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La Colina

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en frente de jardin del eden, Tamarindo 00000, Costa Rica
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La Colina
Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Tamarindo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a week in April, and it was positively the best choice we could have made. The accommodations are really beautiful, clean and spacious with amazing views, and wonderful large balconies. We appreciated the ability to prepare our own meals and started each day with breakfast on the balcony. Close to the town, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were passing by Tamarindo and initially planned on staying a week at most. We ended up staying 2 months because it was the perfect spot for us to settle down a bit (after a year of travelling) and the view is unbeatable - specially during the rainy season when you end up staying more time at "home". Hans is... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We found this to be an oasis. Just far enough off of the main drag to be exceptionally quiet and restful with incredible views. Lovely pool. Just lovely!! The rooms are colorfully painted and comfortable with very friendly maids. Felt completely safe and secure. There are kitchens in the rooms with full stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave. No restaurant or food on... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Hotel La Colina. We appreciate the positive feedback and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again the next time your travels bring you to Costa Rica. More 

Providence, RI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I've been coming here for years, and I love it. I love that it's set apart from the energy of Tamarindo. I love that it's quiet, no frills and pea feel. I love that Hans doesn't tolerate boisterous guests. La Colina is a second home to me, and feels more like a residence than a hotel. You can prepare your... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Hotel La Colina. We are glad you found our place to be delightful, quiet and restful and our staff to be friendly. We look forward to seeing you again at our hotel the next time your travels are in Costa Rica. Pura vida! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My family and I spent a week in Tamarindo surfing. For the first three nights we were at WItches, and then due to availability we moved to La Colina. We were very pleased with our stay at La Colina and it offered a nice change of pace from the loud action packed beach front scene. It also was very well... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We appreciate your kind words regarding our hotel and staff as we try to accommodate all of our guests.. When your travels bring you back to Costa Rica, we look forward to seeing you and your family again here at Hotel La Colina. Kind regards Lynda Espada Guest Relations Manager More 

Hoboken, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I read Tripadvisor before coming here. I read about the infamous Hans and I knew what I was getting myself into. I have been all over the world, from 1 star hostels to 5 star hotels. I'm just as happy as roughing it as I am being pampered. We had a group of 18 who wanted to go to Witch's... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise us of your recent stay at Hotel La Colina. All feedback on our hotel is important to us, be it good or bad. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and, where necessary, improve upon the service that we provide... More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Tamarindo has been our choice vacation (last 6 trips) and Hotel LaColina is by far the best for our needs and value. Our stays range from 2 to 3 weks, and we find this a great home base for day trips or overnights if you choose. Our first morning is 'grocery shopping'. Super Mercado is a 15 minute walk, and... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you so much Carol for your great review! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at Hotel La Colina. We hope you travel to Playa Tamarindo again soon and be sure to let us know when you are coming so we can reserve your favorite room for you. More 

Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Read a few of the other high rated reviews and you will get a sense of this place. Do not expect a 5-star resort, but for a great price you get a large, clean room in a beautiful location, 5 minutes up a quiet road from the beach, with amazing views. You could probably find other accommodation but it won't... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you, Tony for your review of La Colina. We are glad to hear you had a great stay with us here in Tamarindo. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

My sister and I stayed at La Colina for 8 nights from December to January and we had a GREAT time!! We came across this place via Witch's rock surf camp. We thought the distance to the beach would be too far, but it was actually a breezy 7-10minute walk. We ended up preferring this because it was more clean... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of La Colina. We are glad we were able to start your New Year off in the right direction. We look forward to seeing you again in Costa Rica. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at the La Colina hotel, which sits on the hillside overlooking Tamarindo beach. Great pool, great owner who has very personable service, and nice accommodations with a two room, one bath suite that had a very large balcony facing the NW direction toward the beach (great sunsets and mornings). It is a 7 minute walk to... More 

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Lespada, Guest Relations Manager at La Colina, responded to this review

We thank you for writing a great review. We hope if your travels take you to Tamarindo, you will plan your stay with us at La Colina. More 

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Address: en frente de jardin del eden, Tamarindo 00000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
La Colina Tamarindo
La Colina Hotel Tamarindo
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tamarindo

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