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Giardino Tropicale

#4 of 20 Hotels in Nosara
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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pulaski, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place this is! We loved our stay at the Giardino Tropicale. The hotel offers spacious, comfortable accommodations while maintaining an exotic "lost in paradise" atmosphere. The building is constructed so that each room feels like an individual bungalow, complete with porch hammock. The hotel is skillfully nestled among the jungle vegetation where monkeys and birds are active.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in February, it was my first visit to CR. This place is everything I was looking for. Spacielle and Enrique are so nice and friendly, the breakfast every morning was the perfect thing to get you going for the day. Our JR suite accommodations were nice and really all we needed as we werent there all that... More 

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New York Mills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent one week at Giardino Tropicale and were delighted with every aspect of our stay there. Our room was impeccable, and our bed was very comfortable. There were cool breezes at night; so we never turned on the air conditioning. The grounds of the hotel are lush and the food in the restaurant is very... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to the fantastic location, lovely setting, beautiful weather, relaxing atmosphere what makes this property tops in my book are the hosts. Between Spacielle (an American ex-pat) and her husband Enrique (Costa Rican born and raised), you have access to one of the most invaluable assets making an outstanding vacation: information. They know the BEST folks to call for... More 

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for highlighting the tours and services! We aim to please! We've got your next reservation set and can't wait to host you again! Best and warm wishes to you n yours! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent 3 nights at the Giardino Tropicale and had a wonderful time. The grounds are beautiful and we loved the cool lap pool which was really refreshing and nice to actually swim in. Enjoyed all the beautiful plants and flowers. The hotel is well spaced, out, we had a standard room that is spacious and has it's own... More 

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

What a delight it was to host you if even for a short time! We are grateful for the way you paint the picture of being here among the monkeys, gardens and of course the local sunset! We hope you took many beautiful memories and some new skills home with you, too ;) and we look forward to your return! More 

Clarkston, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is walking distance so you can leave everything in your room. The prices for the restaurants are high for not very good food. Air conditioning is $15.00 a night more although we never used it even once. The new manager is sweet.

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and we're glad you came back to Giardino again! Nosara tends to have pricier food because of the roads everything must arrive by, we hope you found some delicious things to eat while here, there are many different types of food in our little town. And it's true, most people don't need air conditioning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second time to stay here at this property. It is always quiet and peaceful. Great pool and restaurant, pizza was awesome! One of our favorite things was getting complimentary coffee in the morning and then laying around in the hammock! This place offers a great balance of being exotic and off the beaten path, while still offering... More 

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to Giardino! We are glad you enjoyed your stay again! Thank you for noting the coffee maker and hammock relationship... some of our favorite vacation attributes! We are grateful to be centrally located so folks can walk around the neighborhood and enjoy all this paradise has to offer. We'll look forward to your next holiday escape! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The small town of Nosara in Costa Rica is an amazing place for surfing. I stayed at the hotel Giardano Tropicale which is located in Playa Guiones ( Beach Guiones). This hotel is an incredible place for a couple of reasons: 1st- it has a lot of outdoor places within the hotel such as pool ( where you can swim... More 

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and spending your holidays with us making magical memories! We are so happy you enjoyed the pool area and were inspiring to the other swimmers wanting to do laps. And we're also glad Enrique got a chance to help shape your surfing skills! Now you will see all beaches for their surf-ability! We hope you... More 

Roma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Wonderfull hotel dipped in a tropical garden. All the staff is very pleasant, from the owner to the manager to the housekeepers. Everything is perfect. Rooms are spacious and clean. I'll come back often.

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We love having return guests, feels more like family coming home! See you again soon among our jungle gardens and warm waves! More 

Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our family spent the 2 weeks over Christmas (2014) at this lovely bit of Nosara paradise. We felt welcomed immediately and our accommodations were clean and comfortable. Special and Enrique were wonderful hosts and were always available to help us when we needed anything. We enjoyed yummy breakfasts, coffees, and cold drinks at the kitchen on site and also dined... More 

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MYM357, Gerente at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation and sharing your family experience with us! The monkeys are still howling and putting on shows for current guests! We're glad you got to spend such a special holiday time in Nosara fully enjoying all the area has to offer. We hope you will return to us for your next jungle surf trip! More 

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Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Giardino Tropicale Nosara
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
#3 Family Hotel in Nosara
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nosara

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