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Hotel Capitan Suizo

3.5 of 5 Playa Tamarindo | 2 miles from the local Airport in Tamarindo, Tamarindo 5159, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    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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Minneola, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a few days in Tamarindo, Costa Rica and stayed at the Hotel Capitan Suizo. The place is amazing, rooms are very nice, and the staff is excellent. The hotel is located just far enough from the tourist area of Tamarindo and is very peaceful. We can't wait to stay there again.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were impressed upon our arrival at the front desk how well the staff cared for us. Our room was very nice and much larger than we anticipated. The concierge was so helpful and organized everything for us. The breakfast buffet was very abundant. We ate dinner directly on the beach and food was amazing. The location was great, out... More

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Hicksville, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Capitan Suizo was the perfect Hotel to experience my first visit to Costa Rica. Our room was immaculate and spacious and we had a deck looking out to a beautiful tropical forest giving was a perfect view of Howler Monkeys.The walk to a beautiful beach is just a few minutes walk through a beautiful pool area where you will see... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was too bad that we only spent 2 nights at El Capitan Suizo. The staff is very friendly and maintains a very clean hotel. The rooms are huge, comfortable, and spacious. The pool is beautiful, and the beach is pristine. The hotel is 1 km removed from town, so it's like having a private beach. The hotel offers free... More

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New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 4 nights at Capitan Suizo, a lovely boutique hotel on the south end of Playa Tamarindo. We loved every moment. Great private location on a beautiful beach. Beautiful pool area with lots of wildlife to view. Food was good in restaurant, including a great buffet breakfast. Service was wonderful. Everyone we interacted with was friendly and helpful. The room... More

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Seattle, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting with a fantastic welcoming service crew, a great spacious room and lovely surroundings. This place is a Paradise . . . in a secluded beach, with direct access, total privacy; we enjoyed our four days of surfing, spa, and great cuisine. From the hotel you can stroll to the town of Tamarindo and mingle with the locals, we were... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband and I had a great time at this hotel. Our room was beautiful and very spacious. The gardens were incredible and we enjoyed strolling through them. The hotel has a secluded beach and provided privacy and a welcome relief from all the tourists near town. The hotel is a short walk into the main section of Tamarindo and... More

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Austin, Texas
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Capitan Suizo is a 34-room boutique hotel with refined style located directly on the Pacific Coast at the end of Tamarindo Bay in a privileged area adjacent to “Las Baulas Marine National Park,” one of the most important nesting places on earth for giant Leatherback turtles. “Capitan” stems from the small island named “El Capitan” in front of the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Don't miss this hotel in Costa Rica. It was our most pleasant experience during our whole stay in CR. It can't be topped. The service is excellent, the rooms are stylish, and the garden is just paradise. The location right at the beach is perfect and we personnaly were happy to stay a little outside the rushy Tamarindo. Although everything... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Overall nice big rooms. Great spot for beginner surfing right at hotel. Nice tiny island where one can take paddle board or canoe, but this hotel only had single canoes, another hotel next door had a better supply of items to rent. 10 minute walk to town. Hotel restaurant was a little expensive. Breakfast had a very limited menu and... More

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Milena R, Owner family at Hotel Capitan Suizo, responded to this review

Dear Temp94611 Thank you for taking the time to write your opinion about our Hotel. We are happy you liked the beach for surfing and the little “Capitan” island (that’s where the Hotel’s name comes from!). We usually have two single and at least one double kayak at the hotel, so we are sorry that you did not get the... More

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Address: Playa Tamarindo | 2 miles from the local Airport in Tamarindo, Tamarindo 5159, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Capitan Suizo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Capitan Suizo Tamarindo

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