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Hotel Diuwak

Across From the Ice Office, Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Your hotel was terrific and we had a very pleasant stay. For us this was the best place, a real hidden gem compared to the alternatives in the area next to the beach. It was a perfect place to stay for me and my 11 year old son on our surfing trip. The only suggestion I would make about our... More

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the overall grounds pool and proximity to the beach. The aircon worked well. Family room worked well with our 5. The staff were very obliging and helpful. The restaurant was way expensive with small servings for what was on offer.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel diuwak offers very basic rooms.they are very noisy,especially because of the big groups of school kids that they often host.the price of a standard room is way too much.the rooms are very small and the 'garden-rooms' are just a complete scam.the neighbours are literally 1 meter next to you.the worst of this hotel is however the service.requests are not... More

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Bozeman, Mt
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

The best thing about this place is the pool and the grounds themselves. My wife and I had just come out of bacpacking in the Osa Peninsula and had planned on staying somewhere cheaper, but we were so tired of the oppressive heat that we couldn't resist the draw of the pool. We stayed 2 nights. The rooms themselves were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The place is great, beautiful green areas, nice rooms, and a pool, but this is where the rating goes down, it seems like it's been without maintenance, beyond that the staff and the hotel itself is a very good choice.

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here in late January 2014, but there were a few issues. The room was small, which didn't bother me because I was only in it to sleep. The wifi did not work in the room, the ceiling fan was extremely noisy, as was the metal roof--I was startled out of deep sleep on several occasions by... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights, our first two in Costa Rica. We had no idea what expect, but thought it was nice for the price. The AC worked well, which we came to find is a blessing this time of year. The room was comfortable and had shower with hot water (not a given in these parts). The... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is possibly one of the worst hotels I have been in for awhile. Noisy, no hot water at all (when I turned on the faucet nothing came out), dripping air conditioner and the rooms not very clean (I was afraid to touch the sofa bed). The room next door, which had only a thin connecting door, had 3 adults... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Beyond bad - no hot water, sink clogged up, poor internet, mechanic working outside the bathroom window, and zero attention by the manager to these issues. We raised our issues to the nice receptionist who was sympathetic, but the manager just hid in his office and never came out to talk to us (albeit he could not speak english) which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed here for one night of our honeymoon and were thoroughly disappointed. Good things about DiuWak: -Close to the beach -Room has AC (though we witnessed a fellow guest complaining that his was not working) -Pretty surroundings Bad things abot DiuWak: -They did not have our reservation, which we arranged by e-mail, when we arrived. We were told they... More

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Address: Across From the Ice Office, Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
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Diuwak Hotel Dominical
Hotel Diuwak Costa Rica/Dominical

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Hotel DiuwakDiuwak , from the Bri -Bri indigenous language in Castilian means " People of the Sun " .The Diuwak hotel is an oasis located in Dominical along the southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica beach. The hotel is just 50 meters from the beach . The hotel has 36 comfortable rooms , including 5 suites and 6 fully equipped bungalowsThe Diuwak hotel has beautiful gardens and is the only hotel in the area with planters bio creating the perfect atmosphere in the green landscape. As part of the lovely natural landscaping is Tilapia pond surrounded by traditional figures and a small bridge, making it ideal for finding tranquility.Hotel facilities include a magnificent Diuwak pool with night lighting , plus the Tulu Restaurant, the restaurant offers delicious international dishes, the restaurant is known for having the best pizza in the area. The hotel how much a circuit cable television , car rentals , surf lessons , tours and countless options .See you soon at Hotel Diuwak , an experience you deserve. ... more   less 
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