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Lizard King Hotel Resort

3.0 of 5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lizard King is great! Bethany and Luis are fun hosts, always eager to help. We have stayed many times over the years, and have witnessed first hand many improvements, including a nice open balcony on the second floor for all guests to lounge around!. You can still stay in a basic room for a fair price, but you can also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room with fan, friendly staff, great breakfast. Room are a bit noisy...can hear your neighbour speaking.. Not far from center and beaches. But its all good for a few days, 50 $/day.....................

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For those of you who do not want to read me ramble on about the deference between Hostels and hotels in Costa Rica can skip to the good bit. I had the opportunity to stay a the lizard king hotel in the surf town of Puerto Verjo, after a unsatisfactory experience at Veronica's place (Review to come). I have been... More 

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Lizard K, Front Office Manager at Lizard King Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear bwb_pioneer, Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased to know you have enjoyed our dormitory settings. Unfortunately power outages do happen in Costa Rica. We always make sure wifi is fixed as soon as the power's back on. At the moment we're expanding our wifi so that it reaches every corner of the hotel and restaurant.... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I will absolutely return to Lizard King when I visit Puerto Viejo! I have been traveling with a group and we have been hostel hopping around Costa Rica -- I needed just 1 night in a relaxing hotel and Lizard King exceeded all expectations. Although, it was way too much to spend, considering the prices of other hotel resorts in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We only got to spend two nights at the Lizard King in Puerto Viejo. It is in a great location, a quick two minute walk from being right down in the thick of things. Those two minutes actually make it a quieter location than some of the hotels closer to the city center. There are some pros and cons to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed 2 nights here and it was so nice! Beds were comfortable, TV was in English and AC was cold! This little place was right in the middle of everything. We walked to dinner and the bars. Breakfast was great! The staff was very helpful and they even knew when we came home late and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great place- VERY clean and the mattresses are BRAND NEW- best I've had in a hotel in a long time. No bugs and no mosquito nets because rooms without a/c are screened completely. Breakfast was very good and food in general very good. Owners Luis and Bethany are always on site and happy to help- they care that things are... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This hotel is located just a block or so away from the main part of town which made it easy to walk everywhere. Room was clean and staff was friendly. Towels for the beach were provided and the breakfast included with our stay was great! Could have stayed elsewhere for less but glad we didn't.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent visit to the Lizard King. I had never been to Puerto Viejo before, and based on research, reviews and location, I had narrowed my choice of hotel down to three - one in Cocles, one in the center of town, a block off the main street, and the Lizard King. I ruled out the one... More 

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Azusa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

For our Honeymoon we stayed at the Lizard King Hotel in Costa Rica. The experience we had was amazing. We were greeted with an outstanding staff that made us feel right at home. I was impressed with the rooms because they were very clean and comfy, and cleanliness is important because I'm kind of a clean freak. The pool was... More 

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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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Lizard King Hotel Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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