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Cabinas Rancho Grande

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Cabinas Rancho Grande, Was one of the best experiences., right from the beginning. great hospitality, you will feel right at home. Some of the best surf on the planet period.iI would highly recommend going here if you want a great experience.Surf is steps to the ocean. clean comfortable rooms. Great place to meet new friends and hang out and catch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to crash after a long day of surf. Cold a.c. And wifi, and very economically priced! Brian was very friendly and has a great setup here for fellow surfers looking for a place to lay low when not in the water. I have recommended this to many friends, and will definitely be back.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We wanted to stay in Playa Hermosa for 1 or 2 nights and ended up staying a whole week. Brian, his son and frank are absolutely cool people and much fun to hang out and surf with. The Cabina we had was perfect for the two of us: comfy beds, hot shower, aircon, TV, wifi... felt like our little home!... More 

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Puerto Viejo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was robbed in room number 1 the second morning I stayed somewhere between 6:10 and 6:40 a.m. while I was going back and forth to the communal kitchen to make coffee while my ten year old boy was sleeping. The owner told me it wasn't his problem and did nothing. It was the weekend and my son was surfing... More 

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Brian D, Owner at Cabinas Rancho Grande, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you were robbed. If in fact you were. It was the busiest weekend of the year. Cars parked up and down the street. You did not lock your door. You did not pay when you arrived, which is our policy . You also refused to pay after 5 days so you were asked to leave. The other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

I found Rancho Grande somewhat of a special place. Yes, it's rustic and very different from what I expected, but, it was a perfect place to start my first adventure in Costa Rica. Rooms are cozy and roomy. Common area was clean and easily accessible. Beach was viewable from top floor and a hop skip and a jump away. I... More 

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Brian D, Owner at Cabinas Rancho Grande, responded to this review

Thanks guys, Great having you. Repeat clientele is my main goal. Pura Vida! More 

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week and loved it. We took a cab from the airport upon arrival, but if you can make it past the insistent taxi drivers and get to the bus heading to Jaco, you will save lots of money! Once we arrived, Brian, the owner, helped me carry my luggage to our room.... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Brian's Rancho Grande was recommended by a friend who has lived in Costa Rica since the 1990's. My friend's first Costa trip was 1974, so I listen to what he says. My wife and I drove in from San Jose and Cabinas Rancho Grande was easy to find. Brian had our room ready and it was clean and everything worked... More 

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Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

I spent one night here and the owner was nice enough to let me stay with my small puppy. The hostal is about 1 block from the beach and is simple. The room was clean and I had cable TV (but no remote control), wifi and a good shower. The one drawback was the communal kitchen which was quite dirty.... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

I figured this would be a steal at the price, and my expectations were not high (I just wanted a clean, relatively comfortable place to stay 2 nights, with no frills as I wasn't going to do much more than sleep and shower there). But the room was unclean, the sheets didn't even really look washed. A lightbulb was out... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

I stayed at this place over Thanksgiving of 2011 and it was what I was looking for. A very simple place wtih a bed and a bathroom. I was there only to sleep and did not want or need any regular hotel frills. Plus all the people that come and go were very interesting. Also a place to cook food... More 

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All room are private with ac, hot water, cable tv, wifi and kitchen. Great location and price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Rancho Grande

Address: Highway 34, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Cabinas Rancho Grande Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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