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Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant

3.0 of 5 Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

We can't compare Otro Lado to other places in Santa Teresa because we haven't stayed anywhere else there to offer up comparisons so this will be general commentary and feedback. Our room was 2 story: 2 single beds downstairs with a kitchenette, bathroom and indoor/outdoor shower. Up a narrow, handmade spiral staircase is the master bedroom with a balcony overlooking... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

I just returned from spending 20 days at Otro Lado...It exceeded all my expectations. I traveled with a group of 12 women and thought it might be tricky to satisfy so many different people and tastes but everyone loved it there. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The food is amazing, always fresh, as good as any four star... More

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Missoula, MT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2010

this is the second time we stayed at Otro Lado and we couldn;t have had a better vacation there. From the clean and private cabinas, the fact that there are only FOUR units (which means private, quiet pool time), to the amazing food that Baggi and Nico cook, the Otro Lado should be your preferred place to stay. Steps from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2010

to few footsteps from the sea, a beautiful couple of Italian, manages a very beautiful reserved small resort...their gentleness and culinary prelibatezze will make you pass family moments, also when you pay the account.the rooms are solar as the restaurant, it is not the usual italian style, very more esoteric and exotic, the atmosphere is really genuine as the food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

Very excellent services and warm atmosphere. Otrolado fits perfectly to the style and values of santa teresa: privacy for the guests, free sprit holiday, respect for nature both for the very well maintaned garden than for the material used for the lodges. But I really appreciate as well having some extra services such as private swimming pool, air conditioning and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

I write this review with hesitation because, selfishly, I sure hope Otro Lado (1) doesn't raise their prices too much and (2) doesn't become too popular where I can't get a reservation. I'm definitely coming back here. This place is *perfect*. Our friends paid way more than us to stay in a "nicer" place down the road, but ours was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2009

I took my two 16 year old sons on a mom/sons vacation. We LOVED Otro Lado and the lovely Italian owners and we LOVED Jared and Merieke of Lucero Surf Retreat. The town of Santa Teresa is charming, friendly, quaint and very safe. There are some exceptional restaurants - see other reviews. Otro Lado is in the perfect location. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2009

Otro Lado is awesome! My sister and I stayed here while on a "learn to surf" vacation. The hotel is adorable, like a little oasis hidden away from the dusty streets of Santa Teresa. The villas are spacious and spotless and the pool is pretty. There are multiple hammocks scattered around that are good places to relax. The owners were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

This is my fourth time at Otro Lado and i love it...I have been here for holidays with my boyfriend and friends and each one of them had so much fun. Otro Lado for us became a place where we have to come back at least one time a year!!! I am a fashion editor and one time i came... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2008

I'll make this short and sweet...if you're thinking of going to Costa Rica there is no better place than the Otro Lado Lodge...trust me I've see the others! Here you'll be treated like royalty by the lovely Nico and Baggi who run the place, and who will also treat you to great meals and even greater company. The food that... More

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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Hotel Class:3 star — Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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