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Sol Papagayo-Nakuti Resort

Playa Panama, Playa Panama, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Playa Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014
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Hamilton, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed 7/12 check in 7/14 check out 2014 - No window in bathroom open air - geckos, and baby geckoes and red ants in mutliple rooms - we had about 50 on the tour - it was aweful. The hotel wanted more money out of us to upgrade. We should of had the upgraded rooms in the first place. Total... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This hotel is perfect for budget vacations, however there are better options like condos for that price range. The service is terrible even when the staff is friendly, there are not enough people to handle the hotel. The hotel is usually under staffed because of the lack of people that stay at this hotel. This is not a regular all... More 

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Edmonton
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We just got back this morning from Sol Papagayo. I expected the worst I guess that's why it turned out way better than expected. I was upset with itravel2000 because the price dropped a week later I booked $1200 to $850 but because I used a $50 coupon I didn't qualify for price drop..but when another couple asked me how... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I stayed in Sol Papagayo Resort in February. I was travelling with my group and we stayed there for 5 nights. The hotel is located in very quiete place but for travelling with the group it was very good. The staff was very helpful and very nice, so I would like to say thank you all for your helpfulness.

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a 7 night stay at this resort, and we had very mixed reactions. As people have noted, it is very quiet and quite isolated - and this appealed to us. We weren't prepared, however, for just how quiet and isolated it is. There were some nights when we were 2 of only 3... More 

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I stayed here for a couple of nights in early December. That time of year is apparently the low season for the area as there were only a couple of other rooms at the resort occupied. The staff was amazing! The check-in staff, the waitress, the cook and the grounds-keepers all treated the few guests like family. I'm so sorry... More 

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

I spent 5 nights at this hotel the last week of December. I will say I wasn't expecting much after reading some of the reviews but it was a last minute plan to stay in this area so there was little availability. I found Sol Papagayo very quiet, safe, and with friendly staff. My room was towards the back and... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Positives: - Nice bathroom (good spacious shower) - Cable TV - Good wildlife (monkeys in trees, birds and iguanas) - Nice bar-tender Negatives: - No WiFi in rooms, and the Wifi in the lobby wasn't working. Staff were not helpful with fixing it. - Unhelpful, rude reception. - TV was old - Jacuzzi and half the water features on property... More 

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heredia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I cannot blame the working staff... Certainly the owner and/or the manager is not doing its job. First, please remove the word "resort" from the hotel title - the check-in process was the worst ever ... One of my friends was assigned to room that was already occupied... He opened the door and there was people inside!!!! Then they were... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Arrived at the Sol Papagayo at 2.30pm and had left by 6.30pm ! The hotel was deserted, looked like it hadn't had anyone staying there for weeks. Staff were scruffy and unkempt. Pool area was covered in leaves and piles of animal excrement and infested with ants. Pool itself had parts which were green with algae and looked a health... More 

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