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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

The hotel sits on a hill, with beautiful views of the bay and the other hills around, a path takes you to the beach and there are shuttles all around the resort. The restaurant is very good, all home made meals, with ocean view. At night you can hear the monkeys on the trees. We took some day tours from... More 

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

We arrived an hour before check in and a room was not available. We were shown to lunch while we waited. We stayed in the hotel. The rooms were clean and accommodating. We were on the ist floor and the view was still good. We loved the restaurant. I especially enjoyed breakfast. Variety of food was good on buffet and... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

Even though I have not been to this resort my experience thus far is been extremely frustrating. After having confirmation for my stay on October 6th for a trip in January I was contacted today to be told that the hotel is overbooked by 50 rooms and that I am being moved to another resort. The resort that I was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

First off, I will start by saying that I have not travelled to the Villas Sol yet. I booked our stay in Sept of this year (9/2011) to arrive in January 2012. However I got a call two days ago saying the hotel was overbooked by about 50 rooms and they had to move us to another hotel. Having worked... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

I have mixed emotions about this resort. First, the entrance looks like Alcatraz. There are guards at the front gates and it looks a little bit intimidating; however, that must mean that the security is great. And the location, in the hills, overlooking the Pacific is priceless. Check in was fine; however, we waited 2 hours because our room wasn't... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

We visited Villas Sol as a family of four over Thanksgiving 2011. I was a little wary because of some of the reviews I had read on your website. However, we found it to be an amazingly beautiful place, well worth the price of an all inclusive trip. The villa we had was very clean, although it hadn't been occupied... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We just got back from this hole (The only words to describe the place). I don't want to rant so let me just list the things you can expect: Check-In took over2 hours Check-In person didn't speak very good English Check-in person gave us a card key that didn't work! Instead of changing keys they changed the room number. Trolley... More 

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Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

This is a large resort, very well maintained with a huge, attentive staff. They were very friendly and most spoke English. Beautiful views from the dining room. But it is a big resort. The food was adequate, but nothing special. If you get a good deal it is a reasonable choice for a few days.

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

This placed was booked for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. We thought it would be relaxing and fun to stay on/near the beach. The room itself was dirty upon check-in. They had one restaurant to choose from for all 3 meals. The beach was with absolutely no waves because it is in a cove. We reserved the free... More 

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Richland, Washington
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

We wanted a relaxing atmosphere--which we got. Our food was very good and we definitely ate too much of it. The staff made an effort to be very welcoming and helpful and greeted us by name. There seemed to be many Costa Ricans staying there which to me seemed to make it better and more authentic. We had fun with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
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Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a development of 100% Costa Rican capital located on Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste on the northern Pacific Coast and managed by Promotora La Costa, a pioneer company in tourism development in Guanacaste. We are a 4-star resort, and have a Tourism Sustainability Certification (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and we are affiliated with Resort Condominium International RCI, being the only resort in Central America included in the Gold Crown category granted by this company. We work under an all-inclusive service in 54 deluxe hotel rooms and 109 fully equipped villas of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. With unbeatable view of Papagayo Gulf. Among many alternatives for entertainment and sports offered by Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for all ages - water sports (motorized & non motorized), sport fishing, diving, kayak & jet ski as well as many one day tours that will take you to the many national parks and hide-away beaches in the area surrounding our resort. Our great location makes not only our resort a great destination but also offers a convenient closeness to all major tours and activities taking place in the Guanacaste area and surroundings. Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a place for all ages and types of vacationer. A great choice for families traveling with children, single travelers, honeymooners, people looking for a relaxing vacation or those looking for fun and excitement. Our friendly, helpful staff welcome all guests with a “PURA VIDA” and a smile & the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $158 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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