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Barrie, Canada
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305 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We stayed in Tamarindo for a month else where but ate at their restaurant more than a handful of times. We met the owners from Calgary who are great! They saw us out back checking out the Cabinas for a future trip and gave us a tour of the rooms. For the price, location, and friendliness of the staff, you... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review! We look forward to having you stay with us on your next trip. More 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. The owners are really friendly and make you feel like you are at home. If we ever return to Tamarindo we would love to stay here again! Good food and excellent location near the beach.

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

We appreciate the great recommendation! Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Grayslake, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We got into town late and were having trouble finding a reasonably priced hostel when we found FT's. The owners are really nice and they went out of there way to make us feel comfortable. Im very picky about where I sleep but the rooms where recently remodeled and are super clean. The sheets were silky soft, the mattresses were... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Cheers to you for such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it! Thanks for choosing FT's Cabinas, we really enjoyed having you stay with us. More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2014

FT's is a great restaurant / Hostel style accodations in the core of Tamarindo. After some other travelling mishaps, we arrived at FT's and the owners were extremely friendly and made us feel at home. The location is very clean, the bed and sheets are much closer to what you would expect at a resort, and the food is fantastic.... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the recommendation, we really appreciate it! Having guests like you guys make this an easy job! Thanks again for all the kind words! More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at FT's, and had a blast the whole time! Jay and Allison are amazing owners and really made us feel at home. The sheets on the bed were super soft, and we even got clean bath towels. Don't forget to enjoy a burrito, or many at their restaurant!

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

We are thrilled you felt at home here; we really want people to be comfortable here! You guys were such awesome guests, thanks so much for finding us (and for all the laughs) :). We appreciate you taking the time to post such a great review! More 

Cowichan Bay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

I was in tamarindo for a couple weeks, attending the witch's rock surf camp across the street and staying at a hotel down the street. Due to some unforeseen circumstances, including I wasn't quite ready to leave the beautiful beach, I spent a single night in the cabanas above FT Burrito. I had already enjoyed many, many fantastic meals there,... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Such a fantastic review from one of our most fantastic guests! Thanks for taking the time to post such a positive review, we really do appreciate it. Hope to have you stay again should you find yourself on this beautiful beach again! More 

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I have been traveling throughout Costa Rica and Panama for about a month and this is by far the best place I have found and payed about the same as everywhere else. It is a perfect split between hostel and hotel with private rooms and en-suite bathrooms. The new owners have put in so much work to make the place... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

I enjoyed this review almost as much as I enjoyed having you guys stay here! You guys were such a fun, awesome group!! Thanks for such an amazing and positive review, we really do appreciate all the great comments. We love what we do because of wonderful guests like yourselves! More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We had the best stay at FTs, the rooms were super clean, the owners were accommodating, funny and great to hang around, the location is directly across from the beach (100meters) and one of the best surf shops. Not only was the hostel great but the restaurant in front has the best burritos and probably the cheapest you can find... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Thanks for the great post and for the recommendations! We are glad you enjoyed your stay & appreciate all your kind words! Cheers!! More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Alison and Jay's hospitality was incredible. They went above and beyond to make our stay as best as it could be. As a smaller hotel, they are able to cater to individual needs of their clientele. The rooms are very clean and have a great value for their low price of $15/person (during high season). The hotel is situated across... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, we really appreciate your kind words! We are grateful for all the fantastic guests we've had come through & enjoyed having having you here. It's funny we always get sad when our guests go as well .. We say it's like saying goodbye to family! Cheers!! More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I traveled to Tamarindo with three buddies from college -- we're all in our mid twenties now -- and stayed at FT's. Honestly, we would have probably stayed somewhere else with better reviews, but given it was high season, this was one of the only places still available. Overall our experience was good; the owners were English speakers who were... More 

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FTSTamarindo, Owner at FT's Tamarindo Cabinas, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review, we appreciate the feedback. We are sorry to hear that your stay wasn't up to FT's standards & we have improved upon several things based on your review. Cheers!! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
FT's Tamarindo offers 6 great rooms, right across the street from the best surf break in Tamarindo. Rooms include A/C, TVs and private bathrooms. It's by far the best deal in town and best location for your money. Once again, you're across the street from the beach and just steps from all of the shopping, clubbing and dining that Tamarindo has to offer. The rooms are extremely clean and completely secure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about FT's Tamarindo Cabinas

Address: Main Beach Road | frente a Witchis rock, Tamarindo 11111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We had a room on the upper floor, nice and spacious.”
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