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Hotel Raratonga

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

I've stayed there 7 times now. Enough said. Perfect location. Best beach section. Great hosts! Clean rooms. Low key. Tropically perfect. Great places to eat next door, close to supermarket. Just the perfect place to hit up a good surf and relax locale. Do it.

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Hi Chad! Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Raratonga. It is always nice to have you back, we are pleased to know that you like our place so much and that you've enjoyed each and every time you stayed here with us, our purpose is to offer our guests a home away from home and it's nice... More 

San Jose, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Taken very good care of by the Owner, Alessia, and the receptionist, Lucy. It was our honeymoon and we felt very very welcome. Lucy helped us organize everything from bike rentals to a canopy zip line tour in Mal Pais to going bioluminescent swimming in Curu. Alessia actually had a baby recently and was carrying her around whilst still doing... More 

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Hi Luke! We'd like to thank you for sparing a minute to write a review on us. We are very pleased to know that you had a nice time during your stay with us and that you guys felt confortable and well taken care of. It means a lot to us to know that had a great honeymoon; it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

A friend and I were in Santa Teresa for a wedding close to the Raratonga. We stayed there for 5 nights in a two-bed room adjacent to the pool. The accommodations were perfect for our needs – clean rooms, very friendly staff, and refreshing AC.

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you liked our facilities and staff and hope that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is very rewarding to know that our guests appreciate our efforts and hard work. We hope that you visit us again soon and send you our best regards. Lucy T. More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Spetacular vibe, great acomodation, nice swimming pool and preety close to the beach. Good to have a nice kitchen with everything you need. Owners are great guys, so as all the nature surrounding. Awesome!

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; we want to thank you for taking a moment to write a review for us. We are glad that you liked our facilities and hope that you had a nice time during your stay with us. We hope that you visit us again soon and wish you all the best. Regards Lucy T More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We stayed 5 nights in Feb/March 2016. We were at the Raratonga Apartments (same owner as hotel - just down the road0. We had an upstairs, 2 bedroom apartment that was spacious, comfortable and clean. The small pool is nice. You can hear a fair bit of noise from the hotel behind this place. The staff was professional but not... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Raratonga was the first place I ever stayed in Santa Teresa. I stayed for two weeks with a friend of mine and we felt very safe and looked after. The location is great, at the north end of town so a little quieter, yet still very convenient. Raratonga is located next to a grocery store that has anything you will... More 

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; Thank you very much for dedicating a minute of your time to write a review for us. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked our facilities; location and staff; it is very important for us to give our best in every possible way for our guests; and it is amazing... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This place is excellent. I have been going to Santa Teresa for 5+ years now and have stayed here twice. I am looking forward to this year. Excellent service, excellent location, excellent rooms. I love it here. A little out of the craziness but just lovely.

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; we would like to thank you for sparing a few minutes to write a review on us and also for choosing to stay with us during your visits to our beautiful beach. We are very pleased to know that you like our place so much and that you have had such a good experience during your stay with... More 

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I don't have enough words to describe how convenient this Hotel is for many reasons: price, location, ammenities etc. our room was beautiful, huge and the small kitchen was a great plus One night that we did not want to go out. The beach is within walking distance but The pool was fantastic after Long hikes in Cabo Blanco National... More 

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; we want to thank you very much for your review. We are really glad that you liked our facilities; location and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate our guests opinions and feel very grateful that you chose to stay with us. We hope that you visit us again soon and send you our best.... More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Out of three places we stayed on our trip to Costa Rica, Hotel Raratonga was the best! Very clean, very very friendly staff, and just an all around great location. We had the upper level 2 bed place with the balcony. Missing that balcony already! We will be back for sure.

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; thank you very much for dedicating a few minutes of your time to write a review for us. We really appreciate your opinion and are really glad that you liked our facilities; location and staff; we are committed to give our best to make our guests feel welcome and at home. We do hope that you visit us... More 

San Jose, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

First time out of the country, visiting from the United States. Was provided with maid service, many answers to our many questions at no apparent inconvenience to the receptionist, and felt very welcome for the most part. Well worth the price of the hotel per night and am excited to check out their raratonga apartments next year! Quite private and... More 

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Raratonga, Front Desk at Hotel Raratonga, responded to this review

Dear guest; thank you very much for taking a moment to write your review. We are glad to know that you liked our place and staff and hope that you had a nice time during your stay with us. We are sorry if the noise of the roosters bothered you; since Santa Teresa is still a rural area and quite... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Raratonga is a small friendly lodge with 7 units total, double private rooms and fully equipped kitchen apartments for 2 to 4 persons, swimming pool, A/C, private bathroom, hot water, safety box, wi-fi, daily cleaning. Rates from $45-$60 p/night p/double room. 5 minutes walking from the best surf spot and beach of Santa Teresa, supermarkets and restaurants. Ideal for couples, families and group of friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Raratonga

Address: | 3 kms north from the Intersection of Playa el Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $55 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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