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Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Villas Macondo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
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  • Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

On a leap of faith, I traveled here solo with my then 1 1/2 and 3 year old. I rented one of the two bedroom apartments and I can't say enough of how wonderful it was! The apartments were clean, the pool was wonderful--with a special 2 foot or so area, perfect for the little ones! It was located near... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

the hotel is really cute and modest. clean and really cozy. it is not a luxury place, but it is just what you need for a economic choice. it is perfect if you go to costa rica to surf and enjoy the outdoors activities

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Brooklyn, NY
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Did someone seriously complain in a review about coconuts falling on the roof and making too much noise?!?......lol. I am in my 40's and have paid my hostel dues. At this point in my life I still want to travel frugally, but I want my own room and a hot shower. Villas Macondo is that and more. The rooms, grounds,... More 

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Address: Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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