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Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our slowed down time at Christina's. The town of Tambor is super sleepy and spread out. But it was a nice break from the actioning/adventuring we'd been doing. Located right next to grocery store SUPER LAPA, any supplies you need are close by. Also, the restaurant fare is varied enough, tasty enough, and affordable enough to merit most... More 

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Thank mephisto25
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Cristina's cabinas. The place was cozy with clean sheets and overall clean room. Cristina was very accommodating when we had to leave a night early and let us get our money back. The restaurant is very good food as well but tambor is boring

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We unexpectedly were arrived much later (10:30pm) than scheduled as we missed the 5pm ferry. The owner waited for us to arrive, showed us to our room and told us to pay "mañana" tomorrow. Charming place, wonderful food and coffee. Yes no AC and no hot water, but we didn't mind at all.

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Thank anne c
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a basic budget hotel. There is one large room with A/C and a bathroom. We stayed in one of the two smaller rooms that have bathrooms -- the full bed, shelving unit, and fan took up the whole room. We didn't have any hot water in the shower. Christina is a wonderful host, though! The outdoor restaurant is... More 

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Thank Russell S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Food is incredible! Schrimps special is very good. Try the fruit shakes! Rooms with a/c, comfortable and clean. There is no need of hot water since the temperature is never below 29 Celsius. Beach is 50 meters away.

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Tambor, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

An absolutely first class, very laid back B & B run by Christina, Eduardo and Griselda. Christina is a world class chef in her own right. Her fish with coconut sauce, rice and vegetables was, hands down, the best I have ever had! This delightful gem is a mere 50 metres from the beach, which offers protected swimming. The accommodations... More 

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Davis, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

No AC, no hot water, no window screens, huge flying bugs, lots crawling on you at night, shower is a bread on as PVC hanging out of the wall.....what's to recommend? About $32/night and still not worth it. Too hot for a fasn only. Find AC or sweat all night.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

If your in Bahia Ballena or Tombor, stop here for a refreshing drink, a place to sleep, and to find transportation. They have van service to take to anywhere! Great price and friendly conversation. Ask for Eduardo should you need translation or advice on great surrounding areas. Great source of information. Knows about the beaches, surf, places, and he can... More 

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Austin, Texas
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Christina took one look at all our bags and said something to the effect that the room would be too small for us. We spend weeks at a time in our tent in Africa so we knew it would be fine. Eduardo senior helped get one of our heavy bags up the stairs and laughed at how heavy we travel.... More 

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Thank malonetravels2
Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A friend who lives in Costa Rica introduced us to this wonderful hotel and restaurant. The host, Eduardo, is so welcoming and kind. We have an amazing lobster dinner and came back the next night for more treasures of the sea. Everything was delicious. On the second evening, the chef, Luis, and his girlfriend also joined us at the table.... More 

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina, responded to this review

thank you very much for your great review we really appreciate it, we hope to see you soon. Muchas Gracias More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family Place located just 50 mts from the beach, best food in the area, and close of the main attractions like Curu Park and Tortuga Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas y Restaurante Cristina

Address: infront of the Catholic Church | next to Super Lapa, Tambor, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $32 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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