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Hotel y Cabinas Don Taco

3.0 of 5
A 300 metros N del Banco Nal. en el centro de Santa Elena, Santa Elena 506, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 9 Santa Elena B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably the best placed a stayed in Costa rica. Loved the the town very much old style the hotel itself was lovely very family orientated does have cats and dogs about but they were really friendly. The room was clean spacious and quiet, there is a lovely balcony so good views overlooking the town. Cheap places to eat close by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the nicest, cleanest hotel my group visited on our EF Tour of Costa Rica. If you are on an EF tour look forward to this. Very simple bit has WiFi and no AC needed because of the wind. They also have a cute dog and cat.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent one night at Hotel y Cabinas Don Taco recently and I will return. It is a simple but attractive place that is kept very clean and neat. I really like being able to walk into the center of Santa Elena. I get tired of driving and being able to park the car and walk is high on my... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners of the hotel are very friendly and accommodating. The hotel rooms are windy on the second floor, but that is just part of the experience. I also enjoyed the typical Costrican breakfast. I would go back again, and I stayed two nights.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel few days before a trip. We initially booked another hotel (Camino Verde in Santa Elena). However, three weeks after we booked said hotel, we received an email from them saying that they are terribly sorry, but they are canceling our already booked and confirmed reservation, since they are full. Bummer. Don Taco is a small family... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We highly recommend this property for several reasons. First, the staff-Jessica and Julio in particular- were very friendly, courteous, honest, fair and helpful. Their suggestions about how to evaluate the different activity venues the area offers were unbiased, most helpful and accurate. Hotel location is convenient- about a five minute walk up the hill from the little town center but... More 

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Gdansk, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed here for two night and were quite satisfied with our stay. We stayed at room 12 and had a nice porch with a great view. The location was excellent as it was just outside the town and with no noise at night.But also just 5 min walk to get to town and the restaurants there. It I was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on a Tucan Travel tour of Central America. It's a really lovely family run hotel. Our room was gorgeous- a little cabin with massive windows giving a great view of the surroundings. Really nice. The room was very clean and big too. The bed was so comfortable. Breakfast was included too which was great- fruit,... More 

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed at Hotel Don Taco in a superior double room which was clean and serviced every day. We had a great hot water shower but it would be nice to have hot water in the wash bowl especially for cold mornings. There was a large fridge and a lovely glass interior balcony for watching the wind and the rain... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Maybe it was the weather we had but I found the upper floor rooms so noisy to sleep in! It was very windy but sounded so much louder in the upper rooms. The breakfast was okay just eggs rice and that horrible sweet kind of bread. It is also up a hill from the town so if you have any... More 

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