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Villas Macondo

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Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a week. We are an Australian couple, here for warm weather. (It's winter at home). We loved our little room. The A/C was a blessing. It's hot outside. We used it as a base to go surfing. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The communal kitchen was useful. We hired a car and there was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice place to stay in Tamarindo. It is surrounded by trees and there is a nice pool for people who ldo not like to swim in the ocean. he staff is friendly and willing to help you. The place is about a 10 minute walk from the beach. There is a common kitchen available for those... More 

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Melsele, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If Tom, the owner, intended to create a mini Macondo with hints to the fictional town described in Gabriel García Márquez's novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, then he has done a fine job because his Macondo has that delightful, magical touch too. From the moment you shut the gate behind you, a secluded laid-back colourful foliar oasis unfolds before... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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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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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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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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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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