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Ranchitos Las Cotingas

Agujitas Town, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 11 Drake Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic choice of hotel. I was staying on my own and I felt completely safe. The room was very clean when I arrived and was cleaned every day thereafter. There is free Wi-Fi, a fridge in the room, en-suite bathrooms and mosquito nets around the bed, although I wasn't bitten anyway. The view from the rooftop balcony... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place exceeded our expectations in every way!!!!! They were helpful from before we booked until after we left.. It is perched High on the hill overlooking Drake Bay with views from the Breakfast Deck that are to Die for! The accommodations are simple and clean with No AC but there was always a breeze and we had fans in... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Las Cotingas was a really lovely stay. Mauricio was, hands down, one of the loveliest hoteliers I have had the pleasure of encountering. Incredibly friendly and accommodating. We needed to contact our diver centre to make sure that our plans were firm, and he helped arrange all our transport from the island. It was very clear that he made an... More

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Edwards, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was wonderful! This was the first place we went on our trip around CR and our flight out of the states was cancelled, which meant we missed our connecting flight the next morning to Drake Bay. I panicked about hotels, transport, etc but after emailing back and forth with Mauricio, nothing was a problem. He just pushed our... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I would like to personally recommend this hotel. The view is breath taking, the rooms are comfortable and the staff are very friendly. We also enjoyed a dinner one evening and I must say that the chef really knows what he is doing. We went exploring and we got completely soaked and when we came back they did not hesitate... More

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The hotel is rustic in feel but it was very clean and comfortable. It felt like paradise after returning from two long nights at the Sirena ranger station. There was no air con but the breeze was sufficient to cool us down. The shower was cold but, given the humidity in Drake Bay, this was fine. The hotel is well... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This place offers STUNNING view of Drake Bay and genuinely helpful service. The owner, Mauricio, knows about everything going on in town and speaks quality English. Filtered water and comfortable beds. Definitely would stay here again.

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

It was really paradise, the most beautiful place in costa rica and the most beautiful hotel in drake,kind & helpful guys.Nice accomodation and wonderful view.thank you for everything. And the special thanks for Felix our tourguide and road-lifeguard:) your group from Czech Republic

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This place was comfortable, and very relaxed. It has the best view in Drake Bay, and you can get great food delivered directly to your room. I relaxed in my hammock and they brought fresh ceviche to my room. Great place! Reserve in advance to get the rooms with the best views. And bring cash to avoid credit card fees.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

5-star view of Bahia Drake from the communal hang-out balcony and the two ocean view cabins. Very large rooms and very accommodating Mauricio. There are probably 500 Scarlet Macaws that live next door which is a pretty unbelievable site. Great place to kick back and read and enjoy the views. It's right above the street in the main town so... More

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Address: Agujitas Town, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Ranchitos Las Cotingas Hotel Drake Bay
Ranchitos Las Cotingas Costa Rica/Drake Bay

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Las Cotingas provides a beautiful location, great cabins, and excellent service. We treat our clients as if they were at home. We have the best view of Drake Bay. Come and visit us! ... more   less 
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