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Orlando, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small cozy hotel has one great thing going for it; the ambience. If you're looking for glitz, luxuries and superficial trappings, you might as well stay at the nearby all-inclusive, cookie-cutter resorts. Copacabana delivers bang for the buck by making guests feel at home. The clothing optional policy creates a laid-back and tolerant mood. It's right on the beach... More 

Thank SantosM81
Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having traveled to 23 counties over 40 years this was the most pleasurable experience I have had at a resort. I truly believe that those few who have written negative comments were perhaps expecting a 5 star resort. This is a 3 star resort and the best 3 star ever! I extended my to 25 days from my original two... More 

2 Thank JBrianT
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Copacabana, we met amazing people and made new friends. The room was clean, nice and comfortable. Excellent food with a large menu. Great atmospher at the bar and pool, live music and karaoke during ojr stay. We are going back for halllween week. Friendly and helpfum staff

1 Thank solela00
Audubon, New Jersey
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Once again we had an amazing experience at the Copa! We arrived at the hotel a few hours before check in but the manager Katia was happy to check us in early. We were there for my fiances birthday and labor day weekend. All of the staff went above and beyond to help me surprise him with a cake and... More 

1 Thank HunnyBunny326
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Iwas very hard to rate this place. So i will tell you the aspects i love and hate. First of all I wish I would have taken some pictures of the room. It did not look like that room that they show on here at all. Someone said the rooms are small but to me it's regular hotel size rooms.... More 

4 Thank ditraveling7
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is day eight of eight days at The Copacabana Desire Hotel (Copa) in Jaco, Costa Rica. I have been too busy doing nothing to write … doing nothing is good sometimes. I have stayed at Hilton’s, Hyatt’s, Marriott’s, even the Hollywood love nest at Santa Barbara Beach in California, and many other chain hotels at beaches and cities across... More 

6 Thank humanresources33
Eugene, OR, USA
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The hotel is shabby and in need of many repairs, especially in the common areas. Chipped and broken stair treads, ratty pool deck. There were very few guests. Just us and one single guy one whole day. Other days there were a few guests -- maybe four couples? -- but still very quiet and boring without others to party with.... More 

1 Thank OregonTraveller71
john0123, Owner at Copacabana Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

This reviewers first response of 2 stars was removed by TripAdvisor on August 11,2016.Now the reviewers posts us as one star.The reviewer talked to the manager several times,that they had no problems and everything was fine.All guests are given a key for the safe and the safe has batteries,so the guest chooses which way they want to operate the safe.... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel Copacabana is Amazing place, Perfect location - in front of Jaco beach. Checkin was quickly without any problems. We took the suite room. Cleaning services are very good. The staff is friendly people - helped us a lot and guide us to the good places. Recommend.

2 Thank Roni J
Katia A, General Manager at Copacabana Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your nice review!! We hope to see you in a near future! More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
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64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Copacabana advertises itself as an adults only establishment, with clothing optional portions of the pool area. It's right on the beach, which has its up and down sides. The hotel itself is a bit dated, though some rooms have been renovated. The bar and hotel itself were deserted when we visited, though the restaurant is apparently good. The most... More 

2 Thank SMartHistorian
Katia A, General Manager at Copacabana Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for you comments. We are remodeling the hotel , we started with the Ocean Front Junior prestiges, and poolside Junior prestiges, Passion Suites and back Bar. Our Location and food is one of the best of Jaco! Hope to see you back at the Hotel during busy season! More 

San Jose
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I still go back to the Copacabana, but I no longer take my children. That is the most important difference to 8 years ago. I've gone another 10 or 12 times since then, but no children. Adults only works for me...an adult for sure. Food still good, staff still good. In fact, I had a serious health issue there...mine, not... More 

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Katia A, General Manager at Copacabana Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking a time to write your review.. Every guest is important for us and wue are happy we were able to help you! We remodel many rooms, but we still have the suite with kitchenett on the second floor. Come down and visit us soon!! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Copacabana Hotel is the only Adult, Clothing Optional, Beach Front Resort in Costa Rica the area. Is nestled in the famous town of Jaco, on the beach in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Region. Our resort offers a party atmosphere with daily and nightly activities, pool parties, live music, karaoke, DJ’s, theme parties, and much more and spectacular views of the sunset. Our knowledgeable, friendly and hospitable staff looks forward to welcoming you to one of the most relaxed and friendliest ocean front resort in Costa Rica. While staying with us, enjoy a relaxing massage or other spa treatments in our new spa, Coconut Palms. Enjoy fine dining or local dishes in our on-site ocean front restaurant, Ocean Waves with a large menu Seafood, BBQ, from asian to mexican to italian to peruvian. Have a drink, catch up on the game and make new friends at Naked Iguana Sports and Wet Bar and restaurant. We offer two swimming pools one clothing optional and one nude and nude Jacuzzi. Inquire at our front desk about fishing charters, tours and golf packages. We are certain that your visit to the Copacabana Hotel and Suites will be a lasting memory. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Copacabana Hotel & Suites

Address: From Banco de Costa Rica 200m South 100m West, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: €104 - €190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Copacabana Hotel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Copacabana Hotel And Suites
Copacabana Hotel Jaco
Copacabana Hotel & Suites Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“Get room on the second floor. Sometimes the pool terrace bar can get noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles SantosM81, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suite was large, quite and extremely comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles JBrianT, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Junior Suite with hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles humanresources33, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The junior suites aren't any better than the standard rooms”
 of 5 bubbles OregonTraveller71, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want the view and sauna/hot tubs, go for it. All rooms are good, but don't have these amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles OrganicmanCR, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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