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Tamarindo Yam

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   250 meters South to Iguana Surf, Tamarindo 1111, Costa Rica
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
MostUNESCOsites San Diego, California
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Tamarindo Daria has become oner the decades a 4Star resort. Has excellent pools and a great place to learn to surf. Best reached from new Liberia airport. Has many fair priced restaurants. Market a block away. They should have store in the hotel and a gift store. Bill Altaffer

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great small hotel only a short walk from center of town. If you are looking for some peace and quiet, this is your place. Nice big rooms, nice pool, friendly and helpful staff. I will be staying here again.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Tamarindo Yam was a great spacious hotel. We had 3 beds, 2 full bathrooms and a full kitchen. The back patio was great to hang wet towels from the beach and wet swimsuits to dry. The full kitchen was great to cook our food from the grocery store or the farmers market. It was very quite for sleeping too. The... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Just spent Valentines weekend with my wife and our 8 yr old son, and a couple of Friends. The service its great, romos very clean and it has a very good location in Tamarindo, its a walking distance to the main restaurants and the beach. Really recomend the place, good Price-product relation.

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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We felt ourselves lucky to enjoy some peace and quiet at Tamarindo Yam. The staff were very welcoming and the rooms were surprisingly spacious. Importantly we were grateful to be away from the often raucous centre of town. However town, shop to buy food and drink and beach were a few minutes steps away. It felt safe and we enjoyed... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is the first bad review I have ever written. My husband and I landed in tamarindo to celebrate our honey moon. We booked the yam as it was decent location and mid priced. Upon arrival the first room we got had a broken safe and air conditioner leaking liquid down the wall so we were moved. Our second room... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Our family very much enjoyed our few nights at the Yam. The staff were friendly, helpful, and the hotel was clean. We appreciated having the kitchen and eating area and the patio off the kitchen. This is a very nice hotel, and a good value for the money.

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Tel aviv
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

spend 4 nights at this lovley place on march 2013. we were 2 adults and 3 daughters. best location - close enought to the beach and far enought from the crowded centre. the place is well maintained - clean, new, the right aquipment inside the room. lovlely pool to cool the hot noon. we got a comfortable suite - great... More

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Sebastopol, California
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely stay. Clean and well appointed rooms, and service that truly went beyond the expected to make us comfortable. And the quiet location is a real treat in bustling tamarindo Thank you tamarindo yam. What a sweet place. Sababa!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

This is not a bad little hotel but it is certainly not "high class." The units are well built with some nice woodwork but the mattress on the bed was HORRIBLE. The bedding was shabby and some of the towels had seen better days. The kitchen was minimally equipped. We asked for a few things (like a toaster oven and... More

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tamarindoyam, Owner at Tamarindo Yam, responded to this review

very sorry to see from your review that tamarindo was not so good for you. the best i can do is inside the hotel borders. we did took an immidiate action and changed all the matrresses include sheets,pillows, towels. at the time of your stay you were not alone in the hotel. we provide all that is necessary in each... More

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Address: 250 meters South to Iguana Surf, Tamarindo 1111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tamarindo Yam 3*
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Tamarindo Yam Hotel Tamarindo
Yam Hotel Tamarindo

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Tamarindo-Yam is a bran new hotel, constructed in 2007. Located 250 meters from the beach, are seven modern luxury cottages each with private tranquil garden, suitable for 4 or 6 persons. Located around a romantic blue tiled pool in the warm sun, each cottage is designed differently from the other, all with top of the line features and comfort such as full kitchen, a/c unit, cable TV, high speed internet and more. ... more   less 
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