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Hotel Cocal & Casino

Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Hotel Cocal & Casino
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Rating summary
  • 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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Huntington, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Seattle, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

When people told me that Costa Rica is inexpensive, I thought they were right until I came and stayed at this hotel. The hotel itself only offers girls and nothing else. Do not bring a family here. It is more like a motel than hotel. They offer a free breakfast but it is extremely limited and small. Expect to pay... More 

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London, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was shocked when I got my bar bill...two local beers and two tequila`s...$32.00 American! I don't care how good looking the working girls are thought to be, the prices reflect that the working girls are readily available, some are stunning and some you would chew your arm off to get away from...lol, I was there to gamble, but they... More 

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Venice, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

High milage, tatted, dressed to the 9's, foot tall platform shoes, waddling plump, about 75 of them, days after Christmas milling around the twin pools and tiki bar. Lovely beach front property. But lore of drop dead gorgeous females from reviews and forums just wasn't there. Just numerous, very polite, well dressed grizzled old pros. People watching was majorly entertaining... More 

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Freeport, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I love this hotel is the best place on planet earth, the rooms are clean the staff is friendly, security is in place and does a great job , the pools are clean , its on the beach , and the food is great. Dont believe the review from the washed out wife from the US that doesnt want anyone... More 

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Graham, Tx
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We didn't stay there, we did go to the casino to play some. I did pretty well with that. The hookers are full force there, with 50% of them being easy on the eyes. I cant say much for the food or hotel, but the casino and bar were good.

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newmarket, ontario
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

First night I went to the poke room and tripled my $100 in the first hand -an left. second night I won about $400. Third night the pokr room manager barred me cuz I was "rude" which first off is totally untrue and secondly who cares, anyone seen Tony G play. No rule against it. I think its cus I... More 

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Indiana
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Well the food at breakfast and the sandwiches at lunch are good. Located right on the beach for a great setting. But since this Hotel/Casino is known for its nightime activity, you get a wide range of patrons. Most are there for a good time and behave accordingly.........but others go out of their way to try to become the latest... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Have been staying here for a number of years. Had the Jr. Suite - THE WORST HOTEL BED EVER !!! Creaking, crunching, sagging mattress !!!-I'm sure from "over use" !!! Found a used condom pack from previous tenant near the bed on check in - REALLY !!! -just to let you know about what happens here. Door lock never functioned... More 

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