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Villas Macondo

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Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Villas Macondo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015
ChicaRubia90 Ottawa, Canada
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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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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed here for two nights - and it was perfect! We seriously considered staying much longer. The environment within the grounds is beautiful, and we spent a lot of time relaxing there. Quick walk to shops/restaurants/beach - made it a perfect location. The rooms/bathroom weren't the most pristine - but there was A/C, hot water, comfortable bed, a television... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The villa has everything you need. The price is very convenient, the villa and pool is just perfect for families. The cleaning ladies work very well and they are so nice. We love it! We are planning to come back.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I travelled here solo from London to meet up with a friend from CA. I stayed about a week and wish I had a few more days as I felt like I was just really relaxing into the vacation. VM arranged for pick up from Liberia airport and everything went smoothly with someone from the office staying late to meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We loved Villas Macondo! First, their staff were super helpful. Our luggage had been lost in our transit in Atlanta and the person working at the reception took care of calling the airline and got us our bags at the hotel the next day! Second, it's super close to the beach, good restaurants and grocery stores but far enough from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Couldn't have picked a better place to stay! At first I was slightly worried about leaving my car overnight but I had my own private parking. The pool was well maintained and perfect for everyday use. I would recommend this to everyone!! The owner was very helpful and the staff was extremely kind to me during my stay. All of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Is in a good location not to far from beach and shops/ restaurants, but in quieter back street, Tamarindo can by noisy at night. Cabins are small and stuffy, best to get one with air con, nicest rooms overlook pool others the car park. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Best thing about staying here is the little extras like... More 

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Veurne, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It was a lovely place. Or you could rent an appartment with 2 floors or a room that was quiet big enough. We had a room. There was a nice pool. The only thing that bothered me a bit was the smell in the bathroom...there was always a unpleasant smell. But for the rest...liked this place.

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Connecticut, USA
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Villas Macondo is a wonderful little collection of buildings laid out around a nice pool. All of the rooms have a porch with table, chairs, a hammock, and a clothes line for drying towels, bathing suits, etc. Tina, a lovely young multilingual Swiss lady, was very helpful in booking several excursions for us. The owner Tom was also very nice.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a great stay here, with excellent service and fast free wifi. Great location, gorgeous grounds, we even saw a howler monkey here! We stayed in an apartment, spacious and all the necessary amenities. They even helped us source a private spanish tutor, and arranged airport transfers between Tamarindo and San Jose. Highly recommended.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I will start with the positives as I would stay here again: The setting is gorgeous, the gardens are lovely, the pool is fantastic, they even have nice grounds for children. The whole thing is gated with a 24 hr nightwatchman, the reception area is very organized and well-staffed, the cleaning staff were fantastic, the communal kitchen area always had... More 

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