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    Costa Smeralda

    Calle 18 Bis | Papagayo Gulf, 5000, Costa Rica
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
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    Overview

    • Excellent0%
    • Very good0%
    • Average33%
    • Poor66%
    • Terrible0%
    9 Dec 2005
    “Definite Room for Improvement”
    3 Nov 2005
    “Like bugs trailing across your room?”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    All hotel details
    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
    3,056 reviews
    #7 of 14 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
     
    Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica
    1,533 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
     
    Casa Conde Beach-Front Hotel
    635 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Panama
     
    El Mangroove, Autograph Collection
    655 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Playa Panama
     
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    A TripAdvisor Member
    Toronto
    12
    Reviewed 10 December 2005

    Let me start of by saying that I was at the resort a year ago, it is possible that improvements have been made. I traveled to the resort with 2 other friends and when booking, we were under the impression that it was a 4...More

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    A TripAdvisor Member
    Toronto
    11
    Reviewed 4 November 2005

    This resort was a disappointment. It wasn't well-run and there wasn't much to do. We stayed at the Costa Smerald in December 2004. It turned out that most of the staff had decided to take their vacations that week, so only one of the four...More

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    Reviewed 3 October 2004

    My husband and I went to Costa Rica in Dec. 2003. We stayed at the Grande Papagayo Resort. At that time it was Costa Smeralda. Since the ownership change I can't say anything about improvements as I don't know what if anything has changed. The...More

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    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
    3,056 reviews
    #7 of 14 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
     
    Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica
    1,533 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
     
    Casa Conde Beach-Front Hotel
    635 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Panama
     
    El Mangroove, Autograph Collection
    655 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Playa Panama
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • Number of rooms
    • 160
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo
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