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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
    4 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled all over the world and I have never hated a place until this. This town is absolutely awful if you want a true Latin experience. Everything is over priced. I paid 10 dollars for "cheap" beers here and 4 dollars for the cheapest loaf of bread I could find. Everything is Americanized and just like being in... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A few steps and you are in the beach. Now, keep in mind, rooms are small, this is no hotel, but who wants to stay on a room when Tamarindo, Langosta and Avellanas beaches are around the corner? Its simple, but nice. Safe and quiet at night. Wake up early, go to surf and enjoy Guanacaste with a good price/value... More 

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Seguin Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The room is adequate but the cabins were built 25 years ago and looked it. But the Costa Rican owner Marielos is charming and made me coffee one morning and invited me to share breakfast with her the following morning. It's right across the street from the ocean and is set in beautiful gardens. It is quite reasonable compared to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The room was small with poor lighting the a/c was off so there were ants and other insects in the room. We turned it on but the cleaning staff would turn it off. There was only one tap in the shower and the water was cool . The sheets were threadbare and there were no blankets only sheets. The cool... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The beach is only a few steps away. The room we had was simple, but comfortable. AC, wi fi and hot water in the shower all worked perfectly. It's a really good place to stay in Tamarindo, as it can be expensive in that town. They have a beautiful garden. I would recommended it.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We got lucky to discover this place. We were shocked when we noticed it's location. Right in front of the beach. Our car stayed parked for 3 days... Didn't need it. First, we were greeted by Marielos and very sweet and kind woman. She is also one of a few Tican hotel owners in the area so it was really... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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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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