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Giardino Tropicale

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Mt Dora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I traveled to Nosara over the Christmas Holidays. I was nervous about being away from extended family but after being welcomed by Specialle, Enrique, Myriam and Marcel it was like being with a "Nosara Family". The grounds are amazingly beautiful, the rooms are accommodating and the staff is above excellent. We stayed 11 nights and I could... More 

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MYM357, General Manager at Giardino Tropicale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; it was a pleasure to share time with you, we can't believe how fast 11 days pass, either! Thank you for celebrating the holidays with us, we hope you're still warm and glowing from the tropical sun and we look forward to your next family trip! More 

Long Beach, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Special and Enrique, who are currently custodians of the garden, welcomed me with Love. A personal tragedy necessitated immediate lodging in the middle of Nosara's high season, and they accommodated me with grace. The entire staff was the embodiment of 'Pura Vida.' Although I spent only 2 nights, Myriam also took time to spend a few precious moments with me... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Beautiful grounds, cosy rooms, short walk to the beach, shopping, and nightlife. My stay was greatly enhanced by Giardino Tropicale's kind and helpful owners. Marcel and Myriam went above and beyond to accommodate the needs of my large group in suggesting and scheduling activities, dinner reservations, educational outings, etc. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My group of 16 had an excellent stay at Giardino in Nosara Costa Rica in November 2014. We stayed four nights and could have stayed many more. The rooms are well designed, quiet, and large. And the gardens and pool are lovely. But the best part of the hotel is the dedicated and helpful owners who live on property and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to be the only guests during the low season. Miriam and Marcel were very pleasant from the moment we inquired to the time we left. We stayed in one of the delux rooms overlooking the beautiful garden and pool. The breakfast is not included in the fee but there is a wide selection... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I have made several winter visits to Giardino Tropicale because I know of no other facility that offers me anything approaching the peace, privacy, and direct contact with nature that this hotel provides. Its individual rooms – which might better be called mini-suites – are located in small individual houses scattered about among trees, grass, paths, and vegetation. I can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a great stay, however would have been immensely helpful if owners knew which restaurants were open during rainy season. Lovely room above pool with fabulous hammock but had a bit of an ant problem. Owners were lovely & helpful in every other way. Would defiantly stay there again, as a single female traveler.

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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 Family Hotel in Nosara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nosara

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