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El Mono Loco

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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All reviewsgreat locationcomfortable hammockssmall poolgreatest placelocked parkingwalking distance from townprivate bathroomrelaxed vibeair conditioningcosta ricarooms are cleanenjoyable stayminutes walkingdirectly across the streetshort walk from the beachhot showercleaned daily
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great stay clean n friendly close to beach! Really enjoyed our stay love the hammocks beautiful grounds air conditioning was excellent staff is friendlly and provides warm service will stay again and soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 17 year old son and I stayed at the El Mono Loco over March break 2018. We had a wonderful experience. The hotel is close to the beach, close to the town, and the staff were very welcoming and helpful. Although check-in is supposed...More

Thank Alison M
Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono LocoResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! You perfectly summed up our goal here at El Mono Loco: a well-priced, clean, comfortable, basic accommodation in an amazing location. We loved having you and your son here and look forward to meeting the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mono Loco was a lovely little place. We enjoyed the courtyard with hammocks and small pool. Our room was simple and clean, exactly what we expected. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fresh and well prepared. Lunch and dinner are not available but...More

Thank Kate G
Response from JoyceVP_45, Manager at El Mono LocoResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! It was a pleasure having you here!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The couple which manages this hotel Guillermo and Rosanna where incredibly nice, helpful and cooked a great breakfast. I can't say enough nice things about these two! As for the hotel, it's literally accross the street from the beach so an incredibly short walk, it...More

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Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono LocoResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We will pass your kind words on to Guillermo and Rosanna. So glad that you enjoyed everything El Mono Loco has to offer!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

My girlfriend and I ended up here due to a check-in mistake with a near by Hotel. Thankfully the entire staff, especially Guillermo. The grounds are nice, and the swimming pool is a nice touch. The room was spacious and had A/C, Mono Loco also...More

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Response from JoyceVP_45, Owner at El Mono LocoResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you found us! We all enjoyed having you both here. As for our mattresses, they are all newer and orthopedic.

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About
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tamarindo
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tamarindo
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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jimmyvalva
4 April 2017|
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Response from JoyceVP_45 | Property representative |
Absolutely, a great place to go surfing! We are across the street from the beach. Most of our rooms face the pool/gardens. Our Mono Casita apartment has ocean views from the living room, kitchen and dining area. Check out... More
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Lisa R
26 March 2017|
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Please email the property directly regarding your request.
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527sunnyp
17 March 2017|
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Response from JoyceVP_45 | Property representative |
Yes. Our ac is the cool quiet split unit w remote. All rooms also have a ceiling fan. Parking is in a large locked lot behind the hotel. We have affordable room combos: queen, 2 twins, queen/1 twin, and queen/2 twins. You... More
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"It's a small hotel, so all of the rooms are similar"
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"My one issue was with the mattress; it was extremely stiff and made for a tough sleep. I think a nice pillow..."
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"Water and AC work great! Our room even had an additional twin bed."
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"Infested with bugs"
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