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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

We found this gem because our hotel in Samara ended up being a nightmare so we decided to hit up Tamarindo (old faithful!) The night watchman checked us in. He was warm and friendly and we had fun trying to understand each other. He spoke little English and our Spanish is not quite fixed yet. Pueblo Dorado is perfectly located... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

This review isn't about the staff or the room. The staff are nice, and the room is spare, but comfortable enough for a week of surf camp. The problem comes on Friday night - this hotel appears to be next to a nightclub/bar, and the noise is unbelievable on Friday night. After surfing all week, I was exhausted and just... More 

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Lion's Head, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I don't write reviews, EVER as it would be taking from my playing time but before my trip to Costa Rica in November I looked at the reviews for Pueblo Dorado because I was not going to be staying right at the camp as it was full, so I was curious what people might say. Of course the people that... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

My friends and I loved the Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel. It was in a great location close to the beach, Tamarindo town, lots of great bars and restaurants, a bakery, and a gym. The staff was so warm, friendly, and helpful from the moment we got there. They really showed us what the Pura Vida culture was all about and... More 

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Providence, RI
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

This hotel is affordable and close to everything that I needed for a getaway. My friend and I decided to take a break from the craziness of work before the holidays set in for a surf and sleep vacation. We were on a budget, but wanted near the beach so we chose Pueblo Dorado. I've stayed at its sister property... More 

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I can deal with a charmless hotel that's near good surf. But the walls at Pueblo Dorado paper thin, the beds and pillows uncomfortable, and the door to my room didn't fit the frame so ants and mosquitos got in. Witches Rock recently bought this hotel and they use it for overflow, but they have some work to do to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel, you can simply enjoy your vacation between rest & beach, partake in an adventurous tour or sign up for one of our 5 STAR surf programs. Enjoy our simple rooms away from the hustle and bustle of Tamarindo but still be close enough for a quick walk to enjoy a night out on the town, some amazing food from all over the world, or a day of shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel

Address: Camino Principal 1100 | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: €79 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Pueblo Dorado Hotel
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Tamarindo
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“The rooms at the back of the hotel, for example room 27 and the other 3 rooms on that corridor would be the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles MarcAussie1, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would go with one of the top floors for rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 26.2er, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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