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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute walk”(20 reviews)
“french toast”(15 reviews)
“the owner”(63 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If in Carrillo a wonderful place to stay. My luggage I thought was lost just never came out. I live in Carrillo, I took one step on my apartment stairs and turned around. I went to this hotel. The owners were very very friendly. The...More

Thank robs1964
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 1 week ago

Hola Robin, Thank you for your kind comments. It was our pleasure getting to know you. Dennis & Karina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed four days and enjoyed a lot the hotel. Staff was really nice and we received a wonderful attention. Room was really comfortable and the pool was wonderful. Hotel is near Carrillo beach. We will back again!More

Thank Mariela I
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Mariela, It was our pleasure getting to know you all. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to your return visit with us. Welcome to the Esperanza family! You come as a client but it is always our goal that you...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

This hotel is great. Dennis, the owner is the most helpful person imaginable. Only 7 rooms, but that is a plus in my book. I strongly recommend this place wanting to stay in the Playa Carrillo/Samara area. Dennis, thanks for the wonderful experience!

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Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded April 7, 2018

Greetings mi amigos, Thank you for your kind comments. It was our pleasure getting to know you both and welcome you as a family member of Hotel Esperanza. We look forward to your return visit. Warm Regards, Dennis & Karina

Reviewed April 4, 2018

This hotel is a real gem. It is small, (only 7 rooms) and is in immaculate condition. The rooms are small, but since most time is spent outdoors (there are chairs outside each room) the room size is perfectly fine. The Pool/Spa are steps away...More

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Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded April 7, 2018

Hola Robert & Mari, It was our absolute pleasure spending time with you both. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations and sharing recipes for morning potatoes. We were very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you to the Esperanza family. We look forward to...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

The best hotel we've stayed at in Costa Rica. Very clean and modern rooms, lots of hot water (not a given in CR), quiet and chill setting, fun pool, home-cooked and big breakfast, 900 DVDs to borrow from when you're not at the beach. The...More

Thank ediwa
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell others your experience with Hotel Esperanza. It was our pleasure spending time with you both and look forward to your return visit. Regards, Dennis & Kari

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$83 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Quiet Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#2 Charming Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#4 Quaint Hotel in Playa Carrillo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$83 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Quiet Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#2 Charming Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Carrillo
#4 Quaint Hotel in Playa Carrillo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (65)
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"All are great"
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"All rooms are pretty much the same."
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"nice little hotel on route to the south"
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"Dennis is very organized and anticipates where you may need assistance. Keep in touch he has a wealth of..."
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