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Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo

Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #17 of 23 hotels in Tamarindo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
EmilyT30 Bel Air, Maryland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not a resort type hotel so be prepared for bare minimum. It is, however, right on the beach and a slice of quiet paradise. This hotel is a surfers dream and a short walk to WRSC or town. Staff was really friendly and went out of their way to take care of us. There was not much to... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When backpacking you expect the amenities to be bare minimum. With that it mind, this place was ideal. Upon arrival, we were checked in by Cedric who was friendly and helpful. The television hookup was sketchy, but he nicely came to help us with that. We had a ground ocean view room with 2 full size beds, a spacious area... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Laguna Cocodrilo for one month, in an apartment style room. A friend of mine was staying with me for a week, and left at about 5 am. I went down to say good-bye, and came back up to my room and went back to sleep. When I awoke, my front door was wide open, and my ipad... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Hotel La Laguna del Cocodrilo is often the "overflow" hotel for Witch's Rock Surf Camp (WRSC). It's a quick walk down the beach or down the road from WRSC away from town. Cocodrilo has no pool, but a quaint courtyard with lush vegetation on all sides that make it ideal for quiet and solitude, especially at night. It has a... More

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had diner the first night we arrived in Tamarindo. And we didn't search for another because we liked it so much. So we eat 3 times there. The food is excellent (trust the advise of the owner) and the place to sit is very nice. Service is at high level.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My friend and I had just arrived in Tamarindo from a long airplane ride, and the staff made everything incredibly easy and comforting right off the bat! We spent out first two nights there, and I couldn't speak more highly of the staff. Sandy and Cedric are super friendly! Patricia at the front desk is a little gem of her... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

With excellent hospitality, this hotel is a good option for anyone looking for a quiet, clean and safe hotel. Within walking distance of all the Tamarindo. They have an excellent French bakery on site and the staff make you feel like family.

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Booked in at Witch's Rock Surf Camp and it was full for the first 3 days, so they set us up here. lovely little place, clean, and basic, with 2 really neat features, 1st, the bakery attached, oh man, these french treats were amazing, so nice at any time of the day to get a coffee and some fresh baked... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I'm almost hesitant to write a review about this hidden gem in Tamarindo for fear of it becoming too crowded and popular. Very selfish of me, I know! But this little hotel gets it right. The location on the beach, the French bakery, the hospitality...perfect. Imagine strolling outside of your room and sitting down to a delicious breakfast in a... More

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Orillia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

My son and I checked in as part of the Witch's Rock surf school and were happy enough with the clean and basic accommodation. The owners and very kind and helpful and will respond very quickly to any concerns. We would have appreciated heavier curtains on the sliding glass doors to keep out sun and to block out the light... More

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Address: Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
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Family and friendly hotel located on the beach. Tropical garden, with faun and flora. ... more   less 
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