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“Horrible Place!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Cocal Casino

Hotel Cocal Casino
Ranked #15 of 44 things to do in Jaco
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CLEARWATER
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Horrible Place!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I wanted to take a night to ourselves and decided to check this place out. I have been to Vegas many times, but have never ever seen so many prostitutes in one place at the same time. It was literally crawling with them. The casino is small and feels dirty and dingy. We stayed for about five minutes to finish the drink we had ordered. Too bad, because the outside pool area is really nice, lighted areas around the pool, a DJ, etc. We were both creeped out by the swarming girls who had very few customers in low season, apparently. UGH!!! Definitely don't get near the place if you have kids with you.

Visited July 2014
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Casino where? Did I miss it.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The casino has 6 table games and maybe 40 slot machines. This place is really the head quarters for employable companions.

Casinos are for entertainment purposes only and this one provides the entertainment just not in the form of gambling.

Visited June 2014
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A joke of a casino”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This place was a joke! It is super small with about 30 slot machines. The guys were disappointed there wasn't blackjack tables and they actually played a game called rummy that they didn't like. If your looking for hookers then this place is for you! We stayed a short time and couldn't wait to leave!!

Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Jbulson
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Seaside Dine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great seafood and dine al fresco on the beach. Great food and service prepared and presented beautifully.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank JimO2
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Spokane, Washington
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264 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Hookers galore”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and his cousin love gambling so we thought we would go here — a group of eight total — for dinner then stay to play. Wrong. We sat down for dinner on the beach. So far, so good, that is, until the hookers started showing up in droves. First there were two at the bar, one spread eagle at the bar, showing the goods. Another group of eight (all men from what appeared to be the Jersey Shore) sat diagonal from us, drooling over the ladies of the night. It only got worse as we finished dinner and headed into the casino. The three girls in our party and I started tallying hookers, but quit when we reached about 30. We were the only women there who were not selling sex. So, families and couples steer clear. Dirty, old men, have at it. Eww.

Visited April 2014
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