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Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel

Camino Principal 1100, Tamarindo Costa Rica
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#24 of 28 hotels in Tamarindo
Our hotel is located in Tamarindo Costa Rica. You can find us just as you enter town, on the left hand side of the road, directly across from the Tamarindo Estuary and the Las Baulas National Marine Park. We even offer a private nature trail that leads out to the beach. There are plenty of things to do in Tamarindo, the most famous being surfing. If you’re looking for the best Costa Rica surf camp experience, all of our surfing programs are exclusively provided by Witch’s Rock Surf Camp.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Outdoor pool
Car hire
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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ivor p wrote a review Mar 2020
Nova Scotia, Canada2 contributions
I love Costa, I love WRSC and I've been to this place several times so I have to say it the manager of this place SUCKS everything else is fine, dorms, breakfast,nice pool, easy access to the beach and nice sunset view across the street.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Jenny Howard wrote a review Feb 2020
Central Florida, Florida3 contributions
The last month we went to tamarindo and we stop at the hotel pueblo dorado everything was excelente, the room price is fare and they have a great breakfast a few blocks from the hotel. The hotel has a nice pool but is kind of dirty as well. My complain is about the workers specially the manager trinidad, it looks like they doesnt like to work. The check in it was super bad we could say the worst in our travel. No information. We didnt know that they had Landury in there. We didnt get informed that they had bikes for free. And when we asked she was rude saying that we are not paying for the surfcamp that also se didnt know so basically they doesnt know how to run the and she needs a customer service trainig.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Gnarlygnargnar wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Clean and cozy, this was a great place to stay for the week. Really felt at home and always woke up well-rested. Kenneth, at the front desk, was super helpful and recommended some great spots to check out in the area. Excellent service!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from etd227, Public Relations Manager at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
Responded 28 Nov 2019
Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to review us! Hope to see you back down here soon!
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Jake wrote a review Nov 2019
Jacksonville, Florida1 contribution
I recently stayed at Pueblo Dorado while doing surf tours at the neighboring Witch's Rock Surf Camp and the place was perfect. Very open and relaxing hotel right across from the beach & river mouth and just up the hill from downtown Tamarindo. The hotel came with all your basic amenities and a very friendly & accommodating staff. One of the employee's Kenneth was exceptionally generous giving me a ton of local insight and even helping me out with a favor for my journey south.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Response from etd227, Public Relations Manager at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
Responded 27 Nov 2019
Thank you so much for staying with us and for your review! I'll be pass on your kind words to Kenneth. Hope to see you back down here soon!
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Jenice B wrote a review Apr 2019
Wexford, Pennsylvania4 contributions2 helpful votes
I was so happy at tamarindo, I felt in love with the Costa Rican culture of nice customer service and everyone that I met it was nice and gentle people. I did my surfcamp program at witchis rock surf camp and i dont have complains, 100% recommended, the instructors, dorms, beds, food everything it was perfect until the moment that I met the manager of pueblo dorado, she was so mean at me many times with her lack of customer service, lack of actitud and never willing to help or even worst an smile and that impressed me so deep because I felt like not in Costa Rica, one day I asked for the phone to booked a tour probably as I don't booked with them she was upset and tried to charge me for the phone call it wasn't all she make a comment about the Americans want everything free and in states we charge for everything obviously that was disgusting and humiliating, her co-workers were so ashamed and apologized for her excusing that she is from Argentina, you should take care better of your employees customer service training even more when they are managers, beside that everything it's was awesome!!
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Witch's Rock S, Manager at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
Responded 18 Apr 2019
Jenice, We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us. Your critique is a helpful learning tool for us. We are sorry that you felt that our staff wasn't more helpful to you. My understanding from staff was that they felt they went out of their way to assist you in your quest to visit a local chocolate factory by suggesting a cab. We are sorry if you felt that we were less than helpful and in the end your feeling are what matter. We value you as a customer and we appreciate your opinion which we take seriously.
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US$62 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteTamarindo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Tamarindo Beach (1.1 km), EK Art Jewelry (1.2 km), and Kingpin Sportfishing (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Waffle Monkey, Antichi Sapori Sicilian Cuisine, and Breaking Bread.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Tamarindo.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Is Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.