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Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn

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#2 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Dominical
Certificate of Excellence
Charming hotel 120meters/400ft from the beach and 5 minute walk to the center of town. Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn is located inside the town of Dominical. We feature air-conditioned rooms and fan cabins each with it’s own private bathroom and hot water shower. There are 2 A/C kitchenette rooms available, one with an adjoining door to accommodate families or groups. We offer clean, simple and spacious rooms, all with garden views and we have a bar/lounge where you can relax, have drinks, play games or meet fellow travelers. We have a safe and secured gated property on a dead-end street where you listen to the waves & nature with no busy noise from the town. We offer fresh local breads and coffee/tea in the morning for a nominal fee. There is also a full restaurant and a laundromat directly across the street. We speak English, Spanish, French and have a knowledgeable reception to help you in your traveling needs. We can reserve shuttle services, car rentals and book tours for you or just give thoughtful advice on what to do in the area. We use Eco-friendly practices and products; we recycle and encourage our guests and staff to do the same. We believe leaving less of a footprint is important so all our plans for future improvements are centered on this goal. We are new, motivated, owners and welcome all our guests to make our hotel their Home away from Home
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Car hire
Street parking
Free internet
Public wifi
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Canoeing offsite
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Non-smoking rooms
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Bath / shower
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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We found this place passing through and we ended up staying 3 nights. Clean, comfortable and A/C works great! The owners are very nice and will help you discover things to see and do in the area. Very safe area. Convenient to walk to beach and restaurants. Cash only but the value is worth a quick trip to the ATM
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Response from TropicalSandsDomi, Owner at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much! We are happy you found us and very pleased you enjoyed your time so much you stayed longer!! (you'd be surprised how often this happens!! ;) ) We hope the rest of your trip went well. Pura Vida, Amy&Ken
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My friend and I spent a night here after a climbing trip on Cerro Chirripo. We drove through Dominical and knew this was the place for us. Upon arrival the owners were incredibly gracious and welcoming. They set us up with surfing lessons, massage and recommendations on great local places to eat. There is a ceviche shack just around the corner that serves up the best I ever had. They have bicycles on the premises that you can use free of charge. We had a cabana fan room with a hammock out front on the veranda. There is a great courtyard where you can relax and chill. The property is kept secure, safe and clean. It is an oasis among a village that is an oasis. I can’t wait to come back and spend more time here with my wife. Peace
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Response from Hotel Tropical ... D, Owner at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Thanks so much for you amazing review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We are always happy to have happy and enthusiastic clients that appreciate our hard work and the facilities we offer :) So happy we were able to give you good advise and a good stop in your travels. PuraVida, AMY&Ken
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In my search for a place to stay in Dominical, this place was on the more affordable scale. I couldn't have been happier with my decision to stay at Tropical Sands! Amy and Ken were wonderful hosts, giving each guest the low-down on the best places to eat and drink in Dominical. Right across the street from the hotel was one of the best such places! The accommodations were great, and the location was perfect. Walking down the street brings you to the best spot on the beach, where there is more sand than rocks. In the heat of the day, guests enjoyed the hammocks and couches in the shade of their courtyard. The location is not far from town to more of the restaurants, bars, and shops. It was absolutely perfect for my stay and I would happily stay there again!
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Response from TropicalSandsDomi, Owner at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Responded Apr 2, 2019
We are so happy you found our Hotel and stayed with us! Its great to hear you were so happy and liked our place and us! We always try to give useful and good advice as we want to assure our guests have a great time. Dominical is a great little town with a lot to offer. We've caught many people sleeping or reading mid-day in the hammocks.. its is always a pleasure for us to see that :) Yes, Its a nice cool spot, especially listening to the waves & the birds! Until next time, Pura Vida, Amy&Ken
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We had very friendly hosts who made it possible for us to have an early check-in and had some great tips for trips, drinks and food. Would definitely Come back and recommend this to our friends. Rooms were clean, speatious and each separetely decorated/painted.
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Response from TropicalSandsDomi, Owner at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Thanks for your great review! Yes, if the rooms are ready early and we can get you in the rooms early, so you can get out to explore and adventure (or just relax in our hammocks). We try to accommodate our guests the best way possible. We are Very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our goal is to have Happy guests! Glad we could help you in your travels :) until next time, Amy
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We loved our time at Tropical Sands Dominical. Amy and Ken were great hosts and gave us a very thorough run down of the town upon our arrival, complete with all their favourite restaurant suggestions, which did not let us down! They were also there to answer any questions we had, and just overall such pleasant people! We loved the communal courtyard, which was nice, shady, and breezy during the very hot afternoons. They also have a communal fridge where you can store drinks, food, etc. The room was basic, but had everything we needed, including a safe to keep our valuables, air conditioner, comfortable bed and clean bathroom. The location can't be beat; off the main street so there is no street noise at night, but less than a minute walk to the beach, and five minutes to all of Dominical's great restaurants and bars. As an added bonus, it's also directly across the street from the best breakfast place in town (Café Ensueño). Our favourite hotel in Costa Rica!
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Response from TropicalSandsDomi, Owner at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Waow! "Our favourite hotel in Costa Rica!" that's a big compliment!! THANK YOU :) We are so happy you loved being here and enjoyed our property. It is so nice for us when we have people like you who appreciate all all efforts to make Tropical Sands Dominical a nice place to stay. We were happy you enjoyed all our suggestions too. yay! Until next time, Amy&Ken
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$56 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasDominical
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