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Unique Hotels in Costa Rica

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Kura Design Villas Uvita (Uvita) 4.0 of 5
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#3 of 12 hotels in Uvita
12 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique location" when describing this hotel.
  • "this place to anyone visiting Costa Rica who was looking to stay at a unique place with great service and an amazing view for a period of time less than 7 days. For us..."
  • "so always check a map.. Uvita has a very private an unique location, if you are traveling in a couple, this is the place to go, for sure...."
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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens (Tortuguero) 3.5 of 5
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#1 of 9 hotels in Tortuguero
11 travellers mentioned "unique hotels" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "This unique hotels puts you right in the center of the rain forest surrounded by nature, wildlife, and beauty. The service is outstanding and the excursions are terrific. The open..."
  • "Tortuguero is a fabulous and unique place, and the lodge makes it all the more accessible, enjoyable, and relaxing. Above all the staff were extremely helpful and thoughtful. I..."
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Rancho Pacifico (Uvita) 4.5 of 5
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#1 of 12 hotels in Uvita
22 travellers mentioned "unique" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was definitely one of the most unique rooms we've ever stayed in. It was very modern and loft-like, and very private. Our particular treehouse had a steep climb up a little..."
  • "Believe the hype: the view from RP makes the drive worthwhile! This unique boutique hotel definitely deserves its ´Small Luxury Hotels of the World´ accolade! We stayed for two..."
Cabins El Sol (Monteverde)
#8 of 39 Monteverde B&B and Inns
6 travellers mentioned "unique" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "El Sol is a really unique place and I would 100% recommend it to anyone looking for lodging in Santa Elena / Monteverde. The good: Again, the view. You're on the side of a..."
  • "El Sol is a unique place because of Elizabeth and her family who welcome guests into their family and provide a nurturing respite from the rest of the world. The pool is spring fed..."
Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose (San Antonio De Belen) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Getaway savings
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#1 of 9 hotels in San Antonio De Belen
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique location" when describing this hotel.
  • "Unique place to get away and relax with your loved one. Grounds are beautiful and staff constantly makes you feel at home. We had an excellent time in the Spa and the Sushi bar..."
  • "This Hotel has a unique location, the view of the mountain, the pools and jacuzzi are awesome. You must have the breakfast every morning at Antigua restaurant where you can find..."
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#2 of 12 hotels in Uvita
16 travellers mentioned "unique hotels" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "Oxygen is one of the most unique hotels we have ever stayed in. Each space is a cottage of glass (with drapes for privacy). There are private terraces to lounge on for each..."
  • "Though we stayed only one night, en route to the Osa Peninsula, we felt the vibe this unique place surrounds you as soon as you start climbing towards its gates... We stopped at..."
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Villa Caletas (Jaco) 4.0 of 5
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#2 of 45 hotels in Jaco
17 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have stumbled into this unique hotel by chance; noticed vacancy sign while driving around, looking for a place to stay. After driving up winy road we found ourselves at the top..."
  • "It is such a unique place, there is no other place to stay in Costa Rica that is like it. So many locals come to Villa Caletas too, and we now see why. Thank you to everyone at..."
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The Springs Resort and Spa (Arenal Volcano National Park) 5.0 of 5
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#6 of 66 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
6 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very unique hotel with great views of the volcano and conveniently located a short drive into town and many fun activities.We stayed in a family room which was very spacious for the..."
  • "It's a very unique resort and I'll do my best to describe. The resort location is great although we only left for a few activities but it is pretty centrally located for..."
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Hotel Casa Chameleon (Mal Pais) 4.0 of 5
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Travellers' Choice® 2016 Winner Romance | Small Hotels Special Price 20% off room rate
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#2 of 9 hotels in Mal Pais
7 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "close to Casa Chameleon. It is such a unique place that is great for couples looking to relax, enjoy each other and the beautiful scenery...."
  • "We had the most wonderful time and would recommend this beautiful and unique hotel to anyone. We plan to make a trip back and stay at Casa Chameleon sometime soon!..."
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Vista Celestial (Uvita) 4.5 of 5
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#5 of 12 hotels in Uvita
3 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This makes this a unique hotel among the high end offerings! We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our stay. Vista Celestial is an incredible property. Jennifer and Konrad are not..."
  • "Unique boutique hotel located in the middle of the rainforest with breathtaking views. Remember to take a 4 wheel drive. It is quite a road to go up ! Beautifully decorated..."
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#6 of 12 hotels in Uvita
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "La Cusinga Eco Lodge is a unique place in the world. A very different experience were comfort, nature and service blend in perfect harmony. A true ecolodge, the toucans, the monkeys..."
  • "Unique, stylish rooms. Eco-lodge grew it's own food and made us feeling we were helping the environment just staying there. Friendly, helpful staff. The monkeys going thru the..."
