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Ranchitos Las Cotingas

2.5 of 5 Agujitas Town, Drake Bay 60503, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in December before a 2 night trip to the Corcovado National Park then another night on our return. Lovely hotel and very friendly staff. Some people on here have commented that the steps up to the hotel are a problem. There are steps but the view from the top is magnificent! The location of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed in Las Cotingas for four nights over Christmas and we've enjoyed our stay. Some review bullet points from our side: Some stairs to take but you are rewarded with a great view over Drake Bay, very nice and friendly staff, 'family-like feeling', we've found the partial ocean view rooms the best - good view, good breeze & most... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights. Cabins are spacious, private, quiet, secure (lockbox offered), they all have decks and hammocks, which was a nice touch. The best part about the hotel was the view of Drake Bay, I recommend booking one of the two cabins that has this view, there are two more that don't, like we got. However, the eating area is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 4 days in the jungle, Las Cotingas Lodge was just what we were looking for. Best view in Drake Bay, beautiful wooden lodge, and stunning garden. We loved bird watching from the open dining area, and saw the lovely Cotingas bird! Staff were very friendly and helpful, food was also great, especially the pineapple flambeado!! Delicious!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Drake bay itself could use a lot of improvement in business and some marketing. No parties, no bars with music, really slow city. The hotel was good considering the price and time of the year but the staff is really short. Very dedicated but they need more professional touch - as do all drake bay.

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Munich, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Amazing views as the cabins are set quite high above the bay. At the front the hotel has a well-maintained and pretty gardens and a beautiful little covered terrace with wooden tables and chairs and hammocks, on which you can sit down for a drink or a cocktail or to enjoy your meals. The rooms are spacious and basic but... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed here. One previously under different management. The rooms were quite comfortable. It is a long way up the hill. But worth it for the awesome views. Plenty of bird and wildlife come right past. There are a number of spacious rooms surronded by lovely gardens. There is a common area terrace with... More 

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Paris, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I can't say enough about our experience at Los Contingas Lodge! We had some problems with our transportation and Mauricio was a lifesaver. He went so over and above anything we would have expected. He and his staff and colleagues turned what could have been a disaster into an unforgettable adventure. We arrived at our cabin after dark and when... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The lobby and the cabins are about 100 feet up from street level. The stairs are uneven and raw. You think twice before you commit yourself to go down. The beach in town is close but the water is muddy brown due to the creeks entering the ocean in the vicinity. Not suitable for swimming. The closest nice beach was... More 

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Mauricio M, Gerente at Ranchitos Las Cotingas, responded to this review

First of all, thanks very much for your feedback. The hotel is located over a hill overlooking the bay of Drake bay. The beach is at 100 meters from the rooms. There are 3 ways for reaching the hotel, so you can avoid the stairs. Normally, Our guests are informed by email about this before staying with us. Actually I... More 

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258 reviews 258 reviews
96 hotel reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My wife and I visited in August 2014. We had a cabin overlooking the beach. 2 Beds in the bedroom 1 queen and 1 single. Plenty of room to store your stuff. Had a refrigerator, ceiling fan, table fan, and a large outdoor balcony overlooking the ocean. There is a safe in the room. The price was $100.00 USD per... More 

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Address: Agujitas Town, Drake Bay 60503, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ranchitos Las Cotingas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Ranchitos Las Cotingas Hotel Drake Bay
Ranchitos Las Cotingas Costa Rica/Drake Bay

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