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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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Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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RHE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A super vacation! Capitan Suizo is a beautiful resort with lush landscaping, amazing accommodations, a friendly and accommodating staff, and a great dining room. Monkeys, birds, and other wildlife roam the grounds and add to the natural ambiance. The beach is at your door step and a beautiful pool is also available. Can not imagine a more relaxing and reinvigorating... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small, quiet, quaint and cozy! No TV in the room was great, no internet in room another plus. This is a great place for couples to love one another and spend time. Lots of wild life, great breakfast with the bluejays (LOL). Personnel go above and beyond, we will be back for more!! Oh and the best bacon I have... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When our travel consultant Theresa from Costa Rica Vacations sent me the initial itinerary for our honeymoon trip, I came right here to Trip Advisor to take a peek at the reviews, and am happy to be able to write a glowing one of my own now that we're home! We stayed four nights at Capitan Suizo and found it... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 7 years ago and have been eager to go back ever since. This time we stayed four nights - and swore to each other that we'll spend more time when we return to lovely Costa Rica. This hotel has an incredibly nice atmosphere with friendly, attentive and very competent staff. The garden, one of its main attractions,... More

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time going to Costa Rica, and traveled from Arenal to Tamarindo. We wanted to relax and do some excursions, but mostly just lay around on the beach and surf. Capitan Suizo is in an amazing location, away from the craziness of town so you can relax but close enough to walk. The grounds were beautiful and... More

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a few others said, we wish we would have stayed a little longer. We stayed here on our last night of our Costa Rica trip. We loved playing out in the surf. It was nice to be able to take a long walk down the beach and then to see the beautiful sunset. The staff was pleasant and even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was actually my second visit to El Capitan Suizo. This is a boutique hotel with pleasant, courteous staff. Food is probably the best I've had in any hotel I've stayed at in CR. Pool is walking distance. This is a more quiet and peaceful place but still has plenty to do if you bring kids. This hotel is situated... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 2 of the days of our honeymoon here back in 2012. It was a well kept hotel and all the employees were nice. The beach is a couple of steps away from the hotel and there was plenty of room to spread out. The breakfast wasn't the best but it was good! There are other... More

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Healdsburg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so happy with our stay at Capitan Suizo. The location on the beach is perfect, the grounds are spectacular with lots of interesting animals to entertain you while in the pool, our ocean front room was idyllic, and the staff was really professional and extremely friendly. Make sure you ask their concierge Rosa to help you with any... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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