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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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  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Giardino Tropical is beautiful place to stay, walking distance from the beach. the hotel is hidden in a lot of tree and beautiful plants, feeling like you are in the jungle. The hosts, Marcel and Myriam are so friendly and helpful, they make staying in a foreign place feel like home, always there for their guests and care about everyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Giardino Tropicale for 3 nights with our 5 year old son, it was the low season so it was quiet and very relaxing. Marcel and Miriam are wonderful hosts and helped with booking tours and directions. The rooms are super clean and comfy and also private the way they are all set out around the gardens. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in the off-season, so it was a bit rainy, but Giardino Tropicale was definitely a cute ray of sunshine. Pool area is great, room was clean, and the manager kindly let us check in after hours. We stayed in the cheapest room, but it still had high ceilings, a big bathroom, and easy access to the common areas.

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Newton, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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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