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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came back with a much larger group and loved our stay here once again. Vaggi took great care of us and our guests, she is amazingly helpful with everything! The grounds look fabulous even during dry season, and the pool is always clean and perfect to relax by. The villas are large, and even the smaller one bedroom rooms... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are 2 families (with 4 kids) staying for 11 nights at Otro Lado. It is not our first time here at Santa Teresa but this Is the first time in Otro Lado. From the first minute we realized that this the best place around! The location, the rooms, the pool and above all, the personal service and amazing cool... More 

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Regina, Canada
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We recently stayed at Otra Lado for 3 nights. We had never been to Santa Teresa before so we were unsure of the best location to stay at. Luckily we chose the best location! Otra Lado is set back from the main noisy and dusty road but it is only a two block walk to the nicest beach in the... More 

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Layton, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place felt like a spa. The room was nice, we ate breakfast on an outside bed, swung in a hammock, and did yoga on a beautiful deck. The breakfasts were small but good and I usually ordered a second in order to feel full. Venessa was super cute and very helpful at getting us oriented with some yummy restaurants... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We spent 6 nights at Otro Lado in January. The hotel is set back from the dusty road, which is very important in Santa Teresa. It was a short walk to the beach every night for the daily sunset viewing. The grounds are lush, and there is a feeling of privacy. Breakfast was great, with a variety of choices. We... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This accommodation was AWESOME! The pool was amazing, it was so quiet, the rooms were very clean and beds cozy. The breakfast was UNREAL every morning we loved it. The staff weren't overly friendly but tried to help out when we needed it. Can't wait to go back here! Rent an ATV if you go here! Was the highlight!

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Denver
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Beautiful room and environment. The staff was awesome and super welcoming! Eager to help but not annoyingly attentive. Serene space to chill and meet other mellow travelers. Breakfast is yummy and their yoga Shala is awesome. Highly recommended- thank you nico and team 🙏

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San Carlos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I would give this place 5 stars for the good vibe of the hotel only. Baji and Nico were super nice and very helpful with everything. The place is clean, BF is great, pool and garden area are really nice to hang out during the day when it's hot... I guess we were disappointed at first based on the pictures... More 

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Sacramento, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed 3,nights, first the good...great breakfast, great location and the owners are very nice and helpful. The pool area is very nice as are the balconies. The bad... Beds are very hard, had the apartment & tried the King & twin beds, twins softer but still hard, King bed smelled a little mildewy. There are no bikes available, these must... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This place is a perfect spot if coming to S.T. Right across the road from the main beach/surf breaks (literally a 5 min walk), the best surf shop in town at the entrance if you need a board/lesson and with all the peace and tranquillity you'd want from such a space. The rooms were large, clean and with a really... More 

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