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Hotel Malinche

Quepos, Costa Rica
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed as part of a tour group so not sure of the price we paid but imagine it was over. Room was small and the air con unit looked very old. The switch on the unit was stuck so we only had a very cold option. It was an extremely noisy hotel. The air con was like a motor in... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This isn't a fancy hotel. The shower was cold, and the room could have been a bit cleaner. BUT the A/C worked. The room had a small balcony attached, which was nice. There is free coffee downstairs. And the hotel is conveniently located near the bus terminal for easy access to Manuel Antonio, beaches, or longer trips within Costa Rica.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This place is alright, I guess. There's no option to have breakfast included, so you'll have to go down the street to the restaurant to eat breakfast anyways. The room we had, it started leaking through the roof when it was raining... so that's not good. When we asked the reception for a good place to go out at night,... More 

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48 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Poor hotel in many ways. It is handy for the bus station (315c to Manual Antonia every 15 mins) (taxi $10), shops and limited quality eating places. It offers poor but free coffee. Meanwhile. We had no hot water in the shower the entirety of the two nights we were there. There was what appeared a brand new aircon unit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I stayed with a friend in Hotel Malinche during high season and I really like the hotel. After looking in some of the hostels in Quepos which were either overbooked or overpriced, we found it worth spending 4 dollar more each (the room did cost 40$ for two persons) to have a clean and nice private room with a private... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

When we first were shown the room, we liked it compared to the place across the street. It was spacious, and seemed clean. She then told us the price and we at the same time said "We'll take it!" First let me list the positives. -secure parking and a guard -wifi -tv -fridge -we had a balcony (room #2) -the... More 

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Richmond
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed three nights. You have to put the hotel in the context of Costa Rican Hotels in Quepos comparison. In that context it is a very reasonable choice. You can negotiate a reasonable rate for the bare-bones rooms. Some have A/C and some have refrigerators. The hotel is located on a side street and you have to look to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

If you read my review about the Best Western Kamuk, you'll know we didn't stay there and after some searching ended up at Malinche. There was only 1 room with a double bed left so we checked it out and I have to say it was definitely the strangest shaped room/apartment/studio ever. But, it worked. It was clean, and the... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

The air condition did not functioning, smelled mold in the room and an old carpet on the floor. We payed for two nights and checked out after one. Price for two nights was $ 120, but the owner of the hotel would not pay back $ 60. No breakfast and no sitting area at the outside. When we complained about... More 

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Denver, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I want to say first that the staff was very nice and my room was as clean as it could be given the age of the hotel but the carpet was kind of icky. Needs major updating even for budget accommodations (someone in my group thought some hostels were way nicer). Had ants in the bathroom and a couple in... More 

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