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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 May 2015

My mom and I went to see a room and ask for pricing, and I want to thank the hotel worker who warned us about the "chicas" that show up at the hotel. Basically, prostitutes are around all day hanging around the bar and it's even worse at night.

4Thank stephaniev634
Dallas, Georgia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Don't buy drinks for the companion at the bar inside the hotel. The bar tender will keep on asking your companion for more drink as soon the individual finished the drink. Sit else where and go get drink as needed. Your companion may end up drinking 3-4 drinks at a cost of 10-18 per drink. Do the math!!

4Thank Juian L
Red River\
Reviewed 30 April 2015

My husband and I took a trip to Jaco Beach on a whim and after driving around for a bit we came across Hotel Cocal. From the street side it didn't look like much of a place to stay but once you go into the main doorway a whole new world appears. The pools, the bar and the ocean location...

5Thank gadgetgalxxoxo
Huntington, New York
Reviewed 18 March 2015

if you are on the hunt for nightlife the cocal is it plus this is a real nice place the staff is friendly and helpfull and it is a real nice place to spend some time and live like a rock star-- I cant wait to go back

11Thank elkhunter69
South Carolina
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Just returned and hated to leave. I personally don't see how it could have been any better. Stayed in the penthouse and enjoyed the entire stay along with the many extras. I am planning another trip soon. The fishing was great food and attention by the staff was just how I like it. I wouldn't consider any where else in...

8Thank Marty S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 January 2015

When people told me that Costa Rica is inexpensive, I thought they were right until I came and stayed at this hotel. The hotel itself only offers girls and nothing else. Do not bring a family here. It is more like a motel than hotel. They offer a free breakfast but it is extremely limited and small. Expect to pay...

15Thank JohnB7987
London, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I was shocked when I got my bar bill...two local beers and two tequila`s...$32.00 American! I don't care how good looking the working girls are thought to be, the prices reflect that the working girls are readily available, some are stunning and some you would chew your arm off to get away from...lol, I was there to gamble, but they...

3Thank Dee H
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 4 January 2015

High milage, tatted, dressed to the 9's, foot tall platform shoes, waddling plump, about 75 of them, days after Christmas milling around the twin pools and tiki bar. Lovely beach front property. But lore of drop dead gorgeous females from reviews and forums just wasn't there. Just numerous, very polite, well dressed grizzled old pros. People watching was majorly entertaining...

10Thank mark g
Freeport, New York, United States
Reviewed 20 December 2014

I love this hotel is the best place on planet earth, the rooms are clean the staff is friendly, security is in place and does a great job , the pools are clean , its on the beach , and the food is great. Dont believe the review from the washed out wife from the US that doesnt want anyone...

10Thank Ryan M
Graham, Tx
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We didn't stay there, we did go to the casino to play some. I did pretty well with that. The hookers are full force there, with 50% of them being easy on the eyes. I cant say much for the food or hotel, but the casino and bar were good.

5Thank NTexan

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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At Hotel Cocal and Casino, we know the importance of understanding the needs of our guests and we make every effort to insure your stay with us is a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cocal & Casino

Address: Calle El Cocal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: RM1,502 - RM1,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Hotel Cocal Jaco
Hotel Cocal And Casino
Hotel El Cocal
El Cocal Hotel
Hotel Cocal & Casino Costa Rica/Jaco
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#21 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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 of 5 bubbles davidsP7722XJ, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to get the oceanview side”
 of 5 bubbles darrellharvey2016, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Hard to beat the pacific ocean view. AC has to work a little harder in the afternoon's”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasShe, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best room ..Another Hotel.. I would not send some one I hate to this Trash HOLE..”
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“the best views are in the condos behind at least the 4th floor”
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