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Villas Macondo

Certificate of Excellence
Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I checked out others. This is my 4th stay here. That factoid should tell you something. Safe. Secure. Clean. Pleasant. Nice gardens and swimming pool. The town is fun. Lots of restaurants by the beach. VM is located next to a decently supplied supermarket. It is far enough from the main road but just a 2 minute walk to restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you like affordable rates, phenomenal customer service from all the staff and a nice place to stay then this is your best bet in town. 1 block from the beach and all the shops you can't beat it. I don't stay anywhere else in Tamarindo and you shouldn't either. Enough said.

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