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Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina

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infront of the Catholic Church | next to Super Lapa, Tambor, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a basic budget hotel. There is one large room with A/C and a bathroom. We stayed in one of the two smaller rooms that have bathrooms -- the full bed, shelving unit, and fan took up the whole room. We didn't have any hot water in the shower. Christina is a wonderful host, though! The outdoor restaurant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Food is incredible! Schrimps special is very good. Try the fruit shakes! Rooms with a/c, comfortable and clean. There is no need of hot water since the temperature is never below 29 Celsius. Beach is 50 meters away.

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Tambor, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

An absolutely first class, very laid back B & B run by Christina, Eduardo and Griselda. Christina is a world class chef in her own right. Her fish with coconut sauce, rice and vegetables was, hands down, the best I have ever had! This delightful gem is a mere 50 metres from the beach, which offers protected swimming. The accommodations... More 

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Davis, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

No AC, no hot water, no window screens, huge flying bugs, lots crawling on you at night, shower is a bread on as PVC hanging out of the wall.....what's to recommend? About $32/night and still not worth it. Too hot for a fasn only. Find AC or sweat all night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If your in Bahia Ballena or Tombor, stop here for a refreshing drink, a place to sleep, and to find transportation. They have van service to take to anywhere! Great price and friendly conversation. Ask for Eduardo should you need translation or advice on great surrounding areas. Great source of information. Knows about the beaches, surf, places, and he can... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Christina took one look at all our bags and said something to the effect that the room would be too small for us. We spend weeks at a time in our tent in Africa so we knew it would be fine. Eduardo senior helped get one of our heavy bags up the stairs and laughed at how heavy we travel.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A friend who lives in Costa Rica introduced us to this wonderful hotel and restaurant. The host, Eduardo, is so welcoming and kind. We have an amazing lobster dinner and came back the next night for more treasures of the sea. Everything was delicious. On the second evening, the chef, Luis, and his girlfriend also joined us at the table.... More 

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina, responded to this review

thank you very much for your great review we really appreciate it, we hope to see you soon. Muchas Gracias More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Good price for a very charming place to stay! Great service and the food was wonderful! It was the best place we had stayed in so far and we had been to many hotels and hostels that were more expensive. None were equally as enjoyable. I did not want to leave.

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina, responded to this review

thank you very much we really appreciate your words we hope you comeback soon. muchas gracias More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I arrived today at Cabinas Cristina and Eduardo, the host, made me feel at home in no time. I could use the laundry facilities at no extra cost and enjoy the lovely surroundings to rest and regroup after a bad experience in Delicias de Montezuma. I lucked out because not only I felt like I arrrived in a welcoming family... More 

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina, responded to this review

thank you very much we really appreciat your comment when you come back for the town please come to visit us . Thank you More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My gf and I enjoyed our stay at this family-run inn so much. The rooms are clean and comfy, the food is very good and the service is impecable. The entire family - and especialy Eguardo (Jr.) was truly helpful with tours and transport. Go to this place if in Tambor and if you want a local feeling!

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much we really appreciate your time to write us this great review, we hope to see you soon in your next trip to Tambor. More 

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