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Hotel Cocal & Casino

Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Hotel Cocal & Casino
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not for families or "real" ultra conservatives. Yes it's mostly men who stay there and the women come out at night but if you want a hotel with a nice pool, good restaurant and next to the beach this is it. If you not a prude and a little open minded you can go with your girlfriend or wife and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this was not only my 1st time on a plane, but also first time being out of the country. My boyfriend tried to warn me of the issues I would probably have with the place but i was open minded to an extent. The beaches were unlike any I had ever seen GORGEOUS, and clean. The hotel however was... More 

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just came back from Jaco about a week ago. I had a great time. I stayed in room number 1. It is one of the best rooms to rent while staying at the hotel. Its on the second floor corner facing the pool. You have no neighbors, a little privacy, you can look down at the pool and activities.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

First off...don't stay here if you are not here for the beautiful women. I've seen some reviews that are critical of the fact that this place fills with woman every night. So if you are a family or a couple, I don't think this is the place for you. We stayed in one of the condos and couldn't have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is one of my favorite hotels in Jaco. There is always a lot of action and they normally have live music at night. The rooms are modern and clean. Its right on the beach and on top of all this there food is great. I highly recommend this place. Please note in my opinion not for families or... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My mom and I went to see a room and ask for pricing, and I want to thank the hotel worker who warned us about the "chicas" that show up at the hotel. Basically, prostitutes are around all day hanging around the bar and it's even worse at night.

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Dallas, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Don't buy drinks for the companion at the bar inside the hotel. The bar tender will keep on asking your companion for more drink as soon the individual finished the drink. Sit else where and go get drink as needed. Your companion may end up drinking 3-4 drinks at a cost of 10-18 per drink. Do the math!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My husband and I took a trip to Jaco Beach on a whim and after driving around for a bit we came across Hotel Cocal. From the street side it didn't look like much of a place to stay but once you go into the main doorway a whole new world appears. The pools, the bar and the ocean location... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

if you are on the hunt for nightlife the cocal is it plus this is a real nice place the staff is friendly and helpfull and it is a real nice place to spend some time and live like a rock star-- I cant wait to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just returned and hated to leave. I personally don't see how it could have been any better. Stayed in the penthouse and enjoyed the entire stay along with the many extras. I am planning another trip soon. The fishing was great food and attention by the staff was just how I like it. I wouldn't consider any where else in... More 

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