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    Hotel Esperanza

    APDO 65-5235, Playa Carrillo 5235, Costa Rica
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “minute walk” (19 reviews)
    “the owner” (62 reviews)
    “french toast” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Family Rooms
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    We stayed two nights at Hotel Esperanza on a visit to CR with our children (7 and 10). As many of the other reviewers point out, Dennis and Karina are wonderful hosts--warm, kind and welcoming, full of helpful information about the area. The hotel is...More

    Thank reverly2017
    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    Dennis and Karina were exceptional hosts even offered an extra room for my wife for a night when I got a bug. The location is ideal in Playa Carillo and the restaurants in the area (Marisco & Basque) quite good. Look forward to a return...More

    Thank rvoorhees19
    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    After having an excellent experience here last year, we just had to come back. This time we doubled our stay from four to eight nights. Dennis was away for most of our stay but Karina and her mom took excellent care of us and we...More

    Thank Kathy K
    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    We spent a week with Dennis and Karina for a total of 8 nights including New Year's Eve 2016/17 and brought in the New Year with a great celebration. I would highly recommend Hotel Esperanza to anyone who wants to go to this area. Dennis...More

    Thank hoteldechris
    Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

    We spent 4 days at Playa Carrillo. Dennys and Kari's attention was superb, as all the comments below say. The breakfast is complete, good and well cooked, the room is very clean and comfy, shower (room 7) is huge, A/C works fine and the huge...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$82 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Carrillo
    • Also Known As
    • Esperanza Hotel Playa Samara
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