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Hotel y Cabinas Don Taco

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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 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't speak highly enough of this hotel – the owners are lovely, helpful and kind. They accommodated all our needs, made bookings for us, gave us all the information we needed, and even left us a packed lunch for our early start in the morning! The location is great, just up the road from the centre of town, and they... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place run by a very friendly and helpful family. The city is only about block and a half from the hotel. The food was great and the family had great stories about the area and the country. Awesome stay...

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this lovely family owned and operated hotel for 6 nights in March. I was with a volunteer group of 8 and three of us shared a large bright room at the end of the upper hall (#4) in the main building. There was a large shower in the bathroom with plenty of hot water. We had a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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 March 27, 2015

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 March 23, 2015

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 March 20, 2015

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 March 15, 2015

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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