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Overview
APDO 65-5235, Playa Carrillo 5235 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

If in Carrillo a wonderful place to stay. My luggage I thought was lost just never came out. I live in Carrillo, I took one step on my apartment stairs and turned around. I went to this hotel. The owners were very very friendly. The...More

Thank robs1964
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 4 August 2018

Hola Robin, Thank you for your kind comments. It was our pleasure getting to know you. Dennis & Karina

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed four days and enjoyed a lot the hotel. Staff was really nice and we received a wonderful attention. Room was really comfortable and the pool was wonderful. Hotel is near Carrillo beach. We will back again!More

Thank Mariela I
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 18 July 2018

Hola Mariela, It was our pleasure getting to know you all. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to your return visit with us. Welcome to the Esperanza family! You come as a client but it is always our goal that you...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This hotel is great. Dennis, the owner is the most helpful person imaginable. Only 7 rooms, but that is a plus in my book. I strongly recommend this place wanting to stay in the Playa Carrillo/Samara area. Dennis, thanks for the wonderful experience!

Thank Guide693233
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 8 April 2018

Greetings mi amigos, Thank you for your kind comments. It was our pleasure getting to know you both and welcome you as a family member of Hotel Esperanza. We look forward to your return visit. Warm Regards, Dennis & Karina

Reviewed 5 April 2018

This hotel is a real gem. It is small, (only 7 rooms) and is in immaculate condition. The rooms are small, but since most time is spent outdoors (there are chairs outside each room) the room size is perfectly fine. The Pool/Spa are steps away...More

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Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 8 April 2018

Hola Robert & Mari, It was our absolute pleasure spending time with you both. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations and sharing recipes for morning potatoes. We were very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you to the Esperanza family. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

The best hotel we've stayed at in Costa Rica. Very clean and modern rooms, lots of hot water (not a given in CR), quiet and chill setting, fun pool, home-cooked and big breakfast, 900 DVDs to borrow from when you're not at the beach. The...More

Thank ediwa
Response from Dennis C, Owner at Hotel EsperanzaResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell others your experience with Hotel Esperanza. It was our pleasure spending time with you both and look forward to your return visit. Regards, Dennis & Kari

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We are a family oriented hotel, welcoming singles, couples, wedding parties, families, children, and handicap guests. Being a small hotel of 7 rooms we offer a warm family atmosphere with the added bonus of ...More having the amenities of the larger hotels. In 2007 we accomplished a total remodel including all guestrooms with European tiles and exotic Mahogany and Cedar woods throughout. The hotel also features the addition of a new custom pool and spa. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$83 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esperanza Hotel Playa Samara
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$83 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esperanza Hotel Playa Samara
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
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Traveller (65)
Pool & Beach (22)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (1)
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"nice little hotel on route to the south"
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