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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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Falls Church, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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23 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Bradenton, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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 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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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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13 helpful votes 13 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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Panama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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