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Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant

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200 Mt North of Soccer Field Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just had lunch in it but it's highly recommended. A place where relax and rest eating well prepared, well served and well thought, tasty & healthy food. The owner, Matteo, is lovely and gives a touch of Italian taste to the menu, which by the way remaines based on local food and tropical holiday needs. The environment is just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I found this hotel randomly while trying to find a place to stay and we are so happy we did! Otro Lado is located just across the street from the beach in Santa Teresa and right in the middle of the restaurants and bars. However, it is set back so you don't get any of the dust.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent place to stay while in Costa Rica. The room and the entire hotel is like a zen garden, with breakfast being served in the morning (as included with your stay), hotel animals greeting you at the door, a beautiful poo, wonderful owners and is very close to the beach. Stay here for a relaxing time!

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have stayed here twice now. First time with a friend and the second with my boyfriend. Amazing experience both times! The accommodations are unique and comfortable - truly feels like an absolute oasis! The pool is a nice place to unwind and the location is perfect - just a short walk to the beach and tons of tasty restaurants.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The hotel is located close to beach and many restaurants . It's designed beautifully and it's very comfortable, rooms are big and have all you would need . Breakfast (included) and lunch(not included) were good .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Let me start out by saying that you could put Otro Lado in any major city... Paris, Venice, New York and it would be a jem.. But when you put it in its natural oasis, it is just Brilliant! We stayed for 8 days (would have been 10 but protests over the poor conditions of the roads by locals cut... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is very well taken care of. The owners look for little details: beautiful garden, the buda statues, hammocks, bamboo pool beds, etc. Good breakfast is included, enough but small if you eat like my 18 year old son. Owners very nice. My only little complain is the bed mattresses were not comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stayed at Otro Lado Lodge for three nights and has nothing negative to say! The atmosphere, the owners and the people working there are amazing. So friendly and helpful. The place is absolutely gorgeus, with the lounges, the Buddha-theme and all the bamboo wood. It is close to the beach, but they also have a little pool. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in Villa 3 a full week, and can only recommend Otro Lado as a great and hospitable small hotel. Our condo was clean and nicely decorated, with two large bathrooms. Both bathrooms had spacious shower rooms, innovatively crafted with nature stone. The hotel is perfectly placed along the long stretch of beaches at Santa Teresa, with short distance... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

It's been two weeks since we've returned from our stay at Otro Lado, and the place is still so much on our minds we had to come back to write this review. We miss Otro Lado! The place is incredible, a true sanctuary. We stayed six days and couldn't get enough. Baggi and the staff are incredible (hi to Reinaldo!).... More 

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