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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 December 2011

I have mixed emotions about this resort. First, the entrance looks like Alcatraz. There are guards at the front gates and it looks a little bit intimidating; however, that must mean that the security is great. And the location, in the hills, overlooking the Pacific is priceless. Check in was fine; however, we waited 2 hours because our room wasn't...

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1Thank dswatl
Milford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 November 2011

We visited Villas Sol as a family of four over Thanksgiving 2011. I was a little wary because of some of the reviews I had read on your website. However, we found it to be an amazingly beautiful place, well worth the price of an all inclusive trip. The villa we had was very clean, although it hadn't been occupied...

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3Thank Kim K
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 November 2011

We just got back from this hole (The only words to describe the place). I don't want to rant so let me just list the things you can expect: Check-In took over2 hours Check-In person didn't speak very good English Check-in person gave us a card key that didn't work! Instead of changing keys they changed the room number. Trolley...

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11Thank Alice T
Minnesota
Reviewed 17 November 2011

This is a large resort, very well maintained with a huge, attentive staff. They were very friendly and most spoke English. Beautiful views from the dining room. But it is a big resort. The food was adequate, but nothing special. If you get a good deal it is a reasonable choice for a few days.

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Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 17 November 2011

This placed was booked for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. We thought it would be relaxing and fun to stay on/near the beach. The room itself was dirty upon check-in. They had one restaurant to choose from for all 3 meals. The beach was with absolutely no waves because it is in a cove. We reserved the free...

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5Thank Heather R
Richland, Washington
Reviewed 16 November 2011

We wanted a relaxing atmosphere--which we got. Our food was very good and we definitely ate too much of it. The staff made an effort to be very welcoming and helpful and greeted us by name. There seemed to be many Costa Ricans staying there which to me seemed to make it better and more authentic. We had fun with...

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2Thank woodfish
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2011

I would never stay at Villa Sol again, we encountered so many problems with the service and food. the worst was the fleas in the room i came home with bites all over my legs and back. I tried to resolve the problems when we where there but it was never taken care of. I have tried since i have...

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4Thank SBH1963
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2011

Don't let the name fool you, this is not a resort (at least not in the "hotel" section where we stayed.) We considered moving to a different hotel because we were so disappointed upon arrival. FOOD: Just OK, while service was so poor I had to get up to pour my own coffee at breakfast & waited forever for an...

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3Thank rangerlucky
Chicago
Reviewed 1 November 2011

My husband and I stayed at Villas Sol for our honeymoon in early September and loved it! The staff was incredible and so friendly! The bartender Wilmer took great care of us and knew our names by the end of the week! We stayed in the hotel and had a room on the top floor which gave us an amazing...

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5Thank Karen O
Secaucus, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 October 2011

I stayed at Villa de Sol for a week and since there were some negative reviewes I was skeptical but what a nice pleasant surprise I got. The place is awesome, the view of the ocean is incredible, the rooms are neat and clean but most amazing was that people (everbody - the front desk -Veronica, Dixie, the dining area...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a development of 100% Costa Rican capital located on Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste on the northern Pacific Coast and managed by Promotora La Costa, a pioneer company in tourism development in Guanacaste. We are a 4-star resort, and have a Tourism Sustainability Certification (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and we are affiliated with Resort Condominium International RCI, being the only resort in Central America included in the Gold Crown category granted by this company. We work under an all-inclusive service in 54 deluxe hotel rooms and 109 fully equipped villas of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. With unbeatable view of Papagayo Gulf. Among many alternatives for entertainment and sports offered by Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for all ages - water sports (motorized & non motorized), sport fishing, diving, kayak & jet ski as well as many one day tours that will take you to the many national parks and hide-away beaches in the area surrounding our resort. Our great location makes not only our resort a great destination but also offers a convenient closeness to all major tours and activities taking place in the Guanacaste area and surroundings. Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a place for all ages and types of vacationer. A great choice for families traveling with children, single travelers, honeymooners, people looking for a relaxing vacation or those looking for fun and excitement. Our friendly, helpful staff welcome all guests with a “PURA VIDA” and a smile & the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $205 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“We stayed in a private villa on the lower level of the resort.”
Lucky063, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The higher you go the better the views. Just keep in mind the hills and your mode of transportation while there.”
miajane2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators. Tthose with difficulty using stairs should choose a first floor room which uses ramps to enter and exit.”
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243bruceb, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a junior bungalow”
mattmakar, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Had a studio less expensive but far. Although you have shuttles every 15 minutes Drivers are great”
221patriciag, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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