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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We did enjoy the nice tropical garden with pool alot. The beach is nearby and absolutely wonderful. It was a grat stay and we did enjoy the chats with the owner Arnaud much. He is a happy and interesting person - we were glad to know more about his ideas and the creation of this place. We learned that Arnaud...

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

I had some friends visiting from NY and after spending the day in Sámara they were reluctant to spend the night in my not-so-elegant abode in Nicoya and were thinking about spending the night there. So I mentioned that we should stop by La Tropicale to see if there was availability for the night and to see if they liked...

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Thank lilgrexicano
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

To call La Tropicale amazing would be an understatement. Right from the start, the host Arno made us feel welcome from beginning to end. We had no reservations and he was able to provide us with a bungalow for the four of us. Between the pool and the breakfast, Arno gave us many reasons to come back. Merci pour un...

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Thank Jan-Kristòf L
Reviewed July 23, 2016

The whole place is amazing. Private and public pools. EXCELLENT breakfast ($5), rooms with a/c. Close to beach. Host is super friendly and accommodating. Man rooms in cabins NEED A FAN, as it gets hot and can't open doors due to mosquitos. But this place is a wonderful respite from the options in nearby, over-rated Sàmara

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Thank Daniel H
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed May 11, 2016

AMAZING clean beds, i had 2 beds bathroom, kitchenette, The room was clean and comfy, the food was out of this world. Arno goes over and above... Will stay here every chance I get... oh and the SHOWER WAS AMAZING AS WELL LOVE THIS PLACE!!!

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Thank Krissijane
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Wonderful`to see this quaint hotel & restaurant are what I remember. Rooms are clean & efficient & air conditioned. Arno is a great host who will ensure you have a wonderful stay. He provides breakfast with your reservation. If you would like to experience French cooking just let him know. He will provide you with the choices of the day...

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Thank HappyTraveler65_11
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed March 31, 2016

I must start this by saying my review is nothing personal against the proprietor as I see his responses to negative reviews are very harsh and taken personally. I am simply providing our first hand experience along with plenty of pictures so other travelers may see ahead of time if this is what they are or are not okay with....

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arnoPlayaCarrillo, Propriétaire at La Tropicale Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Well let's start by saying that shame on you for not doing your homework, obviously this was not the property for you and your lack of research is then shown in this poison you put on Tripavisor! Why is La Tropicale punished because you made a bad choice in the place you chose to stay at? You talk about "the...

Paris, France
Reviewed March 29, 2016

First of all, the infrastructures: clean, charming, well-decorated rooms in a beautiful garden full of birds, squirrels, what gives a colourful, lively and restful atmosphere. The swimming pool allows to saty in the shade in the hottest hours of the day. The restaurant is very, very good. Arnaud Demoy is an excellent cook. The location is perfect: only 200 metres...

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Reviewed March 28, 2016

I couldn't find how to review this restaurant but we were SUPER impressed. We showed up and to be honest I wasn't expecting much. The restaurant looked old and no one else was there. We asked for the menu and the owner said "it is chicken or fish". So I ordered the fish and my husband ordered the chicken again...

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Thank Lenore G
New York City, New York
Reviewed March 4, 2016

'This is a delightful French Bou"tico" hotel. I stayed there last year and was delighted to get to return. The staff is wonderful. Arnaud, the owner, is gracious and accommodating. The hotel itself is a series of darling bungalows encircling a New Orleans-esque main lodge. The landscape is breathtaking. Central to the hotel is a relaxing pool, surrounded by huge...

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arnoPlayaCarrillo, Owner at La Tropicale Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much it s a pleasure to received you again It s so nice to gave a good comentary i feel happy Hope to see you again and again Love

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
200 mts from one of the most beautiful natural beaches of Costa Rica, Arno will organise your holidays in paradisaical garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Tropicale Beach Lodge

Address: 200 mtrs Playa Carrillo | front zoo la selva, Playa Carrillo 5132, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: $55 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Tropicale Beach Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I did prefer the couple's cabin because of the stairs involved in the cabin for four.”
 of 5 bubbles lilgrexicano, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“There is one cabin which accommodates a larger group & has its own pool. We enjoyed the cabin just past the main pool.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyTraveler65_11, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay there!”
 of 5 bubbles lenoreg510, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“They all have AC, so that's really all that matters”
 of 5 bubbles rosalindeb2015, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
“Cool little cabin as with kitchens”
 of 5 bubbles dixiew2014, Feb 26, 2016 | Read review
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