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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We booked this as part of a package deal. When we saw the reviews we were quite worried. Getting there we found they had new management and were trying to improve the flaws of the past. The rooms were very nice, although some maintenance still had to be done (some cracked tiles, cracks between the shutters allowing a few ants... More 

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Hotel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Good Morning For us it is very important all opinions. We are trying to make all the necessary improvements to the client satisfaction. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and notice these changes. Thank you very much for trusting us. We hope to have you back soon Have a nice Day More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, nice quiet place to relax! We stayed in room 141, best view on the lower rooms! There is a private beach area which is only a couple minutes by foot, but it's not that clean unfortunately. Playa Carillo is accessible by walking too!

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Thank Courtney B
Hotel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Good Morning Every opinion is really important for us. Whe are glad that you enjoy the view and the place. We are working together to improve the area and we hope that if you revisit this will be much better. Hope to see you soon again at the hotel. Thanks for your comments Have a nice day More 

Playas del Coco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We recently stayed one night at Hotel Guanamar and wish we could have stayed more! Our room was large with king size bed and was very comfortable. What a beautiful view we had! While the rooms are definitely a bit dated, it's minor things that really don't matter in the grand scheme of things. There was a small refrigerator and... More 

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Hotel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Good Morning We are really happy to know that you had a really nice experience with us. For us is really important your opinion and whe're trying to make your stay pleasant at 100%. Hope to know about you soon and have you with us at the hotel again. Thanks for your comments Have a nice day More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderfull time at Hotel Guanamar. We traveled voor 3 weeks and this was by far the best place to stay. The hotel personel is very friendly and the new manager, Carlos is making Good changes like, beter rooms and service. He took us on a fishing trip, and you'll see the pictures For yourself. We recommend this... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I have to say our stay was good, the rooms were fine, clean and comfortable. My only complaint is that we had the last room the very last and we had to walk trhu the hill to get to the restaurant with a 4th year old. Also the check in on the web is not the same they tell you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice Hotel to stay. Close to the beach in Puerto Carillo. De room with ocean view we had was super, nice hearing the sound of the ocean when you wake up and the view is really nice over the bay!! Staff is very friendly, we also had a lunch , a diner and some cocktails 🍹🍸 there. Prices aren't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this hotel. Great location, the food was good, it never felt too crowded (even though I visited during a busy week: Semana Santa) clean, the staff was nice. It was a very pleasant visit! My family and I really enjoyed ourselves and I would definitely recommend it.

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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We were really impressed with what we experienced during the Dolphin, fishing and snorkeling tour offered by Hotel Guanamar . We spent a morning completely out of series and we were lucky to see a good group of dolphins for more than half an hour even with their young. During fishing our Tour Guide Darren showed great skill and knowledge... More 

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Coram, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has rows of lovely bungalows tucked into a hill, overlooking the beach. You can't ask for a better view. The inclusive breakfast is awesome and the rooms are clean. The grounds are also quite lovely. The one and only downfall was that their perfectly located pool looked like it's not cleaned very often. The pool motor was never... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Do not stay at this hotel ! We were charged $25 because there was a hole in one of the towels. Also, there were only 2 small towels in our room, and no big towels for taking a shower. The Wi-Fi didn't work. The front desk woman had a terrible attitude. $155 per night for this piece of garbage? No... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guanamar is a three star family hotel in Playa Carrillo Costa Rica in Guanacaste province which has been operating for the last 25 years in the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica, near the warm waters of Pacific ocean.It just 2 miles from Playa Samara. The hotel is surrounded by the rich and exuberant flora and fauna typical from the area. Guanamar is perfectly situated on the hill top at the southern end of the bay, inviting guests to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views and sunsets. Guanamar is located close to samara beach hotels (4miles) and just 1 mile from local airport (samara airport). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guanamar

Address: Playa Carrillo Guanacaste | Playa Samara Nicoya, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: $78 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guanamar 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Guanamar Hotel Playa Carrillo
Hotel Guanamar Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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