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Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We are very happy with our stay. We stayed in Ocean view room number two and we had our own little terrace and it was amazing to wake up in the morning and see the ocean. Nice garden and clean rooms. Very friendly and helpful woman in the front desk. Very close to the beach. Breakfast not included, but very...

Thank AnnicaSWE
Airdrie, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The front desk agent was over the moon nice. She was welcoming and gave us lots of wonderful information. The bakery was delicious! We had breakfast and it was good, the bakery provided the bread and pastries. YUMMY!

Thank KelseyD555
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We only stayed one night here but had a very good experience. The food in the bakery is excellent as well as the dinner in the restaurant. Our host arranged for a surfing lesson and kayak fishing trip, both of which were very fun. Although there is not easy access to the water, the view is beautiful and very quiet....

Thank Steve R
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited Tamarindo and stayed here. It was excellent for the price and Trish was fun to talk with. There is a group of Howler Monkeys that hang out in the trees next door. The rooms were clean and had great beach / ocean views. Location is great! Recommended.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Don't ever stay here. This is the worst service and guest treatment I have ever got. Owner is French and very rude. Myself and a friend drove down to Tamarindo and checked-in to this hotel, dropped our bags in the room and went out for a walk about. Very quickly we agreed that this was not the place for us....

Thank Daniel J
zoesandy, Gerente at Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo, responded to this review

Hello, This 2 mans was very nice people when they comming in the hotel.They asked me a good price for the room for 2 days,We charge the room and 4 hours later,(they use the shower,the beds!!!)they tell in my emploed : we dont want to stay here,we dont like tamarindo,no my hotel,TAMARINDO!!!and in the all hotel wen you charge the...

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. We were supposed to stay only one nite but we really liked the place, so we decided to stay 2 nights. The beach it is located at an easy walking distance but there is not access directly. Staff and owner ( french woman, Patricia) very nice :-)

Thank DaNi M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Quaint rooms, nice location, and an excellent restaurant! The walk to the beach through the marsh area is picturesque. The amenities were not world-class but very nice and met our needs. The food at the restaurant is everything you want near the beach, would go back again.

Thank 1time2fly
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very pleasant staff, owned by a French couple. They are very helpful in setting up excursions and ideas for different activities. Right on the beach, but a bit of a walk (10 minutes) to Tamarindo beach and downtown shop. Very good value for the money. Clean rooms.

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zoesandy, Gerente at Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We hope to ee you again! Sandy

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Good location but no service and not that clean. Very basic would not stay here again. Did not feel safe as the lock on the door are flimsy. Restaurant closed when we went Owner wanted $100 deposit when other hotels did not require additional deposit even though room already paid.

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zoesandy, Gerente at Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo, responded to this review
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Buenas dias! Estes clientes se equivocan de hotel y quisiera regressar a samara!!pero le explicamos que no puediamos regressar el...

Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We visited Tamarindo, CR 6/10 to 6/13. The hotel is very small but has most everything that anyone could ask for in a Hotel (no swimming pool). The lady that checked us in was so friendly helping us with check in and offered local recommendations that were spot on. Access to the beach was direct from the Hotel which is...


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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family and friendly hotel located on the beach. Tropical garden, with faun and flora. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo

Address: Calle Central 275, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: RM220 - RM449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel La Laguna Del Cocodrilo Costa Rica/Tamarindo
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Tamarindo
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
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“Get the rooms that face the beach. They have doors in their bathrooms.”
Gmsr86, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden view and Beach view both look toward the beach.”
W6296YDgregorym, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“main floor, facing the beach”
Marygallant2014, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We liked room one, but the lock was tricky. It was nice having a room on the main floor as they walk right out to the beach.”
whatyouremissing, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms are upstairs to the right once inside the hotel area. I think #10 and #11. They have amazing views with great private decks.”
KenW843, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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