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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience staying at Esperanza hotel with our two small kids. Hotel is small and very family friendly. There are big and kiddie pools as well as a spa pool. All rooms are on the first level. Rooms and common area are exceptionally clean. Breakfast is included and you get eggs, variety of fresh fruits, pancakes, French... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Very clean and comfortable. Dennis the owner goes above and beyond expectations, just to make your stay better. Very close to what must be the best beach in Costa Rica. Going to the Pacific coast? A must stay kind of place.

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Summit, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is a smaller property with just seven rooms all on the ground floor. The owner, Dennis, is very knowledgeable, welcoming, and accommodating. He can and will help with tours and/or car rentals even restaurant suggestions. Breakfast was included with our room rate. He serves tea, coffee, juice, water, milk, fruits, pancakes, gallo pinto, eggs, toast. Just ask and he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The owner, Dennis, goes above and beyond to make your stay truly remarkable. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the morning breakfast will not disappoint! This place is a GEM! The best beach in Costa Rica is a short 5-10 walk away - be prepared to walk uphill on the way back! I would stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Hotel Esperanza is a friendly, well run and very clean hotel. I stayed here for the last 3 days of my vacation and could not have been happier. Dennis, the owner, goes out of his way to make sure his guests are well taken care of. Although the rooms do not have a mini fridge (which was fine with me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

You can probably get a hotel closer to the beach up the road in Samara, but I'm glad to have found Hotel Esperanza, and I'll come back next time I'm in the area. The clean comfortable room, great price, quiet neighborhood, relative proximity (about 5 minute walk) to a beautiful and surprisingly quiet beach (Playa Carillo), delicious breakfast, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

If you like the quiet of a small hotel with an international flavor, this is the place for you. But the real attraction is the owner, Dennis, a native Floridian and semi-retired propsman for Disney and Ringling Brothers, who'll give you a ride into town, direct you to best tours and restauants from the local "soda" to nearby fine dining,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited playa Carrillo for three binge with my dad in February of 2016. The beach is a short walk down hill and there is an excellent steak house right next door to the hotel. The owner, Dennis, was an excellent host and provided a wonderful breakfast every morning. The cinnamon toast provided was my favorite! Rooms were nice and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Dennis, the owner was such a fantastic person to meet. He welcomed us right away when we got there late in the evening and recommended the Argentinian restaurant behind the hotel to get a late dinner. During our entire stay, Dennis had great recommendations for restaurants and our favorite was Casa de Mariscos. The rooms in the hotel were clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you are looking for a small, boutique hotel with amazing amenities that also is within walking distance of the loveliest beach in Costa Rica, Hotel Esperanza is the place for you. We picked Hotel Esperanza based on its TripAdvisor reviews. Our week's stay at Hotel Esperanza did not disappoint. Everything was arranged for us by owner Dennis including zipline... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family oriented hotel, welcoming singles, couples, wedding parties, families, children, and handicap guests. Being a small hotel of 7 rooms we offer a warm family atmosphere with the added bonus of having the amenities of the larger hotels. In 2007 we accomplished a total remodel including all guestrooms with European tiles and exotic Mahogany and Cedar woods throughout. The hotel also features the addition of a new custom pool and spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Esperanza

Address: APDO 65-5235, Playa Carrillo 5235, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: $95 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Esperanza Hotel Playa Samara
Hotel Esperanza Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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