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Hotel Villa Amarilla

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Aventura, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Villa Amarilla ! Wow what a surprise!! A real gem in Tamarindo. Owner TJ was very helpful, and friendly, the room was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good , The beach front is amazing and clean I would definitely recommend it to anyone .

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Words can not even begin to describe my LOVE for this place! Tamarindo was the first stop on our back packing adventure through Costa Rica. We weren't pleased with the original place we booked and walked right into the Villa Amarilla to see if there was any availability. TJ, with his big grin and welcoming personality showed us a clean,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Welcome shot of tequila upon check-in. Yum! Wish I would have asked what kind. Great location near restaurants, on the beach and near shopping. Very relaxing and good breakfast in the AM. There was a rude trio that wiped out the breakfast rolls and fruit, leaving nothing for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We arrived at Tamarindo at 9:30pm at night from Nicaragua and tried multiple hotels and hostels in the area however all had closed reception and would not allow us to check in until the following day. We turned up to Hotel Villa Amarilla and the security guard called the owner who came down at 10pm at night to help us... More 

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Miami, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I traveled to Costa Rica by myself and I fell in love with the country. Staying at this hotel changed my entire experience. The owner TJ, was incredible. So kind, informative and friendly. This is the place you want to stay if you want to meet the locals. Everyone was wonderful. The rooms are perfect. Very clean, the A/C was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice place and our room was clean, beds are conformable, the water pressure was low but acceptable. It was a little loud but we where able to sleep thru it. AJ was very hospitable and greated us with a tequila shot. There is a pulperia right next door which is convenient. I Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights. I've travelled the world over and The owner/operators (Cindy and TJ) were the friendliest and most accommodating I've come across without a doubt. They made my travel buddy and I feel right at home. Rooms were clean and comfy. There was coffee and pastries and fruit put out in the morning and we were free... More 

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Quesnel, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights here as our 1st stop in Costa Rica. The reception was warm and inviting. Clean air conditioned room which made for an excellent sleep. It was just my 14 year old daughter and I travelling and it felt safe. We met some great people there, as well as some of the local Canadian and Americans that... More 

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santa cruz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I didn't actually stay at this property as we decided to stay in a different area. I had inquired about rates and Cindy the owner got back me with a very reasonable quote. I was just doing some research as we really didn't have our trip planned out yet. About a month later she checked in to see if we... More 

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Kingston Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Seriously, best homemade donuts every morning and chocolate croissants! Owners are so incredibly nice and friendly. Dogs are awesome and so much fun to hang out with. Location couldnt be any more central and ON THE BEACH! - had a great stay, would recommend it to anyone & I would stay again. Good times, great sunsets and AWESOME DONUTS!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a fun friendly hotel. Right on the beach with tropical gardens. We have a Rancho with day beds and hammocks. The Rancho has a chill vibe. It's where you can mingle with other guests from all over the world. There are games and books in the Rancho. Our sound system always has different genres of music playing or you can put on your music. We have a pingpong table, frisbees, paddle boards, soccer balls or just kick back and relax. We have a fully stocked community kitchen if you feel like cooking. Free Breakfast which includes Muffins, French Pastries, Quiche, Papaya, Mango, Pineapple, Bananas, Watermelon, Milk, Juice and of course Costarican Coffee. We have a massage palapa, the masseuses are amazing. We have a salon palapa, if you need blow dry or cut/color. Amenities included in the price of your room are AirConditioning, Flat Screen Cable T.V, Ceiling Fan, Free Wi-Fi (throughout the hotel), Hot Water, Hair Dryers at your request. Need a snack late in the afternoon, In the Community Kitchen you will always find Fresh Fruit. At the reception desk you will find Beach Towels, Sunscreen and Bug Spray. We also carry a First Aid Kit. Free Parking in Front and We offer Free Laundry Service. The fun begins at check-in with a shot of tequila.... "Come a strangers, leave as family" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Amarilla

Address: 152 | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Providence of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica (Formerly Villa Amarilla Bed and Breakfast)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $145 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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