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Albergue Alma de Hatillo

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Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Albergue Alma de Hatillo
Ranked #3 of 11 hotels in Dominical
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The cabinas at Albergue Alma de Hatillo are so charming, you may not want to leave. Sabina Koczij-Martin is the quintessential hostess. She made our stay so comfortable and enjoyable. The meals were freshly prepared and restaurant quality. Fresh squeezed juices and homemade jams for breakfast were something I looked forward to each morning. Dinner was also delicious and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stayed in the cabin for 2 nights. Sabina was very kind and helpful. Breakfast is excellent with jams and spreads made from fruit from the garden. Our kids loved the pool and cabin. We changed our plans for the rest of our trip based on Sabinas advice, all turned out excellent.

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Hostess Sabina has built a gorgeously nestled, super smart collection of air-cooled bungalows into the jungle mountainside. With loving attention to detail, and a deep commitment to the environment, she's created a small paradise on earth. She's chosen to not have A/C in the rooms, which we found to be sufficiently cool due the cleverly designed ceiling vents. Fruit literally... More

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13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here with friends based on the Trip Advisor reviews and we're not disappointed. Sabina, the owner, was very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were comfortable and although there is no a/c they were very comfortable at night being well ventilated. The pool is nice with views out over the sea. The eating area is very pleasant and the... More

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Forked River, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I travel in different areas of Costa Rica often, when I am near Dominical, I go a few minutes N to Hattilo , directly off the highway to a very relaxing,comfortable stay with Sabina at the Albergue Alma de Hatillo. About 5 years ago , I was lucky enough to find Sabina and the Alma. Nothing against surfers or Dominical,... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This place is 25 miles from Quepos. It's at Dominical. It's right off the main highway so it's LOUD. It really is just OK, like more then $30 is too much. No A/C. Grounds are nice, owner tries hard, but this really isn't a "hotel" more like a B&B but in cabins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I recommend this comfortable place of retreat for anyone who appreciates well designed and immaculately clean, comfortable rooms, jungle song with back tones of surf in the near distance, a salt water pool, cheerful staff and the delicious cooking of the wonderful Didi. What really makes it special however, is Sabina the gracious hostess intent on caring for you and... More

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Austin, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This was a wonderful home/garden.....high up with lots of birds. It was very close to the highway and our room was noisy and the bed not comfortable. We really liked our gracious hostess . Sabina did everything possible for everyone. Beautiful person . The room included lovely fruit and some delicious toppings for bread. (too bad it was not good... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Sabina's inviting and comfortable oasis in Hatillo (6 km from Dominical and close to Uvita) is the peaceful place to stay if you are visiting this area. As a solo traveler, Sabina took the best care of me both prior to and during my stay there which helped me make the most of my time. She has a gem in... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stayed an extra day here because we loved the atmosphere, Sabina, and location. Sabina makes her own chocolate toast spread from her cocoa plants, as well as her own fruit jams and chutneys from her own plants. Saw lots of good birds on the property as well.

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Address: Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Albergue Alma De Hatillo Costa Rica/Dominical

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The property is located on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. It is 6 km north of the surfing town of Dominical, and 35 km south of Quepos.We are 3 km away from Hacienda Baru, a National Wildlife Refuge that offers a wide variety of rainforest tours & activities. Alma de Hatillo is just a 25-minute walk, or five minute drive, to a spectacular 10 km-long beach.We are located at the south end of the village of Hatillo. We are distinguished by a large red hibiscus hedge on the east side of the road through the village. There is a gas station 3 km south on the road to Dominical and several local places to eat.Being located on the edge of a Costa Rican village, we are able to offer our guests an authentic experience of rural life (including the sights and sounds of a small working farm across the road). We also have wilderness trails on the property as well as access to mangroves on a near-by beach. ... more   less 
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