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Unique Hotels in Costa Rica

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Hidden Canopy Treehouses Boutique Hotel (Monteverde)
USD 200 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner B&Bs and Inns
#1 of 30 Monteverde B&B and Inns
39 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "You would be hard pressed to find a more unique hotel that offers as much as the Hidden Canopy Treehouses Boutique Hotel. Jennifer and her entire staff are incredibly friendly and..."
  • "Jen (the owner) has built a really special, unique place that both works well with the trees its nestled in yet feels cozy and luxurious inside. It's not your run of the mill..."
Casa Chameleon (Mal Pais) 4.0 of 5
USD 260 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Romance | Small Hotels Special Price 15% off room rate
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#3 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "close to Casa Chameleon. It is such a unique place that is great for couples looking to relax, enjoy each other and the beautiful scenery...."
  • "We had the most wonderful time and would recommend this beautiful and unique hotel to anyone. We plan to make a trip back and stay at Casa Chameleon sometime soon!..."
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El Remanso Lodge (Osa Peninsula)
USD 130 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Family | Small Hotels | Service Special Offer FREE EXTRA NIGHT!!!
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#1 of 45 hotels in Osa Peninsula
10 travellers mentioned "unique" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
Rancho Pacifico (Uvita)
USD 273 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury
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#2 of 11 hotels in Uvita
14 travellers mentioned "unique" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was definitely one of the most unique rooms we've ever stayed in. It was very modern and loft-like, and very private. Our particular treehouse had a steep climb up a little..."
  • "Believe the hype: the view from RP makes the drive worthwhile! This unique boutique hotel definitely deserves its ´Small Luxury Hotels of the World´ accolade! We stayed for two..."
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Cabins El Sol (Monteverde)
#3 of 30 Monteverde B&B and Inns
5 travellers mentioned "unique" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "El Sol is a really unique place and I would 100% recommend it to anyone looking for lodging in Santa Elena / Monteverde. The good: Again, the view. You're on the side of a..."
  • "El Sol is a unique place because of Elizabeth and her family who welcome guests into their family and provide a nurturing respite from the rest of the world. The pool is spring fed..."
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose (San Antonio De Belen) 4.0 of 5
USD 98 and up per night*
Special Rate Rates from $79
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#3 of 10 hotels in San Antonio De Belen
3 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Truely a unique hotel with the most friendly staff and a great Costa Rica feel in the city - great for business, or 1st / last day traveling to the airport, or setting up for tours..."
  • "Unique ambience of hotel with inside / outside plan. Outstanding staff, had problem with customs and they took it upon themselves to be my champions. Worked till 1.00 am and then..."
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La Cusinga Eco Lodge (Uvita)
USD 142 and up per night*
Special Price 15% off room rate
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#4 of 11 hotels in Uvita
4 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "La Cusinga Eco Lodge is a unique place in the world. A very different experience were comfort, nature and service blend in perfect harmony. A true ecolodge, the toucans, the monkeys..."
  • "Unique, stylish rooms. Eco-lodge grew it's own food and made us feeling we were helping the environment just staying there. Friendly, helpful staff. The monkeys going thru the..."
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Monte Azul (San Isidro de El General)
USD 190 per night*
#1 of 11 San Isidro de El General B&B and Inns
3 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Monte Azul is such a unique place. The attention to detail at this place is absolutely incredible. My husband and I spent part of our honeymoon at Monte Azul and were blown away. I..."
  • "Monte Azul is truly special, peaceful and natural yet elegent in design and simplicity. Monte Azul is a unique and wonderful place to stay...."
Oxygen Jungle Villas (Uvita) 4.5 of 5
USD 209 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury
#5 of 11 hotels in Uvita
11 travellers mentioned "unique hotels" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "Oxygen is one of the most unique hotels we have ever stayed in. Each space is a cottage of glass (with drapes for privacy). There are private terraces to lounge on for each..."
  • "Though we stayed only one night, en route to the Osa Peninsula, we felt the vibe this unique place surrounds you as soon as you start climbing towards its gates... We stopped at..."
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Kura Design Villas Uvita (Uvita) 4.0 of 5
USD 388 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels | Romance | Service Special Offer Green Season Value
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#1 of 11 hotels in Uvita
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "this place to anyone visiting Costa Rica who was looking to stay at a unique place with great service and an amazing view for a period of time less than 7 days. For us..."
  • "We have traveled and stayed in some really good resort all over the world, but I would still review Kura as very unique for the Central America.The Villas are fantastic and the pool..."
