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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I really liked the feel of this hotel, It was right on the beach so you walk out your door and twenty thirty feet your on the beach. I loved it. My only issue was the door lock was crazy at one point I stood in front of my door for ten minutes trying to lock it. other than that...

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This hotel is badly in need of renovation. Not worth $100 a night. Worse aspect: Stairs to loft are right next to bed, so when you get up to go to the bathroom, you have to crouch real low to avoid hitting your head. My husband hit his head. Also, loft ceiling is very low. My husband hit his head...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The locations, the staff and cleanliness were ON POINT! Loved it. It's a small boutique hotel attached to a restaurant. We requested the furthest room from the kitchen a cpl weeks before visiting and our stay was perfect. Literally steps to the beach. Would stay here 100% again!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The room I had was excellent. Great ocean view. Right on the beach, yet right downtown. Loft bed. Very good tv reception and internet. AC was great. Restaurant was one of the best in Tramarindo. Picturesque. Of course not the Westin, but much more friendly. Staff were wonderful. And they have this great hammock... I can't wait to go back.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hotel directly on the beach in Tamarindo. The staff were all extremely attentive and friendly. The rooms were like split level lofts but extremely comfy and cozy. The locator puts you in walking distance of everything. The hotel has a bar restaurant with a beach view and provided nightly entertainment. They also provided happy hour...

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We found this little gem of a hotel and it was extremely reasonably priced. Our room was comfortable and clean...which is really all we wanted. The AC made sleeping at night really wonderful and without it we would have died. It is hot in Tamarindo! The hotel is also right on the beach and I loved waking up each morning...

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I actually had a little trouble finding this hotel since it was a little further down the strip than the GPS told us. Upon arrival I was greeted by the front desk agent Bryan. I got to say this guy was a rock star! Very welcoming and every last suggestion he gave us from places to eat to night life...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at La Palapa April 7-9. We couldn't be happier with this place!. We stayed in a room with a Queen bed, A/C, and literally on the beach!. The location is the best in tamarindo. They're right by the end of the strip and on the beach. The service is wonderful, and the room was just what we expected....

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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The desk men were very hospitable & welcoming. Even the Restaurant staff were courteous. The location is Splendid! Not to main stream or resorty... It was an incognito boutique chic place to be close to the action but have hidden solitude. Being in the beach makes it totaLLY EPiC for dawn patrol & morning sessions if you surf. The rooms...

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We are staying here right now for 4 nights. The rooms are fairly nice, and right on the beach as advertised. The photos are a little misleading, they of course do not show the trashy parts, but you truly walk right out onto the beach. Parking is great, and really nice to have in this overcrowded beach town. I think...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about La Palapa

Address: Main St, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: €62 - €171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Palapa 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for one of the ground floor rooms facing the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles mariehF137IA, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Never stayed in hotel, just had a breakfast at their beach restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles Rihsurf, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in room 6 the door lock was terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles rmoore2016, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the kitchen. IT's more private and quieter :)”
 of 5 bubbles lindzneilson, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Get the remodeled rooms. A few not yet remodeled. This is a funky and great authentic hotel in downtown Tamarindo.”
 of 5 bubbles wbailey2016, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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