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Hotel Guarana

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Puerto Viejo Center, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Hessen
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In our hotel in San Jose we found a brochure for the Cabinas Guarana, liked it and decided to try it - good decision. No trouble with booking the rooms via internet (upon arrival we even got a small discount for paying cash). The room - including a small safe - was spacious, bright and clean. So was the bathroom,... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My vacation there was actually in October 2012, but back then I didn't know what was Tripadvisor and now I have taken the initiative to write smth :) Oh my god, I will never ever forget that vacation. OK, let's start from San Jose - I took a bus from there to Puerto Viejo. We traveled through a national park,... More 

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These folks are friendly, helpful and totally accommodating. The rooms are pleasant las is the property. It's far enough from the beach so you can get good sleep at night without loud music. A small patio with a hammock is perfect for lazing and enjoying the greenery and local fauna (lots of lizards and birds). I saw a review that... More 

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very calm place and close to everything, very clean, excellent attention and very polite people. Share kitchen well equipped and clean, fridge to store food. WiFi with a decent speed but low range only works in the lobby area.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my 4 nights in Cabinas Guarana. It was a perfect choice for me. I arrived by Mepe bus from San Jose so it was great to just have a 2 block walk to find it. It had everything I needed - comfy bed, clean, bathroom with warm water from the shower, mosquito net, ceiling fan, safe, balcony... More 

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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Decent bed, good atmosphere (no glass in the windows, so the rain was so relaxing at night). Service was ok (have had better), felt secure at all times, loved having a safe. Could be a tiny bit cleaner (mainly the floor, was a little greasy, but not a big deal). Would probably stay again if I went back to PV.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night before moving to cheaper accommodation that had more. For $36 here you get the bare minimum. There are better options around town for $25 that include a TV and are cleaner. The wifi doesn't work in the rooms. The grouting in the bathrooms leaked and would not drain. There was no atmosphere. The beds were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

excellent hotel to stay in.2 min walk to the center of everything.big rooms and so clean;its like being in a private forest 'well taken care of forest. ALMA;the sweet lady in reception is just an angel'so nice person and so helpful'very helpful. owner is also so nice.once i forgot the key inside and door was closed .that was after midnight... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

A bit of tropical paradise by the sea. The gardens were beautiful and the cabins are fight in town. The shower was a bit difficult but other than that it was a simple, no frills, paradise location. There is a communal kitchen but you are only feet away from some great places to eat.

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Amsterdam
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I stayed at Hoel Guarana as part of a course so I did not know much about it before arriving. I was pleasantly surprised to find this little haven in Puerto Viejo, a lovely seaside town with some noisier streets so this was a quiet find I would return to again. I experienced good and responsive service regarding two issues... More 

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