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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“costa rica”(43 reviews)
“the owner”(23 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewscosta ricathe ownerprivate path to the beachlush groundsfresh fruitnice poolceiling fanloved this hotelnatural surroundingsan incredible experiencefront porchpoison dart frogssan josethree nightseach morningbungalowwildlife
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

We were very disappointed in the Shawandha. We thought this was going to be a little more comfortable. Here are the facts. 1. After a 5 hour bus ride from San Jose, we arrive to the hotel and were hungry. They did not offer anything...More

2  Thank M T
Reviewed 14 October 2011

What a piece of paradise! We came from Montreal to attend our son's destination wedding and had the majority of guests with us in this tropical oasis before re-locating to the wedding hotel. The bungalows were spaced perfectly for privacy yet just steps away to...More

Thank momzoldan
Reviewed 14 October 2011

We checked into Hotel Shawandha after the vacation house we rented for two weeks was broken into and $3500 worth of stuff was stolen in addition to passports. This was definitely a great place to be after all that. It is extremely quiet, with a...More

Thank thebany
Reviewed 19 September 2011

Beautiful bungalows under old trees with helpful staff and excellent service. You will awake with the howling monkeys next to your bungalows in the trees, see agutis searching around- and humming birds are flying round the restaurant. Excellent breakfast with a large and sufficient selection...More

1  Thank kawe59
Reviewed 29 August 2011

This was EXACTLY what my new husband and I dreamed of for our honeymoon! We are not your average "tourists" but a well-traveled, fun but laid-back couple from Seattle who really love to experience the essence of the places we visit. We wanted someplace romantic...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$150 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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thethom2017
7 September 2017|
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Response from FernandaHS |
around 4 1/2 by car
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waw111
18 August 2017|
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Response from BronB | Reviewed this property |
Hi I probably wont help you very much - we booked our stay through an agent. However the staff at the hotel speak good English so I'd recommend phoning them as a safer alternative maybe. We loved our stay at this hotel... More
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DDV49
3 August 2016|
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Response from AmandaV45 | Reviewed this property |
About 500 meters, there is a walking path right across the street thru trees Sometimes you will find monkeys or macaws flying over.
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"All lovely bungalows in the grounds"
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"room 13 is the best. Away from it all."
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"Each room is unique"
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"Seems room 11 and 14 are the ones!"
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