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Address: Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2643 1201

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Ladies of the night

Stumbled upon this "casino" during a night out in Jaco, we were warned about the prostitutes around town and brushed off the idea since we hadn't seen any....makes sense since... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida
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Washington, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our guests stay at Crocs from April 5-10 2017 for a wedding at Zephyr Palace. The staff was very friendly, food by the pool bar especially the nachos was great, huge portions. Breakfast was included and a great choice. Location was good, guests were able to walk to things. Really enjoyed the pool area, super area for toddlers... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this "casino" during a night out in Jaco, we were warned about the prostitutes around town and brushed off the idea since we hadn't seen any....makes sense since they were all poolside at this place. The casino is hardly a casino...the guy at the guard gate kind of gave us a strange look walking in which we thought... More 

Thank wanderlusttt89
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

First off, people do not stay here. Or win when gambling. They come here for the girls. If you're looking for some... company... While you're in town, this is the spot. Girls out number men ten to one and they're all beautiful, and on the clock. If you're looking for a family friendly place and a good night's sleep, avoid... More 

Thank Scott K
Washington, D.C.
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

An ok casino with slots and table games, but not very big, not that impressive and frankly the fun people watching is on the terrace outside - around the pool.

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Mesa, Arizona
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

If you are looking for a really good meal then visit Cocal. The rooms are not up to date, but are roomy. This is a place mostly for single guys, not a family type of resort. The men servers are very well trained and most of them speak English. The bartenders are women and if you do not speak Spanish... More 

Thank Cheeto4242
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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113 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Didn't see it coming. Casino was small and uninviting but once outdoors by the pool, it turns into quite a party. Great place for adults only at night if you don't mind the endless amount of working girls. We (my wife and I) didn't care so we had fun. If you are into that, the girls were surprisingly very attractive... More 

Thank Justsayin85253
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

So a friend of mine i shared a room with was robbed by a girl here. He brought it to the staff attention and they still allowed her to come back. We advised the staff and they stated since it didnt happen on cocal property they couldnt do anything about it.

1 Thank James G
Davie, Florida
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place should only be visited by people (males) that are only interested in picking up a prostitute. The women don't take no for an answer. If you tell one that you aren't interested then another will approach you. I felt uncomfortable with that many women that have daddy issues.

Thank Matt D
Penticton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A fun hotel to visit. If you like to gamble and enjoy the air conditioning and pleasant staff but don't want to spend a lot of monies take $20. and have fun for a couple of hours and get out of the heat or humidity

Thank kathy212016
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place looking for a casino. It was down a side road and boy were we in for a surprise. The casino is very small and not the highlight. It is all the local ladies. They are there for more than dancing. It is not a spot I would recommend for a family or group.

1 Thank Paris B

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