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Lizard King Hotel Resort

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Calle Principal - 600 metros sur del Banco | Costa Rica (On the main road of Puerto Viejo), Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I liked the Lizard King Resort hotel and the Puerto Viejo so much that I stayed 10 nights! 5 star customer service in a 3 star hotel. I would stay here again, in fact I was sad to leave. It is a family run hotel and they go out of their way to make sure they leave a good impression.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the queen bed room in the lizard queen resort. The room was very clean, it had AC, cable TV, free WiFi, and a fridge. Also the free breakfast was good and quick. The staff was very friendly and always helpful with anything we needed. We liked it so much that we stayed for an additional two nights.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very clean and elite place. I used their service and they are very professional. Stuff's nice behave satisfied me a lot, I will use this Hotel Resort again at future if I visit again Costa Rica.

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read the reviews and we're expecting friendly staff and great breakfasts. We were disappointed on both fronts. Although the breakfast was included in our room charge we chose not to eat there after the first mediocre day at breakfast. The pancakes were ordinary, nothing like the reviews and the Gallo Pinto was flavorless. The rooms were clean. When we... More

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Based on previous TA reviews we expected a quaint little full service restaurant with attentive, warm staff. Apparently life has changed at the Lizard King. Despite menu out front indicating full service cafe and evening cocktails there is no food or beverage service other than a marginal free breakfast that in no way resembles the pictures on web site. Asking... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Bethany, Luis, his mother and the other guests at the hotel made our stay there very pleasant -- or as pleasant as it could be given the incessant daytime noise of construction. This will be quite a gem when it is all finished. Another reason for the 2 star rating for us was Puerto Viejo itself (because Lizard King is... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The resort was nice and i loved how close it was to the beach but what made the stay for me was how wonderful the lady at reception was. Jen was very accommodating with all of our requests and gave us all the information we needed to have a wonderful stay in Puerto Viejo. Thank you Jen for making our... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with my partner in feb. We had an amazing trip and are desperate to return to puerto viejo and very sad to leave. The reception staff were lovely, helpful and attentive. Service was great and friendly at breakfast. Breakfast was delicious - the pancakes were excellent. Hotel was clean and well maintained. Exceeded expectations even... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay. The location was perfect; within walking distance of the shops and restaurants. And a short drive or bike ride to the many stunning and beautiful beaches along the coast. Our room was simple, clean and spacious. There was a fridge and a flat screen TV with lots of English... More

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Toronto, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Puerto Viejo is certainly peppered with cheaper places to stay, but The Lizard King is an excellent value for what you get. The staff are very friendly and helpful, a nice mix of Spanish and English speakers. The tap water is safe to drink and a refreshing option on hot, sunny days. The beds were comfortable and the pool looked... More

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Additional Information about Lizard King Hotel Resort

Also Known As:
Lizard King Hotel Resort Costa Rica/Limon
Address: Calle Principal - 600 metros sur del Banco | Costa Rica (On the main road of Puerto Viejo), Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lizard King Hotel Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lizard King Hotel & Resort for its great location, friendly service, fun amenities, beautiful wooden rooms and building structure.Free WiFiFree BreakfastFree ParkingFree Swimming Pool Access - 24 hours, 7 days a weekFree Bus-stop Shuttle to HotelGreat Location - Next to Everything & across the Street from the BeachLaundry ServiceOrthopedic MattressesAir ConditionMini refrigeratorMini BarCable TelevisionCafe RestaurantBakery and PastriesTours and Attractions Appointment ManagementOnsite Massage Service ... more   less 
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