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Ocotal Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Playa del Coco | PO Box 1, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Mykonos, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I took my wife and 4 friends to Ocotal to take their open water dives for Scuba certification. The instructor, Jairo Grueso was beyond great!! His patients and teaching skills were excellent. His attention to details built confidence in the students and they all passed their certification. I have been diving for 50+ years and found the diving excellent. My... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I emailed multiple dive companies and Ocotal was the only one to respond, thus we assumed they must be the best. However, they requested I send them a credit card authorization form to hold our spots. The day we planned to dive we showed up and the dive instructor wasnt even there yet. We killed some time at the restaurant... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

10 of us rented a 5 bedroom house just up the mountain from this resort. Somehow we had access to the pool and scuba guides at this resort. Laid around the pool a few days and had drinks at the pool bar. Staff was very friendly. Costa Rica is a beautiful place. Ate at one of the restaurants while we... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Literally the best view in the area. I lived the amazing view and the service was good too. I didn't stay at the hotel just went for a sunset dinner and I gotta just say. THE VIEW IS BREATHTAKING. A must see if you are staying in the area

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Hello! Thank you for your comment! We appreciate your visit and hope you can come and stay with us in the future. Kindest regards, More

Greenlawn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The biggest problem I have with this hotel is that it is not a resort, but a hotel. There are very limited amenities and activities, and it's a rather lengthy walk to the beach. The included breakfast is good, not great, and it is a couple miles from the nearest town (Playa Coco). With all that being said, I would... More

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Northport, New York
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I would say this is more hotel and not a resort. When I think of resort I think of wet bar by the pool, activities during the day, music, fun atmosphere. There was none of that here. It is a nice quiet place with beautiful views of the ocean from the cliffs. There is a walking trail to the beach.... More

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We ended up staying here the night of March 29, 2014 due to issues with US Airways. The flight was cancelled and this is the hotel they put us up in for the night. Our room looked like it had not been opened in many months. There was so much dust, dirt and bugs that we were afraid to take... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The views and location are amazing. If you can live with the need for much more maintenance, this is worth a 3 star hotel price range. If you pay more or cant overlook the cracked concrete, leaves in the pools, Jacuzzis and fitness equipment that dont work etc, etc you will be disappointed. I am staying now in the villa... 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*
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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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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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