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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

Stayed 08/08 - $75/night PROs: 1. Simple but nice decor on the pool grounds 2. Tiki bar is a fun venue to meet other hotel guests 3. surfing is very good on the beach break with offers right/lefts - just be in the water "before 11am before the winds get on it" 4. Clean but simple rooms (ie. on a... More 

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2008

Overall clean and comfortable, Not a luxurious place but comfortable, the bed was good, the bathroom clean and nice. staff was very helpful, great location in relation to the town was absolutely perfect,in front of the beach..but the beach was very very bad and dirty!! i was looking for place just to stay!! and was OK for me but not... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2008

We stayed at the hotel cocal y casino for two weeks. The room, dining, pool, beach and great location in relation to the town was absolutely perfect. I think I most looked forward to our complimentary breakfast every morning with the best coffee in the world. We rented a car from a nearby travel agency, but we barely ended up... More 

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Quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2008

Sorry for my English. We did complicated trip in Costa Rica with kids and teenagers in January 2006. Stayed in Cocal 3-4 days. Very big room with 4 queen-size beds, small pool, excellent bar, grate beach, breathtaking view. When I red other review I remembered it was construction, no phone, small place e.t.c. But place was so enjoyable that we... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2008

the hotel was great!! the staff was very helpful. yes it is true that the rooms do not have tvs or phones. but the way i see it, if im going to costa rica why the hell would i want to waist my time in my room. there is so much to do in jaco, dont be afraid to go... More 

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Kinston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2007

Small Hotel and Casino. Staff very courteous and cheerful. Right on the beach. Overall clean and comfortable. Not for every traveler. Hotel is dated, but gives a great local flavor. Not a luxurious place, but comfortable. FOOD is great! We even had them to prepare meals with the Mahi Mahi and Tuna we caught while fishing out of los Suenos... More 

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Toronto
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2007

We have been to Costa Rica a few times and it has been wonderful each time except for when we stayed at the El Cocal in Jaco. We booked our vacation through Nolitours. This was the second time Nolitours has put us in a hotel with construction in or near the hotel. When we booked we were told we would... More 

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Olin,Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2006

Could not get excited one way or another. Rooms ere no great bargain, need some updated. Overall the hotel was clean. Nice pool area with bar. Restuarant was average at best. Have stayed at better and worse.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2006

The hotel is just fine, and the people are great. The costruction noise is really minimal - I find the street noise more noticeable. Once you are on the beach side of the hotel, all you hear is the surf. Good TV, alarm clock, wake up calls are available. I would go again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2006

Just a warning for anyone traveling to Cocal this year, construction starts every weekday morning less than 30 feet from the hotel at 6:30 AM. Construction is due to complete late in 2006. Also, judging from my experience, I would say thay it's a good idea at this hotel to check that the prices they charge you (for drinks and... More 

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