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Blue Springs, Missouri
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place to visit, and relax. Loved the view. Perfect setting for the sun every night. Waiters seemed to be stressed at times, but overall, everyone else was very friendly and cordial. Seems we ate beans and rice daily, but they were good daily. The Guanacaste region seems to be very expensive when it comes to buying souveniers. Not sure...

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Costa Rica. We were looking for resorts near the beach and that did not have a mandatory all-inclusive. We were interested in visiting during the dry season during the time that it is Winter in the US. This was a timeshare exchange made approximately 10 months in advance. The resort was contacted in advance...

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toto61
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for a week 02/10 - 02/17. Gorgeous view, fun and relaxing pools, extremely clean and workers have a great attitude. Food is typical 3 star all inclusive. Weather was obnoxiously wonderful. Go for the Palo Verde river tour. Chance to see a lot of varied wildlife. We were very satisfied.

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Spruce Grove, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I spent two weeks at the Villas Sol in early Feb, 2017. The resort is older and can use a little TLC for sure, but we had a very good stay. The staff are incredible and I really cannot say enough good things about them. Michael, at the bar and upper pool area, was amazing. Such a...

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West Coxsackie, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a week in a villa and couldn't of asked for a better vacation. The hotel, people and sunsets are the best!!! Food was plentiful and fresh. Waitstaff is Amazing. Ebon and Michael the bar tenders are fantastic; they love to share their culture and language. We traveled outside of the hotel as well and didn't have any...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed four nights on an all-inclusive basis - a vacation plan sales promo. The setting is truly lovely and it's easy to walk to other Playa Hermosa establishments and number of which will be recommended in other reviews. The rooms are clean and the air conditioning, hot water, etc. are all more than adequate. The drinks are a bit weak...

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Otas V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Niels, Thank you for your review about your stay! We hope that you want to come back to visit us. Best regards!

Pinckney, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had 4 nights and 5 days here.. Feb 4 thru 8. The staff was always kind and helpful, always asking how are you, smiling, and letting you know that they will do whatever you need to make your stay comfortable. The food was not its high point and the beach will not rate as most beautiful...

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Otas V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Mrs. Delrena, Thank you so much for you comment! The most important for us is to make the best for our guest. I hope that you will return soon to visit us. Best regards!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Costa Rican last year this was a great hotel .We had a complete about our room and they changed it without any bother the staff we very friendly and could not do enough for you the have a few small buses that goes round the grounds all day dropping you off at the restaurant or the beach...

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Otas V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Amerdale, Thank you for your review! We appreciate that you have enjoy your stay with us. We hope that you come back soon. Best regards!

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at Villa Sol. The rooms were clean, food was good and staff were lovely. The beach was AMAZING. Shuttle buses were prompt and easy to get around. Wifi was disappointing, patchy and cost money. The wildlife on the resort was great, iguanas, monkeys, etc. Staff went out of their way to please. Fine dinning was...

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Low key family resort with gorgeous views from every room. Built on a steep hill but has shuttle service between buildings and down to the beach for those who chose not to walk. If you get the "all inclusive" package, food is average but lots of choices of what to eat. Beer wine mixed drinks all included and dispensed liberally....

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Otas V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ali, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. About the red tide, we had it 2 weeks ago during some days, actually is so save to go down to the beach to enjoy the sea. Best regards!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: €138 - €356 (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 Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“You have to take the shuttle everywhere and the steps in the hotel are concrete.”
 of 5 bubbles 435reggiew, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hotel is ONLY place to get internet and is $50 a week. No elevators anywhere on property. Use shuttle to get around.”
 of 5 bubbles toto61, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“hotel rooms and condos all have great views. Wifi is NOT free, generally available only in lobbies, but it works in room 2311(!)”
 of 5 bubbles alil365, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a Villa. We had a corner suite and the view was awesome! We heard from many guests that the hotels had problems.”
 of 5 bubbles Butterflydcp, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevators here and the air conditioning leaves a bit to be desired.”
 of 5 bubbles 918thomast, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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