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Rancho Armadillo Estate

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Reviewed 7 May 2012

Rick, our host is a charming, thoughtful host who cares that you have great time. The pool area with adjacent dining room and lounge was paradise for the children and we enjoyed the view. We enjoyed going to the fish market for the catch of...More

1  Thank R0sanda
Reviewed 6 May 2012

My wife and I had a great trip for Costa Rica. Small open air bed and breakfast atmosphere with a pool and self serve late night bar and kitchen space. Accomodates eight rooms only so no crowds. Great breakfast spread with plenty of exotic fruits...More

1  Thank Gemini1223
Reviewed 27 March 2012

For my wife and I, Rancho Armadillo provided all we were looking for: -Quiet and isolation -Great birding -Comfort -Easy access to the Playa (when needed) The owner, Rick, may remind you of another 'Rick'--the guy from the movie 'Casablanca'; charismatic, a little mysterious, and...More

2  Thank GregHomer
Reviewed 22 March 2012

The location is very peaceful, overlooks the hills to the pacific ocean. It is beautiful to just sit back and enjoy this view. Walking to town from the estate takes about 25 minutes; if you have a vehicle, it is only a 5 minute drive....More

2  Thank MissingToe
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Rancho Armadillo is a "hotel" on a hill side in Playas del Coco Costa Rica. It only has 6 rooms, spread across 3 buildings, and the proprietor, Rick, makes you feel as though you're family from the very beginning. The property overlooks rolling hills and...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$170 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Arvind A
17 February 2015|
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Response from RanchoArmadillo | Property representative |
We are located on the side of the mountain overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, about 1 Mile from the beach in Coco. (10 -15 minute walk downhill) Because the mountains come right down to the ocean each of the beaches north and... More
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"The rooms are spacious half-duplexes scattered around a large beautifully landscaped estate."
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"Any room is great, we tried them all. The howler monkeys are right beside you!"
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"Deluxe suite has huge bathroom with cool shower and tub too."
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"Great views, certain rooms easily accessible with others having quite a few stairs."
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