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Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Hotel Cocal & Casino
Ranked #33 of 44 Hotels in Jaco
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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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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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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Falls Church, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Cocal is a well-equipped hotel that's right on the beach in Jaco. It has modern rooms, two pools, a decent restaurant. a pool bar, a casino (if you're into gambling), and it's close to the main street in Jaco. This was my second stay; my room was ready when I arrived late in the day. As always, the staff... More 

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20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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Address: Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Hotel Cocal And Casino
Hotel Cocal Jaco
Hotel El Cocal
El Cocal Hotel
Hotel Cocal & Casino Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco

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