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Hotel Arco Iris

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Tamarindo, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing hotel, great staff. I had bad luck, and got sick during the stay, but the owner helped us, and even offered us to visit his private doctor. That is that little extra that makes the service top notch! Nice pool, very good breakfast, (more like a buffet than a continental breakfast) Free parking, free wifi. Tamarindo beach is very... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arco Iris is a hidden gem off the beaten path, about 5-10 min walk from all the key sights of Tamarindo. Staff of the Arco Iris are exceptional, Coco makes the best scrambled eggs in all of Costa Rica, try the rice and beans they're unreal. Richard the owner is so inviting and treated us like family. Rooms were super... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Tamarindo brought us to Hotel Arco Iris for 2 nights. After the bustling main drag, we were thrilled to see the hotel is on a quieter end of town. The property is smaller, but really lovely. Manicured to a “T” and very relaxing, with a pretty pool area that is adjacent to the restaurant/bar. We noted... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel at the last minute and couldn't have been happier. We tried to check in before check-in time and the room wasn't ready so they gave us a couple beers while we waited poolside. The pool is fantastic with ample shade. The room is newly updated and spacious and the AC worked like a champ. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for 2 nights my wife and I and we really enjoyed our stay. Very quiet and private small hotel. Richard the owner will be there to welcome you. 5-10 minutes walk to the beach and all the fuzz of the main street. Pretty nice looking pool and restaurant area, modern style. The restaurant if supposed to have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent only one night at the Hotel Arco Iris. The hotel is situated a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Tamarindo and we were grateful to be on a quieter side of town. The rooms are neat and comfortable and had air conditioning. The breakfast was very good, as well (coffee, juice, omlettes, pancakes,... More 

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Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked late and were glad to get this place because of the favorable reviews. We werre in Room 2 and it was right next to the bar so there was a lot of noise until about 11pm. The air conditioner did not even begin to cool the room until just before midnight. The rooms were just fine except for... More 

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Richard R, Owner at Hotel Arco Iris, responded to this review

My name is Richard and I am the owner of the hotel. Our hotel is normally quiet and the air conditioning works well. Probably the air conditioner was on the wrong setting. Perhaps our staff did not explain well enough how to adjust the settings. We clean the rooms and check for ants very carefully every day. Occasionally a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This turned out to be a great stay in spite of booking at the last minute. We were lucky the hotel had a cancellation for NYE, otherwise it was impossible to find any accommodation in Tamarindo. The room was very comfortable and clean. The windows opened out to a quaint garden with tropical flowers and iguanas. The beach was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Arco Iris was a great choice for our stay in Tamarindo with an excellent location, great staff, pool and one of the best (if not THE best) restaurant in Tamarindo. What Arco Iris is NOT ...is a luxury resort with a massive pool or spa and an army of attendants waiting on you hand and foot. Its best for those... More 

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Richard R, Owner at Hotel Arco Iris, responded to this review

My name is Richard and I am the owner of the hotel. We have upgraded the wi-fi range extender since the guest was here in February of 2015. The wi-fi signal is strongest in the pool reception area but works well in all of the rooms. More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The hotel is a group of little houses. They are cute and private. There is a restaurant and pool. It is located near Tamarindo beaches and night life but is still very quiet. Great service and very clean.

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