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Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo

Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful airy rooms in bold bright colors with a touch of Om/Aum. Plenty of room to stretch out and quiet. Nice French bakery with fresh daily pastries. Enthusiastic people always smiling. Willing to go the extra mile to make sure stay and daily excursions are perfect - and to your schedule. Nice patios with estuary and ocean views. One min.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this through Witch's Rock Surf Camp since they were full. We had a suite with a nice balcony and view of the ocean. The bed was comfortable. The room was large enough to keep my longboard inside. The AC seemed a bit undersized for the room. It was off when we arrived and it took a long time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trish is great! Very pragmatic and very sweet. I am a single woman am traveling with my 13 and 4 year old boys. I do not spend a lot on hotels as my kids are adventure seekers (I need to budget for that) and we don't spend a lot of time in the room. I booked this hotel because it... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Room was pleasant with view of ocean (actually about a one block walk down a path). Staff was very friendly and helpful. Bed was so so. Howler monkeys in the trees at breakfast. Croissants were wonderful! For a longer stay, I would go for a place with a fridge.

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Chico, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It's not luxurious, but it has everything else you need. Bring your own toiletries. Do not flush toilet paper down the toilet, it will clog. The French bakery is nice for breakfast. It's a tropical forest so bring LOTS of sunblock and mosquito spray! The rooms will have little creepy crawlers lurking around, but what do you expect, it is... More 

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Playas del Coco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We live in Cota Rica and as for most Ticos, prices for tourists are generally not adapted to tico budget...But we had to stay around Tamarindo for this night and picked Laguna del Cocodrilo for it's helpul reservation procedure with the owner. We did not regret at all. The location close to the beach was perfect for us (certainly the... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great beach location, and such friendly staff. The lady at front desk, Trish, was divine. Gave us maps and went through them showing best shops and restaurants. Found us adapter plug, helped with whatever request / information we asked for. The in house bakery does great breakfast and coffees. Beautiful views, right on the lagoon and beach. There really are... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

As others have noted, cocodrillo is in a prime location in tamarindo, on the beach and close to everything. The staff and owners could not be nicer, friendlier or more helpful. The bakery is awesome. However... Our room, ocean view on the first floor, needed an upgrade. It had that not so fresh feeling, from the thin mattress on the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our stay at this hotel was great, not only is the location right by the beach (private path from the hotel) but it's a clean hotel surrounded by wildlife. Upon arrival, Patricia greeted us with a smile and gave us information about Tamarindo and local tours (highly recommend the Laguna boat tour @ $35/person). The hotel is located on the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was nice being a 5 minute walk from the main downtown hustle and bustle if you're looking for a bit of peace and quiet in a busy tourist area. Private path to the beach was really nice. Clean, good A/C for the peak hot hours, lovely garden area to sit and relax in hammocks, safe, secure, and the French... More 

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