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Hotel Jaguar

Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #10 of 11 hotels in Cahuita
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014
Jn627 Lowell, North Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Lowell, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Need to work on the cleaning of bathrooms and kitchenette including restroom at the pool.Great location. Manager and staff were very nice. Wake up to howler monkeys each morning. Chance to see some local wildlife around the hotel. We walked everywhere from the hotel. Beach just across the road which has very little traffic.

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Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I spent a couple of nights with my wife and Kids at this hotel, the place is good just for that.. to spend the night...while spending the rest of your day at the beach, the rooms were large and clean, which is what you need when traveling with the family...The limited staff was nice and friendly and always willing to... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Somehow this place had a kind of charming touch with the little picturesque library, the tropical garden with some stone sculptures and the restaurant without walls, but funny plush frogs on each table, as well as the nice music that kept going on without being too loud to feel disturbed. Not a five star hotel, but the owner was very... More

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

Although this hotel, with its excellent location across from the beach, should be a going concern, it has been hampered by several changes of ownership and management over the years, most of whom appear to know little about the hospitality industry. I have been a loyal fan for a long time in spite of this because of the hotel's location... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011 via mobile

We were charged 50 bucks, the man next to us was charged 60. The Italian man working the counter told us the island was full and we would have a hard time finding a place, that was a lie. We went down the street the next day and found a private cabin for 30 bucks. Go to Cabinas Brigitte just... More

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London, UK
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

I stayed at the Jaguar in Feb 2007 and found it very disappointing, practically deserted, dirty pool and all furniture very old and shabby. I'm going back to Cahuita this month and will take a look at the Jaguar as friends have told me that it's been renovated and cleaned up. I realise my review is a bit out of... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2009

For $40 a day, you can lodge up to five people per room. There are vaulted ceilings, ensuite shower, foam mattresses, TV, and the beautiful Playa Negra within 200 metres of the room. Also available in each room are magazines in five languages. The front counter sells beverages, snacks, and bottles of Imperial cerveza. Tourists are mostly American, German, and... More

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Quebec (Canada)
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2009

One advice, do not give your credit card number to Hotel Jaguar in Cahuita ‘cause they’ll automatically charge 50% of your 2-day stay or 30% or your 3+day stay, even 2 months ahead… And if you try to cancel even 5 days in advance, they do not refund. Stay away from them.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
65 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

The room was a decent size. Nothing fancy but acceptable. The bathroom’s not too new but it was alright. The pool was nice (a good size) with a shower right by it. Playa Negra is right out front. However, getting to the nicer beaches (in my opinion) at Cahuita National Park and the supermarket (as well as the bus stop... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2008

I have stayed at this hotel a few times over the years and am glad to see that the new owners are doing renovations and taking care of this excellent property located right across the road from Black Beach, on the Caribbean. What the Jaguar has that most hotels in Cahuita don't is large, airy rooms that catch the ocean... More

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Address: Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
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Jaguar Hotel Cahuita
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