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Heliconias Nature Lodge (Arenal Volcano National Park) 3.0 of 5 Special Offer Complimentary bottle of...
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#13 of 66 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "There were simply too many acts of sincere hospitality to list. This is a very unique place. We rented a bungalow and a tree house. Clean and comfortable, we loved both. We..."
  • "Hotel Heliconias provided us with a unique experience living and socializing with a majorly Spanish speaking family. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to anyone..."
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#1 of 2 hotels in Herradura
6 travellers mentioned "unique resort" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "What a unique resort. Rest and relax or go zip lining, looking for crocodiles, a forest with monkeys, fishing, snorkeling, you name it. The staff is what makes it work. We had a..."
  • "ocean view with a large balcony for a small charge. The Los Suenos Marriott had a unique look and design that didn’t make you feel you were in a traditional Marriott (which we..."
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#2 of 9 hotels in San Antonio De Belen
6 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Truely a unique hotel with the most friendly staff and a great Costa Rica feel in the city - great for business, or 1st / last day traveling to the airport, or setting up for tours..."
  • "Unique ambience of hotel with inside / outside plan. Outstanding staff, had problem with customs and they took it upon themselves to be my champions. Worked till 1.00 am and then..."
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#12 of 45 hotels in Jaco
4 travellers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Bottom line: This is a unique place with a strong individuality. It is not a corporate owned hotel filled with fake smiles and one size fits all everything. Hope it will stay this..."
  • "Very unique, awesome patio with hot tub, and clean big room. Main infinity pool is spectacular, but the infinity pool in the Zephyr Palace is even better. There are pools everywhere..."
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Hotel Moana (Mal Pais) 3.5 of 5
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#4 of 9 hotels in Mal Pais
4 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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Conchal Hotel (Brasilito) 3.0 of 5
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#1 of 3 hotels in Brasilito
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "From the monkeys howling on the branches outside the hotel to the refreshing tropical pool area to the simply unique and comforting Rancho tree house, this hotel provides a feeling..."
  • "It is the details that make the rooms at Conchal unique. The stamped, painted and polished concrete floors are both beautiful and cool on the feet. The door into the room is Costa..."
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#1 of 2 hotels in Nuevo Arenal
4 travellers mentioned "unique resort" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were fortunate to stumble across this magnificent unique resort/ hotel/ cottage. Whatever you want to call it, it truly is a little piece of heaven. If you are looking for a 5..."
  • "Throw in horses grazing in the meadows 20 yards from the porch and you get the picture. The rooms are magical, each one with unique handpainted murals. The grounds, the infinity..."
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Hotel Belmar (Monteverde) 4.0 of 5
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#1 of 22 hotels in Monteverde
7 travellers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Hotel Belmar is a quaint, unique hotel located in Monteverde/Santa Elena. The grounds are beautiful, and there is a nature walk on-site. The hotel itself is rather unique, in that..."
  • "feels like 5 star or even higher. I'd strongly recommend that you stay at this unique special hotel for at least a couple of nights to fully enjoy what it offers (we stayed..."
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#2 of 18 Nosara B&B and Inns
5 travellers mentioned "unique b&b" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "Accommodating, Friendly, Informative, Helpful is all I have to say about Fernando and everyone at this unique B&B. Abrazos y Besos Amigos! <3..."
  • "The hotel itself is very unique and smartly executed, each room being made out of an upcycled shipping container. There were many thoughtful details in the room to make it cozy and..."
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Hotel Fonda Vela (Monteverde) 3.5 of 5
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#11 of 22 hotels in Monteverde
4 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a beautiful spot, gorgeous views and unique art throughout the hotel. The rooms are luxurious and large and very clean. The food was excellent. The dining room/banquet hall..."
  • "Fabulous cottages with individual garden, spectacular view of the sunset and unique art throughout the hotel. Lexo and the staff were incredibility kind and helpful. Breakfast was..."
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TreeTop House (Monteverde)
#22 of 39 Monteverde B&B and Inns
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "we ended up renting the top two floors of the house. The architecture is very unique; the boys loved exploring it. Everyone had their own (comfortable!) bed, and having the..."
  • "It is a quirky place by US standards, but very clean and unique. We had the top floor 2 bedroom unit, which, if we were traveling with non-family may have been slightly awkward..."
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#1 of 4 hotels in Parrita
3 travellers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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#10 of 45 hotels in Jaco
5 travellers mentioned "unique place" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was such a unique place to visit. The staff gave expert care and were very attentive. The town of Jaco is fun to visit, but you really never need to leave the resort to find..."
  • "It is a unique place in a a beautiful setting; comfortable; relaxing, friendly; great beach; nice pools; very interesting things to do if you like to get out and appreciate nature..."
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