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Colorado
Reviewed 2 April 2012

We stayed here, via Groupon for a great price, for four days last week. I would echo the recommendations to stay in the Hotel (vice villa) and on the top floor. We had a wonderful 3rd floor king room. What can I say - all was very good. The staff was all very friendly, the place was secure and clean,...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Pros: -Great buffet - gorgeous view/sunset -trips were all wonderful Cons: -Poor service, to find out about activities (which there were few) you had to track down an answer. There were no boogie boards or kayaks that we could track down. - alcohol choices were mediocre at best - transportation took forever - too far from the beach -expensive WiFi,...

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5Thank amandamama
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 19 March 2012

We decided to stay here after purchasing a groupon for the place. With it being so cheap I really lowered my expectations of everything but when we got there I was sooo impressed. Our villa was clean and nice and centered in between booth pools. We had parking out front which they didn't charge us, the room was large, and...

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5Thank zarrah2785
Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Pros: location, views, pool. Cons: service, all inclusive restricted by night ( ie saturday - only mexican), transportation takes forever, no service when your are close to the beach...not even water.

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Bartlett, Illinois
Reviewed 18 March 2012

This hotel is found in the mountains and surrounded by the ocean on the other. Situated 10-15 minutes from playa coco where all the happenings are: bars, bakery, shopping, nite life and only 20-30 minutes from the Libera aeropuerto. The maids, security guards, reception clerks (Veronica) sweet, attentive and go over the top to help you. It has 2 pools,...

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Manchester, Vermont
Reviewed 8 March 2012

This was our second year at Villas Sol. We enjoy the resort and plan to return many times. It is a comfortable, affordable, pleasant place to use as home base while we are in Costa Rica - enjoying day trips, nightlife, and dining in the surrounding area. To be realistic, Villas Sol is not a "destination resort" where you would...

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8Thank DJSpinDoctor
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We stayed at villa sol during christmas 2011 with our family our children are 18 and 16 we are in our forties. Loved Costa Rica for the natural sites and people, the Costa Ricans are friendly and laid back were not hasseled by beggers or vendors. We found Villa Sol to be quite nice although not for beach lovers as...

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3Thank akis247
Central Indiana
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Spent a week (Feb. 28-March 6, 2012) at Villa Sol. To put this in context we are in our mid-60's in good condition. The property is built on a very steep hill requiring many stairs and steep paths. They do have shuttles that make a circuit every 5-10 minutes. This is an RCI time-share resort with many villas above a...

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4Thank CAPLEP
Ontario Toronto
Reviewed 3 March 2012

I travelled with my girlfriend the week of February 21st to 28th,2012 .It was a very nice vacation when we arrived it was nicer than we expected .The staff are very friendly at the resort and helpful.There is a big hill going up and steep to the hotel but there are shuttle buses every 10 minutes but the view from...

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Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 3 March 2012

We went to Villa Sol on Feb 9th-13th & had the trip of a lifetime. Thank you to all our buddies~! If you're looking for a great place, this is the one! You don't have to worry about a thing, they have it all. You can either relax or be on the go... whatever you like. RESORT: The whole resort...

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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
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: €143 - €353 (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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