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Hotel Celaje

| Peninsula de Nicoya, Cabuya, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place is right at the (rocky) beach and has a small pool between palm trees. As night falls, you can watch the hermite crabs crawl over the beach while the thunder rolls in the distance. The entrance to Capo Blanco is only about 2km away, and there is a nice bakery nearby that also serves dinner (the hotel restaurant... More

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Cabuya is a wonderful place to stay if you're looking to venture past Montezuma for a bit more seclusion. This hotel is located about 4 miles from Montezuma and is tucked away from the main road. We came for the afternoon to enjoy some R&R by the pool with some cold beverages. It was the best idea we made that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Though it's been months since our stay in Cabuya, my lady and I can think of little else. We have been planning our return to this idyllic country paradise since our plane landed back in Seattle. Marco, Patricia, and especially Santino made us feel welcome and relaxed. I almost want to keep this place a secret to ourselves, but if... More

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Lakeland, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I will start with a huge thank u to Marco the owner and all the staff that made our experience unimaginably perfect!!! We got married here at the hotel. We rented out the whole hotel and many other places nearby with friends and family that came for the wedding. Marco and staff helped coordinate absolutely everything. They prepared all the... More

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Patchogue, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This past April, 3 of my girl friends and I traveled to Costa Rica for the first time. Being that none of us had ever been, we researched extensively, and we finally decided on Hotel Celaje. We chose this Hotel for a few reasons. We wanted to stay in a more secluded area, something that felt like we were actually... More

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Sandy, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed in this amazing hidden paradise. The romantic evening dinners with great staff to get you whatever you need so happily. You have a private bungalow with a hammock and chairs to chill out on. The beach is in eye view. I sat in their provided chairs and sat under shade reading a great book and... More

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Tapa, Estonia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My wife and I spent there 2 nights in March. Arrived by car ferry from Puntarenas. We didn`t have any hotel bookings. First wanted to stay in Montezuma, but it was too noisy and overcrowded. We were given advice to move on, to the next, Cabuya village. That was the way we found this hotel. We liked the location of... More

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Dayton, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If you are interested in blending an authentic Costa Rican experience with some modern/western luxuries, Hotel Celaje in Cabuya is for you. The hotel is far enough removed from the tourist town of Montezuma that you get to experience the "real" Costa Rica, yet close enough that you can easily get into to town for the activities offered in Montezuma.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 14 days. The first time was 3 years ago on a roundtrip trough costa rica. But i went back to this hotel for the beautiful walks trough cabo blanco natural parc. The hotel is a great place to relax. The food they serve is very good. And they sell the best hamburger of cabuya... More

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Ok, I think this place is overpriced and a bit overrated. If would rate this place much higher if it prices were to fit the quality you get. I agree with some of the more negative comments such as the burnt lamp shades, noise, small bathrooms and sketchy restaurant ambiance (human skulls and animal bones everywhere). Oh and the lamps... More

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mandreamer, Manager at Hotel Celaje, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Its all abouth money, discounts and cancelations that people dont want to pay. How can people be that mean. You did not want to pay for the nights you booked. And than had the complain that the bathroom was dirthy. As i asked to show me there was nothing wrong and the only complain you had... More

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Address: | Peninsula de Nicoya, Cabuya, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma > Cabuya
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Celaje Hotel Cabuya
Hotel Celaje Costa Rica/Cabuya

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