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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This appeared to be one of the larger hotels in the Drake Bay area, and it is very dive oriented, with many groups of divers. The owners are very friendly, and made an effort to make everyone feel welcome. They are also able to get tickets to Corcovado Nature Reserve when some of the local, smaller hotels are not, due...

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had several struggles with Pirate's Cove. We'd reserved 2 tours several weeks before - one of them they'd lost, and the other they had to move to a different day. We would up making our own arrangements online (fortunately, they did have solid wi-fi), so it worked out ok, but it was frustrating. It was also a challenge cleaning...

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drake2006, Gerente at Pirate Cove, responded to this review

Sorry you didn’t like your stay with us. Unfortunately, there are several mistaken (or false) statements you have made, which I feel must be corrected. First, regarding tours, you only reserved one tour with us, and that was scuba diving/snorkeling. It is completely true that we sent you on a different day than the one you originally asked for. That...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at pirates cove for 3 nights and really enjoyed our trip. Staff all v friendly and helpful. Cold drink on arrival was greatly appreciated! Food was great, all freshly prepared, chocolate cake dessert was the best! Our room was upstairs, it was basic but clean and the air con was excellent. Excursions excellent, especially snorkelling at cano island....

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this little hotel for a visit to Corcovado. The trip there in itself was an adventure... boat ride out on the sierpe river into the open waters of the pacific. Quite lovely and glad for an experienced captain to navigate the ocean waters. The arrival to the hotel is a wet landing, so that was...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views and great staff make Pirate Cove a wonderful place to stay for the price! This is not a luxury resort but the rooms are very clean, the food healthy and delicious, staff are kind and friendly, wifi available in main common area, they use great guides and Cano Divers (operating out of Pirate Cove) are excellent. Couldn't figure...

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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We booked a snorkeling trip for two in our party and one diver. Cano Divers operates out of Pirate Cove Hotel in Drake Bay. They came highly recommended by our own hotel host, Miguel, at Finca Maresia - - himself a dive master. Both parts of our group were thoroughly pleased with their experience finding the dive masters and snorkeling...

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights. And loved just about everything. Cabins: lovely and simple, with AC, no tv or fridge. Comfy beds, nice balcony with hammock. Spotlessly clean. Very quiet. Food: breakfast buffet with lots or fresh fruit, nothing fancy but all you need. Lunch and dinner served by the plate at specific times. You should be plenty full. Really tasty. Coffee/tea/water...

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Reviewed January 24, 2017

We stayed five nights at this charming tropical facility. My wife and I were in a bungalow with a fan, and my octogenarian mother in a room with air conditioning. AC was not absolutely necessary but we wanted her to have the option; it can get pretty and humid mid afternoon in January, the dry season. AC rooms were small...

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Napa, California
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We took our adult son with us for a seven day stay at Pirate Cove. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly and feel very comfortable giving it a rave review. Pirate Cove is not a luxurious place to stay but it is very comfortable, well appointed, and spotlessly clean. The three of us shared a beachfront bungalow with a double bed and...

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Our family had a great stay at Pirate Cove. We would definitely like to come back here! We would recommend this to anyone who would like to take a step back from the stress and have all your needs taken care of. The family style meals are absolutely fantastic. The meals are served on time and they looked elegant and...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pirate Cove is a small hotel, consisting of comfortable cabins bungalows an Ac Room located on Osa Peninsula the least developed and most bio-diversified area of Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pirate Cove

Address: Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: $208 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pirate Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pirate Cove Drake Bay
Pirate Cove Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“definitely a bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles moen4445, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles Z549EImanuelb, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“Great place for families with teenage children. Costa Rica at its finest!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah01982, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“If you are ok with just fans, the Cabins are the best deal, if you want the A/C, the Deluxe is for you.”
  • The Cabin
  • Deluxe Cabin With ocean view
  • The porch off the room
 of 5 bubbles kylem963, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on the AC unless you are well acclimatized to the very hot temperatures”
 of 5 bubbles nroe, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
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