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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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  • Location
    4 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 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Room was clean, had strong wifi and had hot water. Breakfast is traditional Costa Rican: beans and rice with eggs which is nice however they only serve breakfast from 6:30-8am which is a little early. Staff were helpful and friendly and booked all of our tours and transfers with ease. The hotel is located up... More 

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Cary, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I love when people take pride in their business!! This family run establishment was a great place to come back from tours of Saint Elena cloud forest. You can venture into town for snack,s souvenirs, groceries, and laundry. The lobby area is welcoming and the Wi-Fi actually works. The food was also good. We were part of an EF tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great hotel only about 2 blocks from start of town (although steep). I had a nice private bungalow with all basics that one would want. Best part of hotel are staff all very friendly and accommodating, wifi available also which is handy. Breakfast was very good also, nice hotel to base yourself if sightseeing the region.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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 May 13, 2015

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 April 22, 2015

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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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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