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Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, son and I stopped by for pizza at Hotel Tatanka last night and had a great meal. The owners are extremely nice people who take good care of their patrons, and the pizza is delicious (made in a wood oven, cooked to perfection). Dinner was reasonably-priced as well - we had a pizza, drinks and a large salad...

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

Although the hotel address is listed in Santa Cruz, it is actually 300 m from Playa Junquillal. You can hear the surf at night at the howling monkeys in the evenings and early morning. This is one of Costa Rica's best kept secret. Not good if you are looking for the all inclusive do everything for me kind of place....

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2Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

I will give a 9 to this small, clean and safe hotel. When I go to Santa Cruz, this is the option, the restaurant is very good!, I like to be at Tatanka, since I can move to different beaches near by, there I found a place to keep safe my personal belongings and at the end of day go...

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3Thank Edgar Alberto U
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I have tried to stay at t his hotel two times in the last 4 months and they have not been open either time. Both times I have found people on the property but it does not really look like any maintenance is happening. I think it might have been a nice place once upon a time.

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2Thank bfutterman
Spokane, Washington, United States
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We stayed at Hotel Tatanka one night and it was very enjoyable. We got there early and were allowed to check in. The room is very basic, but it was comfortable and had everything we needed. The grounds were nice and the pool was wonderful. Everyone was very helpful. There was a wedding reception going on in the restaurant the...

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3Thank Lydia B
Miami
Reviewed 23 April 2007

I have been travelling to Costa Rica for the past 7 years. I usually go in May. I travel with a group of surf buddies and 3 years ago we discovered Tatanka! Giovanni, the Italian host is very nice and is happy to help you with anything you need. The pizza he makes is sooo good. It is really great...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Tatanka

Address: Frente mini super Junquillal | Playa Junquillal, 50301, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste
Price Range: RM315 - RM449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tatanka 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Make reservations... it is often booked on week-ends. There is a bus that runs from Santa Cruz to Junquillal 4 times daily.”
 of 5 bubbles st_phanel955, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Call to be sure they are open.”
 of 5 bubbles bfutterman, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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