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Hotel Capitan Suizo

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Tamarindo | 2 miles from the local Airport in Tamarindo, Tamarindo 5159, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 22 hotels in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a large family group and everything about Capitan Suizo was wonderful....The kitchen and restaurant staff could not have been more accommodating (and, by the way, the food is terrific!) and every interaction we had was pleasant and enthusiastic. The beach is just steps away and one of those rare beaches that is as good for walking as it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent two days in Bungalow 4 and had an amazing time. We were celebrating our 25th year anniversary and Jorge in Reservations did a fabulous job in setting up our vow renewal ceremony at his town's Catholic Church. Jorge kept in touch via email to set up the arrangements - which were perfect. We had dinner... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayed at Capitan Suizo on two separate occasions. Both times the experience has been phenomenal. The staff are all fantastic, the location in Tamarindo cannot be beat, the property is gorgeous and includes regular visits from the local wildlife (howler monkeys, iguana, many species of birds, etc). The room is huge - more space then 2 people really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Capitan Suizo is a boutique sized hotel located just outside the town of Tamarindo. This was, BY FAR, the most strategically located hotel in Tamarindo. I will leave it to the other reviews to describe the property, but believe me it is absolutely beautiful. Instead I will focus on the good and bad points of our stay, compared to what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room was spacious and provided a great view of the ocean and grounds. It is set back from the ocean but the view is still there and much more private. Outdoor shower was an added bonus. Walk to town is about 10 to 15 minutes along the beach and an easier walk than the dusty road. Staff was friendly and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this resort hotel for the second time in August 2014. It was nothing less than outstanding. The staff is friendly and warm, but not overbearing. Large clean pool and sandy beach. Outdoor restaurant with bar. Full hearty buffet breakfasts. Close to other restaurants and town. Good for children but quiet enough for relaxing. You cannot do better... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second visit for some of us but the first for most. There were 15 in our party with ages from 2-62. We came back to capitan suizo because our first experience was so special and they did not disappoint. This place is a gem. The grounds are beautiful and lush, the pool is a good size, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your plans include a visit to the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica (and they should!), then this is the place to stay. Capitan Suizo is right on the beach in a beautiful setting - and just about a 10 minute walk along the beach to the wonderful beach town of Tamarindo. The beach is tranquil, not crowded - a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time going to Costa Rica and we could have not stayed in a better hotel in Tamarindo than Capitan Suizo. Location: our favorite, away from the craziness of town so you can relax but close enough to walk. An added benefit for surfers is that it was a short distance from some good surf breaks. Accommodations:... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We researched and researched only to come up with this hotel being our favorite. We showed up at around 2:30pm local time and they were not busy at all. (check in at 3pm and checkout at noon) They immediately got us to our room. We stayed in bungalow #3. Every room has air conditioning, however you can purchase air conditioning... 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*
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Capitan Suizo is an environmentally conscious and future oriented beach Hotel. It is an ideal place for relaxation that carries a tropical ambiance and lies amongst a lush garden. With a discreet elegance and a touch of Swiss quality that blends with an informal and joyful atmosphere, Capitan Suizo is an oasis where it is implicit that nature and animals are integrated with love and respect. Capitan Suizo is located directly on the beach in a privileged area 1 km outside of town and at the end of the bay. ... more   less 
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