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KayaSol Surf Hotel

100 M Norte Hotel Guilded Iguana, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #15 of 21 Hotels in Nosara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015
MarcLarin Montreal, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a good location only minutes walk from shops, restaurants & the beach. We stayed in their hostel-like dorm. I believe they have 2 available. Our one had 5 beds available which luckily we shared with lovely people which saved the experience. The cleanliness of the room wasn't great. The bathroom was even worse. Really grubby, rubbish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is our 2nd time at the Kaya Sol Surf Hotel, and we are planning to go back next year once again! This place is amazing. The people working there are nice, the food is great and only 3 minutes of walk from the beach with awesome waves. We had some trouble with sink once, and 5 minutes after telling... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We booked our reservation at KayaSol after it was recommended to us by two different friends. We had heard GREAT things. We arrived and were reluctantly placed in a private room that was the other half of the hut that the reception desk is located in. We would have preferred to be placed away from the road and check-in area.... More 

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Sohan K, Owner at KayaSol Surf Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you visited us! Our business thrives on word of mouth referrals like you! Cabina Fria which you stayed in is our "economy" room which we are proud to be able to offer for budget travelers. Having a wide array of travelers is one of the qualities that make our hotel unique because everyone has something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

As stated by other users: I'd like to begin by stating that this is not a five star hotel/resort, and if you're interested in that type of lodging, there's other great options in Guiones that serve that exact purpose. That being said, if you're on a tighter budget but still want good, clean, and close accommodation to the water, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I traveled with another couple last week. Kaya Sol was the perfect place to stay. For the great price we had comfy beds, the water pressure in the shower was great and there was plenty of hot water. We stayed in an upstairs suite with no AC and had no complaints. With the fans going and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We just returned back home from a week in Nosara. This trip was our second to the area, and each time we stayed at KayaSol. It is difficult to find the right words to explain how incredible this place is. Not only is it a stunning environment and a short walk to the beach, but it is a friendly space... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Our first trip to Nosara was better than we expected, mainly because of KayaSol. You've got a 3 minute walk to the beach, outdoor showers, a pool, and plenty of shade to lounge in after a surf. The hotel's restaurant was steps away from our room; busy around dinner and rightfully so, many a delicious meal was enjoyed there during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

we had a wonderful time at kayaSol! all of the staff was helpful and their restaurant was super tasty, we ate there most mornings :) we stayed in the upstairs suite and it was a really great space..just so ya know, cicadas are loud and they live in trees, bring some earplugs.. :) on the morning we were departing, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights and fell in love with Nosara. The actual room was cute and very spacious (we rented a studio w/ air conditioning!) and the pool was wonderful. The location of the hotel is central to everything (restaurants, a store that sells beer and surf lessons). We rented a 4 wheeler and were able to explore... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just back from 11 day stay at Kaya Sol. Perfect spot, 3 minutes walk to the beach, Mini-Market ? surfshop right in front, walk to the yoga. Helpful staff, amazing pool to cool off in the shade. We stayed in suite 6, wich was perfect for the 4 of us, very comfy bed and futon. I intentionally did not want... More 

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