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SUDAMERICA
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Let's face it, Tamarindo is very expensive and everybody wants a part of gringos but this hotel is reasonable. 45 dollars for air-con, cable tv, swimming-pool is just great. It's not far from the beach, it's clean, comfortable, service is not the greatest but they are ok.

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tripletoes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We ended up getting there last room which was pretty awful. $40 for 3 single beds (we wanted a double) Dirty bug covered walls. Bathroom door broken. A/C didn't work. Beds lumpy and uncomfortable. Sounds like the other rooms were much better than ours. Pool is nice. Good location.

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 19 December 2012

The hotel has a very good location and staff was great - they even let us to leave the car on a private part. The apartment was big, bathroom with a nice, big shower, kitchen. Very close to the beach (also very wide with nice waves).

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We stayed here with our two Kids and it was great. The rooms are not the newest but they are clean. We had an apartment and it was a good price. In the small kitchen we prepared our breakfast. Hotel Portofino has a pool and this is great. This hotel is in the center of Tamarindo and close to the...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We came in October from Germany and we are so glad to find such a nice hotel. Hotel Portofino is located in the center of Tamarindo close to the beach and the restaurants. In our apartment there was a kitchen so that we made our own breakfast. We had only a few minutes to go to the beach. In the...

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Very affordable for Tamarindo, we only paid $38 for a two bedroom apartment with kitchen! The swimming pool was nice and a pleasure to use the whole time we were there. Walking distance (about 2 mins) to the beach and the hotel is located right in down town, near resturants and more.. Thanks Nando for such a great experiance and...

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Reviewed 29 April 2011

I would like to start off by saying, if your going to whinge about dust and dirt don't come to Costa Rica! You're here to enjoy the country as best as they can give you. Portofino hotel offers the best for $50 a night! A full kitchen help to keep beers and food so you save money, (grocery store two...

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Quebec
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Hotel Portofino was the one disappointment of our holiday reservations in Costa Rica. We were 4 in a 2 bedroom apartment. It was not clean. We had to clean it ourselves before we opened our luggage. Hazel, the manager, was unsympathetic. When we showed her that we could write out name clearly in the dust on the counter, she merely...

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Toronto
Reviewed 14 February 2011

Rooms were clean, but very old looking. Beds, pillows, and furniture were all dated. Coffee maker in room is not a coffee maker. It is a rinseable basket that you must use with boiled hot water (only in 2 bdrm units). TV only in suites, not in single bed rooms. Bathroom was fine but expect off and on hot water....

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 25 July 2010

Great Service, Safe, Great Value. Good proximity to good restaurants.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have a promotion:Apartment: 1 person $28/night 2 person $48/nightCabin: 1 person $22/night 2 person $37/nightShared room: $10/night ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Portofino

Address: North Cruza Por Langosta 10 | frente Spa Maya, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Number of rooms: 13
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