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“Hooker Heaven” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Cocal Casino

Hotel Cocal Casino
Jaco, Costa Rica
011- 506 2643-1201
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Ranked #14 of 44 things to do in Jaco
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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Hooker Heaven”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Do yourself a favor....don't go!!! If you want to gamble this is NOT the place unless you are looking for a Bigger Gamble:( They are raided from time to time so be careful.

Visited May 2013
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Melrose, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
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“the top brothel in the world ,lol”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

If your looking to get laid, this is will lessen your wallet. Not cheap. You dont have to search,as soon you walk in, you are bombarded with , no lie 100 of the prettiest woman you will ever see in your life. Dont go there unless thats all you want. Bring lots of money.

Visited April 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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“Depends on your goal of 'fun'”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This is by far the best casino in Jaco (clean, various slots, roulette, card games).

Visited Hotel Cocal w/ BFF - we both liked the casino / clean / plenty of gambling options.

Did not realize until 20 minutes into visit (I'm a naïve MN gal; he's a well heeled traveler - ignores a problem until it becomes one) - 80% of patrons were 'ladies' and 20% of patrons were 'overweight and / or 1 drink over the limit' men.

I would still highly recommend this as a good casino in Jaco, a great place to watch a free show of married men trying to pull the wedding ring off of their swollen ring finger, or walk out to the beach as it's a beautiful setting.

I wouldn't recommend bringing kids or my nieces / nephews. There was nothing overtly evident (paid gals / bored married men) of what was really going on - but kids will be bored to death.

Visited April 2013
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Huntington, New York
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4 reviews
“Bad place”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We came in from the beach to the restaurant and didn't realize the place is a major prostitution hang out. I had my kids there so we ate and the food was maybe average but expensive and got out as soon as possible. Not the place to expose your family to. After that experience we decided ti stay at the Jaco Laguna as the food was great and it is a nice family resort.

Visited March 2013
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews
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“Pass on it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Very small. Play in Colones money. Does not open until 11 AM. Many prostitutes after 6 PM. Only 3 card tables are open. Machines do not pay out much or at all.

Visited March 2013
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