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Cabinas Jimenez
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Just returned from 3 weeks in CR, including one week on the Osa. We stayed 4 nights at Cabinas Jimenez--loved it. We stayed in the upstairs "Rancho" with a gorgeous view of the sunrise, Golfo Dulce and harbor. The staff at Cabinas J. was not only helpful and friendly, they were really funny, esp. Don Carlos. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We joined a small boat tour with John, the owner of Cabinas J. and spent a GREAT day out on the water, snorkeling, exploring a wildlife re-hab across the gulf and finally watching a pod of dolphins chasing needle fish "running" for their lives across the top of the water. Cabinas J. also offers free kayak and bicycle use--a pleasure to find in very expensive CR. The room was perfectly comfortable and clean, albeit a little cluttered. Air conditioning was wonderful. Can't wait to return. Thank you John, Juan Carlos and All--Marianne & Amy

Room Tip: I'd choose any room with a veranda and view of the water.
  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Stayed 5 nights in October 2011. Was very happy with room and services. The location is perfect and the Host and staff couldn't have been nicer. My room was comfortable and clean.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed February 8, 2012

We stayed 3 nights here and wished we would have stayed at least 5 nights or longer. John who owns this place is so helpful that he even took me to the pharmacy to translate that I needed an antibiotic for a nasty ear and throat infection that I developed. I first went to the vet there to get ear drops that are stronger than the medicated drops for people. I tried that for a few days but just got worse. When I started urinating in public I new it was time to try a more convential remidy. Only in Cost Rica can you go get a prescription for 30 dollars without a doctors orders and start feeling better soon. Only in Costa Rica can you go to the Vet and get ear drops for yourself and not raise an eyebrow. Thanks Wan Carlos for that info. Anyway Cabinas Jimenez is a wonderfull place. Puerto Jimenez is a destination and not just a stop over for The national park Coravado. Make sure you check out the Botanical Gardens there as they were amasing. Can't wait to go back and stay much longer.

Room Tip: The bungalow is the best of all.
  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 31, 2012

If you're just looking for a place to sleep, cabinas is just fine. Our particular room was right off the lobby and was more of a cell including bars on the window. didn't like the 1 hour timer on the AC. However, the free use of kayaks and bikes with beach frontage is the jewel of cabinas. I explored the mangroves to the north of the hotel and caught snappers, and saw many shorebirds at dusk. Probably more geared toward young travelers who will be out of their rooms more.

  • Stayed: January 2012
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cabinasjimenez, Owner at Cabinas Jimenez, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2012

Hello, yes, there is two rooms, at Cabinas Jimenez that are small, built by the previous owner. But for the price, $ 50 a night , for two persons, including the tax, that includes a refrigerator, coffee maker, ceiling fans, free use of bikes, kayaks, a swimming pool and Free WiFi, I personaly do not think it is a bad deal. If I could make those two rooms bigger, I would.... Thank you for your review. Regards, John owner of Cabinas Jimenez

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Reviewed January 30, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights in the beginning our our vacation and were very pleased. We had a smaller room which fit our needs. John, the owner, was great and very helpful. From walking around town we believe this to be one of the best locations and also nice to be on the beach.

  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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