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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 5 days ago
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Boulder, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was fantastic! Very low key,laid back but all in a very nice and comfortable way. The staff were all great and helpful and friendly. The place was clean and well cared for. Amazing comfy beach chairs, lots of towels, and extras. Loved that it was stocked with boogie boards, surf boards, and sand toys. We used all of them!... More

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Scott, Louisiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from Costa Rica and a 4 night stay at this lovely boutique hotel. Upon arrival, we were met my a wonderful young man who treated us like royalty. Let me add...we had just come back from white water rafting Class 3 & 4 waters and were quite a mess! He made reservations for us at the on-site... More

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Oakdale, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel fits in perfectly with the lush garden surroundings. The staff is extremely accommodating. We saw at least a dozen monkeys, iguanas, birds and butterflies. It is so peaceful at the pool and beach. I would highly recommend this hotel. My husband and I truly felt we were in paradise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in a bungalow at Capitan Suizo from July 4-7, 2014 as part of our Costa Rican honeymoon. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The A/C in the room was much-needed during our stay. The hotel's garden stretches around the entire property, between each bungalow and the pool. We saw plenty of wildlife everyday: squirrels, iguanas, birds as... More

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Enterprise, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Capitan Suizo the first week of July 2014. The grounds are beautiful and so close to the beach, you never want to leave. The rooms were spacious and very clean and the breakfast / restaurant is pretty good (watch out for the big blue birds at breakfast!). The concierge, as well as the rest of the staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Capitan Suizo is a charming, beautiful, storybook getaway. They went above and beyond to make sure our stay and honeymoon was unforgettable! The bungalows are amazing! They are charming and romantic! You have your own private piece of paradise! The rooms are meant to be charming not the typical marble and granite, but a rustic charm. Despite fancy new bathrooms... More

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Long Island City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family (3 older teenagers) just got home from our 1st trip to Costa Rica. After 5 days of adventure in Arenal and Monteverde, we wanted some relaxation on the beach before returning to the USA. Capitan Suizo delivered exactly what we were looking for. The entire staff was extremely nice and always offered a Pura Vida or a buen... More

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for our final three nights of our honeymoon and we wished that we had had more time! The staff were wonderful and helpful. The rooms were large, beautiful and very comfortable. The restaurant was delicious for both breakfast and dinner. Watch out for the birds at breakfast! They will steal your food when you're... More

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4-day stay on Tamarindo Beach was an incredible time due to the accommodations at Hotel Capitan Suizo. We were fortunate enough to book a bungalow and it was incredible. The room was beautiful and had a feel of your own home away from home with private eating area with a view of the beach and wildlife. Food and drinks are... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 weeks and loved every minute of it! The property is close enough to town to be a comfortable walk but far enough away to feel as if you were isolated. Perfect. The staff was wonderful and the food was outstanding. In fact, I ate nearly every dinner there. I would stay there time and time again.... 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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#2 Romantic Hotel in Tamarindo #2 Family Hotel in Tamarindo #2 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
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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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