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Hotel Raratonga

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3 kms north from the Intersection of Playa el Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time out of the country, visiting from the United States. Was provided with maid service, many answers to our many questions at no apparent inconvenience to the receptionist, and felt very welcome for the most part. Well worth the price of the hotel per night and am excited to check out their raratonga apartments next year! Quite private and... More 

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Nyack, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We appreciated the location, and the room was nicely arranged and clean. We enjoyed the pool view from our patio, especially because it was easy to keep an eye on our son. Overall Raratonga was worth the price, but just a little hospitality would have made it a great experience. It wasn't bad service, but rather it seemed like know... More 

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Raratonga, Owner at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear Guest, first of all we would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write your review on our lodge.We really appreciated it and we value very much your opinion. We are really glad you liked the apartment, the pool, the cleanliness and the location and that you think the quality-price was well proportioned. We are... More 

Tournefeuille, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Not big but convenient swimming pool. Enough room in bathroom. Friendly and helpfull people taking care of the place (we got good advices). Quite calm. Some wild animals can be seen from the terrace!!

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a perfect location, quiet, far enough out of town to have some peace and privacy, but close enough to restaurants, supermarkets and coffee in the am. Pool is clean and beautiful, rooms were clean and comfortable, great balcony for relaxing after long days of surf, yoga and adventuring, would stay forever if I could!

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Nice, clean. The ocean is across the little road, maximum five minutes walk. We like the area and it is nice to rent a quad to get around. Nice staff, the pool was clean. Nice to have the jungle next to the houses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Santa Theresa is busy in February. We had a nice clean room within walking distance to a beautiful beach. The front office staff was excellent. There are several great restaurants near by. This town is a surfer's paradise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We really liked Raratonga! It has everything you need, the rooms have extra pillows and the beds are comfortable. Very clean. There's 2 cheap tico restaurants right next door, and best of all a supermarket right next door! Very helpful. Yes, you can hear roosters but I've heard a rooster at 80% of the hotels in Costa Rica. If it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The rooms are very clean, with a small fridge, a/c and a nice bathroom. The location is perfect - there's restaurants, bars, grocery store and the beach just around the corner. The pool is clean and nice to cool down in - and the staff is really helpful and polite!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Good: close to the beach and supermarket, clean rooms, air-conditioning but a little weak, small pool available as well The not so good: no free drinking water or option for breakfast. A little pricey for what you're getting

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I spent 6 nights end of February in a one bedroom apartment. The apartment was fantastic, full stove, large refrigerator, great inside space, hot shower and VERY clean. Air conditioning worked perfectly! It was affordable, and apart from the crazy roosters in the morning (you do get used to them), it was nice and quiet. The only... More 

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