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Ocotal Beach Resort

Playa del Coco | PO Box 1, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ocotal Beach Resort is a perfect hotel for couples or a honeymoon, I been there for relax and the views from the romos are just perfect. Next time I I´ll visit with my girlfriend, the place is amazing and the staff very nice.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Great place to stay and dinner the view is super nice I recommend the rooms up on the hill with ocean view. the Place is just perfect to relax and sit down for weekend at night coco beach offer a lot to do.

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Thank Jose S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Resort has been closed and supposedly has a new owner who plans elaborate renovations, but in Costa Rica, who knows? The best alternative to stay for a quiet beautiful and peaceful alternative to the mayhem in Playas del Coco is Bahia Pez Vela which is a 2015 Tripadvisor Travelers choice Award winner. Call 011-(506) 2670 0129

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

As has been stated before the place does not seem to be enjoying its glory years. It is a little run down or dare I say, in need of some deep cleaning. Not all bad, though! We did enjoy our stay. The hotel offers a beautiful view and the nearby Ocotal beach was stunning. Staff was not very helpful.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

10 years ago this place may have been the spot to be... but now it's almost as if it's a wasteland. The property is VERY run down and everything looks like it hasn't been tended too in decades. There are a total of 5 people on the resort, with a few staff members. Since we've been here, the hotel has... More 

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Thank Mitch C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I use to prefer mountains instead beaches because I have a huge fear to the sea. But... Ocotal is an exception because the sea is easy and the beach is plane... so... you never feel freaky. Besides that... the service of the hotel is really good.... and the views are stunning

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1 Thank Caroline T
Miami, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Amazing views. Quiet beach in Playas Del Coco, Guanacaste. There are plenty of monkeys, raccoons, iguanas and birds to see. Restaurant faces the water with decks leading to a path directly to the sand.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In all my travels, this place will have some of our best memories. The ocean views are spectacular sunrise through sunsets, the resort location is serene and picturesque, and the accommodations gave us an "at home" feel. We stayed in the Sunset Suite which has a large bedroom with private bathroom and another large living room with large windows to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

We got a room up in the 400's with a beach view. The view from our room was spectacular, the pools with ocean views were awesome, unfortunately the room itself was average to not so great. There were flying ants and red ants in and on our bed as well as on the bathroom counter and coffee maker. Our shower... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you love views, you will love this hotel. On the northern side, closest to the beach, bungalows climb the steep, palm tree-lined driveway leading up to the main building. The restaurant’s large windows and wrap-around porch submit to a panorama so stunning, you will take pause. Iguana’s are all over the place; be careful not to step on one... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Ocotal Beach Resort

Address: Playa del Coco | PO Box 1, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Ocotal
Price Range: $91 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ocotal Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Ocotal Beach Hotel Playas Del Coco
Hotel Ocotal Beach
Ocotal Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Ocotal
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