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La Tropicale Beach Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for two nights for our trip around Costa Rica. Well, it was an interesting experience… to see what “pura vida” is. Very laid-back atmosphere for guests (and management). Hotel does have a good location, about 10min walk from the beach. Talking about hotel itself – nice territory, nice bungalows (we stayed in larger one with two...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here yesterday and as a couple, we have visited many places all over the world. La Tropicale has turned out to be more than what we thought - the cottages in the forest, the food in the restaurant, and the warm, personal service have all made us feel very welcome. We are looking forward to several more days...

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Spruce Grove, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The location is within close proximity to the beach. That being said I barely slept a wink. The number of ants etc in our room left me uncomfortable with what else was in the room... Would not recommend this accommodations to future travelers. The bungalow was not what I thought it would be. In addition the pool was not cleaned....

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Thank Connie P
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

2min walk from the very calm Carillo beach, delicious breakfast with a very welcoming staff! The town of Sàmara is very close, we didnt have a car but buses come along fairly often. Calm atmosphere, plenty of friendly animals surround the area. You have everything you need here for a great vacation !

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stay, would recommend it to friends. Positive points: -the pool: clean and nice setup with palm trees -the friendly staff. The owner is a flamboyant person, amazingly friendly and helpfull, entertaining his guests. Alan, the receptionist and waiter, was very friendly, patient and helpfull too. -shower was really hot (or cold). Lots of accomodations have only cold...

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Thank Evelien L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

While the location was great, and we loved the beach, this accommodation was smelly!! Our room seemed like a transformed garage or loft space - apparently the bungalows are nicer however, our booking wasn't received and so we got the last room... I wouldn't recommend taking it. Despite the room being on the dirty and rickety side, the common areas...

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NYC
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just finished our fourth stay at Arno's Tropicale located an easy paced five minute walk from the amazing Playa Carrillo beach. Since our last visit two years ago, they have added a full breakfast with eggs, arroz con frijoles and either sausage or platanos on the beautiful roofed deck that overlooks the pool. And fruit, lots...

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Thank JimmyD83
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We did enjoy the nice tropical garden with pool alot. The beach is nearby and absolutely wonderful. It was a grat stay and we did enjoy the chats with the owner Arnaud much. He is a happy and interesting person - we were glad to know more about his ideas and the creation of this place. We learned that Arnaud...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I had some friends visiting from NY and after spending the day in Sámara they were reluctant to spend the night in my not-so-elegant abode in Nicoya and were thinking about spending the night there. So I mentioned that we should stop by La Tropicale to see if there was availability for the night and to see if they liked...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

To call La Tropicale amazing would be an understatement. Right from the start, the host Arno made us feel welcome from beginning to end. We had no reservations and he was able to provide us with a bungalow for the four of us. Between the pool and the breakfast, Arno gave us many reasons to come back. Merci pour un...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
La Tropicale Bar & Restauramt
La Tropicale Bar & Restauramt
Cuisines: International
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
200 mts from one of the most beautiful natural beaches of Costa Rica, Arno will organise your holidays in paradisaical garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Tropicale Beach Lodge

Address: 200 mtrs Playa Carrillo | front zoo la selva, Playa Carrillo 5132, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: $60 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Tropicale Beach Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I did prefer the couple's cabin because of the stairs involved in the cabin for four.”
lilgrexicano, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is one cabin which accommodates a larger group & has its own pool. We enjoyed the cabin just past the main pool.”
HappyTraveler65_11, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay there!”
lenoreg510, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“They all have AC, so that's really all that matters”
rosalindeb2015, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Cool little cabin as with kitchens”
dixiew2014, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
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