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    Hotel Cantarana

    Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
    011 506 2653 0486
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “short walk” (27 reviews)
    “costa rica” (33 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Good breakfast but so expensive and super small portions. $2.50 for black self serve coffee here in CR?! Come on. We ordered the least expensive meals on the menus each with coffee, just two of us was $26. Nice atmosphere but way too pricey, deff...More

    Thank kmhz1234
    Response from Federico d, Owner at Hotel CantaranaResponded 6 days ago

    Hola, Thank you for taking the time to review us ! Your feedback is really important for us. The price offered for coffee is for unlimited coffee refils. We are taking the comment to make the guests experience better. Pura Vida

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    This place has a great energy and just feels like you never want to leave. Staff is excellent, always making sure we had all we needed to enjoy our time. The restaurant was a plus! I hope we can come back very soon!More

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    Thank Robertoloco
    Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel CantaranaResponded 21 May 2017

    Hola, Thank you for choosing our beautiful hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We are working to improve in some areas, so for us your feedback is very important! Thank you for sharing it! We hope your experience was unique in Hotel & Restaurant Cantarana. It...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We have enjoyed several terrific family meals at the restaurant during our visits to Playa Grande. Jenna and her team at Hotel Cantarana provide an overall great experience and creative and delicious dishes for us to enjoy!

    Thank Jennifer P
    Response from Federico d, Owner at Hotel CantaranaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hola Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to review. Your feedback is really important for us. We are glad you had great time with us and we hope to see you for your next vacations in Playa Grande - Cantarana Team Federico DeMezerville Owner

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our fifth visit to the property did not disappoint. The property suffered some damage from recent hurricane (Loss of some trees, damage to building eves) but was fully functional on our visit. The rooms were spotless, the included breakfasts were fulfilling with lots of choices....More

    Thank KBCNET
    Response from Federico d, Owner at Hotel CantaranaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hola Ken, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and future guests. Your feedback is really important for us. We are glad you are booking with us for the 6th time next year. We will see you very soon. -Cantarana team & Federico De...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Exquisite would be the word I would use to describe my stay at Hotel Cantarana. The staff,especially Evelyne, were welcoming and set the stage for a terrific holiday experience. The breakfasts were awesome with home-made bread to die for (food of the gods), and the...More

    Thank Trevor P
    Response from Federico d, Owner at Hotel CantaranaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hola Trevor Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is really important for us. We really hope to see you again at Hotel Cantarana for your next vacations in Playa Grande. It was truly a pleasure to have you stay with...More

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
    • #1 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Grande
    • Also Known As
    • Cantarana Hotel Playa Grande ,
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    28 October 2017|
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    Response from Federico d | Property representative |
    Hello, Is 1 hour drive from Liberia. Is about 60 km far away approximate.
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    Response from lucky2324 | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely great for paddle boarding. The bigger waves are in a section towards the north end of the beach.
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    Response from ire_unfried | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, there is one in Tamarindo and another one in Huacas. Both are about 10 from the hotel.
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    "Rooms 1 - 4 are pretty much the same. Water pressure is better in the first floor rooms."
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    "Upstairs rooms are quieter and silent, do not choose the room under the restaurant"
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    "Select rooms 1-4. Do not choose room #5."
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    "The bed is soooo comfortable that you won't want to get up off bed!!!!!"
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