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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
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  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Lonely Planet book called this hotel 'quirky'. We arrived at the beach without a reservation for 2 nights, and considered ourselves fortunate to have happened upon this place. Playa Carillo, the best beach in the country (in our estimation) was only 200 meters from...More

3  Thank shetravels4922
Reviewed 3 March 2018

La Tropicale is an oasis, a true step off the beaten path. Although only a few minutes walk to Playa Carillo, it feels like a step back in time. The bungalows are quaint and each is unique and comfortable. The restaurant, Chez Nous, features locally...More

1  Thank larryandsuzanne2018
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Sorry this place is not for me. They appear to have more than 5 dogs that are allowed to go into barking tirades frequently and when some form of control of the dogs is mentioned to the owners their response is”we dont speak dog”. Meaning...More

2  Thank resry
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place has its own unique charm! It’s obvious that Arno, the owner of this charming place really put his heart into his vision when he created it. The colorful decor and peaceful ambience has a calming effect. The whole place is set up around...More

1  Thank Pixierose1984
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is our second time to stay here.The first time was january 2014 for 2 weeks. This time was jan 5-17 2018. We absolutely Love this place!!! The cabins are clean and tastefully decorated. Thy have everything you need for your stay. The beds are...More

1  Thank Karen W
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$44 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Greetings , I hope that from now on his comments and those of its partners , are as respectful as mine. my review was totally objective , each of the things I mentioned are true and proven . I have traveled extensively and... More
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"All the cabinas I saw were equally well situated."
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"Cant avoid the dog sounds in any rooms"
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"All the Bungalows are great and quiet,"
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"ask for a room with a king size bed or a queen"
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