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Las Olas Hotel & Restaurant

Playa Hermosa de Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica
Las Olas Hotel & Restaurant
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A group (9) of us went here for lunch a few days ago. The food was pretty good - we loved the fish sandwiches, but our Tico family said the food was 'OK' as they got Casado with steak. The location is right on the brag and a nice atmosphere. Staff was very friendly and multilingual, able to fluently speak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The breakfast is dreamy! Pancakes, yogurt (sort of juice though), granola, fresh fruit, wafles, batidos, eggs, coffee, sandwiches, everything you need really... Right on the beach. Friendly staff. They also have lunch and diner but we didnt try it.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I stayed here with my boyfriend in February 2014. Neither of us surf -- but we loved it just the same. True, our room had no AC (I understand other rooms do), was separated from the office by a thin wall, had the worst mattress ever, and abutted a noisy kitchen at the restaurant next door. It was basic in... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I've stayed here several times and I cant wait to go back. My last stay in Feb. was one of my best. What makes this place so great? In my opinion, its Jason and Raffa. They are both great people who go out of there way to make sure that their guests have a great time. They will help you... More 

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I came here in January with 7 friends, about half of us surfers and the other half not surfers. January is right at the beginning of Costa Rica's dry season, and not only is it HOT, but it is HUMID! I stayed in the sky box at the main house and my friends occupied the two rooms below. Only one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

One of the best trips I have taken! Both Jason and Raffa were very professional and made us feel at home! If you like to surf and enjoy good food, I highly recommend Las Olas Hotel and Restaurant! Enjoy!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I only had breakfast here when I stayed at Surf Inn Hermosa. The place has a very rustic look that fits very well into the kind of beach it is located on. A very different and relaxing location. I am not a surfer but I still enjoy this place as it's so relaxing to just sit back and enjoy watching... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were robbed in this hotel by hotel staff (the bar manager sneaked in our room when we were doing the check in). We reported the robbery to the police and notified hotel management about it ... they did nothing. They have no insurance, no cameras, etc. The police recommended us to stay there until they gathered more info. The... More 

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North Carolina
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Stayed here in March/ April for 5 days and had a blast. The hotel itself is rudimentary, but the staff totally make up for the lack of amenities! Jason and Cameron (the owners/ managers) were super friendly and very accommodating. I broke my surf board the second day down there and they loaned me a board to use for the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We came to Las Olas without a booking after a minor stuff up with respect to which Playa Hermosa we were supposed to be going to. Costa Rica is full of Playa Hermosas - Trip Advisor often lumps them together so make sure you know what the Province is! Had I read the other reviews of this place from non... More 

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