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    Rancho Armadillo Estate

    Playas del Coco, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
    011 506 2670 0108
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    Traveller (166)
    Room & Suite (162)
    Pool & Beach (56)
    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “the owner” (54 reviews)
    “great host” (12 reviews)
    “costa rica” (71 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
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    111 - 115 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed 19 December 2011

    Absolutely couldn't have had a better experience. Title line above says it all. Would only add that Rick was a fountainhead of local knowledge and anecdotes about life in his part of Costa Rica. Would absolutely visit again and recommend unhesitatingly to any friend.

    2  Thank Tetburyman
    Reviewed 18 December 2011

    You can read the other reviews about general stuff. We are experienced travellers. If you are flying into Liberia Airport and arriving at night, you can safely get to Rancho Armadillo in about a half hour. All roads are paved. It is really easy. In...More

    6  Thank jwey
    Reviewed 13 December 2011

    Myself and my girlfriend returned to Rancho Armadillo for our second visit to this Guanacaste hotel/resort. Nothing much had changed in the last 2 ½ years. And that’s a good thing, because Rancho Armadillo feels just like coming home to a good and helpful friend,...More

    3  Thank LUDWIG_Wayfarer
    Reviewed 9 December 2011

    We were at Rancho Armadillo with a small group for a week, with our wedding smack in the middle. Rick helped us arrange everything via email, graciously answered hundreds of questions from our guests prior to arrival, and took care of every detail from arranging...More

    3  Thank Alison P
    Reviewed 30 November 2011

    We were looking for a nice place to rest for the end of our trip... and what we found was way beyond what we expected! The room was clean and comfy, the site was beautiful, the pool was appreciated, the place was well located, the...More

    2  Thank Isabelle B
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$170 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playas del Coco
    • Also Known As
    • Rancho Armadillo Estate Hotel Playas Del Coco
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    Traveller (166)
    Room & Suite (162)
    Pool & Beach (56)
    Dining (42)
    Hotel & Grounds (91)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Arvind A
    17 February 2015|
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    Response from RanchoArmadillo | Property representative |
    We are located on the side of the mountain overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, about 1 Mile from the beach in Coco. (10 -15 minute walk downhill) Because the mountains come right down to the ocean each of the beaches north and... More
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    "Deluxe suite has huge bathroom with cool shower and tub too."
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    "Great views, certain rooms easily accessible with others having quite a few stairs."
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    "The hotel only has 6 rooms. Don't go there to be in your room. Go there to enjoy the outdoors, Rick, and..."
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    "If views are important, request rooms that are located the farthest away from the Owner's cottage."
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