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Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Hotel Cocal & Casino
Ranked #27 of 42 hotels in Jaco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hotel i must say is beautiful hotel with a lot of amenities, great location, beautiful pool, beach front and if your a single guy full of ladies when arrived they stated my room wasn't ready needed to wait bout an hour, an hour and half later room still wasn't ready, i reserved 2 rooms king size they ended giving me... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is everything you have read in the previous reviews, its for the single traveler looking for company of a working girl. If that's what you are looking for then this is the place to be as the pool area at night time has a selection of over 100 woman ready to take your money for the service they... More

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not your average hotel. I was forced to stay here for a night as the town was fully booked. It may appear to be a normal hotel if you check in during the day, but as mentioned in many other reviews, it is loaded with ladies of the night at a disturbing level. If watching creepy old expats... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The poolside area is full of working girls of varying degrees of beauty. Some are stunning others not so. Watch the girls like a hawk as they will try and rip you off. Most are single mothers and many are addicted to drugs. Staff at the hotel are very friendly and rooms are kept clean and tidy. Food is decent... More

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Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was a great experience staying here. Definitely not really for kids or families, but single guys or non jealous girl friends it is cool.The place is clean and it is in a beautiful location by the ocean. Staff was friendly. Breakfast was very good. Drinks at the bar are not cheap. I will stay here again when I go... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My room was very comfortable. The restaurant was good. Price seems a bit high for the green season. The hotel is located on the beach in Jaco and caters to men looking for young women. There are many of those to choose from. I had a cheaper room located facing the parking lot. In the evening girls begin arriving and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Nice beach, excellent service, incomparable atmosphere day and night, great location, walking distance to all Jaco nice restaurants and Tourist offices. During the nights, every night, there is a Party by the Pool where lots of people, specially women come to enjoy the life with the tourist and have the time of your life.

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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Ok, just got back from the cocal last week and here is a in depth and truthful review. This is a place for single men looking for prostitutes. If you are with your girlfriend, wife, kids, co-workers, this place is not for you, do not even visit. However, if you want some chicas, here is what it is: the girls... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This was an eye-opener. We walked over to the casino to play some slots and it's really not much of a casino. (Drinks are not free when you gamble like in Vegas). The main event here is the pool bar - for gentlemen, that is. This is the meeting point for local "working girls" to negotiate their rates before heading... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This beautiful beachfront Hotel is located in the hart of Jaco Beach,and jet tucked away discreetly on a side street in front of the ocean where people can be seen Surfing .The Casino is great fun,I meet quite a variety of people there ,everybody is very friendly.The restaurant is super ,I had Eggs Benedict for breakfast ,on the terrace while... More

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Address: Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hotel Cocal Jaco
Hotel Cocal And Casino
Hotel El Cocal
El Cocal Hotel
Hotel Cocal & Casino Costa Rica/Jaco

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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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