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Hotel Villa Lapas

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Costanera Highway, Camaronal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shane J Calgary, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mountain View, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only two positive things I can find to say about this place: the air conditioner works, and the water pressure in the showers is excellent. Other than that, it is dismal. The principle behind this place is a flat-fee eat-and-drink-as-much-as-you-wish approach, where the food is made without any spirit from mediocre ingredients, and served with artificial-smelling juices, strongly colored... More

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Calgary, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotels location was brought us to the hotel but it will be that and the good service that would bring us back. The setting of being in a rainforest and being surrounded by various birds and animals was nice. While there, we also had a chance to take the sky walk which was good but we didn't see as... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved that this hotel was near Rio Tarcoles where we saw Osama a huge 16-foot 75 year old croc. we were lucky to see a couple of scarlet macaws mating as well as many ctenosaurs, green iguanas, cool looking frogs and birds in the area. my favorite was a large insect with a long proboscis sucking water drops that formed... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was my 1st trip to Villa Lapas . I did not know what to expect but I was soon very happy with my choice. I was looking for a place to kick back, relax and see some wildlife.The hotel is 2 minutes off of the main highway leading south towards Jaco and Manuel Antonio. It is about 20 minutes... More

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West Sacramento, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

First of all let me say the grounds are beautiful, the rooms large and the bathrooms large and updated. The issues with the property are mainly maintenance and upkeep. The electrical outlets in the rooms did not seem to be functioning. The wi fi, even in the lobby was down, people were told was supposed to be working in the... More

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Tahoe City,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The service was great and staff very friendly! If You love birds this is the place! Scarlet Macaws,Aracaris(looks like toucan), Pileated woodpeckers, and trogans to name the most popular on lovely property! Restaurant menu is small but very delicious food and the server, Luis, is the best! Oh Yes, it is very easy to find from the highway with a... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Quite spacious and comfortable room in amazing location. TV was provided in the room which was an unexpected extra given the lack of it elsewhere in C Rica. Wildlife really good - painted bunting from the room was the highlight. In such a location the enormous spider and colourful cockroach in the bathroom were understandable. Less forgiveable was the washing... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

What a lovely place - sitting on the terrace overlooking the river with a drionk in hand is just heaven! The rooms are small but more than adequate and the friendliness of the staff - and the owner - more than compensated! The food was the best we met on our tour - just wish we could have stayed longer... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed at the Villa Lapas for 3 nights as part of a Costa Rica tour. The hotel is a small resort with lovely grounds where all sorts of wildlife is abundant, particularly the birds. The highlights were toucans, woodpeckers and humming birds..... no monkeys !! The rooms are on the small side, a bit dated but comfortable. Our room opened... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I have just spent three nights at the Villa Lapas as part of a tour of Costa Rica and I would happily have stayed for many more days. The rooms were beautiful, the food is good and the staff were all wonderfully kind and helpful. Above all it's a place of peace and tranquillity, where you can sit and walk... More

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Address: Costanera Highway, Camaronal, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Camaronal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villa Lapas 3.5*
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Lapas Hotel Jaco

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