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Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

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Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a fantastic five night stay. Our room was clean and large with a king size bed and a good mattress,very private and quiet. Air conditioner, ceiling fan and fridge all worked great. Very large bathroom with a good shower and hot water. Nice pool and lawn chairs. Beautiful gardens and restaurant/bar. You'll see families of howler monkeys in... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A special place to rest and forget the rest of World. Very close to beaches and enjoyable places to practice surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Recommended for individual and families trip. Just one and a half hours from airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Admittedly... You do have to do some driving to get there but it well worth it. The hotel/appartments are situated in a beautiful garden. Huge trees shelter you and a lot of other animals. The setup of the apartments is smart so that everyone has their own private piece of the garden. Early morning breakfast outside anyone? Rooms are big... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We humans tend to forget the little failures and the small inconveniences that accompany our adventures if only the journey is garnished with good intentions, great mood and positive energy. The same goes for our lodging experiences. We would readily dismiss and even forget those annoyances if we only felt respected and appreciated as customers, if we were compensated in... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited with our 8 months old daughter. We first thought it was in samara but it is located the beach next to it. It is a beautiful and quiet place. The beach is lovely . You truly experience Costa Rica and the beauty of the nature at this place. The Buena vista beach is around 8 minutes walk. If... More 

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Granada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

After analyzing the reviews, we decided to take a chance on this place, and are very glad we did. It was perfect for us, with our own transport as well as bicycles, so we could easily access town and beach via various routes (most involving at least one river crossing). The large room we booked was fabulous - two double... More 

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Bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our round trip of Costa Rica. Firstly please note that you need a 4x4 to get here as you cross a rather large band of water before you arrive and this cannot be done with any other car. The road leading up to here is really bad as well. The main area of... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We only had a short stay of one night and the road was really exciting (unpaved and a river needs to be crossed) but when we arrived at the hotel it was really nice. The owners (Germans) were helpful and very friendly. We had a nice room directly over the reception/restaurant which was nicely furnished and we slept pretty well.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Hotel del cocodrilo was a beautifull location, nice beach 5 minutes away, good room service (cleanliness, dishes washed) but the owner was a serious case of sketchyness. He gave away our reservation on the first day (probably since the clients were old and german like himself... No hate intended) and so he offered us another reserved room which didnt even... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great We relax and have the down time required for busy couple from Canada Host makes sure we have no problems Safety great ... Car available at low costs ... Nice local guys come occasionally to play music in the late afternoon Want busy or noisy head into town... Smiles by all the Costa Rica staff... Very Nice

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo is a beautiful and quiet place located 3 miles north from Samara, 900 ft from the beautiful turtle beach Playa Buena Vista, the next beach north to Samara and close to the gorgeous white sand beach Playa Barrigona with a nice waterfall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

Address: Playa Buena Vista, Playa Samara 35014, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $52 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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