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Hotel Capitan Suizo

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Playa Tamarindo | 2 miles from the local Airport in Tamarindo, Tamarindo 22-50309, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a gem. We are here for four days, and then on to Arenal. It will be difficult to leave. The property is gorgeous, the staff exceptional, and the wildlife abundant. We have been serenaded by howler monkeys, and fascinated by iguanas. One of the many pluses of this property is its location. Close enough to go into... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Why Costa Rica in the winter? Because you are guaranteed perfect weather and perfect beaches in the Guanacaste area and that is what we wanted. But, after reviewing and talking to other travelers, you find that the perfect beach is in Tamarindo and most other beaches drop off quickly or they are rocky. You also find out that you don’t... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about this hotel. It is a small hotel at the end of Tamarindo Beach surrounded by lush gardens, pristine beaches and rocky cliffs. The grounds are covered in Jurassic sized ferns, stunning birds of paradise, gargantuan trees, and other exotic flora. We reserved a beach front garden room and were very happy with our room. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved the property and will most certainly be back. Rooms were large and airy, staff charming and attentive without being overly anxious. Breakfast was delicious with fresh fruit, baked goods and anything else you requested. The beach clean, wide and easy to just walk out. The pool was extremely well cared for and we loved the natural surrounding gardens.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Before beginning the review, it's worth relaying an experience on leaving. The hotel arranged a transfer for my wife and me to Liberia airport. I gave the driver a small tip on arrival. 20 minutes later, standing in line to pay the airport departure tax, the driver reappeared, somehow having found us, and handed me the US $100 bill that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The utimate small hotel on the beach. We stayed in one of bungalows & enjoyed the spacious & beautiful room. Loved the private outdoor shower with a banana tree hanging over the top. The grounds on this property are magnificent. Mostly an adult kind of hide away resort. The restaurant is both indoor /outdoor. Breakfast comes along with your stay.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Capitan Suizo is a little piece of heaven! The grounds are beautiful and you'll never get so up close and personal with a howler monkey! The monkeys they rehabilitate on the premise are adorable!! This is my favorite hotel in all of Costa Rica! I've been back three time and can't wait for the next trip!

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Lier, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nicest physical plants in Costa Rica. Great water-front beach location with an expansive stretch of clean sand, a beautiful pool area, excellent restaurant, including free breakfasts, and a friendly staff. Rooms are clean and large and very comfortable with nice mattresses, A/C, pull-out sofa, small fridge, etc. Only negatives: plumbing is dated, shower pressure is weak. Only... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was perfect for us to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary. The staff is amazing, friendly, and very welcoming! Our bungalow was very nice and comfortable. We had by far the best drinks in all of Costa Rica, thanks to the #1 bartender Luis Diego!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As an international event planner for 20+ years, I’ve been to hundreds of 4/5 star properties. Even when ‘off duty’ I can’t help critiquing, as was the case on a recent visit to Capitan Suizo. This boutique property delivers…it’s gorgeous, tranquil, and charming in every way. It’s well appointed and well managed with hands-on owners who’ve set and meet high... More 

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