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Reviewed 13 January 2014

From the folks at SANSA who flew us into Drake Bay, to Lillian with whom we made arrangements to Susanne who actually runs Pirate Cove on site, it was wonderful how much care was given to each detail. Everyone, from the kitchen staff to the...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

We stayed at Pirate cove just before Xmas 2013 and spent 6 nights there. We booked through their website months in advance and were happy with the booking process. Just to give you an idea we enquired with a total of 5 hotels in Drake...More

1  Thank Lucia K
Response from drake2006, Owner at Pirate CoveResponded 28 January 2014

I normally only respond to complaints (sometimes legitimate and sometimes not) and cheap shots taken by the occassional crackpot but I wanted to say a great big thank you for your intelligent, thoughtful, and often hilarious comments regarding your stay with us. During all the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2014

My wife and I recently spent our honeymoon in Costa Rica including 6 nights in Drake Bay and we really enjoyed our time at Pirate Cove. I wanted to highlight some of our experience here: First off, before we even arrived Lilian was very helpful...More

Thank danquixote21
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I didn't stay here, but used their in-house SCUBA tour. I had previously used other Drake Bay SCUBA companies but Pirate's Cove was head and shoulders above the rest. The boat was much nicer, the crew was friendlier, and the dive master (Wilson) was far...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Similar to other reviews for this hotel - depending on your expectations you will either love it or hate it at Pirate Cove. Don't expect full service. However, Nelson and Alberto are AMAZING, super friendly, really care, fantastic people. However, the other staff doesn't seem...More

2  Thank katkins2013
Response from drake2006, Owner at Pirate CoveResponded 28 December 2013

I remember meeting you and found you to be pleasant and funny. I was sad to read your many comments about lack of communication and poor co-ordination of our tours and meals. You obviously enjoyed the tours so much that you did just about every...More

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Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$206 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$206 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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Wheaton G
9 January 2017|
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Response from drake2006 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We don´t have restaurant, bar or TV. We have a dinning room for our guest.
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23 October 2016|
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Response from Manuel B | Reviewed this property |
Joanna, I am sorry but do not know the answer to your question. I suggest you to contact directly one of the hotels in the area, such as the one we stayed in: the Pirate Cove. There are many others in Bahía Drake. Cheers... More
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We have wine and beer.
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