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Hotel Punta Islita

4.0 of 5 Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

We were en route to save the turtles on a secluded beach when we found that a washed out bridge prevented our travels. On the hill with no way to turn back, we followed the signs to Punta Islita. What a fabulous, incredible place to be stranded! The service was impeccable, the room was beyond comfortable, and the property was... More

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Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

I just spent four nights in a two bedroom villa at Punta Islita with my teenage son. We were celebrating his birthday. Sitting in the garden in the early morning with a beautiful view of the ocean, birds and iguanas everywhere and a great book were a highlight for me as well as afternoon runs around the town and on... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

Our stay at Hotel Punta Islita was supposed to be the end of our dream Costa Rica vacation, a place to relax, soak up the sun and be pampered... it turned out to be anything but that!!! It was closer to a nightmare. Staying at Hotel Punta Islita was the worst part of our trip for a number of reasons,... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

We take pride in providing relaxing vacations to our guests and deeply regret when our efforts are not successful. I thank you for taking the time to detail your experience. I am also glad to learn that your Costa Rica vacation was, on the balance, quite enjoyable. It truly is a remarkable destination! We value our guests’ comments because they... More

Frankfurt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

Punta Islita was the first stop of our honeymoon. After a long flight to Costa Rica from Germany via the USA, we were thoroughly exhausted and jetlagged - we were so happy to arrive at Punta Islita and enjoy a relaxing few days at the beautiful resort. From arriving at the tiny Punta Islita airport to departing the hotel four... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to detail your experience at Hotel Punta Islita. It is our goal to showcase the best of Costa Rica's hospitality, spectacular scenery, and traditions. I am glad that we were able to provide you with an alternative to your original Suite. Although all lodging options feature views of the cove and surrounding tropical forest,... More

Dallas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2010

My husband & I stayed here along with my dad, renting a 2BR villa on the golf course and a very short walk to the beach. We chose Hotel Punta Islita based on other TA reviews, as well as the location and focus on sustainable local development. We absolutely loved it and would highly recommend it, although you should bear... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at Hotel Punta Islita, responded to this review

Muchas gracias! Your comments and vivid description of your experience are quite inspiring. I am especially glad to learn that we met your sustainability expectations. We are very proud of the close friendship we hold with our community neighbors. As you intimate in your thoughtful review, part of Hotel Punta Islita's enchantment is due to its secluded nature. Many wheel-shy... More

Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

We booked this hotel in part because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. We had high expectations, and it exceeded them. From the moment Victor met us in the parking lot as we pulled in and escorted us to a table overlooking the ocean to sip mimosas while we checked in, our stay was fabulous. Our suite was great, very... More

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baton rouge, la
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

Two weeks ago we attended a destination wedding for our son and his wife. We had 15 people in our party who stayed from 5 - 7 days. The wedding included a first night "meet and greet", a rehearsal dinner, and a wedding and reception all catered by the hotel. In one word the experience was WONDERFUL. Granted the location... More

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Costa Rica
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

This is a beautiful hotel. When you pull into the reception area and first see that view, it really does take your breath away. We were a little hesitant about booking here, since it seemed predominantly like a couples/honeymooners spot, but saw all the great reviews from families and changed our mind. Very glad we did! Although we had booked... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010

Hotel Punta Islita was just such a great stay! If you hav succeeded to make the difficult way to the hotel, you arrive in a paradise of luxury und leasur! service is perfect, food is perfect, location, the sea , just everything for a real payable price. If you can make it, really really visit this place (especially for honeymoon!!)

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italy
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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2010

First of all, Punta Islita is not a top-noch hiper luxury hideway, so set your expectation properly if you are an hotel entusiast like me and you are planning to go there just based on the many awards and positive reviews it gets. Location is very remote and nice but somehow a kind of "no fish - no meat" in... More

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Address: Punta Islita, Punta Islita 50201, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Punta Islita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Punta Islita 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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