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Giardino Tropicale

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 20 Hotels in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
TracyS1970 Newton, Massachusetts
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    5 of 5 stars
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Newton, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are an active family of 5 who arrived eager to explore the beaches and countryside of Nosara, Costa Rica. The Giardino Tropicale was a perfect fit for our family! It is a beautiful property with very gracious and welcoming hosts. Giardino is a truly special and unique place: beautiful gardens, fantastic outdoor space, great location, delicious coffee, wonderful hammocks,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was a really nice place to stay in Nosara. They allowed my friend to bring her well behaved dog too which was very kind. The rooms are spacious, with very nice bathrooms and hot showers - unheard of in Costa Rica! The beds are comfortable and the eating / fridge area outside the rooms would be great if you... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a lovely visit to Giardino Tropicale. The location is wonderful - like living in the midst of the rainforest. We had howler monkeys in the tree outside our room every morning. The owners are wonderful. There is a great pool immaculately maintained. Breakfast is available and there's a great Italian restaurant on site as well. We had a... More

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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

For the last 15 years I have been visiting the wonderful Paradise of the Giardino Family and each time I stay I fall in love again and again - not only with the beauty, cleanliness, AMAZING FOOD and organic prestine gardens and rooms but with the warm love and kindness from the owners - Giardino Tropicale is a true tropical... More

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Berkeley, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

3 stays, each time a week, confirmed how comfortable and beautiful it is here. The pool is the best I know of in Nosara, as well as the excellent coffee anytime at no extra cost. The owners are warm and engaging, and very responsible in running a hotel with sustainable principles. The prices are very reasonable for the area, and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I stay at Giardino almost every time we go to Playa Guiones in the Nosara area. Marcel and Myriam are the consummate hosts. Myriam is great at finding entertainment in the area for you. Every morning, a simple but filling breakfast is served to order near the pool. Great time to reflect about the rest of the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I don't normally write reviews, but I felt compelled because of the ongoing horrible experience I had with this hotel! I booked a room in advance (for a Monday+Tuesday stay in march) and let them know that I was not willing to give them my credit card number (based on some of the negative reviews I read). The room I... More

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Such a relaxing spot with beautiful, lush gardens. I stayed here for a week with my 10 yr. old son. The owners were very friendly and helpful with arranging activities. The room was very clean and comfortable. I was very happy we stayed here. The beach is a short walk.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We recently spent one night here and it was awful. Those writing excellent reviews may travel much differently than we do. For example, there were scratchy bottom sheets on our beds and only one small scratchy odd cover thing. No top sheet. No blanket. Pillows were like balled up gym socks in a pillow case. The towels were all mismatched... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have never stayed at the hotel, but in my search for the best pizza, was directed here. (Closed during off-season; we had to come back a year later!) Guests of the hotel say that it is very nice and it seemed; strolling through, like a summer-camp paradise! Having only dined there, I can say the service is professional, the... More

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Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
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Number of rooms: 11
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