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Cabinas Murillo

Up the hill from the main beach, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Cabinas Murillo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Go for one of the 4 attached cabinas up the hill - Everything over here is about the view ! Room and bathroom is very basic but clean ! And you are not too far from the market. We were there last year and planning to go back for a longer stay.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed in the Oceanview Room with a full-sized bed. We read the mixed reviews, but for the price we decided to roll the dice, and it probably wasn't our best decision. We were only there for 1 night and I'm very thankful for that. When we arrived, I have to admit that we were impressed, the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We unfortunately just stayed in the cabine for one night. We could hardly leave the cabina due to its amazing beach view from the balcony. The place offers enough space to cook on your own. It´s located just 5 minutes away from the beach. We didn´t have A/C but a fan.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Views from the upper apartments are great with some chairs and a small table in front of the room overlooking the bay. Room itself pretty much basic but clean. No glass in the windows, no A/C but a fan. However, absolutely no water pressure which is tricky with electric shower heads for hot water. Too little pressure and water gets... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great spot. We moved here from Martina's which was next door. She was charging $50 a night for the honeymoon suite. We stayed at Murillos for $35 with an amazing view and nicer room. They will help arrange tours and boat taxi.

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Palmer,AK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I really wanted to stay here based on some amazing reviews. We stayed at ground level of the hotel. Their website primarily features the upper rooms which makes it very deceiving when booking. About the ground level rooms: there looks like there used to be real air conditioning, but all we had was a fan which only pushed the hot... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Like other reviews state the view form the rooms slightly up the hill is amazing, we loved sitting out on the balcony staring out at the sea particularly during a massive rainstorm! Clean rooms, very quiet at night and only 5 mins walk from the couple of restaurants in Drake Bay. Didn't book any tours through the hotel but wish... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

The shower was always cold but in this heat, who cares-a cold shower hit the spot. The view was just what was needed and was appreciated with a couple of cold beers. The location was good as it was between the beach and town and the owners were nice. It even has wifi. The kitchen needs a bit of a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I dont like it. Dirty, light is weak, shower and bathroom small. Walls and two beds.My fault I didnt see the room before taking it. I am moving to another hotel for same price with gorgeous view and cleaner.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We got so lucky finding this on our adventure to Drake bay. We backpacked to sierpe river in hopes of showing up in Drake bay and finding a decent place to stay. One of the boat captains was arranging trips to drake and when we told him we didnt have a place to stay he called cabinas murillo for us... More 

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