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Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant

3.0 of 5 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
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Carlos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Otro Lado for 7 nights and had an amazing experience! The lodge was kept very well and cleaned everyday. The staff was like family within a few days and very helpful with great recommendations for restaurants and booking all travel for departure to San Jose. The overall vibe of the lodge is very peaceful and relaxing! Breakfast... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

The place is out of the crowd but close to anything you would ever need. Built around a nice living open area and pool, it is held by a group of friends who believe in zen, good food and surf. Their love for life is in everything around, from the fresh flowers in every bathroom, to the candles on every... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely amazing atmosphere with european neatness. The small hotel is hosted by a courteous Italian couple who is always willing for a nice chat or advise. Cleaner than most other places and with that special sense of comfort and convenience without abundant luxury.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was a bit disappointed by the size of the hotel. Very small with rooms everywhere. It felt odd to walk into this hotel. It is very well kept, but all the decor is about yoga, zen with buda statues etc. Great if you are into that. For me, it was a bit too much. Stayed in Santa Teresa because... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I booked my stay at Otro Lado based solely on TripAdvisor reviews, and I wasn't let down. As others have said, the rooms are basic, but they're tastefully done and very clean. The only negative thing I can say is that the beds were a bit hard, but other than that the room was great. The shower was wonderful; great... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I booked my stay at Otro Lado based solely on TripAdvisor reviews, and I wasn't let down. As others have said, the rooms are basic, but they're tastefully done and very clean. The only negative thing I can say is that the beds were a bit hard, but other than that the room was great. The shower was wonderful; great... More 

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Fishkill, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Clean!! Beautiful!! Friendly!! Affordable!! I had no idea what to expect and this place exceeded my expectations! Located so close to beach and town. The owners are pleasant and super helpful! Décor is beautifully simple and tastefully done. The pool is pristine. Breakfast is included and is delicious! The bungalow had everything we needed and grocery was a short walk... More 

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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Otro Lado Lodge And Restaurant Hotel Santa Teresa
Otro Lado Lodge And Restaurant Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Teresa
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa

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