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El Rey Patricio

3.0 of 5 5km. Norte del cruce con Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
#10 of 30 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 3 nights and decided to add a fourth one because we liked it so much. Ramon and his lovely wife were super welcoming, helpful and provided us with lots of useful tips. My girlfriend has celiac's disease and our stay here was one of the easiest so far - they have delicious glutenfree meals and know... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing stay in Hotel El Rey Patricio! Although it was not in the centre, I thought the location was beautiful and peaceful. The owners are very helpful, they provided us with a map and pointed out some things we would do, restaurants we should visit, etc. The bungalow was beautiful, with a nice view on the ocean!... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay here amongst a couple other places we had chosen in Sta Teresa and we were happy about our choice. We wanted only to relax and be at the beach. It was a quiet, small room with a hammock and a perfect view of the ocean including other intricacies found around the hotel. Even though it was... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went to El Rey Patricio for dinner. We didn't find Patricio but instead met with Vanessa and Ramon the owners who are an amazing couple that both have a outstanding sense of receiving guests and cooking amazing food, this duo is perfect. I spent some time in barcelona and can tell you that these tapas have nothing to be... More

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Los Angeles, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

As you can see by my profile, I usually give glowing reviews. However I feel compelled to write about my negative experience at El Rey Patricio. Perhaps people thinking about staying there will gather from the description but this is a very basic place. Very small rooms. Yes there is an ocean view - from outside your room. Not from... More

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Ramon V, Propietario at El Rey Patricio, responded to this review
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Apreciada Mellymelin, Voy a responder una por una sus críticas a nuestro hotel, pero primero de todo decir que siempre... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came to stay in santa teresa for 2 nights and planned to stay here for the full time. Vanessa and ramon are delightful and the restaurant is great. The bungalow we stayed in was right by a dirt road so the whole room was covered in a layer of dust and sheets didnt seem clean. We ended up only... More

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Querida Amy, Gracias por tu opinión. La verdad es que el Hotel es un lugar maravilloso con habitaciones limpias y... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We loved our 9-day stay at El Rey Patricio. We had a bungalow all set with A/C and hammock on the porch, standing by itself. It was very clean and great value (beginning of rainy season) with Ocean views from the porch. The Hotel and restaurant are run by Vanessa and Ramón, a super-friendly couple from Barcelona. They helped with... More

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Muchisimas gracias por vuestras palabras. Estamos felices de haber cumplido nuestras expectativas y hacerles felices en sus vacacones. Aqui tienen... More

Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights in the room with ocean-view and had a great experience! The room is basic but clean, very charming and exciting. Very reasonable value for money. Being separated by wooden shutters from the outside gives it a real close-to-nature feel, hearing the ocean’s waves. What is even more exciting is that you are at Santa Teresa... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

As they they were fully booked, Vanessa and Ramon couldn't rent us a room. Nevertheless we went to have dinner at the restaurant to see what we missed. They both are doing a very fine job, working hard to please their guests. And the spanish food was really worth going to that restaurant. So this place seems to be a... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The title says it all :-) We had amazing time staying with Vanessa and Ramon. They are very friendly, helpful and fun people to be around. They put their hearts and souls into this place. We had small but very cozy romantic room with ocean view and hammock. Vanessa and Ramond were very kind to us. They took us to... More

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Address: 5km. Norte del cruce con Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Rey Patricio 3*
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