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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Hotel Guanamar. It was clean and well staffed, had a nice pool area and great food in the restaurant. The staff were attentive and the view from the rooms was absolutely spectacular.

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservaciones at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Warms to Costa Rica. thank you for your comments !!!! It was a pleasure for Guanamar Staff having you. You are welcome every time King Regards Reservation Department

melbourne
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Outdoor dining room had wonderful views and breezes, pool was delightful, beach was easy walk and wonderful. Our room had nice deck with fantastic sunsets. Lots of nice sitting areas scattered thruout landscaped areas with nice views. Staff was warm and friendly. We were disappointed with room. Although toilet was draped with paper to show it had been cleaned, former...

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservacione at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for your comments. We are really sorry not meet your expectations , we try to serve you as best we could. Guanamar hotel is in remodeling. with respect to wifi only you can find it in the common areas of the hotel like reception ,restaurant, bar and pool area. Guanamar Hotel is located 15 minutes...

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The actual room (#124) and meals at Hotel Guanamar would rate 2-3 stars for us. I gave it 4 because of the incredible setting, amazing view over a sea cove with a beautiful beach, fishing boats, sunny skies, and surrounding mountains. This special setting made the sunsets the most beautiful we have ever seen. The hotel is under new management...

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservacione at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Hello Linda W Warms to Costa Rica Thanks for you beautiful comments. We have a great discount for your next visit. Best Regards Reservation Department

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 11 March 2014

My stay at Hotel Guanamar was not bad however it wasn’t the best. The view of the sunset from my room was my highlight. The office staff was very nice but the servers at the restaurant were the best. My room was OK, but definitely needed some TLC . My bathroom had cracked tiles, soap stains on the glass and...

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HotelGuanamarCR, Departamento de Reservacione at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

thanks for your comments we are new management and we are working on the remodeling of the hotel, we appreciated that you liked your room. Best Regards Reservations Department

Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Sensational Sunset from the bar, restaurant and the deck outside our room #122. My husband and I decided to splurge and stayed in one the the view rooms for the last 2 days of our trip. Fabluous view. Unfortunitely, there is no mini frig in the room, no glasses and the restaurant is 3 flights of stairs to get these...

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monroeville
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Guanamar. The location above the ocean and near the beach was wonderful. Food was great, rooms were clean and functional, and staff was polite and accomodating. And the staff will coordinate other activities for you: snorkeling, fishing, and kayaking.

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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2014

My husband and I had booked a week package deal with Ecoterra Costa Rica travel company. Part of that deal included 3 nights at Hotel Guanamar. This was probably one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed at. I have stayed at hostels and low budget accommodation in several countries and this was the worst. Yes the views of...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 February 2014

This was the first time that I visited the zone and stayed in this hotel. The people is quite nice and the attention was good enough. The infrastructure it’s ok, not very luxurious or fancy (if you look that kind of details on the hotels) but in good shape. The highlight of the hotel is the view from the rooms,...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My husband and I stayed for three nights at the end of January, and had a nice experience at Carrillo. We stayed in a room with ocean view and that is highly recommended. Although the rooms are somewhat run-down, it was clean, specious and the view was breath taking. Wifi did not work in the room, but in the restaurant...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

While definitely not five star rated it was quiet, friendly and had a beautiful pool and patios with stunning ocean and sunset views. The included break was good and service was prompt and friendly. The rooms did lack upgrades and ammenities but were large with king beds flat screen tvs and wifi works in room. Easy to find ample parking

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guanamar is a three star family hotel in Playa Carrillo Costa Rica in Guanacaste province which has been operating for the last 25 years in the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica, near the warm waters of Pacific ocean.It just 2 miles from Playa Samara. The hotel is surrounded by the rich and exuberant flora and fauna typical from the area. Guanamar is perfectly situated on the hill top at the southern end of the bay, inviting guests to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views and sunsets. Guanamar is located close to samara beach hotels (4miles) and just 1 mile from local airport (samara airport). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guanamar

Address: Playa Carrillo Guanacaste | Playa Samara Nicoya, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: $147 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guanamar 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Guanamar Hotel Playa Carrillo
Hotel Guanamar Costa Rica/Guanacaste
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“Ocean view balcony room..”
 of 5 bubbles conniep327, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-view rooms 117-124 have the best views of the sunset.”
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“Ask for Ocean View Suites”
 of 5 bubbles jjulianc2016, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper level rooms for the best view”
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“Great views on 2nd level”
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