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Frente Elenas | Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 9355, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

OK, let's start with the good because there are definitely appealing aspects to El Nido. The rooms are really nice (comfy mattress) with a nice kitchenette and the property is well kept and pretty. However, that does not make a place worth $120/night (which is the high end for the Caribbean). So, here's the not so good aspects: First, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2009

From the moment we arrived we were treated like VIPs. We were given excellent advice on local restaurants, tours/excursions, and massage, and made to feel almost like part of the family for the week we stayed. Playa Chiquita has a beautiful, undeveloped beach. The rainforest along the beach has lots of monkeys, sloths, and birds. There are many restaurants in... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2009

I have visited Costa Rica several times. I have stayed on the Pacific side and it's nice and beautiful, but a little too touristy for me. For me it's all about the caribbean side of Costa Rica. It's all about Puerto Viejo. I have stayed at some great places in the Puerto Viejo area but none could even come close... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2009

I have to agree with the reviewer who noted that the place is very new and still growing into itself. The cabinas are beautifully constructed, very large inside, new, clean, very comfortable, pool is very nice- in all a very comfortable place to stay. The new owners are, well, new, and it showed several times during out stay in terms... More

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bern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

Great place for kids and family. The pool is gorgeous when you don't want to go to the beach. The place is cosy, very tidy and well run. I highly recommend it. Everything is new and very tasteful.

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Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2009

My husband and I spent 9 days staying at El Nido in Playa Chiquita and we could not be more pleased with our honeymoon destination. Gail (owner) and Sylvio were hospitable without being intrusive- available to help plan excursions and friendly but also respectful of our privacy. They scheduled a canopy tour, animal rescue visit, and fishing excursions for us.... More

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2009

We showed up at El Nido late on a rainy day in August and they were quickly able to accommodate four of us - two parents and two teens - in one of their lovely new cabins. These cabins are beatutifully designed in natural wood, with high ceilings, a well equipped spacious kitchen, a California King-sized bed and a futon... More

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familygogo
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2009

El Nido recently opened for business and shows a few growing pains. The cabinas are gorgeous, tastefully constructed of local woods and roomy -- comfortable space for 3, with a gigantic comfy king bed and a fold-down couch (a bit lumpy but workable). The grounds and pool are lovely. The location on a quiet stretch of the coast, but convenient... More

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Address: Frente Elenas | Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 9355, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
El Nido Cabinas Hotel Puerto Viejo
El Nido Cabinas Costa Rica/Limon

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