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El Sueno Tropical

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8 km de Samara, Playa Carrillo 50205 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Attended an event here. This review is not based on staying at the hotel. The food was great! New Chef and manager of Food and Bar. The pool was very nice and refreshing. The setting is a lush jungle setting and the gardens are beautiful....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We booked this hotel as a group of friends to spend a great weekend there and have a great time, but nothing worked out as planed. When we arrived, the first thing we saw were the dirty toilets, they had a lot of black dirt...More

Thank maxU6059KQ
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I have been coming to Costa Rica for 20 years. When the working partner Jose was running the place, it was nice. He passed away and this place became horrible. Everything was clean and taken care of. I decided to move here and ate lunch...More

Thank robs1964
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I stay at El Sueno Tropical six or seven times a year on business. I don't really comment much on Tripadvisor, but I had to respond to the previous review. The hotel is not 5 star, but for the price, it's a great value. I'm...More

1  Thank samramon
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

*Sigh* Where to begin? Visited this hotel about three years ago. The place at that time was alive, clean and a wonderful place to vacation. Since one of the owners died, it appears the place is dying. The pool was absolutely disgusting, Looked like it...More

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El Sueno Tropical is a small 16 rooms resort set in 3 acres of tropical gardens. There are 4 buildings that house 4 units per building. There are 8 standard rooms, 4 deluxe rooms and 4 two bedrooms apartments. More There is a freeform Italian tiled pool with a small wading pool. El Sueno Tropical has a 40 seat open air restaurant featuring American, Italian and Tico fare along with the best pizza in the area. Adjoining the restaurant is the Gator in the Jungle bar serving your favorite libations along with the freshest tropical fruit drinks you will find anywhere. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
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US$55 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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US$55 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Traveller (105)
Pool & Beach (26)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Jared T
19 June 2016|
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Response from JosefromCostaRica | Property representative |
hola jared the troop of howler monkeys, about 7-8 including a couple of frisky babies, came through yesterday, they come by almost every day as part of their territory. there are kayaks, standup paddle boards and surf... More
Braulio R
15 July 2015|
Response from JosefromCostaRica | Property representative |
hola braulio some guests walk to Playa Carrillo, some jog or use one of our complimentary bikes, but it is 2 km away. we also offer free transfers back and forth in our van, or even lend one of our cars. our plus is a... More
Room Tips
"All rooms would be quiet as this hotel is off the road."
7 Sep 2018
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"Stay away from this place now"
14 Aug 2018
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"There are one bedroom apartments, studios/mini-kitchens, single rooms. Original artwork. All large,..."
23 Aug 2016
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"You can get a single room or one with two bedrooms and a full kitchen."
7 Mar 2016
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