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Hotel Las Gaviotas

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Golfito, Costa Rica
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Hotel Las Gaviotas
Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Golfito
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We ended up here on a Saturday evening and cheaper options were all full (weekend busy for the famous duty free shopping fest at the Deposito in town). The last 'bungalow' was $160 for the two of us. Strong smell of disinfectant, which did not deter the kitchen cockroach colony. Spacious if spartan. A roomy enough inside social area and... More 

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Naples, Italy
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012 via mobile

Located in the beautiful setting of Gulfo Dulce, right at the beginning of Golfito, this a bit pretentious and a bit run down hotel or motel. Rooms are spacious overlooking the garden and the peaceful bay The pool could be magnificent but was not well entertained. Security is questionable. Not recommended

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We stayed at Las Gaviotas for 7 nights and by the time we left, it felt like home! From check-in the staff was friendly and very helpful. We had a couple problems with the room which were corrected within minutes of when we reported them. The rooms are clean and spacious. The grounds are very well kept and had quite... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
65 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

I stayed at Hotel Las Gaviotas for one night in April. The hotel is located at the entrance of Golfito directly on the shore of Golfo Dulce. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, however there is no beach, just a pool (very nice) and a pier for fishing-boats. My room was quite large, tastefully decorated with high ceilings...two double beds, flat-screen-tv,... More 

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Grafton, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

What an unbelievably fantastic experience! The serenity, peacefulness, gorgeous landscaping and surrounding beauty are just the beginning of this excellent hotel and resort. The friendly, helpful, staff (including wait staff, reception personnel, bartenders, landscape crews, maintenance personnel, and anyone else we came across) went out of their way to make us feel at home, and provide us with everything we... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

Pros - Very clean and comfortable rooms. - The gardens in front of the rooms give them a fresh and peaceful feeling. - The pool is not so big, but enough to stay there for a while. - The view is great. - The rates are good Cons - There is no beach to walk or swim. - The restaurant... More 

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Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Las Gaviotas was right on the ocean. It had a large open air restaurant and bar that looked out across the pool and then the ocean. Even though it was during the Christmas holidays the place was very quiet and we didn't see hardly any other guests. It is on the south side of town and you would need a... More 

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South Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2004

Have stayed 3 times. Locally owned, great view and helpful staff. Great dining on patio by the pool. Not for hyper types. Every thing is laid back as it should be.

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Additional Information about Hotel Las Gaviotas

Address: Golfito, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Hotel Las Gaviotas Costa Rica/Golfito

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