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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens (Tortuguero) 3.5 of 5
USD 128 and up per night*
Special Offer 4th Night Free
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#1 of 9 hotels in Tortuguero
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "What a great place to discover another unique ecosystem, quite different from the others in Costa Rica. We decided to go on the river boat tour twice, finding that just one time..."
  • "We've been staying at many places in the world and this is one of the best places you can find for a unique experience and great memories. The setup of the lodge is fantastic, great..."
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La Mansion Inn Arenal Hotel (Nuevo Arenal)
USD 151 and up per night*
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#1 of 2 hotels in Nuevo Arenal
4 travellers mentioned "unique resort" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were fortunate to stumble across this magnificent unique resort/ hotel/ cottage. Whatever you want to call it, it truly is a little piece of heaven. If you are looking for a 5..."
  • "Throw in horses grazing in the meadows 20 yards from the porch and you get the picture. The rooms are magical, each one with unique handpainted murals. The grounds, the infinity..."
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Tango Mar Beach, Spa & Golf Resort (Tambor) 4.0 of 5
USD 154 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Top Hotels Special Offer 4X3, 1 free night!
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#3 of 7 hotels in Tambor
4 travellers mentioned "unique location" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was so good to see 21st Century design and engineering being put to very effective use in this unique location. Up until the new kitchen and restaurant was ready, dinner was..."
  • "big stingrays cruising by....wow,....what a bonus sighting! Tango Mar is truly a unique jewel on the Nicoya Peninsula and is unlike any place we have ever been. Tango owner Hilde..."
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Hotel Belmar (Monteverde) 3.0 of 5
USD 139 and up per night*
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#1 of 18 hotels in Monteverde
6 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Hotel Belmar is a quaint, unique hotel located in Monteverde/Santa Elena. The grounds are beautiful, and there is a nature walk on-site. The hotel itself is rather unique, in that..."
  • "feels like 5 star or even higher. I'd strongly recommend that you stay at this unique special hotel for at least a couple of nights to fully enjoy what it offers (we stayed..."
Villa Caletas (Jaco) 4.0 of 5
USD 129 and up per night*
#6 of 42 hotels in Jaco
6 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have stumbled into this unique hotel by chance; noticed vacancy sign while driving around, looking for a place to stay. After driving up winy road we found ourselves at the top..."
  • "Nothing in the hotel's brochure or website is an exaggeration, the fusion of Neo Classical architecture with tropical Victorian design, places this hotel in a unique category. We..."
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TreeTop House (Monteverde)
USD 105 and up per night*
#11 of 30 Monteverde B&B and Inns
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "we ended up renting the top two floors of the house. The architecture is very unique; the boys loved exploring it. Everyone had their own (comfortable!) bed, and having the..."
  • "It is a quirky place by US standards, but very clean and unique. We had the top floor 2 bedroom unit, which, if we were traveling with non-family may have been slightly awkward..."
Clandestino Beach Resort (Parrita) 3.5 of 5
USD 111 and up per night*
Special Price 50% off room rate
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#3 of 6 hotels in Parrita
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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Hotel Vista de Olas (Mal Pais)
USD 160 and up per night*
#2 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you love to travel to unique, off the-beaten-path destinations and really discover the land, this is your place. Rather than write a longwinded paragraph, I've left a few..."
  • "Vista de Olas was one of the most unique and amazing places I have ever stayed! I booked a stay for myself and a friend through Living Social and Roger and Heidi and their two sons..."
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Hotel Moana (Mal Pais)
USD 93 and up per night*
#4 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose (San Antonio De Belen) 4.0 of 5
USD 152 and up per night*
Special Offer Airport Shuttle Offer
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#2 of 10 hotels in San Antonio De Belen
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is really a beautiful and authentic hacienda styled hotel, one of the most unique we've stayed in. The rooms were just perfect and the service was low keyed and efficient. We..."
  • "FAR from basic and everything was delicious. I do not find this hotel "luxurious" but I do find it unique and a hidden gem in San Jose...."
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Hotel & Club Punta Leona (Jaco) 3.0 of 5
USD 99 and up per night*
#16 of 42 hotels in Jaco
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was such a unique place to visit. The staff gave expert care and were very attentive. The town of Jaco is fun to visit, but you really never need to leave the resort to find..."
  • "It is a unique place in a a beautiful setting; comfortable; relaxing, friendly; great beach; nice pools; very interesting things to do if you like to get out and appreciate nature..."
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