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Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

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Certificate of Excellence
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Firstly, I would like to say that I found some of the glowing reviews utterly misleading. If you like remote (and I do) this is it. It is 40 minutes away from Samara, which is a lively little town with a few beach front bars,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This is a special place. We took a cab from Samara which drove us across the river (in it, not over it). The hotel is an oasis in the jungle with beautiful grounds and lots of wildlife. The staff are very friendly and always helpful....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank G R
Reviewed January 22, 2018

awesome spot , I was with my wife , kids and dog , full space , in a very private location ! if you are looking for a place away from multitudes this is the right place for you , the service is super warm...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Paraiso del Cocodrilo is a fantastic location with a magnificent garden and a great pool. The beach nearby is a real gem. Hardly anybody on a great white sand beach with a stunning view. The bungalows are usefull with all required household equipment for a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank BartVH
Response from Rana c, Inhaber at Hotel Paraiso del CocodriloResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you very much and we hope you have a nice vacation in Costa Rica. If you want do also a Recommendation in booking. Thanks Rainer

Reviewed June 6, 2017

I've been visiting Samara for about 15 years. There are many good choices if you're looking for a place to stay - camping, hostels, B&B, hotels. Over the years, I've stayed at many of them but this is the only hotel I've ever recommended The...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank John P
Response from Rana c, Inhaber at Hotel Paraiso del CocodriloResponded June 8, 2017

Thank you, hope to see you soon.

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The "Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo" is a full-service hotel, and not just a guest house or B&B. It is located within the beautiful Costa-Rican countryside, 3 miles further north from Samara, and 900 ft distant More from the turtle beach Playa Buena Vista. Playa Buena Vista is the next beach up north to Playa Samara, close to the gorgeous white sand beach Playa Barrigona, where you can even see a nice waterfall (during rainy season). The reception is open 24 hours a day, and the daily housekeeping is already included in the price. Each room and appartment has a privat bathroom, AC, and a refrigerator. The "Paraiso del Cocodrilo" has a Restaurant with a Bar and offers free Wifi to all the guests. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$80 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$80 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Traveler (97)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Julie H
December 18, 2018|
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Response from cocodrilo2 | Property representative |
No Bus to Samara in nature, walking, hitchhiking, cycling. thanks
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September 23, 2017|
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Response from Rana c | Property representative |
Hi,to the beach walking is less than 10 minutes. taxi to Samara around 15 $. Thank you Main dishes Pasta Choose from Spaghetti or Gnocchi Vegetarian vegetable sauce ……..……………………………………………… 3950 Tuna and Tomato... More
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Room Tips
"Some romms have stoves, some just a refridgerator"
737gr
Feb 21, 2018
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"I am sure that all the rooms are wonderful, but if you want to save money on food than book a room with a..."
PaulaJean1954
Feb 11, 2017
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"Deluxe apartments"
P8117SFalejandros
Apr 20, 2016
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"Put a towel under the door to stop the bugs coming in"
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Aug 30, 2015
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