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El Mono Loco Hotel

Traveler (39)
Room & Suite (11)
Pool & Beach (7)
Certificate of Excellence


#12 of 25 hotels in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
We are a small 12 room hotel located across the street from the beach and a short walk from town. Our basic, clean rooms can accommodate solo travelers, couples, families, and small groups. All rooms have private bathrooms with hot water, quiet A/C, ceiling fan. Community area offers a TV, free wi-fi, shared refrigerator, hammocks, and rocking chairs. We have a refreshing plunge pool and outdoor shower. Our on-site cafe offers breakfast daily for purchase. Free secure parking is available on site.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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We loved the location of the hotel and felt safe and welcomed. The place is a little run down, but clean and decent for the price. The host was quick the change our room when we realized our AC unit didn’t work.
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Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono Loco Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are glad you loved our location. Our guests are our priority, and we make every effort to ensure your comfort. As you stated, rooms and bedding, and property are CLEAN. I prefer to think we have a local charm and comfort.
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Amazing stay! Absolutely loved Joyce and Brunos attention, really close to the beach and always felt at home. I would absolutely reccomend this hotel for anyone looking for a great home like feeling in a paradise beach
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The best hostel in Tamarindo! In perfect location, a minute walking from the beach and a few minutes walking from the center. The rooms are clean and cozy but the best thing is the owners! They were so lovely and helped us in everything we needed, it felt like at home!
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We loved this hotel. Everything was great...the location, the staff, the accommodations. Roseanna was an amazing host, she really went out of her way to ensure we had a great stay. Howler monkeys in the trees ensured that the hotel lived up to its name!
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Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono Loco Hotel
Responded Mar 25, 2019
Thank you for sharing your experience at el Mono Loco. We likewise enjoyed your great energy; it was a pleasure hosting you. 🐒
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We arrived in Tamarindo and Airbnb had not sent instructions on how to get there. we finally got number and directions and called the hotel. The staff we great and polite very helpful. the location is great and the entire staff friendly and helpful. we had originally booked
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Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono Loco Hotel
Responded Mar 4, 2019
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay so much that you extended your stay. Thank you for highlighting all the great features of El Mono Loco. The staff appreciates your recognition! Yes, we do have a perfect location and are a great value especially when you book directly with us on OUR website. We not only have a community frig but also a microwave for guests to use. We have directions available on our website and on all of the online booking sites, along with a full description of the property with lots of photos so you know in advance what we offer. We do hope you return!
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$46 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteTamarindo
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