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Jinetes de Osa Hotel

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200 M Norte del Rio Aguajitas, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I will always recommend this hotel first when I talk about Costa Rica. The location is amazing and could be anything you want it to be, romantic, fun, relaxing, peaceful, exciting, friendly, safe, clean, it is everything and more! The staff is incredibly accommodating and friendly! The meals were fantastic, the tours you can do through the hotel were amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here four nights just before the Christmas holiday in December 2014. We had a basic room close to the trail and beach which was plenty for us. There was a fan to cool us and circulate the air; the shower had hot and cold water; the towels and sheets were clean; there was privacy. Each... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to avoid the Eco-lodge type all-inclusive experience and expense. We lucked our finding Jinetes- not fancy but clean, comfortable and very good staff. We took trip advisor reviews to heart and were happy searching out local restaurants rather than doing the meal plan. Breakfast was hearty and early enough to make our early trips to Corcovafo (magnificent) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one day at Drake Bay during our trip to Costa Rica. After that one day, we wished we would have stayed longer! The staff was accommodating and helpful. We got stuck and they rallied a group to get us out of the sand. Thank you! The room was great. Comfortable beds clean a shower.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We badly wanted to see the Corcovado area and perhaps did not do sufficient searching for lodging. It appeared to us that lodging options in this area were either extremely expensive or backpacker/hostel type. This seemed to be the option which was well located and somewhat middle of the road in terms of price. It is an excellent location and... More 

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HB, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed four nights at Jinetes and had a terrific time. The rooms are comfortable and the staff is friendly. We didn't do the meal plan as we like to explore restaurants. We suggest taking cash (dollars or colons) as many places don't take credit cards and there are no ATMs in Drake Bay. The excursions were wonderful - we... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling with my sister and her husband. We each had one of the hilltop villas with a view. We had AC, there was plenty of hot water in the wonderful shower, but do bring your own shampoo. The towels were nice and clean and washcloths are provided. The sink has only cold water which was all we needed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this resort because it was well off the beaten path and for the diving. It did not disappoint. It was an adventure to get there (teensy tiny plane to a very remote air strip, jeep drive through a river, ATV cycle on the beach) but well worth it. We loved the family style meals. We enjoyed the hiking... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Consider this cabin camping and you will be happier. Meals are family style, and take it or leave it. Not bad. We did not have any water 2 out of 3 mornings. Our cabin was new and very clean and nice, perched on a hilltop, 180 dark steep steps up the hillside. Most of the lights on the steps were... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We wanted an out of the way location on part of our trip and Drake Bay provided that. The rooms we were in did not have air conditioning, but at least they had fans or a fridge. There is no reprieve from the heat and humidity. Our wet or sweaty clothes never dried. The rooms are dated with minimal amenities.... More 

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