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Spruce Grove, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for one evening. The resort was well kept. Friendly staff and the ocean view from our room was absolutely stunning. View from the pool was gorgeous.. Our room was next to some trees where the Howler Monkeys hung out. My husband was able to get close enough to take some photos. Loved this resort and...

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Gananoque, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we were very happy with our choice of accommodations. We had an ocean-view cabina from which we watched the sunset every night and we were very sad to leave. The place is a little frayed around the edges, but it is also a very good value. The location is unbeatable, a...

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Thank Gantraveller
Reviewed 17 January 2017

1- Delicious breakfast/ 5 different options. 2- Amazing sunsets from the swimming pool. 3- I recommend Ocean View Rooms. 4- Very very close to the beach. 5- I would go again to Carrillo Beach to Guanamar Hotel certainly. Just as improvement area for the hotel, I got at the beginning the wrong room and no one from reception could help...

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SoCal
Reviewed 10 January 2017

While we didn't stay there, most of our family did and loved it. We did use their facilities to host my mother's remarriage. It was a beautiful venue. We also ate at their restaurant. The food was good. We always eat comida tipica when we're in Costa Rica, and it didn't disappoint.

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Thank coriheart
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a good Hotel with spacious rooms and a view that is out of this world. Ask for the upper level rooms as they have the best views. The pool and dining area has the best sunset location in Playa Carrillo hands down. The restaurant needs an overhaul. We ordered a skirt steak and filet mignon. We got gristle...

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Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Stay far away from this hotel, or rather a glorified motel. The facility is disgusting and dirty. It looks as if the housekeeping has also gone on vacation. We arrived at the hotel to a room that was musty, dirty, without towels, and no toilet paper. When we checked in the staff was rude and slow to provide toilet paper....

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Laura P, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Guanamar, responded to this review

Good afternoon We regret to hear that the experience you had at the hotel did not meet your expectations. However we strive to be better every day. The hotel is in a process of restructuring, and this should go step by step so we don´t have to close our doors to our customers. We always make sure that the rooms...

Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights off season so did not catch the best weather but still enjoyed the great views from both the pool and room. It is a walking distance to the Carillo beach (down and up the hill back). Rooms are crean and spacious and the whole area is well kept. We did not particulary like breakfast there so...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel in a Super location above Carillo beach. It is close ( but not too much) to samara , where you will find more energy and stuff to do ( especially during low season). The hotel has private little apartment with a great view of the carillo beach. Nice food ( we tried dinner and breakfast every morning ....

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Alabama
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I can't imagine why anyone would make negative remarks about this lovely hotel. The rooms are huge, the view is awesome, and the staff could not be any more accommodating. The wi-fi worked very well in our room 124. The restaurant has good choices on the "included" breakfast. We also ate a couple other meals there that were delicious. The...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My husband is Costa Rican and we have traveled all over the country. We can't say more positive things about the hotel and this small beach town of P. Carrillo. We'll be returning for sure. The hotel room was big, great TV, balcony, view of the ocean and sunset, great shower, had a fridge. The pool area is perfect -...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guanamar is a three star family hotel in Playa Carrillo Costa Rica in Guanacaste province which has been operating for the last 25 years in the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica, near the warm waters of Pacific ocean.It just 2 miles from Playa Samara. The hotel is surrounded by the rich and exuberant flora and fauna typical from the area. Guanamar is perfectly situated on the hill top at the southern end of the bay, inviting guests to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views and sunsets. Guanamar is located close to samara beach hotels (4miles) and just 1 mile from local airport (samara airport). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guanamar

Address: Playa Carrillo Guanacaste | Playa Samara Nicoya, Playa Carrillo 1260, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: ₹ 7,307 - ₹ 12,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guanamar 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Guanamar Hotel Playa Carrillo
Hotel Guanamar Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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“Ocean view balcony room..”
 of 5 bubbles conniep327, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-view rooms 117-124 have the best views of the sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles Gantraveller, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Ocean View Suites”
 of 5 bubbles jjulianc2016, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper level rooms for the best view”
 of 5 bubbles dansD1426RZ, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great views on 2nd level”
 of 5 bubbles bamagirl2, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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