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Hotel Fuego del Sol

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa 123, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Playa Hermosa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night here. Beach was great but the hotel was not. Staff of one didn't speak enough English to understand that I wanted a hand towel and a wash cloth...there were none in the room. Grounds were littered with trash but the worst thing was the air conditioner. It either leaked or there was so much condensation that... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This hotel is right on the beach, this might mislead people to thinking it's actually worth what you pay. It's not. The bathrooms were gross, not properly cleaned and way outdated. There were mice in the ceilings (of the 4-people apartment/suite) and the maids only came once during our 3 day stay. The pool was not very clear; it had... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Quiet place near Jaco beach. Rooms need to be painted, old curtains are hanging and old ugly comforters are on bed, new bathrooms needed, ours looked clean but it had old stains everywhere (room 20).....The room has a nice view to the pool and to the beach! Employees are very nice!

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Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Horrible, El hotel esta muy descuidado, los baños huelen mal, el aire acondicionado casi no enfria y hace demasiado ruido. La comida del restaurante es muy cara para la calidad que ofrecen, si ordenas un plato de frutas para el desayuno te cobran 2500 colones, por medio banano, una rebanada de piña, una rebanada de papaya, y un trozo de... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I really needed a good night sleep after camping for a week in the jungle, for the price I expected a real dump but I was wrong. My feet were in the ocean 30 seconds from my door, beds were fine, the food was terrific & very reasonably priced. Perfect stop, might stay another night.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Ant infestation in room, bathrooms where filthy, pool was very murky and hotel was run down. Wifi did not reach the rooms (only at front dest) Staff were nice and gave us wood for a fire on the beach every night. Good location although the beach is dangerous to swim on because of strong rip-tides

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The hotel looks good on the outside picture, but that is not what you get. It seems as they have not changed any beds,linen, pillows, curtains, etc in decades. It is not a place where a decent person can sleep, or at least sleep well. The pool was so dirty that we were afraid our kids would be sick after... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We make academic field trips to different places in Costa Rica with our students to see turtle nesting, whales and other marine biology events. We thought this was supposed to be one of the nicer hotels in Hermosa so we took our small group (12 students) there! The service was horrible and their was a clear lack of good fumigation... More

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Reston, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This place was recommended to me by a good friend of mine and serious surfer..He stays here with his buddies and teen age kids to surf in Playa Hermosa..I on the other hand was staying with my boyfriend and wanted a romantic vacation in Costa Rica on the beach..Well, romantic it was because it was an oceanfront MOTEL..( not really... More

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Prato, Italy
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Meaning that if it did not sit on a fantastic beach, it would probably be closed! • People are unpleasant all the rest was poor. • The bar is nonexistent, • Safe box in rooms is totally unsafe. • For Wi-fi connection you have to wander around the premises searching for some sort of signal. Cheap family hotel where I... More

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Address: Playa Hermosa 123, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fuego del Sol 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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There are 17 standard rooms available each with one full bed, a single bed, air conditioning, telephone, shower with hot water and a terrace with pool view. All rooms have Cable TV. Additionally, there are 2 Junior Suites. One is equipped with one Queen sized bed, a fold-out couch, living room area, furnished kitchen, private bathroom with hot water shower, air conditioning, telephone, Cable TV, and terrace with garden view. The other is equipped with one Queen sized bed, microwave oven, refrigerator, private bathroom with hot water shower, air conditioning, telephone, Cable TV and terrace with Ocean view. ... more   less 
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