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Villa del Sueno
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Playa Hermosa
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Buffalo, NY
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“We'll be back”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2005

The best compliment I can give this hotel is after we had moved on to another location, we called to see if we could come back. After they scrambled to make a room available, we cancelled our reservations at other hotels for the remaider of our trip. The staff also informed us we were the third call that day from people wanting to return.
The hotel is spotless, the staff is professional and friendly, the food is the best in Playa Hermosa, and the facilities are fantastic. I just hope the don't raise their rates. We have paid much more for less in Costa Rica.The hotel is also connected to a small development, so for longer stays or families you can rent an appartment.
The beach (which is very clean) is about a 3 minute walk. On our second day there, we were walking back from the beach when we realized the trees overhead were filled with howler monkeys.
I can highly recommend this hotel and have already made plans to return next year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2005

If you are visiting the Playa Hermosa area a meal at Villa del Sueno is a MUST! The hotel and restaurant is owned by friendly French Canadians and they know how to cook! The fabulous and creative main courses are very reasonably priced for the quality $8-14, appetizers $3-6 and desserts $3-5. I highly recommend the profiteroles for dessert - they're heavenly! The hotel grounds are set amongst beautiful gardens and is beautifully lit at night. There's excellent live music most nights.

The hotel is very quaint and conveniently located- about 16 rooms in two storey buildings set around a small but pretty pool and bar area. The rooms are very comfortable.

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Property: Villa del Sueno
Address: | 150 meters from Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa 39-5019, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa del Sueno 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Location: 4 Hours north of San Jose. Playa Hermosa, northwest province of Guanacaste. A 25 minutes drive from Liberia International Airport. Playa Hermosa: A 1.2 km. sandy bay protected by volcanic rock formations on either end. Ideal for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. Hotel Description: 43 rooms set amidst tropical gardens, nestled in the heart of Playa Hermosa. 150 meters from beach. Mediterranean style buildings surround freshwater pools (2), thatched bar, open-air gourmet restaurant . Restaurant Villa del Sueno: Romantic open-air setting, restaurant or garden seating available. Features Mediterranean inspired gourmet cuisine. Noted for excellent service and live dinner music presentations. Serving breakfast and dinner. ... more   less 
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