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Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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Hamilton, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Great Hotel. Rooms were okay - clean, nothing crazy. Location was pretty cool, up a big hill (not really worth walking up/down but the truth is there is no reason too) They have a shuttle that runs pretty much whenever it's needed, nonstop most of the day. Brings you right infront of the beach! They have a station right in...

2Thank Lauren P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 August 2012

From reading past reviews about Villas Sol I was really worried about the type of experience that I would have here. My husband and I stayed for a week and we had such a great time! The staff was so nice and so helpful with anything you need. From Alonso, Suerez, Yolan to Fabian at the front desk they all...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 16 August 2012

I read all the reviews that I could before our vacation to Villa Sol. I also purchased the Groupon and traveled with 3 friends to celebrate nursing school graduation. We just got back and I had a wonderful time! Most of the reviews regarding Villa Sol that were negative were for pretty petty reasons if you ask me... the resort...

2Thank redgirl17
Narberth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 August 2012

My adult daughter and I stayed for 6 days and could not have been happier. The architecture and decorating are unique and lovely. The staff couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Our room was cleaned everyday. The view from our room was of the Pacific - spectacular. The restaurant had a huge variety of great food.

6Thank Sally53275
Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 6 August 2012

In early May, we spent a week at Villas Sol thru RCI. We were fortunate enough to get a 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit, with its own swimming pool! Granted the pool was small, and only about 3.5' deep, but it was really nice to have this private pool right out our back door. We were in unit 23, which...

1Thank RichandBonny
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2012

At first we were a bit skeptical, but I caved in and it was SO worth it! PuraVida massage therapy is run my Terri and his really talented massage therapists. The prices were very reasonable and it was the best massage my husband and I had ever gotten. We definitely recommend it, especially right after/before a length flight!

3Thank Joelle G
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 3 August 2012

I just returned from Villas Sol. The views are breathtaking. The customer service was second to none. A very relaxing, laid back atmosphere. Special thanks to Alonzo Ampie Garcia for outstanding customer service! Tom Arneson

4Thank ThomasArneson
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Villas Sol: “Pura Vida!” We stayed one week in the hotel (all-inclusive) and two weeks in a hillside Villa. Our hotel accommodation was lovely overlooking the pool, restaurant and bar. The Villa was absolutely breathtaking over looking Playa Hermosa. While we loved the resort it truly was the employees who made our stay so memorable. We were pleasantly surprised that...

6Thank gelandon
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We took the desition to visit this hotel and it was an excelent Family long weekend last May, The view from our Villa was breath taking and very nice to wake up and have a cup of coffe on the terrace, Breakfast had very good variety and great waffles!our kids, 12 and 3 had a great time by the pool...

3Thank Salcedo40
mmata76, Director Comercial at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Salcedo, Your comments regarding your recent stay in our hotel have been forwarded to my attention from our Sales Offices and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having taken your valuable time to inform us. Feedback from our guests past and present is our principal devise for improving our services and achieve our goal...

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 15 July 2012

The view from our villa was great but thats about all. Very pricey internet,need a major updating to the resort & villas is needed,the food was the same almost everyday we had one person in our group that wouldn't eat it at all would rather buy food from the little expensive store at the bottom of the hill near front...

2Thank Chris C
mmata76, Director of Sales at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris C, Your comments regarding your recent stay in our hotel have been forwarded to my attention from our Sales Offices and I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for not accomplishing your expectations and to thank you for having taken your valuable time to inform us. We do have been reviewed carefully along with the staff...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a development of 100% Costa Rican capital located on Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste on the northern Pacific Coast and managed by Promotora La Costa, a pioneer company in tourism development in Guanacaste. We are a 4-star resort, and have a Tourism Sustainability Certification (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and we are affiliated with Resort Condominium International RCI, being the only resort in Central America included in the Gold Crown category granted by this company. We work under an all-inclusive service in 54 deluxe hotel rooms and 109 fully equipped villas of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. With unbeatable view of Papagayo Gulf. Among many alternatives for entertainment and sports offered by Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for all ages - water sports (motorized & non motorized), sport fishing, diving, kayak & jet ski as well as many one day tours that will take you to the many national parks and hide-away beaches in the area surrounding our resort. Our great location makes not only our resort a great destination but also offers a convenient closeness to all major tours and activities taking place in the Guanacaste area and surroundings. Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a place for all ages and types of vacationer. A great choice for families traveling with children, single travelers, honeymooners, people looking for a relaxing vacation or those looking for fun and excitement. Our friendly, helpful staff welcome all guests with a “PURA VIDA” and a smile & the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $209 - $572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel Beach Resort
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Hotel is a great starting point as it is right next to restaurant and pool and bar.”
margoh36, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“All villas have good views. Avoid villas in the highest hills.”
nelsond806, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for a high floor with a view of the bay. Some rooms face the hillside”
boomdogg, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“If you choose a villa near the front desk, you may be able to get a WI-FI signal from them. NO WI-FI in VILLAs.”
  • Kitchen in my villa
979DavidM, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a private villa on the lower level of the resort.”
Lucky063, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
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