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Hilltown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our fourth year coming to Hotel Cantarana. Love this hotel. The only negative is actually a positive for my wife and I. The hotel is very close to a beautiful uncrowded beach in Playa Grande. The road into Playa Grande is quite rough but you just need to take your time, it is well worth it. Even though...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff go out of their way to help with tour arrangements, transportation or just about anything! Clean, very uncrowded beach. This is a quiet, relaxed area so don't expect a lot to do in the evenings. Tamarindo is a quick boat ride away but they do not run after 5:30pm.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Cantarana and loved it. We did not want to leave! The hotel is clean, comfortable, quiet and right at the beach. It's a small boutique hotel in a beautiful gated beach area. Just a 3 minute stroll down a jungle path and you are at the most amazing beach ever with big waves for...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented four of the five rooms at Hotel Cantarana in January 2017. It was a family vacation and first time staying at Hotel Cantarana. We will definitely be back. It was a wonderful experience. The rooms were perfect, the restaurant and food fabulous and best of all was the unbelievable staff. I will miss the hotel, Playa Grande and...

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Prevost, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed for one night at Cantarana. From the start, everything was warm and welcoming. Jana (I hope I get the name right) welcomed us with a great smile and energy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The grounds are beautiful. Great swimming pool. They have a restaurant in the hotel which is excellent. The room are spacious and...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is such a gem. Service & staff is amazing. Short walk from a beautiful secluded beach. They arranged all my excursions, including airport pick up. I plan on staying here again when I return !

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is 100 m from the beach No neighbors. Very quiet and with lots of wonderful birds Pool area very nice Good breakfast and good dinner Nice service Rooms spacious and very nice design Boutique hotel and absolutely recommendable We would come back for sure

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visit this property once a year during the holidays. We were delighted with some important upgrades in the property and service. 1. They added extra deck space around the pool that allows for more lounge chairs for visitors. With only five rooms, the pool is never crowded, but now each room has access to a deck area. 2. The...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this wonderful boutique hotel where everything was better than just right. From the moment we arrived, the staff was friendly and welcoming, the beds were large and comfortable. The rooms were very clean and the grounds well kept. Happy hour with the sangria and strawberry basil lemonade was a perfect ending after a less than 5 minute...

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Golden, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

the drive there was a bit difficult because of the washed out roads after a hurricane . we arrived a bit tired, but were very well taken care of. thanks to the friendly staff at the hotel, especially Jenna, it was a very pleasant stay , quiet and exactly what we were looking for. just so you know - the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Restaurant Cantarana
Hotel Restaurant Cantarana
Cuisines: Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our small Boutique Hotel is situated in the Northwest of Guanacaste on a peninsula bordering directly on Marino Las Baulas National Park. We are 100m from the almost deserted endless beach of Playa Grande. In our beautiful double rooms & tropical garden you will find tranquility & relaxation in soothing seclusion. Our atmospheric restaurant invites you to tasty culinary excursions for your eyes and taste. Our experienced team looks after you with great care, doing their very best to make your holiday a pleasantly unforgettable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cantarana

Address: Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: €81 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Cantarana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Cantarana Hotel Playa Grande
Hotel Cantarana Costa Rica/Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“No bad room in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferjF1238DT, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms similar.”
 of 5 bubbles KBCNET, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have an excellent location within the property.”
 of 5 bubbles ire_unfried, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Every room has it's own balcony/terrace. This is a small 5 room private hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 805don, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 5 unless you are a very early riser, as noise from the upstairs restaurant will wake you up around 6:30 AM”
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