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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Lovely little place off the main street on South end of Playa Carrillo. Room had nice comfy beds, big shower, kitchenette with micro, hot plate and refrigerator. Great little pool beside restaurant/bar area. Best streaks in Guanacaste ever!!! Dinner was fantastic, we ate like kings & queens. Wonderful people there made us feel welcome. If around the Samara/Carrillo area, this...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Our room was comfortable, spacious, and clean. There was a queen size bed and 2 single beds. There is an in-room small safe, TV with cable, a medium sized refrigerator, 4 glasses, facial soaps, and bath towels. (You will need to bring a hair dryer and your own shampoo.) You can get by without the hair dryer since your hair...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and were very comfortable. The Cabinas are located on the hill overlooking Carillo beach, there are no accommodations at beach level, so about 10 mins walk down the hill. Plenty of space with terrace outside, nice pool. Good breakfast served in the adjacent Argentinian restaurant which has a very good reputation and is very...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 January 2015

The service is the best, the people are very nice and very helpful, Fernando and Roxana make you feel so comfortable and make a familiar atmosphere. If you want to taste the real Argentine flavor the Colibris restaurant is the right place for dinner. Great value, great place and definitely great people.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I stayed at this place for one night at a cabin with 4 other friends. The room was excellent, clean and nice. Great value!. The pool was excellent, we got the chance to be at the pool day and night and it was never crowded, I guess a lot of the guests prefer the beach, Carrillo Beach is quiet and...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Unfortunately, we have only sampled the restaurant at El Colibri and not the accomodations (yet). The restaurant attached to the cabinas is a local happening dining experience; it is an Argentinian grill and is excellent...everything is freshly made and simply delicious. We are interested in the cabinas as well and will be looking to stay in Playa Carillo (at, El...

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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The product was absolutely great! Service was prompt and the fresh tuna was caught the same day and cooked right in front of you! The taste was great best tuna I have ever eaten. The ambience was perfect with quite reggae music in the faint distance. The location is off the main road but you can't miss it! If you...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

We discovered this lovely small establishment by chance last year. We have been so pleased with the accommodations in the Cabina's that in February we brought 7 friends with us. It is more like a small motel in North America and some rooms have a type of kitchen set up and numerous beds so great for families. There are picnic...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 9 March 2014

A friend and I just returned from several lovely days in Puerto Carrillo. We stayed and ate at the Colibri and I would recommend doing both. The rooms are comfortable and we enjoyed having a kitchenette. The kitchenette could have been a bit better stocked, but the staff was happy to provide anything we needed. The owners couldn't be nicer....

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 January 2014

While on vacation in the Samara area, a local recommended El Colibri Argentinian Steakhouse. We ate there early in our trip, and just LOVED the food. We made sure to return before the end of our trip. It's a little hard to find, tucked behind the hotel in tiny Puerto Carrillo, but it's fantastic steak in a nice open-air dining...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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We have rooms with breakfast included and mini apartment with all for cook.All rooms has a/c and cable tv.We have a restaurante with the same name and a nice pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Colibri Cabinas

Address: 200 mtrs este de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo 1661, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: ₹ 3,537 - ₹ 5,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Colibri Cabinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Choose a room with a kitchen if we were to come back. Food dining prices have gone up in the area. Playa Samara have more selections.”
 of 5 bubbles vbl28, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms with a little kitchen if you want to cook your own food.”
 of 5 bubbles GisselleV, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are rooms with stove, refrigerator and everything you need to cook at an extra charge. This can save you even more if your party is 3 or more and you bring your own food.”
 of 5 bubbles gerardos95, 21 Oct 2013 | Read review
“If you want privacy, the room at the end near the street is more private than most. The street is a gravel side street that people will park in the evening when visiting the restaurant. It is a happy atmosphere when the restaurant is open and the sounds from it not bothersome.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneA159, 27 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a fully equipped room: fridge, kitchenette, microwave, dishes, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Megadark, 23 May 2013 | Read review
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