remains a paradise. Marielos maintains the most beautiful gardens and the place remains clean and quiet. I have actually been returning to this place since 1999.

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Fremont, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This quiet spot is right across from the beach in Tamarindo. It has beautiful gardens in the court yard and a great spot to read or eat lunch in front of each room, some with balconies. The kitchen and the rooms are kept clean and the workers are very pleasant and helpful. We slept hard for 9 - 10 hours... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

The ocean is just across the street. Over all the place is preety confortable and atractive. The whole experience fades out Right from the check in. There are too many rules and policies for a place where you dont need them or want them. Apart from it the owner is a resentful person Who claims to know more than the... More

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Address: Tamarindo Beach Front, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cabinas Marielos Hotel Tamarindo

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On the beach in Tamarindo, in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province, Cabinas Marielos offers its guests a relaxing, inexpensive, and beautiful way to experience the best of one of Costa Rica's most popular resorts. Cabinas are Costa Rica's version of the American Motel. They are usually small, family operated businesses with anywhere from two to fifty clean, basic rooms. Cabinas Marielos is owned and operated by Maria de los Angeles Molina Gonzalez, known as "Marielos", a native Tica (Costa Rican) and retired University Professor. ... more   less 
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