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Ocotal Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Playa del Coco | PO Box 1, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As the reviews say hotel is not great, the view is outstanding. Our room had hot water in a tub that drained poorly, mold on the shower wall, needs a new tub and toilet it ran until you took the tank top off. The maid left all the dirty laundry and dirty dishes outside our patio door. The grounds need... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just got home from a wonderful time at the Ocotal beach Resort! The entire staff was friendly and the maids and cleaning staff was amazing. My family and I stayed there for about a week and waking up to see the ocean every morning is definitely a plus! We enjoyed the Costa Rican breakfast they had every morning and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin? I have never felt more unwelcome at a hotel. It's hard to believe these people are in the hospitality industry. Staff is rude with the exception of the waitstaff whom are so very friendly. That being said, the food is horrible and probably pre-frozen. We only ate here for the free breakfast that was included, which was... More 

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Makanda, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We've stayed here at least three times, with the most recent 10/28/14. Ocotal is high on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Picture postcard views, quiet, and a nice infinity pool. There are many room types, ours was in the second level by the pool. Our room was pretty basic, but was clean, had a tv and free wifi, and a... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Although the views are pretty incredible the hotel and service NOT so much. It has potential to be a very cool spot. Unfortunately, It's run down(so much so as I referred to it as ghetto, didn't have hot water for 2 out of the 5 days and the telephone didn't work. I asked them to fix it three times. The... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The resort has breathtaking views and an amazing infinity pool. The beach wasn't so pleasant which for me it wasn't a big deal since I'm not a sand person. The restaurant was way over priced for the simple and not so good food. The staff however was great, we had a some issues and they worked quickly to fix them!... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I recently went to Costa Rica for our honeymoon and chose Ocotal Beach Resort as our beach side hotel. BIG MISTAKE!!!! Upon arrival we noticed that the hotel was nearly abandoned, there was very little staff and the entire property was in disrepair. The lady at the front desk was very nice and the views of Ocotal... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a resort with highest potential. But they have a long way to go to reach the 4 stars they claim to have. The staff did all there best to give us the best service that was possible. Thank you all for that. The resort has a astonishing view over Ocotal Beach. This view is available from almost all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is the 4th time I have stayed here over the last 15 years. It is an incredible location situated on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The natural wildlife never ceases to amaze me, as well as the plants and topography. Truly a slice of heaven for the sheer beauty. If you are a diver this is a must... More 

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La Grande, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As a party of six, we recently spent a week at the Ocotal Beach Resort. If your idea of a great resort experience is the look-of-luxury and like-new facilities, perhaps the Ocotal is not for you. But if you value an unbelievably beautiful setting, together with staff who don't merely "serve" you, but rather are warm, open, and caring in... More 

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Address: Playa del Coco | PO Box 1, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Ocotal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ocotal Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Ocotal Beach Hotel Playas Del Coco
Hotel Ocotal Beach
Ocotal Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Ocotal

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